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A 60-year-old British man is in hospital this evening after being stabbed in the stomach by intruders he and his wife surprised shortly after 6pm last evening in the apartment in which they were on holiday in Los Cristianos.  Police say that the man was stabilized at the scene and is thankfully not in danger though the injury he received was serious. The Policía Nacional is investigating, and seeking the couple’s attackers.READ MORE

Photo: Arona Policía Local. Arona’s Policía Local has seized around 100 boxes of counterfeit goods after swooping simultaneously on six shops in various streets around Los Cristianos harbour area yesterday. Four of the shops were in C/. Pablos Abril, one in the pedestrian walkway Juan XXIII, and another in Avda de Los Playeros (formerly C/. General Franco). Police say that the operation involved investigations of a dozen or so staff and owners in the premises and searches which resulted in the seizure of the fake products which were being sold as genuine to tourists. One of the employers is also being investigated for employment rights offences.READ MORE

Updated 20 April: Sadly, the search for Anibal Abreu Martín has been called off since his body has found. Original post 18 April: Anibal Abreu Martín has not been seen since he went missing on Monday, 16 April, in Tacoronte. He is 37 years old, 1.6m tall and slim, bearded with short dark hair, and brown eyes. If anyone can help find him, please call the numbers on the poster, or the police or emergency services.READ MORE

Canarian airline Binter has introduced a new connection between these islands and the Balearics with three-hour flights between the archipelagos from next month. Canarian Government transport minister Pablo Rodríguez said that the new connection, with the recently increased discount of 75% for residents in the Canaries would represent a “revolution in mobility”. He added that there aren’t too many visitors in the Canaries from the Balearics and that this would be good news for tourism. It will certainly be good news for residents here too who’ve often thought about going to visit Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza or Formentera. The presentation was made in the Balearics and also presentREAD MORE

Photos. Adeje mayor José Miguel Rodríguez Fraga. Updated 20 April: At long last El Beril beach is to opened. Adeje Ayuntamiento is holding the official inauguration this Monday, 23 April, at midday, a formal act that will be attended by the Canarian Government subdelegado Guillermo Díaz Guerra, Tenerife president Carlos Alonso, the new Canarian Government tourism minister Cristóbal de la Rosa, chief of Provincial Costas José Manuel Fojo Barroso, mayor of Adeje José Miguel Rodríguez Fraga, Adeje urban planning councillor Ermitas Moreira, and urban technician Uberto Rodríguez. The new beach, whose concessionary is Sociedad Urbanizadora El Beril S.A., has been instigated and administered by Sociedad ExplotadoraREAD MORE

The following are updates (latest first) on the current situation while Brexit negotiations take place. At present nothing is confirmed, with everything still to be determined through the two-year process. Please also see HERE for general thoughts on the situation of British residents of Tenerife. Updated 20 April: Apart from any problems the Government has with the House of Lords and the DUP, let alone the EU negotiators, another problem is pending with what can now be known as the Shindler Case. This involves a 96-year-old British man who lives in Italy, Harry Shindler, and who has just had his case accepted by the European CourtREAD MORE