La Palma

La Palma News - Local news and information for the Canary Island of La Palma.

Tourism in La Palma suffers set back

Plans to boost tourism in La Palma seems to have suffered a set back, after a French tour operator announced that they were ceasing their operations on the islands after a few weeks. Thalasso is reported to have cancelled last week’s flights from Nantes and Lyon, and the fear is that they may do the

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Police in La Palma arrest online scammer

Police in La Palma have arrested a man who conned eBay shoppers with fake adverts for smart phones. The man was able to swindle money by selling phones online, taking the money but the phones never arrived. After his arrest, authorities have asked people to remember to take care when buying items online, saying that

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La Palma parking perplexes police!

Local police in La Palma were left scratching their heads, after a car was spotted parked… on someones roof! The white car was spotted whilst police conducted their rounds. After consultation with the local fire brigade, the car was lifted from the roof, over fears it could cause the building to collapse.

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Tenerife and La Palma on ‘Red Alert’ for rain and bad weather

Update @ 20:04 on 10th December 2013 The alert now also covers Tenerife and the island of La Palma for intense rain and adverse weather conditions. Original article: The island of La Palma has been put on ‘Red alert’ for rain and bad weather from !8:00 today (Tuesday, 10th December 2013) with reports of up

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12 illegal immigrants arrive at La Palma

12 illegal immigrants arrived at the island of La Palma yesterday (Tuesday, 12th March 2013). They travelled on board a ‘cayuco’ type boat and are reported to have departed 18 days ago from Bakau in Gambia. The Guardia Civil say that most of the illegal immigrants travelling on board the boat are from Gambia although

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