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

Guardia Civil Officers in Fuerteventura Accused of Forming a Criminal Organisation

The continuing investigation into the Botavara case in Fuerteventura that involved the distribution of drugs and criminal assault heard this week 

Fuerteventura Taxi Driver Attacked by British Tourist


The Guardia Civil has detained a 33-year-old man of British nationality as the alleged perpetrator of a crime of injury to a taxi driver reported to be 57 years old.

Fuerteventura Music Culture Festival Announced

The Arena Negra Musical Culture Festival to be held on 9 and 10 November at Gran Tarajal beach in Fuerteventura will be headlining the Cuban group, Orishas.

Breast is Best???

 Mother-of-four slams easyJet after air steward told her to stop breastfeeding her one-year-old son during takeoff at Gatwick - leaving her in tears 

Ryanair Strike Update

Ryanair told to operate all Spanish island flights during Friday strike - Flights to and from the Balearic and Canary Islands will not be affected by the strike at this present time.

More Road works!

The work on the Puerto del Rosario-La Caldereta section, which has an approximate budget of more than 100 million euros, is part of the north-south axis project of Fuerteventura.

EU daylight saving time row ESCALATES

THE CANARY Islands have hit out at proposed EU plans to scrap daylight saving time, saying “in no case” should the islands have the same time zone as the Spanish mainland.

Birth at the Zoo

According to the zoo, the delivery took place on Saturday and the baby, the first of the orca, which is in perfect health

Military accident

A soldier belonging to the Canary Islands Infantry Regiment 50 has been wounded while participating in military manoeuvres in Fuerteventura

Smallest library opens in island

The Government of Fuerteventura this week announced that it has opened the smallest library in the Canary Islands

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