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Hotels closed as Tenerife bears the brunt

All hotels in Spain will have to close by next Thursday, following an official decree issued yesterday. The decree orders the closure of all types of tourist accommodation, and states that closures must take place as soon as the establishment…

Lanzarote on screen

In a new series, we take a look at some of this island's most famous and memorable appearances on film, TV and video. Mararía Mararía is probably the most well-known Spanish-language novel about Lanzarote. Written in 1973…

Muebles Rubicón Update

Muebles Rubicón in San Bartolomé would like to remind customers that, under the emergency requirements, you’re still allowed to purchase electrical appliances of basic necessity. Call 928 52 05 37, email comercial@mueblesrubicon.com or…

A message from Father Stan Evans, Anglican Chaplain to Lanzarote.

Father Stan Evans, Chaplain of the Anglican Church on Lanzarote, wrote the following message to Gazette readers yesterday. Find out more about the work of the church at www.lanzarotechurch.com Our world has changed and will continue…

“No one will be left behind”

On a dark day for Spain, the President of the Government announced vast amounts of money to support the nation during the state of alarm to combat the coronavirus. Referring to figures that revealed that the coronavirus is currently…

Kids’ Health Update

Yesterday, the Gazette's designer noticed mucus coming from her one-year-old son's ear. When she took his temperature, he had a fever. She called her local health centre's number and was told not to bring the child in unless it was an emergency.…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Whether it's music, sport, humour, films, TV or whatever - why not share your favourite Irish videos in the comments section? Well no one thought we'd be celebrating it like this, but put a smile on your face, watch this famous video…

Spain Closes Land Borders

Spain will close its land borders from midnight, admitting only Spanish nationals, foreigners resident in Spain, cross-border workers and others who can prove that their entry to the country is necessary or unavoidable. This measure…

Lockdown: can I, or can’t I?

Here are answers to some of the most common questions about the measures introduced under the royal decree published under Spain’s official State of Alarm on Saturday night. The measures are intended to contain the spread of the COVID…

Lanzarote on lockdown; fourth case announced

The lockdown announced last night by Spanish president Pedro Sánchez under the national State of Alarm reached the end of its first day without serious incident on Lanzarote. Police patrolled beachfronts and tourist areas talking to…