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Surrey police have asked for help to locate a man thought to be in Tenerife who is wanted for sexual assault. Police say that the attack they are dealing with took place on 19 June this year but was only reported after the victim returned home to the UK. The photo attached is an identikit of the man who is black, in his 40s, around 5’9″ tall, muscular, and with a tattoo on his neck. Police say that at the time of the incident he was “wearing a black over the shoulder ‘Nike’ bag which had ‘Nike’ written in white on the side with a whiteREAD MORE

Following the recent tragedy of Presley Stockton, who drowned in the swimming pool of the hotel Paradise Park in Los Cristianos, The Sun has led several British tabloids in publishing extremely emotive pieces about hotel swimming pools here generally, calling them among the worst in Europe for safety. In particular, they report that the lifeguard was not doing his job, was chatting to girls, and that there was only one guard on duty when there should have been two and that the one who was present did not know what to do anyway. Worse, they put these words in the mouths of members of theREAD MORE

A 27-year-old British tourist is in Candelaria Hospital with serious injuries after a 20-year-old Moroccan tried to rape her last Monday in an Adeje apartment. She had met the man in the bar where he worked and he accompanied her home after his shift, forcing himself on her and beating her when she resisted. Police say that he has now been arrested and was today remanded in custody by the Courts for attempted rape, serious threats and wounding. The woman, meanwhile, remains in hospital where her condition is said to be serious.READ MORE

Updated 6pm: Given the speculation surrounding this incident, the facts are these. The police are not conducting a “sexual assault investigation”, and in fact have closed the case subject to any new information being provided. This is not least because no denuncia for sexual assault has been received from the woman concerned, though the case has been referred to the public prosecutor’s office which is considering the conflicting and confusing information provided to determine what, if anything, can or should be done. Meanwhile, the medics who called in the police and who appear to have released information and in some instances pictures are themselves being investigatedREAD MORE

A Level 3 Award Emergency Paediatric First Aid course will be held on Saturday 8 December at The San Blas Centre in Golf Del Sur. The company that is offering it is Tineke Training, an established, British-based Company specialising in the delivery of Ofqual-regulated (The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), Health & Safety Executive compliant, internationally-recognised and accepted First Aid and Health & Safety Training qualifications. All instructors and trainers are certified First Aid Instructors and Assessors, hold the IOSH qualification and have either a Post-Graduate Certificate of Education or City & Guilds Further Education Teaching certificate. The company says that over the years, thousandsREAD MORE

I’ve had so many enquiries about the Vino a Babor (wine to the port side) event in Las Galletas’ Marina del Sur after the enormous successes of the last two years, and now Turismo Arona has at last announced that the event will indeed return this year, on Saturday, 3 November. It will again be in the Marina del Sur in Las Galletas, and as before there’ll be wine tasting, tapas, music, cooking demonstrations, and much more, for all the family. Hopefully there’ll be another great turnout to ensure this event becomes an unmissable annual date for the diary. Entry is free.  READ MORE