CORONAVIRUS

Nearly 1,000 tourists in isolation at a Spanish hotel after man tests positive for coronavirus

Another case was confirmed in Spain on Tuesday, the first in the Catalonia region. The total number of Covid-19 cases registered in Spain is now at five

Natural disasters

Spain’s Canary Islands hit by Saharan sandstorm

The extreme weather conditions led to the closure of the region’s air and maritime space, and sparked wildfires in Gran Canaria and Tenerife

Gender violence in Spain

Vox blocking measures against gender violence in Spain

The far-right party has stopped regions and city councils from taking a united stand on the issue, which has claimed more than a thousand women’s lives in Spain since 2003

TOURISM

Thomas Cook collapse hits tourists in Spain’s Balearic and Canary Islands

Hundreds of passengers have been left stranded in the country after the British travel company ceased trading on Monday

SUMMER FIRES

More than 4,000 people start to return home as Gran Canaria fire stabilizes

Around a thousand firefighters and 16 aircraft continue to work to put out the blaze, which has razed 10,000 hectares of land on the Canary Island since Saturday

SUMMER FIRES

Wildfire in Gran Canaria forces 9,000 people from their homes

Firefighters are struggling to put the blaze, which has already spread to an area of 6,000 hectares and reached the Tamadaba National Park

CRIME

Man who killed wife and son in Tenerife cave showing no remorse

The suspect has only spoken to ask for medication for his aching leg, but has shown no interest in his surviving son Jonas, leading investigators to believe the crime was premeditated

Crime

Man who murdered son and wife in Tenerife told them he had Easter gifts in the cave

A Dutch woman who was the first to talk to Jonas, a seven-year-old who survived by running away, has offered new details about the case

Crime

German child leads police in Tenerife to the bodies of his mother and brother

The young boy’s father is in custody on the Canary Island for allegedly killing his ex-wife and older son

ANIMAL CRUELTY

British woman in Tenerife found with turtle in vagina after night out partying

The 26-year-old, who went to an emergency room complaining of pain in her genital area, has no memory of what could have happened

BEACH BANS

Beachgoers in Murcia face fines for nudism, loud music or urinating in sea

San Pedro del Pinatar introduces new rules that also ban cyclists and the reserving of spots

ENVIRONMENT

Video: Ferry crash in Canary Islands produces three-kilometer fuel slick

An electrical problem left the vessel without power, which collided uncontrolled into a breakwater

BUILDING SAFETY

Death toll in Tenerife building collapse rises to seven

Victims reported to be Spanish, Italian, Moroccan and Finnish, according to municipal sources

BUILDING SAFETY

Two dead and five missing in Tenerife apartment collapse

Neighboring buildings were evacuated after incident in tourist area of Canary Island

Three out of four Canarian residents oppose offshore oil exploration

Regional government survey finds most inhabitants support a sustainable tourism model

accident

Search continues for four people after air force helicopter goes down off Canaries

Spanish military chopper was taking part in exercises

FOOD CRISIS

The hungry summer

Regional governments throughout the country are opening education centers during the break The aim is to provide children from low-income families with a decent meal

Arrested Vatican broker has scores of pending fraud cases in Canary Islands

Giovanni Carenzio embezzled 20 million euros from archipelago's high society

EVICTIONS CRISIS

Canary Islands join Andalusia in expropriation plan for empty homes

Companies will be forced to put up vacant properties for rental

Five die in cruise ship evacuation accident in Santa Cruz de la Palma

Crew members were in lifeboat as cables snapped during routine drill

MORTGAGE MISERY

Rebel mayors threaten banks that continue with eviction policy

Canarian city leader withdraws 1.2 million euros from Bankia over foreclosure row