Ryanair to launch flights from eastern Finland to Greece

Ryanair to launch flights from eastern Finland to Greece

10/10/2017 15:29
Low-cost airline Ryanair will start direct flights between Lappeenranta and Athens next summer. The Irish no-frills carrier is particularly interested in testing demand for the route among Russian tourists as Lappeenranta is the closest EU airport to St.
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Russia vs Portugal match sold out, says FIFA secretary general

Russia vs Portugal match sold out, says FIFA secretary general

04/05/2017 09:26
The Russia vs. Portugal group match of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup has been sold out, FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura told reporters on Tuesday.
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FIFA: new in St. Petersburg stadium to ready for 2017 Confederations Cup matches

FIFA: new in St. Petersburg stadium to ready for 2017 Confederations Cup matches

22/04/2017 20:11
The St. Petersburg stadium, which is currently under construction on Krestovsky Island will be ready to host matches of the 2017 Confederations Cup, FIFA Director of Competitions Division Colin Smith told journalists.
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Confederations Cup 2017: List of venues

Confederations Cup 2017: List of venues

14/06/2017 23:29
Here are the four venues that will be used throughout the 2017 Confederations Cup. The Confederations Cup runs from June 17 to July 2 in Russia.
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Giant snowballs are mysteriously washing up on a beach in Siberia

Giant snowballs are mysteriously washing up on a beach in Siberia

09/11/2016 01:00
At first glance, these giant snowballs appearing around the Gulf of Ob in Siberia look like part of an elaborate prank or sci-fi movie set, but these strange objects are completely natural. Measuring up to a metre (3.
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Europe’s First Ferris Wheel Over Sea Opened on The Pier in Scheveningen

Europe’s First Ferris Wheel Over Sea Opened on The Pier in Scheveningen

24/08/2016 20:15
The Hague gains a tourist attraction: Europe"s first Ferris wheel constructed over sea. While the project is marketed as Europe’s first, it is actually just the first of its kind in mainland Europe.
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Saint Petersburg takes top title at World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony

Saint Petersburg takes top title at World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony

22/04/2016 22:24
Saint Petersburg has been recognised as Europe’s Leading Destination for the second year in succession by the World Travel Awards, with Saint Petersburg Committee for Tourism Development Chairman, Andrey Mushkarev, collecting the trophy at a glittering ceremony in Italy.Also receiving top titles during the Europe Gala Ceremony 2016 at Forte Village Resort in Sardinia were Europcar, taking the trophy for Europe’s Leading Car Rental Company, and the Madeira Islands, which took the title of Europe's Leading Island Destination.
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Don’t keep shelling out for bad parking

12/07/2019 13:19
DRIVERS in Spain, and here in Tenerife, are notorious for poor parking. But one do-gooder in Spain might just make them blush, at least.
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Lifeguards in call for alcohol-free beaches, to save the swimmers

12/07/2019 13:20
LIFEGUARDS on Spanish beaches want to see alcohol banned to keep bathers safe, after pointing out the dangers of drinking and then going swimming. Just as motorists are now conscious of the extreme risk of driving after consumed alcohol, the Spanish Life-Saving Federation (RFESS) says that same awareness should be created among sunseekers.
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Scotland company wins €3.6m hydrogen project

12/07/2019 13:23
The Scottish clean-energy solutions provider has been chosen as the hydrogen technology partner for the €3.6m, EU-funded, renewable-fuels scheme.
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New Liverpool flights to Tenerife this winter

12/07/2019 13:24
WINTER flights to Tenerife will operate, twice weekly, from Liverpool’s John Lennon Airport (LJLA) as part of its 2019-20 season. The service begins on 30th October and will be easyJet’s fifth new route from the city in the last 12 months.
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Heroic Spanish officer rescues a US comrade

12/07/2019 13:25
A SPANISH policeman, holidaying in New York, was hailed a “hero” after saving a US female officer from a violent assault. Ruben Castillo, a National Police agent in Valencia, was walking with his girlfriend in Times Square when a man in his thirties “head-butted” the officer, and reached for her pistol.
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Driver drowned in flooded river

12/07/2019 13:26
THE lifeless body of a driver was found, after being washed from his car when it was caught up in floods, after a river burst its banks in the Spanish region of Navarra. Tafalla, a town with more than 10,000 inhabitants, was completely cut off when the Cidacos river overflowed.
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Sweetie Sito

12/07/2019 13:27
Live Arico news TINY Sito is only a year old, and he weighs in at around five kgs. He was found in Los Cristianos harbour, and is very sweet.
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Give Kaiser a chance!

