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Politics & People news & information for Canary Islands

Angela Merkel also chooses Canary Islands for Easter holidays, but probably not same destination as David Cameron
Politics Fri, Mar 25, 2016

Angela Merkel also chooses Canary Islands for Easter...

EUROPEAN leaders appear to be heading en masse to Spain for Easter, if the current trend is anything to go by – just days after UK prime minister David Cameron was reported to have booked a family break in Lanzarote,...

David Cameron and family on holiday in Lanzarote
Politics Sun, Apr 13, 2014

David Cameron and family on holiday in Lanzarote

BRITISH prime minister David Cameron has flown to Lanzarote on a Ryanair flight from Stansted to spend his Easter holidays, and has already been spotted on the island with his wife, Samantha. This is not the first time...

Foreign Affairs secretary 'critical' with brain aneurism
Politics Sun, Apr 25, 2010

Foreign Affairs secretary 'critical' with brain...

SECRETARY of State for Foreign Affairs Ángel Lossada, is in a critical condition after suffering from a brain aneurism. Lossada (pictured) was attending a lunch in Santa Cruz de Tenerife following the fourth Hispanic...

Saharan activist returns home
Politics Fri, Dec 18, 2009

Saharan activist returns home

The pro-Western Sahara independence activist, Aminatou Haidar returned to her homeland on Friday, finally bringing to the end a diplomatic row between Spain and Morocco. Haidar flew back to Laayoune, the main town in...

Haidar in hospital
Politics Thu, Dec 17, 2009

Haidar in hospital

Western Saharan activist, Aminatou Haidar, was taken to hospital this morning suffering from sickness and severe abdominal pains as a result of the hunger strike which she has been on for over a month. She was taken to...