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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Cancer Bus thank-you to Oasis Fm Darts League and Hole in the Wall

15/06/2018 13:42
THIS week, we received a nice “Thank-You” from the Cancer Bus Charity, at Oasis Fm Darts League’s presentation night, for the 1,470 euros raised by the players. On top of that, the Hole In The Wall charity golf tournament last Thursday (7th June) at Costa Adeje Golf, raised 3,523 euros, also for the same charity, via raffles and auctions at the event… including £500 for an autographed Celtic football shirt.
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British fugitive caught between good and bad

15/06/2018 13:43
A BRITISH gangster, who went on the run throughout Spain, has taunted investigators by shooting a video guide, showing how to flee the country. Convicted drug-dealer Sam Walker, 35, who has committed more than 100 crimes, is wanted after skipping a court appearance for driving without a licence.
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Sad news

15/06/2018 13:44
Live Arico news IT is with heavy hearts that we have to announce the closure of our shop on Golf del Sur. Our other shops in San Eugenio and Los Cristianos are continuing to thrive, and are open and fully-operational.
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Update on Brenda

15/06/2018 13:47
K9 animal news WE recently held a fundraiser for Brenda after she snapped her cruciate ligament, and needed surgery to fix it. It took place at Polygon Bar in Los Cristianos, and was very successful.
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Royal Ascot Ladies’ Day

15/06/2018 13:48
Cats Welfare news MAKE a date in your diary and come to join us for a Pimms. Yates Show Bar, Playa de Las Americas, is the place to be on 21st June, from 1pm.
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The pride of London

15/06/2018 13:49
POPULAR darts star London, who played in the Oasis Fm League until his untimely death recently, has left a legacy, thanks to his widow, Ann Bowen. She asked people attending his funeral to donate to the Cancer Bus charity, rather than buy flowers, and an excellent total of over 400 euros was raised.
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Lions have no time to stand and stare!

15/06/2018 13:49
MAY can often be a quiet month in Tenerife, but members of Arona’s Las Galletas, Costa del Silencio Lions Club were still able to keep busy! Apart from manning our charity shop every weekday in Coral Mar, they have been getting out and about, collecting gratefully-received donations for our shop. They have also been liaising with the Hermanos Franciscanos de Cruz Blanca (or White Fathers, as they are better known) in Las Chafiras, regarding the purchase of a much-needed “cama ducha”, which is a “shower bed”.
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All waiting for homes!

15/06/2018 13:50
Accion del Sol news THERE are 220 gorgeous dogs at the refuge, waiting patiently for the day they will be lucky enough to be adopted. Some of the dogs in our care have never experienced the love of a good owner, and to sleep in a comfy bed.
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Helping Hands clamour for new hospital project

15/06/2018 13:51
HELPING HANDS’ leader Liz Montague and Stephanie Tudge, who runs Association Happy to Help, met Director Rita Álvarez onj Monday at El Mojón’s Centro de Diversidad Funcional to discuss the children charities’ support for the hospital’s new project. ASLA is a Rehabilitation Centre within the hospital, supporting children of all ages, with various disabilities.
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Preparing for Brexit and residency in Spain

15/06/2018 13:52
THE Brexit transition period, agreed in March, gives British expatriates, and those wishing to move to Spain, more time to prepare. This was welcome news, but the clock is still ticking to get ready in time, particularly where paperwork is involved.
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Not plain sailing for drugs carrier

08/06/2018 13:44
GUARDIA Civil officers, based at Santa Cruz port, have charged a man with crimes against public health, as well as drug-trafficking. He was nabbed during a random check by the Guardia, specifically for tax reasons, as passengers arrived at the port on a popular, commercial ferry, which sails from island to island on a daily basis.
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Another pharmacy break-in, and the robbers are caught!

08/06/2018 13:46
IT’S hard to believe, considering recent publicity, but two men, wearing hoodies, were seen breaking into a pharmacy in Adeje last Friday by off-duty Guardia Civil officers, who called for reinforcements, rapidly. A number of Tenerife chemist shops have been broken into this year, as reported in Canarian Weekly.
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Donkey gives birth, in house driveway!

08/06/2018 13:47
A DONKEY stunned a family living in the New Forest by wandering up their driveway and giving birth to a foal, right outside their kitchen window. Martin Sampson, 41, of Brockenhurst, Hampshire, said it was “incredible” when a pregnant mother arrived on his drive, along with six other donkeys, who hovered around outside.
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Rajoy down, and out!

