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

Twins born during a flight

An international flight from Brussels recently had to be diverted to Gran Canaria because a pregnant woman who was expecting twins had gone into labour early. 

Stowaways found on a barge

Some 19 African stowaways were recently discovered on a barge towed by the Bever tugboat about five nautical miles off Morro Jable in Fuerteventura

Invasive mosquito

Despite the headlines of some media, mostly provincial, the invasive mosquito detected by the health authorities, is not a carrier of Dengue or any other tropical disease.

Appeal against animals as gifts

The mayor of Santa Cruz, José Manuel Bermúdez, together with his environmental councilor and the College of Veterinarians, have begun an awareness campaign against the abandonment of animals. 

Ana, the storm: the effects

The edge of the low pressure storm Ana, which hit the archipelago this week, brought rain, violent squalls and evensnow on Mount Teide.

Washington pet shop owners take staff to Canary Islands for Christmas bonus

Staff at J&M Pets Store in Washington are being thanked for their hard work with a trip to Fuerteventura - As Christmas bonuses go, it is hard to beat: a week’s free holiday on a sun-drenched island.

Dengue and Yellow fever outbreak??.

ALERT issued as deadly mosquito found on Canary Islands..............

Lost Passport Process Changed

BRITISH travelers who lose their passports abroad could miss their flights home as a new emergency replacement system is trialed.

Don't Drink and Drive.....

Please no one say "you might spill it!!" 

Tráfico has started its Christmas campaign, checking drivers throughout the country for alcohol and drug levels.

Ryan Air Grounded..

RYANAIR pilots have announced they will strike just days before Christmas.

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