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Fuel slick washes up on Gran Canaria beaches

More than 120kg of fuel oil has been scrapped off the beaches of Gran Canaria as authorities struggle to contain the spill from a Russian fishing

More than 120kg of fuel oil has been scrapped off the beaches of Gran Canaria as authorities struggle to contain the spill from a Russian fishing

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Kerneur wins kitesurf slalom in Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands provided the ideal weather conditions for the Kitesurf World Cup this week. The third and final day saw

Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands provided the ideal weather conditions for the Kitesurf World Cup this week. The third and final day saw

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Canaries fires still rage

Wildfires are still raging across many parts of Spain, including La Gomera in the Canary Islands, but firefighters say that due to budget cuts of

Wildfires are still raging across many parts of Spain, including La Gomera in the Canary Islands, but firefighters say that due to budget cuts of

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Firefighters calm wildfires in Spain

Spanish firefighters say the wildfires that ripped through the Canary islands and parts of western Spain over the weekend are gradually coming under

Spanish firefighters say the wildfires that ripped through the Canary islands and parts of western Spain over the weekend are gradually coming under

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Wildfires rage on Canary Islands

Firefighters on the Canary Islands are struggling to keep forest fires away from population centres. The fires, the worst for several years, have

Firefighters on the Canary Islands are struggling to keep forest fires away from population centres. The fires, the worst for several years, have

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Flames lick Tenerife's UNESCO park

A wildfire raging in the Canary Islands has now entered a national park that is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Since it started on Sunday, the blaze

A wildfire raging in the Canary Islands has now entered a national park that is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Since it started on Sunday, the blaze

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National park threatened as fires rage in Canaries

The battle is on in the Canary Islands to put raging forest fires under control, including one in Tenerife which is threatening a precious nature

The battle is on in the Canary Islands to put raging forest fires under control, including one in Tenerife which is threatening a precious nature

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Glassblowing, construction and whistling

Some children are learning very special skills, which they hope will help them build a career in the future. Glass-working in Italy, construction in

Some children are learning very special skills, which they hope will help them build a career in the future. Glass-working in Italy, construction in

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Protests as Canary Islands oil drilling gets go-ahead

A group of Canary Islanders travelled to Spain’s capital on Saturday to denounce plans to drill for oil off their archipelago. They smeared

A group of Canary Islanders travelled to Spain’s capital on Saturday to denounce plans to drill for oil off their archipelago. They smeared