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#Canary Islands

# canary-islands - Saturday 25 December, 2021

Eruption of Spanish island volcano declared over after starting in September
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Eruption of Spanish island volcano declared over after starting in September

Dec 25th 2021, 5:21 PM 35,135 Views 6 Comments

Fiery molten rock flowing down toward the sea destroyed around 3,000 buildings.

# canary-islands - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

Flights cancelled and schools shut after latest volcanic eruption on La Palma
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Flights cancelled and schools shut after latest volcanic eruption on La Palma

Nov 3rd 2021, 2:32 PM 20,415 Views 4 Comments

Authorities on the Spanish island told inhabitants to stay indoors as the Cumbre Vieja volcano continued to erupt.

# canary-islands - Saturday 23 October, 2021

Spain pledges quicker help for La Palma following volcano damage
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Spain pledges quicker help for La Palma following volcano damage

Oct 23rd 2021, 5:30 PM 18,361 Views 3 Comments

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said his government would pass new measures this week to help millions of euros in aid reach those in need.

# canary-islands - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Volcanic eruption on La Palma showing no sign of abating
# La Palma
# La Palma

Volcanic eruption on La Palma showing no sign of abating

Oct 17th 2021, 2:00 PM 20,066 Views 4 Comments

More than 1,800 buildings, mostly homes, have already been destroyed on the Canary Island.

# canary-islands - Monday 11 October, 2021

Thousands locked down as La Palma volcano destroys cement plant
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Thousands locked down as La Palma volcano destroys cement plant

Oct 11th 2021, 8:30 PM 24,860 Views 2 Comments

La Cumbre Vieja volcano began erupting on 19 September.

# canary-islands - Sunday 10 October, 2021

La Palma volcanic eruption going strong after three weeks
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

La Palma volcanic eruption going strong after three weeks

Oct 10th 2021, 5:46 PM 19,469 Views 12 Comments

Some 6,000 residents were evacuated after the initial eruption on the Canary Island last month.

# canary-islands - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Canary Island's La Palma airport shuts again due to ashfall from volcano
# Volcano
# Volcano

Canary Island's La Palma airport shuts again due to ashfall from volcano

Oct 7th 2021, 2:43 PM 8,432 Views 0 Comments

The volcano has been erupting for almost three weeks.

# canary-islands - Friday 1 October, 2021

New lava flow spews from La Palma volcano after weeks of eruptions
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

New lava flow spews from La Palma volcano after weeks of eruptions

Oct 1st 2021, 6:30 PM 20,913 Views 6 Comments

A huge magma shelf has continued to build on the Atlantic Ocean.

# canary-islands - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

Lava from La Palma volcano reaches sea after 10-day journey across island
# Spain
# Spain

Lava from La Palma volcano reaches sea after 10-day journey across island

Sep 29th 2021, 11:53 AM 21,216 Views 6 Comments

Columns of steam that experts had warned could contain toxic gases shot upward when the molten rock tumbled into the Atlantic.

# canary-islands - Saturday 25 September, 2021

Flights cancelled over volcanic ash cloud over La Palma
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Flights cancelled over volcanic ash cloud over La Palma

Sep 25th 2021, 12:21 PM 32,954 Views 5 Comments

A volcano has been erupting on the Canary Island over the past week.

# canary-islands - Friday 24 September, 2021

Flights scrapped as new volcanic eruptions hit Canaries
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Flights scrapped as new volcanic eruptions hit Canaries

Sep 24th 2021, 10:43 PM 59,723 Views 11 Comments

Video footage from the civil guard showed a garden in the area completely covered in thick ash.

Spanish volcano still spewing out lava, five days after eruption
# Canaries
# Canaries

Spanish volcano still spewing out lava, five days after eruption

Sep 24th 2021, 11:33 AM 12,329 Views 9 Comments

The lava has destroy almost 400 buildings on the island of La Palma.

# canary-islands - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Canary Island volcano eruption could last three months
# Not Stopping Yet
# Not Stopping Yet

Canary Island volcano eruption could last three months

Sep 22nd 2021, 12:38 PM 19,313 Views 4 Comments

Authorities said dangers still lie ahead, including earthquakes, lava flows, toxic gases, volcanic ash and acid rain.

# canary-islands - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Earthquakes and lava threaten La Palma in Canary Islands
# Volcano
# Volcano

Earthquakes and lava threaten La Palma in Canary Islands

Sep 21st 2021, 2:55 PM 31,440 Views 12 Comments

La Palma, with a population of some 85,000 people, has been hit by several earthquakes.

# canary-islands - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Volcano erupts on Spain's Canary Islands after increased seismic activity
# La Palma
# La Palma

Volcano erupts on Spain's Canary Islands after increased seismic activity

Sep 19th 2021, 6:19 PM 93,639 Views 20 Comments

The Cumbre Vieja volcano last erupted 50 years ago.

