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2 Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 Lorna Eade email@example.com The opinion of the owner or staff of Tenerife Weekly is not necessarily mirrored in the opinions or assertions made by any of our contributors. firstname.lastname@example.org 627 686 830 SALES Issue 89 Miller Rental S.L C.I.F: B 38709366 Deposito Legal: TFE 447/2012 Manager & Production Stephen Eade email@example.com CONTRIBUTERS Sir Old Golfer Steve Andrews John Sharples Barry Pugh Janet Anscombe Paul Ling Marc Craig Red Queen Musings Colin Kirby English Time Adeje Blog Sylvia CCS Tenerife www.tenerife-weekly.com facebook.com/TenerifeWeekly The material contained within Tenerife Weekly may not to be reproduced unless permission has been received from the Owner. Disclaimer While we strive to bring you a quality newspaper Tenerife Weekly cannot be held responsible for the print quality of this publication. The responsibility for print quality lies directly with our printers (TF Print, S.A.). Please be aware that by advertising in Tenerife Weekly you are agreeing to this disclaimer. PUB QUIZ (Page 34) 1. Italy 2. Pittsburgh 3. H G Wells 4. Windmill 5. Jane Austen 6. New South Wales 7. Binary Digit 8. The East Indies 9. John Huffam 10. Sinn Fein 11. Abbatoir 12. Amsterdam SUDOKU Easy (Page 16) Editor While Tenerife Weekly makes every realistic effort to inspect the contents of all of our advertising, it cannot be held responsible for any assertions or declarations they may make. Owner & Publisher - Christopher Miller 1. Yard Guard 2. Big Wig 3. Bread Spread 4. Camp Lamp 5. Huge Scrooge 6. Worse Verse 7. Loan Moan 8. Oar Store 9. Bare Hare 10. Pure Cure 11. Fine Sign 12. Noodle Strudel 13. Whale Tale 14. White Knight 15. Bran Ban SUDOKU Challenging (Page 16) HINK PINKS (Page 38) QUICK CROSSWORD (Page 8) Solutions to this weekÂ´s puzzles QUICK CROSSWORD (Page 56) Facebook.com/TenerifeWeekly www.tenerife-weekly.com Editorial How much egg do I have on my face??? Andy Murray, how very dare you go and win Wimbledon. How terribly un-British of you, how can we keep our reputation as the sporting under dogs of the world if you continue to win everything in sight? Extremely proud that I couldn’t have been more wrong, he won the semi, he won the championship. And he even smiled! So now, about those Ashes…… Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 So nice to see that the beach at Callao Salvaje has had a makeover, it looks beautiful, also Tenerife’s Tourism Corporation projects to rejuvenate so many other parts of our lovely island can only be a good thing for our tourists, and for us locals, it is nice to see much needed investment especially when things are so bad financially everywhere, speculate to accumulate perhaps? How many of you watch The Apprentice? My name is Lorna and I am an addict. Sadly I have watched each programme avidly and decided which jumped-up oik should be fired. Continued from page 1 http://englishtimeadeje.com So far I have matched Lord Sugar’s decision every week, but it is the final this Wednesday, how will I do, the pressure is unbearable! What will I do on Wednesday nights from now on? A reminder for all you talented, yet unspotted superstars, on page 7 you will find the entry form for the Live Arico Strictly X Idol Talent Competition. It is all in a good cause and what promises to be a fabulous couple of afternoon’s entertainment. See you all next week. Lorna Eade the car people competition This week’s The Car People Competition had another great response, with loads of correct answers to the question; What car did Starsky & Hutch (Paul Michael Glaser & David Soul) drive in their TV series? The answer is a Ford Gran Torino. Congratulations go to Frank Williams who was the lucky winner. We look forward to seeing him with his family at the Sunday Carvery at Vivo, where For those of us who have waited and waited and griped and knocked at doors for years to push for the completion of the project, it is hard to believe that it is nearly a reality – but it is. The beach in Callao Salvaje, Playa Ajabo, is looking more than good, with the parasols now in place, the restaurant open and even a lifeguard in place. However there is still work to do and the word from the council is that is on-going. There is a stretch of ground behind the new beach bar that is currently being flattened and tarmacked though it is still not confirmed whether this will be a pathway or a through road for cars to and from the beach. A problem with water pressure levels has meant that some of the flower beds cannot be properly maintained, so they may be redesigned to a more adaptable format. FOUND! www.janetsanscombe.com Bomberos, Policía Local, and Guardia Civil were all involved in the search, and subsequent rescue of an elderly German hiker who had been missing in Niágara barranco in Guía de Isora for two days. He was found alive and well, but suffering from symptoms of dehydration, and was taken by helicopter to the Adeje helipad before being transferred to a hospital for an evaluation of his condition. Emergency services reported that they had been in telephone contact with the diabetic 73-year-old, but lost contact when his mobile phone battery died. He was, however able to describe where he was, enabling the emergency services to focus their search. So, work in progress, but what a difference to this time two years ago. And what’s really great to see, as a resident and parent, is that this is a family beach; the parents and kids of Callao Salvaje and visiting families own the beach and love the beach, and care for the beach, and so it should be. And in truth it really has contributed to a new sense of pride for those of us who live here, in Callao Salvaje, a place that every day is becoming more of a Des Res! 3 they will also be treated to a round of mini golf each. This week’s competition question is on Motoring News page 39. Good Luck Tenerife Government Bans Fires And Work In Mountains Due To Heat Wave Dear Marc Craig 12 years ago I together with a friend were repairing my roof in Las Moraditas, in broad daylight, when a domed object with star shaped fins, zigzagged over us, I rang 2 neighbours to look, one wasn’t home, the other laughed and wouldn’t go out. By the time I was back on the roof it was a speck. My friend and I drew