news from the island

Tuesday January 2, 2018News

PUMPED UP Repsol Unveil Iconic New British Design

Sir Norman Foster, Britain’s best known architect, is behind the new Repsol service station design which is now being rolled out across Lanzarote....

Friday December 22, 2017News

COLD TURKEY Brits Fly Festive Fowl To Canaries

A British couple took a whole cooked turkey wrapped in foil as hand luggage on their flight from the East Midlands to the Canary Islands .....

Thursday December 21, 2017News

DO NOT DISTURB Who’s Cleaning Your Hotel Room This Xmas?

Trade Unions representing hotel cleaners and chambermaids plan strike action across the Canary Islands from Christmas Day onwards....

Tuesday December 19, 2017News

ROCK BOTTOM Thefts Degrade Volcanic Region

Semi-precious stones, fossils and samples of volcanic rock are disappearing from Lanzarote’s volcanic region at an alarming rate....

Wednesday December 13, 2017News

TOTAL WRECK Telamon To Be Raised In 2018

The shipwreck Telamon, one of Lanzarote´s more offbeat landmarks, is set to disappear from the shoreline in 2018....