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There were no new cases of Coronavirus reported yesterday in Gran Canaria or anywhere in the Canary Islands for the first time since March 8, according to the local press.. 

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Several adult veiled chameleons (Chamaeleo calyptratus) have been found close to Arucas, raising fears that the potentially invasive species has gone wild in Gran Canaria. 

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The Maspalomas sand dunes have recovered their pristine  natural form after six weeks of lockdown in Gran Canaria.

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Gran Canaria took another step towards the end of its quarantine today as adults stepped out for exercise for the first time in almost two months. Many chose to run or walk along its open beaches.

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The Spanish Government has announced the national timetable that governs the relaxation of quarantine rules. The lockdown will end over the next 8 weeks in four different phases. Each phase lasts for a minimum of two weeks meaning that Spain returns to normality (within the confines of social distancing) by the end of June. 

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Children in Gran Canaria left their homes for the first time in six weeks on Sunday 26, April in the first relaxation of Spain's strict Coronavirus lock down. If virus cases keep dropping, adults will follow them on May 2nd for short periods of exercise.

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The President of the Canary Islands government, Ángel Vïctor Torres, has announced an ambitious calendar for the reopening of hotels, arguing that the islands cannot afford to wait any longer. 

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After six weeks of total lockdown, children under 12 are to be allowed out of their homes from April 27 after the Spanish Government announced the first tentative steps towards lifting the national State of Alarm.

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Monday, 03 February 2020 10:12

New Fire near Teror - now controlled

[edit 10:35: the fire is now under control] A bus went up in flames this morning, between Los Castillos and El Llanete, near Teror / Firgas and started a fire that so far is still burning.
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Renting a car in Gran Canaria is the best way to explore the island and it doesn't need to be a stressful experience if you follow our tips for the perfect Gran Canaria car rental.

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Consistently ranked as the top restaurant in Arucas and Gran Canaria by Tripadvisor, Terraza El Patio is must-try restaurant for anyone exploring the area. 

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Taste Mesón, Gran Canaria's top tasting restaurant has now opened in Playa del Inglés bringing its unique brand of quality food and paired wines to the heart of Gran Canaria's biggest resort.

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Fusion Restaurant & Lounge Bar is the best southeast Asian restaurant in Playa del Inglés with the flavours and textures of Asia just right in every dish. Gran Canaria Info readers get a 10% discount just by showing the coupon at the end of this article (at the beginning of your meal). 

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Gran Canaria is currently full of Painted Lady butterflies that are currently swarming all over the island and gathering in parks and gardens to feed on flower nectar.

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Cárdenas Real Estate, the most efficient and reliable estate agency in south Gran Canaria, is to open a new office in Maspalomas. This makes it the only estate agency with offices in all the important areas of Gran Canaria's south coast and resorts.

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Gran Canaria's recent wildfires have highlighted the importance of the island's forests. Here's why they are so important and what is being done to replant and maintain them.

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The Gran Canaria fires has burned through the night and is expected to continue to spread today due to high temperatures and winds. The Tamadaba forest in the west is ablaze and possibly unsaveable.

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The Gran Canaria fire has burned out of control across the highlands all day and has now made its way into the vast and pristine Tamadaba pine forests of north west Gran Canaria.

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A new fire that started in the forest just above Valleseco in the northern Gran Canaria highlands has now burned over 1000 hectares of forest and countryside and is spreading.

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