# canary-islands - Monday 12 April, 2021

Four people found dead in boat carrying 23 migrants near Canary Islands
# Rescue
# Rescue

Four people found dead in boat carrying 23 migrants near Canary Islands

Apr 12th 2021, 6:00 AM 18,210 Views 4 Comments

Ninteen migrants have been hospitalied on Tenerife.

# canary-islands - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Four tourists test positive for Covid-19 at quarantined Tenerife hotel
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Four tourists test positive for Covid-19 at quarantined Tenerife hotel

Updated Feb 26th 2020, 5:50 PM 57,668 Views 18 Comments

The second virus-related death in France was confirmed this morning.

# canary-islands - Monday 24 February, 2020

Canary Islands airports reopen after sandstorm closures
# CALIMA
# CALIMA

Canary Islands airports reopen after sandstorm closures

Feb 24th 2020, 7:23 AM 24,618 Views 6 Comments

A number of Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights were cancelled over the weekend.

# canary-islands - Friday 5 August, 2016

Man who defecated in the woods causes deadly forest fire after he lights toilet paper
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Man who defecated in the woods causes deadly forest fire after he lights toilet paper

Aug 5th 2016, 3:57 PM 35,379 Views 49 Comments

A ranger has died in the fire.

# canary-islands - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Spanish police investigating report that Irish teenager was raped
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Spanish police investigating report that Irish teenager was raped

Jun 1st 2016, 8:11 AM 32,728 Views 18 Comments

The incident allegedly happened last week at the Playa de Las Americas resort in Tenerife.

# canary-islands - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Three injured after apartment building collapses in popular Tenerife tourist resort
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Three injured after apartment building collapses in popular Tenerife tourist resort

Apr 14th 2016, 3:11 PM 34,887 Views 1 Comment

There were no tourists hurt in the incident, the local tourist board said.

# canary-islands - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Travelling abroad? Warning issued as one woman loses €5,000 in Canary Islands credit card scam
# Be Vigilant
# Be Vigilant

Travelling abroad? Warning issued as one woman loses €5,000 in Canary Islands credit card scam

Feb 3rd 2016, 8:13 PM 41,453 Views 42 Comments

The European Consumer Centre issued the warning for Irish people today.

# canary-islands - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Ryanair passengers left confused after plane diversion leaves them on 'wrong island'
# Having A Canary
# Having A Canary

Ryanair passengers left confused after plane diversion leaves them on 'wrong island'

Nov 25th 2014, 7:00 AM 50,178 Views 48 Comments

The flight from Dublin to Lanzarote was forced to divert due to bad weather.

# canary-islands - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Five killed in Canary island lifeboat accident
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Five killed in Canary island lifeboat accident

Feb 10th 2013, 6:51 PM 20,229 Views 12 Comments

Five people were killed when a lifeboat fell from a cruise liner during a safety drill while it was docked in the Canary Islands.

# canary-islands - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Ryanair stewards detained at Liverpool airport over cigarette 'smuggling'
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Ryanair stewards detained at Liverpool airport over cigarette 'smuggling'

Aug 23rd 2012, 1:49 PM 13,303 Views 0 Comments

Two airline stewards were off-duty when they were detained by authorities over alleged smuggling of cigarettes from the Canary Islands.

# canary-islands - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Fires begin to ease on Canary Islands
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Fires begin to ease on Canary Islands

Aug 14th 2012, 10:02 PM 6,499 Views 1 Comment

The fires caused the evacuation of one of the smallest islands, and affected 10,000 acres of land.

# canary-islands - Monday 13 August, 2012

Firefighter killed as Spain battles deadly wildfires
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Firefighter killed as Spain battles deadly wildfires

Aug 13th 2012, 11:08 AM 3,138 Views 2 Comments

One person has been killed and three others injured in forest fires raging across Spain.

# canary-islands - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Wildfires threaten world heritage site on Canary Island
# Wildfire
# Wildfire

Wildfires threaten world heritage site on Canary Island

Aug 11th 2012, 6:28 PM 6,256 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile a blaze on the island of Tenerife has led to the evacuation of residents.

# canary-islands - Saturday 14 May, 2011

British woman who was stabbed and beheaded in Tenerife is named
# Shocking
# Shocking

British woman who was stabbed and beheaded in Tenerife is named

May 14th 2011, 5:34 PM 3,652 Views 0 Comments

The woman has been named as Jennifer Mills-Westley as more details emerge of the gruesome attack in the Spanish resort.

# canary-islands - Friday 13 May, 2011

Man decapitates British woman in Tenerife and 'carries her head through the streets'
# Shocking
# Shocking

Man decapitates British woman in Tenerife and 'carries her head through the streets'

May 13th 2011, 4:34 PM 5,157 Views 1 Comment

Witnesses have described how the man stabbed and beheaded a woman before carrying her head through the streets in the Los Cristianos cultural centre in Tenerife.

# canary-islands - Monday 7 February, 2011

100 students removed from Ryanair flight
# Air Rage
# Air Rage

100 students removed from Ryanair flight

Feb 7th 2011, 9:32 AM 1,175 Views 0 Comments

Police were called to the plane when students became disruptive and refused to comply with crew instructions.