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

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.

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.

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