news from the island

Wednesday November 8, 2017News

SOLO MISSION Canaries Seeking Special Brexit Deal

The Canary Islands Government are lobbying Madrid for special exemptions on any Brexit deal, including the free movement of people between the islands and the UK....

Tuesday October 31, 2017News

HOLD UP Ryanair Defer Baggage Charge Changes

Ryanair has announced that they will be deferring the introduction of new baggage charges until the New Year.....

Thursday October 26, 2017News

WARM UP Hottest Lanarote Autumn In 30 Years

Lanzarote is sweltering in the hottest October for thirty years, according to AEMET, the Spanish meteorological agency....

Tuesday October 24, 2017News

AIR EXTENSIONS Arrecife Runway Enlargement Grounded

The President of the Canary Islands yesterday confirmed that there are no plans in the pipeline to enlarge the runway at Arrecife airport....

Saturday October 21, 2017News

MARKET MOVES Foreign Buyers Home In On Canaries

Foreign buyers accounted for 40% of all property sales in the Canaries during the first half of 2017, according to new data just released by the banking group BBVA...

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