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Politics & People news & information for 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...

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...

President says ‘everyone should go to Lanzarote’
Politics Fri, Aug 28, 2009

President says ‘everyone should go to Lanzarote’

ANYONE who gets the chance should go to Lanzarote for their holidays, stresses Spain’s president, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero. The country’s leader is featured in a new publicity video on the island’s official...

Politics Wed, Aug 30, 2006

Second presidential expense abuse exposed

Sources have revealed that last weekend, president Zapatero once again used an official aircraft for his own private use, flying with Andalucia president, Manuel Chaves, to Berlin to hear his wife sing in the chorus of...

Politics Wed, Jul 26, 2006

Zapatero expense abuses exposed

It has been revealed that president Zapatero, his wife and family used an official aircraft to fly to London last weekend. Sources at Harrods stated that the president of the Spanish government and his family were...

Politics Mon, Oct 17, 2005

Regional MP found dead on Lanzarote hillside

Guardia Civil officers found the body of 30 year old PIL MP, Juan Antonio Betancor Brito, earlier today on a hillside near Famara to the northeast of the island of Lanzarote. His family reported him missing after he...

Zapatero injures leg playing basketball
Politics Fri, Aug 5, 2005

Zapatero injures leg playing basketball

Government president José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero injured himself playing basketball with friends yesterday evening and has been forced to cancel today's planned visit to Gran Canaria to see for himself the damage...