08/06/2018 13:48
MARIANO Rajoy, leader of the Popular Party and Spanish Prime Minister of Spain from 2011 until last week’s no-confidence vote, is “leaving politics”. But, at meeting of the party’s National Executive Committee, he pledged to stay on in a caretaker role until a successor was chosen.
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Crime lord, who took time off his stag party to arrange drug deals

08/06/2018 13:55
A BRITISH crime lord, who arranged drug deals while on his stag-do in Ibiza, is facing prison, after planning to supply cocaine and heroin across the UK. Carl Hannan, following a six-week trial at Teesside Crown Court, awaits sentencing after he and six accomplices were found guilty of the above offences.
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Many thanks!

08/06/2018 13:57
Live Arico news WE would like to say a big, warm thank-you to all who made last Saturday’s event a huge success, to help our furry friends, and to John and his fantastic team at the Terrace Bar, Amarilla Golf, for giving us this opportunity by hosting the event. And a big shout-out to all the acts who performed and made the afternoon really enjoyable.
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Royal Ascot Ladies’ Day

08/06/2018 13:58
Cats Welfare news MAKE a date in your diary and come to join us for a Pimms. Yates Show Bar, Playa de Las Americas, is the place to be on 21st June, from 1pm.
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What a lucky pup!

08/06/2018 13:58
Accion del Sol news ONE of the puppies found a few weeks ago in a cave has been adopted by a lovely family from Callao Savaje, where she now has the loving home she deserves. Rescue dogs make excellent pets, and we always encourage people to adopt, not buy.
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Tenerife Loves Karaoke – heat 7

08/06/2018 13:59
AS Tenerife Loves Karaoke nears the end, two heats have taken place in less than seven days. Last Saturday saw another great night for the seventh heat.
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Italian political drama helps to shore up GBP EUR exchange rate

08/06/2018 14:00
WEAKER-than-expected UK data has put the pound under fresh pressure, raising doubts over the likelihood of the Bank of England (BoE) tightening monetary policy, before the end of the year. A volatile sense of market risk appetite helped to drag the GBP/USD exchange rate lower, hitting a seven-month low of 1.
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Criminal walk is so arresting!

01/06/2018 13:44
CRIMINALS will soon be identified by the way they walk, say British and Spanish researchers, who are in the final stages of completing technology to expose them, especially at airports. The technology identifies a person’s gait, which can be used to identify people instantly, because we all walk in our own, unique way.
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Ugh…who’s for a second cuppa?

01/06/2018 13:47
THEY must be the most obnoxious creatures ever, carrying all sorts of germs as they scurry around from the sewers they inhabit. Yet, believe it or not, some people are actually drinking cockroach milk as a dairy alternative now, and it is said that the product is more nutritional.
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Bullfighting protesters flood streets of Madrid

01/06/2018 13:48
THOUSANDS of people invaded the streets of the Madrid last Sunday, protesting against what they believe was animal cruelty in bullfighting. The demonstration was backed by around 17 animal-rights’ groups, who said around 40,000 had turned out in the Spanish capital to call for an end to the sport.
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‘Salt’ weekend is such a colourful sight to see

01/06/2018 13:52
THE centre of Adeje will be taken over this weekend by Corpus Christi, one of the borough’s oldest celebrations. Some 445 sacks of sea-salt will be coloured and used to make carpets along the full length of the town’s Calle Grande, and the Calle Corpus Christi, from tomorrow afternoon (Saturday).
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Women completely out of the swim… for now!

01/06/2018 13:53
THEY certainly didn’t look or sound like men, and they weren’t exactly shaped like men. But a group of women insisted they had every right to swim in Hampstead’s male-only pool, in North London.
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Dog of the week!

01/06/2018 13:54
Live Arico news MEET Pippin! She is six weeks old, and the last from a litter of four. Her mother is a lovely podenco, and this tail-wagging, happy-go-lucky pup is in need of a loving family.
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A massive milestone!

01/06/2018 13:55
K9 animal news K9 animal refuge has come a long way since its origins, and, this week, we hit a milestone! Back in March of 1993, K9 president Elsie rescued her first street dog in Tenerife. She soon became aware of the amount of abandoned and unwanted animals on the island.
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Cats are the best!

