news from the island

Wednesday August 16, 2017News

AIR STRIKES Airport Action Threat From Mid-September

25 days worth of strike action could hit Lanzarote´s airport from September 15th onwards. As trades unions threaten a mass walkout next month....

Wednesday August 16, 2017News

LABOUR FARCE Strike Action Hits Tourist Attractions

Indefinite strike action has led to the closure of some of Lanzarote´s key tourist attractions today, including the Jameos del Agua....

Tuesday August 15, 2017News

TOXIC TALES Come On In - The Water´s Lovely

The Canary Islands Tourist Board has officially quashed UK media reports about threatening microalgae in local waters....

Friday August 11, 2017News

HEAVY METAL Get Ready To Rock In Arrecife

The annual San Gines Rock Festival gets underway in Arrecife this weekend, headlined by the legendary Spanish metal band Obus.....

Wednesday August 9, 2017News

DOING TIME Foreign Tourist Investigated For Insurance Fraud

A foreign tourist has been accused of faking the theft of a Rolex watch from his holiday apartment in Puerto del Carmen....