Britain's best young hopes for success in the doublehanded Transat Jacques Vabre have become the latest victims of gear failure.
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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.
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.
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