01/06/2018 13:56
Cats Welfare news HERE are five reasons why you should all have a feline friend. 1.
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Beautiful puppies discovered

01/06/2018 13:56
Accion del Sol news LAST week, these seven gorgeous puppies, who had been abandoned by some heartless person, were found in a cave in Los Cristianos. They are about six weeks old, and will grow to be medium-sized dogs.
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Rajoy out!

01/06/2018 14:10
PM Mariano Rajoy has been voted out following a corruption scandal. The vote has put the opposition in charge and is assumed the leader, Pedro Sanchez will be leader as of Monday.
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Loro Park Foundation banishes parrot worry

25/05/2018 13:56
LORO Parque Foundation, thanks to its conservation efforts, has saved nine parrot species from imminent, total extinction. Since its 1994 creation, the Foundation has spent more than $18,000,000 (15m euros) supporting conservation projects for endangered species.
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Terrorist fanatics hit rock-bottom!

25/05/2018 13:57
ISIS fanatics have, horrifically, threatened to behead Spain’s superstar footballers Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo at next month’s World Cup in Russia. They have used a series of distressing posters, and one photo-shopped image shows the Barcelona and Real Madrid stars being pinned down by jihadists, armed with knives, on a packed stadium’s pitch.
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Bull-run bullies cause a seizure

25/05/2018 13:58
FOOTAGE has captured festival-goers mistreating a bull, as it appeared to suffer a seizure during a festival in Eastern Spain. The half-tonne animal grazed its horns along the tarmac as it struggled to find its feet during the traditional “bou al carrer” bull-run, in Villa Real, Valencia.
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Dog of the week!

25/05/2018 13:59
Live Arico news KIKO hasn’t had the easiest start in life, but he is keen to show just how loving and affectionate he can truly be! He loves the outdoors, and nothing more than playing with a ball. This beautiful boy deserves a second chance, and a home for life.
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A happy ending!

25/05/2018 14:00
Accion del Sol news A FEW weeks ago, a lovely couple, holidaying in Tenerife, found a dog abandoned on the streets of Arona. They called the police, and the dog was collected by Protection Civil and taken to our refuge.
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Helping Hand for Aaron’s courageous battle for life!

25/05/2018 14:01
AARON, a 12-year-old boy, has been fighting a daily battle against Duchennes Muscular Dystrophy ( DMD) for the past seven years. It is a muscle-wasting disease, with no known cure, and it affects boys, mainly.
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Judge disagrees with the Supreme Court

25/05/2018 14:01
By Mariano Zunino I HAVE referred to the recent Supreme Court ruling, previously, that mortgage taxes must be paid by the bank, following its 15th March judgement. Technically, it refers to Transfer Tax and Stamp Duty, while other costs are to be divided between client and bank.
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Political uncertainties help GBP/EUR stand firm

25/05/2018 14:02
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. While the pound has been struggling against a number of the majors in recent weeks, the British currency has proven resilient against the euro.
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How does your insurance company value your car after a total loss?

25/05/2018 14:03
GOD forbid this should happen to you, but if your vehicle is treated as a total loss (also know as a “write-off”), it is because the cost for the repair is higher than 75% of the actual cash value of the vehicle, or it has sustained so much damage, making it unsafe and not roadworthy. We really hope you won’t ever be involved in this situation, so it is best to be aware of some important aspects, and to be really clued up.
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25/05/2018 14:06
ADEJE officials have unveiled plans for their new, town-centre car park, and others in the borough, which are all part of a general improvement scheme, costing over 18 million euros. The main car park will create more than 1,000 new spaces, and, included in the overall expense, is an upgrade to a number of roads and pedestrian zones in the vicinity.
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Thomas Cook might wave goodbye to its sexy-sun Club 18-30

18/05/2018 12:53
THOMAS Cook’s Club 18-30, a brand known for cheap holidays full of sun, sex and ridiculous amounts of alcohol, could soon be confined to the company’s history. The Club, specialising in trips to Malia, Ayia Napa or Mallorca’s Magaluf, has the fitting slogan: “It’s go big or go home, and only the legendary will do”.
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Lofty window cleaner

18/05/2018 12:54
AMAZING pictures of a woman cleaning her windows in Spain, and not just any old windows, have gone viral. The heart-stopping images show the resident climbing out and around the windows of her apartment, which is several stories high.
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Flaming heck! My car’s hopping mad

18/05/2018 12:55
  A YOUNG woman was injured during a traffic accident on Monday afternoon in Los Realejos, which left her car in flames. She was in the LA Guancha area when she lost control of her BMW and came off the road.
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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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