Who will be mayor?

Lists of candidates for next May's mayoral elections are being finalised, and give a good idea of what the main battles on the island will be.

Meteorite falls

The Canarian Astrophysics Institute (ICA) has said that a meteorite that passed over Gran Canaria before falling into the sea is the first recorded in the Canaries.

Demolition to start

The Coast and Sea Department has commenced the demolition of parts of the Aparthotel Fariones that were built illegally on public land.

Rain to come

Lanzarote will see some showers over this weekend. Get the umbrellas out!

And they’re off!!!

The Font Vella International Marathon has already started and will fill Lanzarote's seafront promenades from Costa Teguise to Martagorda with athletes.

Lanzarote belén guide

By mid-December, Lanzarote's belenes (nativity scenes) will be on display in towns all over the island. Here's how to enjoy this lovely tradition.

Stratvs Tour

Last month, we took a guided tour of Bodegas Stratvs, the stunning winery that has raised the bar for quality on Lanzarote.

Bus engine fire

Last night the local fire service in Tías were called to an incident involving a bus Puerto del Carmen.

Hang glider rescued

A hang glider was rescued after an accident in Famara yesterday afternoon.

Christmas Events

Here are some of the main Christmas events that are taking place on the island this year.