Photo: Turismo Tenerife. Updated 18 April: It’s Easter weekend and so the focus is entirely on the religious celebrations of the Biblical story of Jesus Christ’s last week on earth, his crucifixion and resurrection. Events start today with Guía de Isora’s Pascua Florida, a wonderful floral route representing the Stations of the Cross: the Pascua Florida lasts until Easter Sunday and there is a photo competition as usual – details HERE. Tomorrow is Good Friday itself, and so all eyes will be on The Pasión 2019 – Adeje’s Passion Play on Good Friday. Tomorrow is of course a public holiday, but still running over EasterREAD MORE

Updated 3pm: As feared, the accident on the TF1 between the Chio junction and the BIcho tunnel was a dreadful one. Emergency services say that a full range of resources was deployed to the incident, which saw the car driver trapped in his vehicle, and the 27-year-old lorry driver suffer multiple injuries. He was transferred by helicopter to HUC where his condition is said not to be life-threatening, but sadly, the car driver died from the injuries he’d sustained in the collision. edit: the victim has subsequently been identified as Juan Bernardo González Fleytas, the father of former CD Tenerife footballer Iriome González. Original postREAD MORE

There has long been controversy over reports of people being victims of  “the date rape drug Devil’s Breath”, with many including scientists saying they are fake news or the matter is a conspiracy theory, but still the stories keep coming. The latest is of an Irishman who says he was forced to empty his bank account after being sprayed with it in Tenerife. The Irish Department of Foreign Affairs has warned tourists to be vigilant about such drugs in Spain after the man, from Wicklow but working and resident in Switzerland, is said to have had his telephone, watch and several hundred Euros stolen inREAD MORE

Updated 17 April: Adeje Ayuntamiento has announced that this Good Friday’s Passion Play will be broadcast live on Television Canaria and 13TV nationally from 12 noon. It will also be streamed live on the Adeje Ayuntamiento Facebook page, and Radio Sur Adeje (107.9FM) will be broadcasting live from the Plaza España throughout the performance. The Council says that the Passion is one of the most eagerly awaited cultural events of the year in Adeje, with an important level of local participation from those who live here. “This is very much their staging, and something they feel very committed to year after year”, commented the mayor,READ MORE

Updated 16 April 2019: The La Orotava Court responsible for domestic violence cases has lifted its secrecy order in the case of Amy Gerard, the Loro Parque trainer who disappeared in Puerto de la Cruz at the end of November and whose body was sadly found in early December. In the process, the Court has revealed that the investigation which it has been conducting has discovered indications of an involvement of the boyfriend, who has now been summoned to appear in Court to give evidence in coming weeks. Updated 17 December 2018: Tragically, police say that as suspected with clarity, DNA tests have now confirmed absolutelyREAD MORE

Updated 16 April: Casting Canarias is looking for women between 30 and 40 years of age and between sizes 40-48 for an international shoot in May.  Applicants should send their full name, contact telephone and photos to info@castingcanarias.com by tomorrow, Wednesday 17 April. Those who are preselected will be called for a personal casting in Santa Cruz on 23 and 24 April. Updated 15 April: Casting Canarias is seeking to cast male runners between 35 and 45 years of age, and surfers between 25 and 35 years of age, for an international shoot in May.  Applicants should send their full name, contact telephone and photos toREAD MORE