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

Death threat man arrested by police in Playa San Juan

Guardia Civil in Playa San Juan have arrested a man who was wanted one domestic violence and death threat charges. Joel Louis Gilbert Bollara, a 38-year-old from Belgium, was apprehended in Playa San Juan on Sunday. He had escaped from police whilst under curfew, and had removed an electronic tag he was wearing. Police have

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Young footballer dies in road accident

Players and fans of local football team CD San Lorenzo-constancia, have paid their respects after Jairo Martín, a 21-year-old footballer with the team died in a traffic accident in the early hours of Sunday morning. Emergency services were called to the scene of the accident at the Guargacho junction of the Las Chafiras-Las Galletas TF652.

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Two arrested after woman suffers horrific attack

A British man in his thirties has been arrested for attacking a German woman, with a blowtorch and a rock. The victim sustained severe injuries to her face and head in the attack. The woman was attacked in a cave near to El Medano. Police have launched an investigation and have arrested another man whilst

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Teide cable car scheduled for maintanence closures

The Cabildo in Tenerife has announced that the Teide Teleférico, the cable car on mount Teide, will be closed for maintenance works on 18-19th April, 9-12th May, and 26-27th May. The works are planned to cause as little disruption as possible to visitors.

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Disabled Belgian attacked in Costa del Silencio

Police have said that a Belgian tourist in a wheelchair was the victim of a violent mugging on Wednesday in a commercial centre in Costa del Silencio. The man was robbed at knifepoint of a bag containing all his papers and belongings. A passer buy gave chase and recovered the bag, however the assailant escaped.

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