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Bulgaria is the canary in the gas pipeline for Russia’s relationship with the EU

Kiril Petkov, the Bulgarian prime minister, during a visit to the construction site of the LNG pipeline with Greece. Photo by Konstantinos Tsakalidis/Bloomberg via Getty Images In October 2020, a photo was leaked of Bulgaria’s then-prime minister Boyko Borisov sleeping beside a pistol and a stack of €500 notes, crystallising an unwelcome image of corruption. […]

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UK

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Return to Canary Islands

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced its return to the Canary Islands for the first time since 2017, delivering guests more choice and flexibility with year-round Europe cruise offerings in 2022. According to a press release, following a grand 22-day transatlantic voyage from Miami to Lisbon, Norwegian Sun will make her return to Europe offering immersive Canary […]

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Travel

Spain holiday warning: The Canary and Balearic Islands face ‘extreme’ weather

Spain will experience a very “intense” heatwave and extreme temperatures will be reached in June. Tourists have been warned about the upcoming heatwave as thousands of Britons head to the country every week. The State Meteorological Agency Aemet said June, July and August will be much warmer than normal. Ruben Del Campo, from Aemet, explained: […]

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Travel

‘Lovely place!’ Spain’s prettiest village in the Canary Islands is ‘beautiful’

Known as an almond town, every traditional dessert in Tejeda is centred around the tasty nut. Tourists can sample some of the town’s famous sweet treats at the local bakery, Dulceria Nublo. One tourist wrote on Tripadvisor: “This bakery offers the most delicious sweets and pastries. “Highly recommended to make a short stop and taste […]

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UK

Norwegian Sun to Sail in the Canary Islands Instead of Asia for Winter Season

Citing local travel limitations, Norwegian Cruise Line cancelled the upcoming Asia season aboard the Norwegian Sun. After resuming service for an Alaska program in early May, the 2001-built vessel was set to offer a series of itineraries to the Far East and Southeast Asia starting in October. The five- to 12-night voyages featured visits to […]

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Science

Green energy transition: Cost-of-living canary falls off its perch

As the election moves into its final phase, with inflation soaring and interest rates rising putting the squeeze on households, everyone is talking about cost-of-living pressures. Few candidates, however, are willing to talk about the trajectory of electricity prices. The canary in the coal mine has fallen off its perch and few will acknowledge it. […]

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Travel

‘Excruciatingly painful’ Canary Islands has toxic jellyfish warning for tourists in Spain

The pain disappears after a couple of hours. Bathers should contact the emergency services or the lifeguards at their beach as soon as possible if they spot one, as care should be taken whether one is found in the sea or dead on the shore. This is because its venom can still cause harm. National […]

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Travel

New COVID travel rules for Spain, Canary Islands & Balearics as holiday season approaches

Canary Islands travel rules The Canaries’ rules are similar to those of Spain, as you need to be fully vaccinated or have proof of recovery to visit. Again, unvaccinated teens aged 12 to 17 can visit provided they have proof of a negative test taken within 72 hours before travel. You may also be required […]

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Spain holidays: Canary islands weather warning as storm hits Lanzarote and Gran Canaria

Tourist resorts such as Benidorm expect to see their largest crowds since before the pandemic. Many southern coastal regions of Spain are fairly reliant on tourism and are keen to restart the industry. However, the tourist industry is also facing rising energy prices and an increase in the cost of essential goods. Items such as […]