12/07/2019 13:27
K9 animal news WHO is this handsome boy? Another one of our dogs at K9! His name is Kaiser. For those of you who follow K9 on Facebook, you will be aware of dogs that are left tied up outside the kennels.
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Such a pretty girl!

12/07/2019 13:28
Cats Welfare news UMA is almost nine weeks old and is looking for a loving home. She has been deflead and wormed, and had her first injection.
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Please adopt me!

12/07/2019 13:28
Accion del Sol news “OK, I know I’m no beauty, but I will make somebody a perfect pet. I just want food, love and some nice walks, and, in return, I will be your most loyal loving friend, until the day I die.
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Mystery of body at base of a cliff

07/06/2019 13:29
A MAN’S body was found last Monday afternoon, off the Telde coast in Gran Canaria, lying at the bottom of a cliff in the La Estrellas area. A person out walking nearby, who made the discovery at around 4.
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Another TF-1 crash in Las Chafiras area

07/06/2019 13:33
YET another accident occurred on the TF-1 last Tuesday morning, when two people was injured after a collision in Las Chafiras, San Miguel. The incident happened just before 9am, when the emergency services received a call requesting medical assistance for the couple.
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Tourist’s 15th-floor fall

07/06/2019 13:33
A BRITISH holiday-maker fell to his death from the 15th floor of his Benidorm apartment block, in the early hours of last Sunday. Colin McGarry, a 48-year-old from Belfast, died at around 1.
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Retail industry enjoying seven fruitful months

07/06/2019 13:41
SPAIN’S retail industry has seen seven months of consecutive growth, with profits having increased, year-on-year by 2%. It seems negligible, yet it translates into millions of euros, nationwide.
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Mogli’s million-dollar smile

07/06/2019 13:42
Live Arico news THIS is Mogli. He is small, approximately five years old, and was found, recently, in Palm Mar.
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A big thank-you!

07/06/2019 13:43
K9 animal news WORKING at K9 is very rewarding, and every day is different.  We love when people come up to walk our dogs, and when they make donations, whether money, food, towels, toys or treats for the dogs.
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Another cheeky chappy!

07/06/2019 13:43
Cats Welfare news THIS gorgeous boy is about nine weeks old and very friendly. He has been deflead and wormed, and Cats Welfare will pay for his first injection.
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There’s fun to be had!

07/06/2019 13:44
Accion del Sol news DON’T forget our event at the refuge tomorrow (Saturday). It will be a fun-filled afternoon, and you will have a chance to view the kennels and see the 220 dogs, waiting, patiently, for their day to come to be adopted.
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Pound struggles, end of May in focus 

07/06/2019 13:44
STAYING on top of the latest currency news can help you time your transfers more effectively, so find out what you should be looking out for, over the next couple of weeks. Sterling stumbled over the last couple of weeks, as the end of Theresa May’s tenure as Prime Minister approached.
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07/06/2019 13:46
NORWEGIAN energy giant Equinor has secured a permit to build the world’s largest 200MW floating wind-farm off the Canaries, possibly in Tenerife, which is said to have ideal conditions. And, says the Canarian Government, operations could start as early as 2024 if further, regulatory hurdles are overcome this year.
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30/05/2019 18:34
The new regulations include: for the first time, users of mopeds or personal mobility vehicles (VMP), such as electric scooters, must adhere to a mandatory 30km/h limit on all one-way streets; no more car-valeting activity and “begging” at traffic lights; restrictions on vehicle traffic, through contamination or safety, and the introduction of rotating (limited) parking areas, both free and paid. Once the final approval of the new enforcements is agreed by the City Council, they will come into force when published in the Official Gazette of the Province (BOP), which is expected in the coming days.
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Free Morgan Foundation is wasting its time, again!

