news from the island

Friday June 1, 2012News

Taxi Fares on Lanzarote Rise by 9%

Taxi fares by have risen by an inflation busting 9% on Lanzarote, adding to the already substantial cost of taking a cab.......

Monday May 28, 2012News

1000 Strong Human Chain Protest In Arrecife

Protestors battling against Repsol's plans to prospect for oil kept up the pressure on Spain's central government on Saturday.....

Thursday May 24, 2012News

Foreigners Account For 28% of Lanzarote´s Population

Non Spanish nationals now account for around 28% of Lanzarote's total population......

Wednesday May 23, 2012News

New Ferry Service To Morocco On Horizon

The Fred Olsen ferry company are planning to link the Eastern Canary Islands with Agadir on the Moroccan mainland....

Monday May 21, 2012News

Spain and Denmark Take Top Slots at Iron Man

Spain's Victor del Corral and Michelle Vesterby from Denmark topped the competition at this year's Iron Man Lanzarote event......