Several oil stains appeared on Wednesday afternoon near the beach of El Cabrón, on the island of Gran Canaria, an area known for its diverse marine wildlife and popular with divers.
One dead and nine injured in accident on Gran Canaria
An Italian tourist died and nine others were injured, two of them seriously, when they were run over by the coach in which they were travelling in the south of Gran Canaria.
Swimmer missing on Gran Canaria
A Russian woman is missing after she ignored warnings not to enter the water during heavy seas at El Cochino beach in San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Gran Canaria. A search for the woman was carried out on Tuesday afternoon but was unsuccessful.
One of the fire victims on Gran Canaria has died from her wounds
A Norwegian tourist who suffered 100% burns during the explosion and fire at a hotel in Mogán, Gran Canaria, has died from his wounds at the Hospital Doctor Negrín.
Five injured in explosion at hotel on Gran Canaria
Five people suffered serious burns after an explosion and fire this morning at a hotel on Playa de Mogán, Gran Canaria.
Found after nine years
Police in Gran Canaria have located a nine year old boy who was stolen by his mother, a drug addict, from a hospital in 2002 to avoid his being taken into care as had happened with three other children belonging to the woman.
Domestic violence victim in serious condition in hospital
A woman is in a serious condition in hospital in the Hospital Insular in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, after being stabbed, allegedly by her partner.
Three domestic violence fatalities
Three women have died during the past few days in various parts of the country as the result of domestic violence.
12th Influenza A fatality in Spain
An 11 year old boy on Gran Canaria has become the twelfth Inflenza A fatality in Spain. The boy was in the ICU at the Hospital Materno Infantil and had been suffering chronic disease.
Tenth Influenza A fatality in Spain
A 30 year old man on Gran Canaria has become the tenth fatality in Spain as a result of complications arising from Influenza A. The man was admitted to the Hospital Insular on Gran Canaria on July 29th. Although he was not suffering any chronic disease, the man was said to be in a ‘risk group’.