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Christopher David

Christopher's daughter Jessica Fenner writes: Christopher John Markham David was born on the 24th October 1926 in Eastbourne, England and died on the 26th December 2019 in Lanzarote, Spain, aged 93 years old. Widower of Gill David,…

Patera Tragedy

A baby died after being born on a patera (boat used by immigrants) travelling from the Moroccan coast to Lanzarote on 8th January. The boat, which contained 40 people, was detected 15 nautical miles west of the coast of Lanzarote and…

Eurovision In Lanzarote

The music video for Blas Cantó's Eurovision song has been recorded on both Lanzarote and Tenerife. The song, titled "Universo", will feature as Spain's Eurovision song. Although it doesn't feature many obvious shots of Lanzarote and…

British Consul Message

The Withdrawal Agreement which sets out how the UK leaves the EU has now passed into UK law, which, once the European Parliament has ratified it this week, means that the UK is leaving the EU with a deal on 31 January. This is very…

Stand Against Hunting

Jane Burke's article in the February edition of the Gazette begins with an appeal to readers to join her in the protest against hunting that will be held at the Recinto Ferial, near the Cabildo building in Arrecife, from 11am to 12 midday on…

Spain Leads Price Rises

Spain will lead Europe in house price increases next year according to forecasts by international credit agency Moody’s. They predict that house prices will rise by 5.5% in 2020, a figure that places Spain ahead of Ireland and Portugal (4.5%)…