30/05/2019 16:45
FOLLOWING a hearing of the Dutch Council of State, which has just taken place in The Hague, Loro Parque is confident that the Dutch judiciary will resolve this appeal by again agreeing with its Government in the case of the orca Morgan. This result has been made on all previous occasions, and will be the 10th resolution on the same theme in the Dutch administration and justice system.
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Ex-King Carlos stands down from public life

30/05/2019 16:29
JUAN CARLOS, Spain’s King Emeritus, will retire from public life on Sunday (2nd June), four years after abdicating, allowing Spain’s current King Felipe to succeed him. Juan Carlos, who came to power in 1975, after the death of former dictator Francisco Franco, was installed as Spain’s head of state, overseeing its transition to democracy, which was completed in 1978, with the adoption of the country’s Constitution.
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Drink-drive convictions up by 10% in one year

30/05/2019 16:29
CONVICTIONS for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs have risen 10% in just one year. According to figures from Spain’s Attorney General’s Office, there were 56,173 convictions for the offences in 2018, compared with 51,085 in 2017.
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Half-a-million dodgy water wells in Spain

30/05/2019 16:30
OFFICIALS are warning that there are around 500,000 poorly-constructed water wells across Spain. And, said the Higher Council of Colleges of Mining Engineers, many of these sites were illegal and in poor condition, posing a risk because of bad management.
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Banana boxes contained record weight of cocaine

30/05/2019 16:31
POLICE in Sevilla have seized 1,000kg of cocaine, hidden in boxes of bananas, to claim the city’s largest-ever shipment of the drug. The boxes of fruit, used to smuggle the narcotics in a lorry, are now being kept at the police headquarters.
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Police arrest leader of a €600m empire

30/05/2019 16:32
THE alleged boss of a €600m empire, involved in drug-trafficking, money-laundering and murder-for-hire, was arrested in Andalucia on Monday. The arrest took place on a Huelva property, following the largest-ever investigation by Europol, which involved Spain’s National Police, as well as officers from the UK, Poland, Lithuania and Estonia.
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Unkind sons lose their inheritance

30/05/2019 16:33
THE Supreme Court in Madrid confirmed that a mother from Vizcaya (Bilbao) was entitled to disinherit two of her sons. She cut two of her three sons out of her will, because the tribunal recognised their “contempt and neglect” during her lifetime.
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Concrete evidence!

30/05/2019 16:33
A HUGE cement lorry went over on its side in San Miguel, spilling its load on the TF-652 and leaving the driver injured. The emergency services were notified at around 9.
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Vicky needs fostering

30/05/2019 16:34
Live Arico news VICKY was found, near the airport, with her face badly beaten.  She is now fully recovered, and we are looking for a foster home for her.
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Just look at those eyes!

30/05/2019 16:35
Cats Welfare news THIS little cutie has been deflead and wormed, and Cats Welfare will pay for his first injection. If you would like to meet him, please send us a private Facebook message, or ring/WhatsApp Sandra (English, Spanish and German) on 6712 82773 after 6pm, or Sharon (English) on 6625 24006.
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Please neuter your dogs!

30/05/2019 16:36
Accion del Sol news SADLY,  more and more puppies are being abandoned, purely because the owners fail to be responsible, and don’t get their dogs sterilised. We can never stress enough the importance of this, especially with the ever-increasing number of abandoned and neglected dogs in Tenerife.
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The eggplant is such a versatile vegetable!

30/05/2019 15:47
THE eggplant, also known as aubergine, garden egg, guinea squash, melongene and brinjal, usually has an egg-like shape and a vibrant, purple colour. It is rich in fibre and low in calories, and provides a range of nutrients.
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Get the taste of 18-carrot gold!

