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

Cheaper phone calls!

This week European State Governments and the European Parliament agreed to reform the costs for EU citizens when making international phone calls to other countries in the EU

Arrest made on recent murder

Guardia Civil officers in Fuerteventura this week reported that they had arrested a relative of Vanessa, a 21-year-old woman found dead in her home in Betancuria last week.

Large Carnival Cruise Ship Receives Artwork

The largest ever Carnival Corporation-owned cruise ship and the first in a new class of ships ordered has received her new artwork on the bow.


Spanish ufologists have been informed that in the Canary Islands on the largest dormant volcano has recorded three alien UFOs.

MILITARY investigators are probing the deaths of two Spanish soldiers

At least two other servicemen are believed to have been hurt after a BMR armoured personnel carrier overturned during an exercise at a firing range near the town of Pajara, Fuerteventura.

Possible improvements to seafront.

he seafront of Corralejo could gain in width if, finally, a preliminary project was carried out that was commissioned by the City Council of La Oliva during the 2011/15 term.

Military actions on the island.

The Government of Fuerteventura this week rejected the reactivation of military manoeuvres on the island. Apparently, these manoeuvres were carried out without prior notice and without consulting the local authorities.

Holiday rentals.

A study presented recently by the City Council of La Oliva, and which is available to the general public at the town hall, confirms that the real offer of holiday rental "is much greater than the regulated offer" in the northern municipality.

Christian mission

The plenary session of the Cabildo gave the green light to the declaration to encourage volunteering in areas such as social assistance and employment, as well as to support people in situations of social exclusion.

Judge Orders Reinstatement of Air Traffic Controllers in Fuerteventura

A judge has ruled that the Directors of Spanish airports have lost the status of public authority attributed to them by law after the transformation of Aena into a company

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