news from the island

Monday August 7, 2017News

HIGH RISE Property Prices Up 10% In Canary Islands

Property prices are rising faster in the Canary Islands than anywhere else in Spain - making the region the seventh most expensive place to buy nationally....

Friday August 4, 2017News

SCENT DOWN Local Police Sniff Out Dodgy Perfumes

Local police have seized over 30,000 euros worth of counterfeit perfumes destined for sale in local markets to unsuspecting tourists...

Tuesday August 1, 2017News

ALL OUT Strike Action Threatened At Tourist Attractions

Tourists hoping to visit Lanzarote´s key tourist attractions in August may have their plans thwarted by industrial action.....

Tuesday August 1, 2017News

TAKE OFF Half Year Tourist Arrivals Break 1.5m Barrier

Lanzarote has enjoyed a record breaking first half of the year as tourist arrivals soared above the 1.5 million mark between January and June 2017....

Thursday July 27, 2017News

GRASSED UP British Owned Cannabis Farm Busted

A British citizen has been arrested and 750 kilos of marjuana seized after one of the largest ever growing operations on the island was uncovered by local police....