Investigation now underway into what caused the blast at the Bahia Principe hotel
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Wednesday 19 January 2011
Saturday 27 November 2010
Wednesday 24 November 2010
Tuesday 19 October 2010
A second British holidaymaker has drowned in a hotel swimming pool in the Canary Islands in two days.
Monday 18 October 2010
A six-year-old British girl has drowned in a hotel swimming pool on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria.
Tuesday 21 September 2010
A British couple found dead at their home in Tenerife were named by the Foreign Office today.
Saturday 11 September 2010
Friday 23 July 2010
Maria (Elena Anaya) suffers every parent's worst nightmare as her young son Diego disappears during a ferry trip to the holiday island of El Hierro. She returns some time later to identify the body of a child washed up on the shore, yet it is not her son.
Friday 16 July 2010
A 36-year-old man charged with perverting the course of justice following the death of a British tourist in the Canary Islands appeared in court today.
Thursday 15 July 2010
Detectives were today continuing to question a 36-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murdering a woman who vanished while on holiday in the Canary Islands.
Wednesday 07 July 2010
Many tourists travel to Lanzarote for nothing more than a sunny beach and a pitcher of sangria with a cliff-top view. But the Spanish Canary Island is also a Unesco biosphere site: an arid stretch of lava fields, salt marshes and coastal mountains where high-rises are taboo. And for decades, the island's elegant-and-ecological style of tourism defied the construction craze of its wilder island neighbours, like Gran Canaria.
Ajami, Yaron Shani and Scandar Copti, 120 mins (15)<br/>Killers, Robert Luketic, 100 mins (12A)<br/>MacGruber, Jorma Taccone, 90 mins (15)
Sunday 20 June 2010
Saturday 19 June 2010
Jose Saramago, who became the first Portuguese-language winner of the Nobel Literature prize although his popularity at home was dampened by his unflinching support for communism, blunt manner and sometimes difficult prose style, died yesterday.
Friday 18 June 2010
Gabe Ibanez's debut film starts out promisingly as a variation on kidnap drama Flightplan.
Monday 03 May 2010
Under threat of a ban by cycling's governing body, Alejandro Valverde replied by winning the Tour de Romandie in Switzerland yesterday. Valverde, who is prevented from racing in Italy because of alleged links to a doping investigation, won by 11 seconds over Slovenian Simon Spilak after coming home first in yesterday's fifth and final stage.
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