Preparing for Famara’s Fiesta

Special bus services have been announced for this weekend's fiestas in Famara. To discourage people from taking private cars.

Surfer dies

A 59-year-old Belgian resident of the island has died while surfing at Famara.

Famara tragedy

A 53-year-old woman died after driving her car off the Famara cliffside at 7.45 am this morning.

Teenagers rescued in Famara

Yesterday afternoon, the emergency services were alerted to two teenagers in distress 50 metres from the coast in Famara.

Car wreckage removed

The wreckage of 15 cars was successfully removed from the Famara cliffside yesterday.

Hang glider rescued

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

Runner rescued

A trail runner who fell on the Famara cliffs was evacuated by emergency helicopter early yesterday morning.

Tourist rescued at Famara

A Scottish tourist was rescued at Famara after being caught up in a current while bathing.