The latest news from Gran Canaria for residents and visitors.
The Maspalomas lighthouse building is due to open as a cultural museum and handicrafts centre but work is on hold due to termites.
Gran Canaria, already battling an invasion of (non-poisonous) snakes, now faces escaped squirrels as well.
Maspalomas is the ninth best Blue Flag beach in Spain, according to Skyscanner.com's Top 20 List.
The Las Palmas High Court No. 5 has ordered Anfi de Mar timeshare resort to return €189,000 to a timeshare owner with an illegal contract.
Brad Pitt's Las Palmas sheets are still warm and we already have hot rumours of more movie interest in the Canary Islands.
Scenes for a new episode of cult UK TV series Black Mirror are beimg filmed in Tejeda this weekend and the star is none other than Mad Men star Jon Hamm.
Hollywood stars Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard arrive in Gran Canaria today and filming of Allied, directed by Robert Zemeckis, starts on Friday night.
Gran Canaria's foreign residents now get up to 50% off their car insurance thanks to specialist expat insurance.
A scheme to charge just 30 euros for any flight between the Canary Islands is getting serious thought from both local and Madrid politicians.
Tauro beach either died or was reborn this week, depending on how you feel about things.
The internet says that the Yumbo is about to be engulfed by a tsunami of unfair rules that will wreck Pride, force all the bars to shut down, and be the end of Gran Canaria's gay tourist industry.
The full program for Maspalomas Gay Pride 2016 is now online in English.
If you see smoke in the Gran Canaria highlands this weekend, don't panic as everything is under control.
Disney agents have been scouring Gran Canaria for locations for the next Star Wars film, according to local press reports.
Brad Pitt and fellow Hollywood A-Lister Marion Cotillard are to film scenes of their next film in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
The east coast Gran Canaria village of Tufia, long threatened with demolition, has been saved by tweaks to the law.
Spain's top court has confirmed that floating weeks sold by Anfi del Mar timeshare resort (and all other timeshare operations in Spain) are illegal.
Oil exploration permits around the Canary Islands have run out so there will be no more drilling in the near future.
Four new 5 Star hotels are now of strategic importance to Gran Canaria, according to the Canarian government.
March 2016: Tauro beach has been flattened by heavy machinery laying the foundations for its new, Caribbean sand replacement.
Wind: 10 km/h
The trouble with ordering big beers in Gran Canaria is that they often warm up before you get to the end.
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