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Lanzarote News & Information

Crime/Incidents Mon, Jan 15, 2018

Seven dead on migrant boat in Lanzarote

AT LEAST seven occupants of a migrant raft which washed up on Canary Island shores today (Monday) have died and an eighth is in a critical condition in hospital, regional emergency services report. Guardia Civil...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Jan 2, 2018

Son, 8, locked in car while father goes to bingo

A FATHER has been arrested in Arrecife (Lanzarote) for leaving his eight-year-old son locked in his car to go to a bingo hall. The accused, 33, is said to have an existing criminal record and was caught after residents...

Crime/Incidents Sun, May 28, 2017

Boy pulled unconscious from Lanzarote hotel pool 'critical'

A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD child is in a critical condition after nearly drowning in a hotel swimming pool in Lanzarote. He was one of a number of tourists at the resort on the Avenida Islas Canarias in Teguise at around 14.00 on...

Environment Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Earthquake of 3.4 on the Richter scale in Fuerteventura

AN EARTHQUAKE measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale was reported yesterday afternoon in Fuerteventura, according to a late-night report from the National Geographical Institute (IGN). Its epicentre was 10 kilometres out to...

Entertainment Wed, Aug 17, 2016

Justin Bieber buys six-bedroom Lanzarote villa – for...

CANADIAN pop heart-throb Justin Bieber has just bought himself a €5 million villa in Lanzarote, which he has just spent a week relaxing in with his new girlfriend. According to estate agency Proto Group, who took the...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Apr 23, 2016

Passengers flying to UK from Arrecife caught with forged ID

THREE passengers have been arrested in Lanzarote airport after trying to board a plane heading for the UK using fake ID. A 30-year-old woman and two men aged 32 and 23 were detained when border police at the terminal in...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Aug 5, 2015

ISIS terror suspect who fled from Spain caught in Germany

A POTENTIAL Islamic State terrorist who fled from Spain has been captured in Stuttgart by German police. He had got away when officers in Arrecife (Lanzarote) detained a woman originally from Cádiz on July 7 for...