Moroccan earthquake

Spanish President Pedro Sánchez has offered commiserations to Morocco following last night's earthquake, which has killed 632 people so far.

Remembering Raquel

Raquel Welch, the 60s and 70s sex symbol who died yesterday at the age of 82, arrived on Lanzarote in the winter of 1965 with the film crew of 1,000,000 Years BC.

Irish award

The President of Lanzarote's Cabildo , María Dolores Corujo, has flown to Ireland to collect the Irish Travel Agents' Association's award for Best Winter Destination.

Yaiza promoted at FITUR 2023

The Yaiza President, Oscar Noda, along with Ayuntamiento representatives, is arrived at the International Tourism Fair in Madrid this Wednesday to promote the municipality.

Lanzarote’s busy FITUR 2023 agenda

The Lanzarote Cabildo president, María Dolores Corujo, has a busy schedule lined up at the 2023 International Tourism Fair in Madrid, holding 67 meetings with various country representatives.

Masks off on public transport “soon”

Spain's Health Minister, Carolina Darias, said yesterday that the law requiring face masks to be worn on public transport would shortly be repealed.

Jet2’s 20th anniversary

This week, members from the Lanzarote Cabildo attended Jet2’s 20th anniversary celebrations at the 2023 International Tourism Fair (Fitur).

Argentina win the World Cup

The Argentine population on Lanzarote took to the streets last night, proudly wearing their shirts and waving flags in celebration of their triumphant win over France on penalties.

Football frenzy!

Moroccan football fans celebrated their team's historical victory over Portugal yesterday, which makes them the first African side to reach the World Cup semi-finals. Happy singing, flag-waving and the usual driving around and tooting car horns carried on for several hours in Arrecife, where the majority of Lanzarote's Moroccan community live. Moroccans are the largest immigrant community on the island after the British.

Nuclear power in Morocco

Environmentalists have been alarmed by the news that Russia has agreed the construction of a nuclear power station with the Moroccan government. The facility, which will be used for “peaceful purposes” will be located at Sidi Boulbra, on the Moroccan coast 400 kilometres north east of the Canary Islands.