22.08.2016: Yesterday's rain was unexpected but we can't rule out more of it during the week. There will be plenty of sunshine too.
16.08.2016: Traffic in Playa de Mogán is now so bad that the mayor is considering a huge out-of-town car park linked to the marina and beach by a mini train.
16.08.2016: Gran Canaria is now in the middle of a settled patch of weather that will last all week.
12.08.2016: After a week of exceptional heat things in Gran Canaria go back to normal this weekend. Hot and sunny, but not too hot.
There are two shopping centres in San Agustín, but anyone looking for serious retail action will need to go north to Las Palmas or around the coast to Gran Canaria's larger resorts.
Investors have proposed a 2.2km cable car running from Las Palmas' port up to the El Vigía mountain on La Isleta.
From the stone behemoth at Maspalomas to Mogán's robotic modern lighthouse, here's a guide to the beacons that keep Gran Canaria's ships safe.
08.08.2016 The scorching weather faded away on Sunday but will be back on Tuesday when a second blast of heat arrives from North Africa.
The Atlantic is a vast open ocean full of life and there are only a few places where it's creatures can come to breed, give birth and rest. The Canary Islands, rising out of the deep ocean, are one of them.
The annual Perseid meteor shower happens in July and August and the clear skies in Gran Canaria mean that you have a good chance of spotting them. Here are the top spots for meteor spotting.
Wind: 22.53 km/h
For an island with 80 beaches, there aren't many spots in the resorts where you can eat this close to the beach and the sea.
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