Five lives have been tragically lost during a routine drill in the port of Santa Cruz, but this sad event is an industrial accident, not a calamity threatening all on board.
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Wednesday 09 January 2013
A retired British businessman who has been sentenced to 33 months in an American prison for arms dealing offences faces a wait of months before learning when he can return to serve his sentence in Britain.
Friday 29 June 2012
Spain drew their highest-ever television audience during the semi-final penalty win over Portugal on Wednesday.
Saturday 31 October 2009
It's hard to choose the prettiest of the seven major Canary Islands, but La Palma has a strong claim in terms of nature walks, romantic hideaways and dramatic scenery. It also does well in the family-friendly hotel stakes, thanks in part to the mammoth Hotel La Palma Teneguia Princess and Spa.
Sunday 02 August 2009
Officials say strong winds are fanning forest fires for a second day on the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma.
Thursday 06 March 2008
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Monday 24 June 1996
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