Investigation now underway into what caused the blast at the Bahia Principe hotel
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Saturday 24 April 2010
Tuesday 20 April 2010
A 12-year-old girl from Yorkshire has died after being knocked down in a hit-and-run accident in Gran Canaria. Abigail Harris was killed and her friend Thomas Thackray, also 12, was injured when a car mounted the pavement in the resort of Puerto Rico, on the south coast of the island. Last night the girl's parents said their daughter "didn't have a chance". The family had been celebrating Abigail's sister's birthday when the girl was knocked down and killed during an evening stroll. Her parents Nicola and Tony Harris, from Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, released a statement in which they spoke of their "treasured daughter".
Monday 19 April 2010
A 12-year-old girl has been killed and a boy seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident on Gran Canaria, sources said today.
Friday 19 February 2010
Package holidaymakers today complained they had been "stranded" on the "wrong" Canary island after their low-fare airline flight was diverted due to bad weather.
Wednesday 10 February 2010
Six British soldiers arrested after a drunken brawl in a bar in the Canary Islands have been remanded in custody.
Tuesday 09 February 2010
A British man has died in Tenerife, the Foreign Office said today, in what may have been a bungled robbery.
Tuesday 09 February 2010
Six British soldiers were being questioned by police today after reports of a brawl in a Lanzarote bar.
Tuesday 26 January 2010
A passenger tried to force his way into the cockpit on board a plane flying to the Canary Islands today.
Friday 22 January 2010
This book explores the first encounters between Europeans and those living in newly discovered lands. Beginning with the discovery of the Canary Islands in 1341, the European view was characterised by a mixture of curiosity and greed.
Saturday 16 January 2010
Saturday 02 January 2010
Best known for the years he spent as a founding member of the English electric folk-rock band Steeleye Span, Tim Hart was a singer and multi-instrumentalist who also turned his hand to writing and photography.
Sunday 13 December 2009
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Thursday 03 December 2009
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