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Thursday 5 October 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Tenerife

This year
Cooler weather overnight helps effort to battle Tenerife wildfire
More than 12,000 people have been evacuated from their houses since the fire started on Tuesday.
Thousands more evacuated as Tenerife wildfire rages
Firefighters have been unable to establish a perimeter around the blaze that has consumed at least 12,355 acres.
Firefighters in Tenerife battle through the night to halt worst wildfire in decades
Canary Islands regional President Fernando Clavijo said today’s efforts would be crucial to containing the fire.
Thousands of people evacuated as out-of-control wildfire scorches Tenerife
Some 250 firefighters and members of the Spanish army are tackling the blaze.
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Four people found dead in boat carrying 23 migrants near Canary Islands
Ninteen migrants have been hospitalied on Tenerife.
Tenerife dental clinic reports surge in Irish people booking appointments (and then not turning up)
The Tenerife based dental receptionist said that Irish callers are requesting an email to confirm the appointment.
Four tourists test positive for Covid-19 at quarantined Tenerife hotel
The second virus-related death in France was confirmed this morning.
Hundreds of tourists at Tenerife hotel in isolation after Italian citizen tests positive for coronavirus
A number of Irish nationals staying in the area have made contact with the Department of Foreign Affairs.
Child killed in Tenerife hit-and-run named as Carter Carson (10)
Carter Carson died in hospital on Friday nearly 24 hours after he was struck by a car.
Irish boy (10) holidaying with family killed by hit-and-run driver in Tenerife
The youngster was rushed to hospital after being critically injured on Thursday evening.
Forty people injured after nightclub floor collapses in popular Tenerife holiday resort
Several people suffered broken bones and bruises.
Irishman in "serious" condition following bicycle accident in Tenerife
The 58-year-old was airlifted to hospital following yesterday’s incident.
37-year-old US woman found guilty of threatening to murder Stephen Hawking
She was tried after refusing to be seen by an expert called in to evaluate her state of mind.
Spanish police investigating report that Irish teenager was raped
The incident allegedly happened last week at the Playa de Las Americas resort in Tenerife.
Three injured after apartment building collapses in popular Tenerife tourist resort
There were no tourists hurt in the incident, the local tourist board said.
Woman arrested after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon
One passenger claimed she tried to ‘get out of the plane’.
Aston Villa issue response after controversial Jack Grealish photos emerge
The club have said that the matter will be dealt with internally.
5 places Ireland was hotter than today
Los Angeles, Tenerife
Shane Long created quite a stir when he showed up in Tenerife last night
Scoring against England, captaining Ireland and meeting Kammy – what a great week!
Trial begins of man accused of beheading British grandmother in Tenerife
The 29-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to repeatedly stabbing and then beheading Jennifer Mills-Westley in a shop on the Spanish holiday island.
Irish tourist dies after balcony fall in the Canaries
The man in his 40s fell from a balcony in the apartment he was staying in on the island of Tenerife.
Emergency landing at Dublin Airport
A Tenerife-bound Thomas Cook flight with 323 passengers and crew on board made an emergency landing at Dublin Airport this morning.
Firefighter killed as Spain battles deadly wildfires
One person has been killed and three others injured in forest fires raging across Spain.
Wildfires threaten world heritage site on Canary Island
Meanwhile a blaze on the island of Tenerife has led to the evacuation of residents.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In your Fix this evening: The palace is looking forward to the Queen’s visit but Sinn Féin most definitely is not; the woman who was decapitated in Tenerife yesterday is named; Haiti’s new president takes office; Dylan gets defensive; and Jedward goes global.
British woman who was stabbed and beheaded in Tenerife is named
The woman has been named as Jennifer Mills-Westley as more details emerge of the gruesome attack in the Spanish resort.
The Daily Fix: Friday
In your Friday Fix: Shocking beheading in Tenerife; DAA chairman resigns; Clerics killed in Libya; A ‘hi-tech’ bosca bruscair in Dublin; Porn stash at the bin Laden compound; and a “smash-and-grab” raid at the Irish Farm Centre.
Man decapitates British woman in Tenerife and 'carries her head through the streets'
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.