Thousands of holidaymakers who had paid for allocated seats on easyJet flights were told they would instead have to join a free-for all.
Magnus Olsson has died in Spain after suffering a stroke at the age of 64. He had previously survived two heart attacks, which are not thought to be connected to the stroke.
Police in London have arrested a man in connection with the alleged attempted abduction of a three-year-old girl in the Canary Islands.
Deyan Deyanov committed the crime during an attack of paranoid schizophrenia, and was therefore not held criminally responsible
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Q. We would like to travel to Lanzarote in mid-January. Is it a good time of the year to go there? Philipp Mandel, London
A slew of penalty flags is waving around the Vendée Globe fleet of singlehanders racing non-stop round the world.
A Spanish official says investigators have detained multiple people in connection with the devastating wildfires on the Canary Islands, but authorities have yet to determine what caused the blazes.
Five female rowers have broken a world record after crossing the Atlantic Ocean in just 45 days.
Winter sun and an impressive urban beach: the capital of Gran Canaria is an alluring prospect for Matthew Hirtes
Offering year-round spring temperatures, The Canary Islands can provide the perfect remedy to those UK winter blues, and The Independent has teamed up with The Canary Island Tourist Board and the Spanish Tourist Office to give you the chance to win a seven-night holiday for two to two of its islands.
Nicky Shafe, marketing manager for luxury independent tour operator Prestige Holidays (prestigeholidays.co.uk), offers tips for a holiday on La Gomera in the Canary Islands.
While many of the hotels built in Gran Canaria in the 1960s and 1970s could be considered an affliction on the landscape, the Seaside Palm Beach positively embraces its roots. Set on the edge of the breathtaking sand dunes of Maspalomas, the hotel was built in 1975 in the concrete-megastructure style shared by the island's big resorts. However, the hotel was re-designed in 2002 by French architect Alberto Pinto. Step inside and the paean to the Seventies is far more stylish than the daunting, parenthesis-shaped exterior indicates.
A photograph might be thought of as a permanent record of fleeting moments, but this eloquent little limited-edition book by Seba Kurtis is all about impermanence, fragility and contingency.
A British woman was beheaded in a shop in Tenerife yesterday. Witnesses said a main entered a Chinese supermarket in a shopping centre in the popular resort town of Los Cristianos and stabbed and then beheaded the 62-year-old woman, believed to be an expatriate living on the island.
A British woman was murdered in Tenerife today, the Foreign Office said.