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

A Milder Summer

 

After an unusually cold and rainy spring in Spain, it looks like the summer season could be milder than the past four years, according to a forecast from the national weather service, AEMET.

Eighth Canary Island Announced!!!

 

‘Paradise’ of La Graciosa with 710 residents and NO tarmac roads becomes the eighth Canary Island 

The tiny island has been named as the eight Canary and has beautiful whitewashed villas, just two small towns - and no cars, just bikes...

 

Technology Park update.

This week the Minister of Science, Innovation and Universities, Pedro Duque, visited Fuerteventura to attend the presentation of the Canary Islands Geo Innovation Programme 2030

Passenger terminal update.

The refurbishment of the surroundings of the Gran Tarajal passenger terminal in Gran Tarajal in Fuerteventura was this week awarded to PuertosCanarios with a budget of over 176,000 euros.

Free transport for students.

The Municipality of Antigua this week announced that it recognises the problems faced by local students who have to study outside the municipality.

Airport Chaos!!!!

Passengers heading to the Canary Islands faced nine-and-a-half hour delays at Manchester Airport due to a broken down plane

New Canary Island Ship.

The Ship will have its maiden season around the islands.

Music festival suspended

The Government of Fuerteventura this week announced its decision to suspend the Fuerteventura in Music Festival this year, which was to be held at El Cotillo Beach on 6 and 7 July.

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.

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