Etiqueta 'Canary Islands'
Migrants wait to disembark from a Spanish coast guard vessel, in the port of Arguineguin

International

More than 300 migrants rescued off Spain's Canary islands

The islands off the coast of West Africa have become the main destination for migrants trying to reach Spain.

Reuters26/01/2022 13:22

Authorities kept almost half the island's population on yellow alert for an eruption.

Authorities kept almost half the island's population on yellow alert for an eruption.

Authorities kept almost half the island's population on yellow alert for an eruption.

BORJA SUAREZ 18/09/2021

Authorities kept almost half the island's population on yellow alert for an eruption.

International

Earthquakes ease on Spain's La Palma as volcano alert remains

Authorities kept almost half the island's population on yellow alert for an eruption.

Reuters18/09/2021 09:32

Tourists on the Fuerteventura beach

Tourists on the Fuerteventura beach

Tourists on the Fuerteventura beach.

EFE 04/05/2021

Viewpoint

Now it’s the Canaries

The call in the Canaries is once more for “clear and specific measures”, such as testing travellers at origin and on arrival.

Andrew Ede21/08/2020 01:29

A woman smokes at the terrace of a restaurant

Health

Spain's Canary Islands curb smoking amid COVID-19 worries

Smoking will be banned when people cannot maintain a 2-metre (6.5-foot) distance between each other on the islands, which are popular with tourists.

Reuters14/08/2020 09:56

Canary Island arrest

Crime

Spanish police clean up Canary Islands waste-smuggling ring

Spanish police on Monday said they had broken up a criminal organization that illegally shipped 2,500 tonnes of toxic waste.

Reuters30/06/2020 12:26

Guests at the hotel in Tenerife

Health

Canaries hotel locked down over coronavirus as Spain reports first mainland cases

Latest update: Spain also reported its first three cases of the disease on the mainland.

Reuters26/02/2020 11:35

A man walks around with a mask on during a sandstorm locally known as "calima" in the Canary Islands, Gran Canaria

Weather

Huge sandstorm closes airspace around Spain's Canary Islands

Known as "calimas", the sandstorms form when strong winds whip up dense clouds of sand from the Sahara and carry them across the 60 mile gap to the Canaries.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/02/2020 14:25

La Gomera hospital

Health

First case of coronavirus In Spain

Four other tourists are now also under observation in the isolation ward.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/02/2020 10:25

Wildfire Gran Canaria

Emergencies

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations

The fire was propelled by high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/08/2019 12:28