A man died in an horrific accident this afternoon when his car collided with a lamppost in Camino Fuente Cañizares, La Laguna. Emergency services say that they were called out shortly before 5pm with reports of the collision and that the car had burst into flames in the impact with a person inside. Bomberos extinguished the blaze and freed the driver but ambulance crew were unable to assist him and he was declared dead at the scene. A man who witnessed the accident and its horrendous aftermath was treated at the scene for shock

Arona en colores 2019

It’s now an established annual event, and this year’s Arona en Colores will no doubt be as popular as ever. It will again be held in Las Galletas, this year on Saturday 15 June. The council calls it a multicolour urban fiesta which is intended to boost the area’s...

30 May is Día de Canarias, Canarian Day

Updated 29 May: Just a reminder of this major public holiday tomorrow, the Día de Canarias. From today and over the weekend too there will be traditional dances (Bailes de magos) in many towns and villages, and of course most offices and many shops outside the main...

35th Feria de Artesanía de Canarias 2019c

Every year shortly before Christmas, the Canarian Government organizes a huge and extremely popular arts & crafts fair which alternates between the islands. Last year’s was held in Gran Canaria, and this year’s will be back in the Recinto Ferial in Santa Cruz...


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