30/05/2019 15:48
LIKE a lot of foods, you either love them or you hate them, but eating carrots offer severals health benefits. Improves vision There’s some truth in the old wives’ tale that carrots are good for your eyes.
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 ‘Nature’ children grow up with sound mental health

30/05/2019 15:48
CHILDREN exposed regularly to nature may be less likely to suffer mental health problems in adulthood, according to research led by La Caixa bank’s scientific unit. The facts, says the Barcelona Institute of Global Health (ISGlobal), were extracted from 3,600 people in four countries: Barcelona, in Spain; Stoke-on-Trent, UK; Doetinchem, The Netherlands, and Kaunas, Lithuania.
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There’s light at the end of this tunnel!

30/05/2019 15:49
ESTADIO HELIODORO RODRÍGUEZ LÓPEZ. PARTIDO TENERIFE-OVIEDO.
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Sex toys are final twist on trophies

30/05/2019 15:50
WOMEN champions, who won their Asturias Squash tournament categories in Spain, were each awarded a trophy… as well as a sex toy! Male winners had to make do with a trophy only, but the women were also handed two boxes of depilatory wax, an electric file to exfoliate feet, and a vibrator. The so-called “prizes” have led to accusations of sexism, and there have already been three resignations from the organising club, which may be dissolved, following this scandal.
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Spanish footballers are arrested, after match-fixing probe

30/05/2019 15:50
AROUND a dozen arrests were made in Spain on Tuesday, as part of a probe into an alleged match-fixing network in Spanish football. Among those detained are former Real Madrid and Spain international Raúl Bravo, suspected of being the ringleader, as well as Agustín Lasaosa, chairman of the Huesca club.
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Tijoco Bajo recycles its way, to top of the class

24/05/2019 13:38
DURING the current academic year, all public primary schools in Adeje borough have been taking part in an educational environmental project, “Adeje Limpio y Circular”. The main objective was to encourage a culture of recycling throughout the schools.
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Aged French hiker rescued

24/05/2019 13:39
A FRENCH pensioner, aged 80, was seriously injured after falling in La Matanza de Acentejo, in the North of Tenerife. The accident happened last Monday, just before 2pm, when the elderly man was hiking in the area of Jagre, when he fell down the cliff, accidently.
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Guardia divers rescue an injured loggerhead turtle

24/05/2019 13:39
A LOGGERHEAD turtle had a lucky escape when it was rescued after being trapped between accumulated rubbish, floating around the south coast in Tenerife. A group of divers from the Guardia Civil, specialising in underwater activity, rescued the turtle after seeing the animal floating along, trapped between plastic rubbish bags and the rubbish, which had been dumped in the sea.
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Violent gang are arrested after robbing two people

24/05/2019 13:40
FOUR men, aged between 19 and 25, have been charged with committing two violent robberies last Sunday, in Puerto de la Cruz. National Police officers, on patrol, were stopped by an Italian tourist, who said he had just witnessed his friend being assaulted.
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Injured man’s €38,692 pay-out

24/05/2019 13:40
A SANTA Cruz resident has received €38,692 from his local council after being traumatised for nearly a year, having fallen on a Galceran Bridge footpath in 2016 and injuring himself. The man’s claim for injuries was confirmed by a spokesperson, who said the Council accepted that he had suffered a trauma.
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Cheap Flights to St.Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg is the place miracles are made. Today, Russia’s second largest city is known for its stunning tsarist architecture, fashionable restaurants, shopping and electric nightlife, all set along the beautiful Neva River. But St. Petersburg is also the site of some of the most pivotal moments in Russia's history, most notably the Siege of Leningrad.

One of the most awesome spectacles you can see once you've stepped off a flight to St. Petersburg are the “white nights” that occur in the city in the summer. Find cheap flights to St. Petersburg in June and July and watch in awe as the city glows from the prolonged twilight. The sun never drops far enough below the horizon to create the usual nighttime darkness, so the city is constantly lit up under the miraculous white light.

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