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Covid-19 In Numbers

Daily updated Covid-19 figures. Updated: 23/09/2020 50 recoveries and 7 new cases mean that Lanzarote’s total of active cases has fallen to 220, of which 207 are in isolation at home and 11 in hospital, two of whom are in intensive…

Ambassador’s message/ Live Q&A sessions

With 100 days left until the UK's Transition Period with the EU ends on 31st December. Her Majesty's Ambassador to Spain, Hugh Elliott,  has recorded a video message for UK Nationals living in Spain. Click below to view the video. https://www.facebook.com/BritsInSpain/videos/369505450853284 The…

Market protest

Yesterday’s protest by a local organic farmer highlights how badly-written laws can seriously affect businesses and events that are actually pointing the way to the future.  Arrecife has been a breath of hope in recent weeks.…

Fernando’s Back

Spain’s greatest motorsport driver, Fernando Alonso, will return to Formula 1 next season. The 38-year-old will partner Frenchman Esteban Ocon at Renault following the announcement of Daniel Ricciardo’s departure for McLaren. First…

Subject your pet

Spain’s RAC has revealed that one in three drivers take their pets in their car on occasions, and 11.5% of them put the animal in the boot space without any restraint as required by law. 1.1% take the animal on the passenger seat. First…

Get outside to stay healthy

The outdoor life and breezy climate of the Canaries could turn out to be a distinct health advantage, recent research on Covid-19 transmission suggests.  New research concerning the transmission of Covid-19 shows that experts are increasingly…

Quarantine and isolation

The Canarian Government has highlighted the procedures that are carried out when a positive case of Covid-19 is diagnosed. Once a new case is confirmed, preventive measures are immediately started in an attempt to break the chain of transmission. The…

Lanzarote hits 1,000 while active cases fall.

Lanzarote has become the third Canary Island to hit a total of 1,000 coronavirus cases since March. However, the total of active cases continues to drop rapidly.  Lanzarote’s total of precisely 1,000 cases since the first reported…

Hotel Grand Teguise Playa Trophy

On 7th August, Las Palmeras Golf Society was sponsored by the Hotel Grand Teguise Playa for a long-awaited tournament that had been postponed twice because of the pandemic. A record number of golfers competed eagerly for two great prizes: a…

Why is Spain being hit so hard?

While Lanzarote and the Canaries appear to be successfully slowing down the second wave of coronavirus, it is still rising alarmingly in Spain as a whole. Why is the coronavirus taking such a toll on this country in particular? Yesterday…