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This news is translated from the Spanish Press unless otherwise indicated.

Tax on tourism!!!

The Balearic Islands of Majorca, Ibiza, Menorca and Formentera have doubled their daily tax on tourists as of May 1.

New Animals Arrive

The Oasis Park Zoo in Fuerteventura welcomed eight new giraffes this week!

Holiday Lets Banned in Spain....

Spain's Palma to ban holiday rentals after residents' complaints

Las Palmas C 0 El Cotillo 2

A surprise win for El Cotillo at Las Palmas C who were in the promotion places. 

New Buildings In The North

There are a few new building projects around the north of the island which suggests that we may be moving out of recession

Engine Failure

Ferry VOLCAN DE TIJARAFE suffered engine failure while en route from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the afternoon Apr 23

Airlines Update

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays has increased capacity on routes to Spain, Portugal, Greece and Turkey from Manchester for summer 2019 and added a new route to La Rochelle.

Kitesurfer

Julia Castro, the majorera rider competing in the kitesurfing World Cup will take the image of Playas de Jandia

Road resurfacing

The Town Council of Oliva is undertaking resurfacing projects for 1.2 million euros and plans future investments in roads and streets. 

Man Dies from Shooting!!

A MAN has died after being shot outside a language school in Spain’s Canary Islands Tuesday night.

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