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

Tourists Trapped By Storm

Eight German tourists were trapped overnight on a remote beach in Tenerife as the island was hit by severe storms, and were forced to sleep in a cave

Canary Islands storm chaos

Flights CANCELLED as gales and heavy rain hit holiday hotspot

Airport Chaos

The Police were called after fed-up passengers rowed with cabin crew following delays to flights of more than 46 hours.

Big chill not helping with flu virus

The flu epidemic which has hit the Canary Islands is being linked to sun-starved British tourists bringing in viruses and the marked drop in local temperatures.

Fancy Footpaths

In order to maintain the network of footpaths and trails across Fuerteventura in good condition, the public company Gesplan will carry out maintenance work over the next two years to improve this network of trails.

A Sad Sad Suicide

A British tourist hanged himself after a row with his girlfriend during a "make or break" holiday in the Canary Islands, an inquest heard.

A Blocked Sewer - Lovely.....

The Municipality of La Oliva has attracted much of the rain that fell in Fuerteventura in the earlier part of this week, and in the town of Corralejo, there were several incidents that led to the sewerage system being temporarily blocked.

Ryanair - an update

Budget airline Ryanair has announced 29 routes from Spain for the summer, and an increase in the frequency of existing routes, boosting destinations available from Valencia, Alicante and Seville.

Tenerife prison intern commits suicide

On Tuesday, a 37-year-old man was found dead in his cell in the Tenerife II prison

Royal Python captured in Fuerteventura

Thanks to the cooperation and attention of local residents, a royal python (also known as a ball python) was captured in Betancuria in Fuerteventura. 

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