Canary Islands

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a group of mountainous islands in the Atlantic off the northwest coast of Africa forming Spanish provinces

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Ryanair has reported that the Government of the Canary Islands has terminated its low-cost traffic growth incentive scheme agreement with the airline, as a result of which, the airline has cancelled the 21 routes and reduced flight frequency from the four Canary Island destinations of Gran Canaria, Fuertaventura, Lanzarote, and Tenerife.
THE Canary Islands (Islas Canaries), a Spanish archipelago little more than 100km from the coast of Africa, is made up of seven beautiful islands, each offering a unique experience.
We estimate the Canary Islands' budgetary performance to have improved significantly in 2017, with an operating margin of 9%-10% (2016: 6.2%), boosted by higher self-collected taxes and higher transfers from the financial system of EUR530 million.
The smallest of the Canary Islands wants to shift to 100 percent renewable energy with wind and water power.
The smallest of the Canary Islands has experienced about 10,000 earthquakes since July 19 in a sign of rising magma.
A SECOND British holidaymaker has drowned in a hotel swimming pool in the Canary Islands in two days.
STRONG winds were fanning fierce forest fires for a second day on the Canary Island of La Palma while a fresh outbreak was detected on nearby La Gomera island, the Spanish government said last night.
Many nations accepted the one that passes through the Canary Islands. I misinterpreted my notes, resulting in associating the Canary Island meridian with Greenwich.
Vazquez Figueroa, Alberto 1966: Grand Canary Island. Barcelona: Planeta.
Meanwhile hundreds were evacuated by boat to escape a fire raging on the Canary Island of La Gomera.
Five people were killed dead last night when a rescue helicopter crashed on a Canary Island after picking up tourists injured in a bus crash.
Ten beaked whales that stranded themselves on shore during military maneuvers hosted by Spain last fall near the Canary Islands show unusual bits of fat in vital organs--an indication of trauma, say the researchers.
The ship, Privilege, was taken into port at Las Palmas in Spain's Canary Islands, before dawn.
These memories are all that is left of the Guanche, the people who lived in the Canary Islands, the first people to be eliminated by the Europeans on their American adventure.