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#Canary Islands

# 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 18,130 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 57,556 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 24,530 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 35,176 Views 49 Comments

A ranger has died in the fire.

# canary-islands - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Jun 1st 2016, 4:55 PM 8,620 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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 32,623 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 34,821 Views 1 Comment

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 41,298 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 50,100 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 20,136 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 13,263 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 6,480 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 3,120 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 6,239 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 3,601 Views 0 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 5,057 Views 1 Comment

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 1,145 Views 2 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Feb 7th 2011, 8:14 AM 1,186 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: Political reform on the agenda for all political parties; 100 Ryanair passengers stage a “mutiny” and – oops, Silvio’s done it again.