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Spanish woman faces trial for recruiting 'DAESH wives'
Crime/Incidents Mon, May 28, 2018

Spanish woman faces trial for recruiting 'DAESH...

A SPANISH woman arrested in Lanzarote for attempting to recruit female to send to Syria faces trial today and could be imprisoned for up to 10 years. Silvia Celestín was caught and remanded in custody nearly three...

Seven dead on migrant boat in Lanzarote
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...

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

Boy pulled unconscious from Lanzarote hotel pool 'critical'
Crime/Incidents Sun, May 28, 2017

Boy pulled unconscious from Lanzarote hotel pool...

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...

Earthquake of 3.4 on the Richter scale in Fuerteventura
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...

Justin Bieber buys six-bedroom Lanzarote villa – for €800,000 over the asking price
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...

'World's longest seafront esplanade' to open in Lanzarote
Travel/Tourism Tue, Aug 9, 2016

'World's longest seafront esplanade' to open in...

LANZAROTE is due to open the longest seafront promenade in the world – 26 kilometres (16-and-a-quarter miles). Starting in Costa Teguise and finishing in Puerto del Carmen, passing the island's capital –...

Passengers flying to UK from Arrecife caught with forged ID
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...

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