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#Canary Islands

# canary-islands - Today’s News

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

Canary Island volcano eruption could last three months

11 hours ago 17,262 Views 5 Comments

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

# canary-islands - Yesterday’s News

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

Earthquakes and lava threaten La Palma in Canary Islands

Tue 2:55 PM 30,772 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

Sun 6:19 PM 92,893 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 18,168 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 57,608 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 24,566 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 35,273 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 32,661 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 34,842 Views 0 Comments

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 41,337 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 50,123 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 20,188 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 13,278 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 6,490 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 3,122 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 6,247 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 3,617 Views 7 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 5,092 Views 18 Comments

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 1,152 Views 2 Comments

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