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.
There's more to the Canary Islands than the existing seven islands: Scientists have just discovered a whole set of ancient islands just to the south.
Vulcanologists are investigating an undersea volcano between Tenerife and Gran Canaria after a series of earthquakes.
History hasn't recorded which maniac decided to build Galdar town on one of Gran Canaria's most recent volcanoes, but the result is there for everyone to see. As a long-term real-estate bet, it's not the greatest, but the houses clinging to the steep sides of the cone certainly liven up the view.
Visit Bandama at dawn when the caldera is full of mist and the picon lava is glowing, and it's one of the island's great spectacles. Visit any time and there's plenty to do and see from a secret bunker to classy wineries.
You might expect a volcanic island close to the Sahara desert to have its fair share of dangerous animals and freak weather.
The ridiculous story about an imminent tsunami caused by the collapse of La Palma in the Canary Islands just won't go away. Here's why it's nonsense.