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

Elderly man dies in house fire

An 80-year-old man died on Saturday night in a house fire in La Orotava. Emergency services say that they were called out to camino Cañeño in the Aguamansa area around 10.30pm with reports of the blaze and that there was thought to be a person inside. Bomberos put out the fire, which was in a

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Tourist drowns in Tenerife

Another person has drowned in the waters around the Canaries at the weekend. A 62-year-old German bather was pulled from the sea on Sunday afternoon after suffering a suspected heart attack. It’s believed that he suffered from cold water shock, brought on by the low temperature of the sea water. His death is the seventh

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Roads in Tenerife slammed by Government

The Canarian Government has criticised the Cabildo of Tenerife for the standard of roads on the islands, after a string of complaints. Across the archipelago the standard of roads has been slammed, with the government saying more needs to be done with the 51 million euro budget that is allocated this year for the islands

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Memorial service to be held for Los Cristanos victims

A memorial service for those who died in this months building collapse in Los Cristainos will take place tonight at 7pm in the Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Carmen, which is the church in Church Square. The multi-faith service will be open to people of all faiths, and will be hosted by Catholic, Protestant and

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British man arrested for drink driving and robbery

A 28-year-old British man was arrested in the early hours of Sunday morning for attempted robbery, drunk driving and reckless driving. The man was reported to have covered his face with a black scarf and had threatened an employee of a fast food restaurant with a knife in a hold-up in Playa de las Americas

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