The UK and European press are full of crazy stories about how La Palma island is about to erupt and cause a catastrophic tsunami. Here are the facts that you need to know about the Cumbre Vieja volcano.

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The Canary Islands are getting drier but stormier, according to data released by the Spanish Weather Service (AEMET).

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Papas con mojo just came top of a nationwide vote to find the seven gastronomic wonders of Spain. Wrinkly potatoes with mojo sauce was chosen by voters from all over Spain and the world along with jamón Iberico, tortilla de papas and paella (BTW, it's pronounced paeya, not paela).

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Three brand new Sokol helicopters have now arrived in the Canary Islands to beef it search, rescue and fire-fighting capabilities. They will be ready to act within a few days.

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Tuesday, 08 December 2015 06:35

Canary Islands Set For Growth In 2016

Ratings agency Moody's predicts growth of 2.8% in 2016; the third-fastest rate of growth amongst Spain's regions.

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Wednesday, 18 November 2015 22:57

Canary Islands Accent Voted The Sexiest In Spain

The Canarian accent, with its strong Caribbean and South American influence, is the sexiest in Spain, according to a Tripadvisor vote.  

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Friday, 13 November 2015 06:30

Gran Canaria News Roundup: November Week Two

Here's the most important and interesting Gran Canaria news stories of the week.

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