separately a sketch of what we had seen … both identical. What was it? Yours Sue D Thank you Sue, That’s fascinating. I know it was a long time ago but can you remember the date, even the month and year? I would love to look into this further and see if there were other sightings around the same time period. Thanks for sharing your encounter. Marc General public should avoid forest and woodland areas To prevent forest and wild fires, the Government of Tenerife (Cabildo de Tenerife) has enforced a ban on certain activities in the mountains all over the island, following the Spanish Met Office’s forecast (AEMET) for extremely high temperatures. The ban prohibits from the lighting of any fires in the recreation and barbecue areas in the mountains, any burning of agricultural or forest waste and lighting bonfires. Also banned is work with machinery or tools and the use of anything that could cause sparks in agricultural and forestry areas, such as brush cutters and welding equip- ment. Fireworks displays in the area of risk and in areas close to dry vegetation where wildfire could spread are banned. Also, the public is advised to avoid transit through forested areas until the ban is lifted. These measures will remain in force as long as the dry weather conditions persist greatly increasing the risk of wildfires. As part of the plan for the prevention of forest fires, the Cabildo of Tenerife has issued a plea to the general public to avoid going into the mountains during the heat wave whenever possible. The island’s Department for Forestry and Fire Management has already put its emergency services on standby so they are ready to act if a high risk situation occurs. 4 Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 NEwS ON THE ROCK The Tribunal de Cuentas is to investigate the socalled “economic black hole” of some 300,000 Euros in Arona caused by the chaos in the contracts awarded for beach concessions (sunbeds, umbrellas, etc.). It appears, now, that the three adjudications, which have brought virtually no money into Arona’s coffers during 2012 and 2013, were null and void from 2011 and renewed over the last two years in verbal form only. The Tribunal de Cuentas is a national independent state supervisory body for the country’s economic administration, including the public sector. It appears that it will also look at Arona’s economic administration in general, in addition to investigating the particular problems surrounding the 300,000 Euros deficit. Since José Antonio Reverón denounced the matter to the public prosecutor, there are now two formal investigations on-going into Arona’s finances. easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, has added a further five routes to its flight schedule making 190,000 more seats available for its passengers. The new routes will take off from 17 October 2013 and are available to book now at easyJet.com. The airline will add a twice– weekly winter sun route to Tenerife from Newcastle International Airport from 6 November 2013 with prices available from as little £28.49 San Miguel de Abona has approved a bylaw modification that will make it an offence, with fines of between 750 and 1,500 Euros, to sell vehicles in public spaces or on roads in the municipality. Those wanting to sell cars privately must get a licence from San Miguel Ayuntamiento, and this must be displayed prominently in the vehicle being sold. The council says that many people put a se vende sign on cars parked along busy roads, or in service stations, car parks, etc. often where there are legitimate car dealerships nearby, and it is unfair for these businesses to be put at a disadvantage. The tenth edition of EUroForUM will take place on 11th, 12th and 13th July at the Iberostar Grand Hotel Mencey in Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz Development Society will repeat the event again in March 2014, to coincide with a major TV series festival. EUROFORUM is the only audiovisual co-production market in the Canary Islands, dedicated to the promotion of feature film projects, TV movies and TV series. The City Council of Santa Cruz, through its Development Society, Festeam and the Cabildo de Tenerife have presented the programme of activities for this meeting, to be staged in the capital for the first time. Makers of films and TV series can join forces and create synergies within the audiovisual sector. A 4 year-old child was rescued from drowning on Monday afternoon from Radazul Beach, El Rosario. The child was unconscious and medical services performed resuscitation manoeuvres before taking the child Hospital Universitario de Canarias (HUC). The child is reported to be in a critical condition. Spain, together with Germany, France, Italy, and the UK, has signed a G5 pilot, a multilateral and automatic information exchange agreement, to crack down on tax evasion. The scheme will involve the exchange of a wide range of financial information between the countries, and is based on the model agreements negotiated by the five countries with the United States government to comply with the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FACTA). Information exchanged includes names, addresses and account numbers of foreigners, and account balances, as well as other more detailed information for particular types of accounts. From 2014, it is likely that further implementations will also see information being exchanged about life insurance products, pensions, and ownership of and income from property. Facebook.com/TenerifeWeekly Arona Creates 150 jobs THE Arona Government has agreed to adhere to an agreement between the Government of the Canary Islands and the Federation of Canarian municipalities (FECAM) to develop an extraordinary programme of Social employment for 2013. By virtue of this agreement, the Arona Town Council will allocate a total of 750,000 euros (500,000 provided by the City Council and 250,000 from the Government of the Canary Islands) to hire 150 people for a five month period. As set out in the document of the agreement, the Social Employment Plan aims to develop “extraordinary performances by employment and social utility, which benefit the community and, at the same time, involving a reduction of unemployment”. The Convention involves, as well, the recruitment of unemployed people for the execution of tasks in the public interest, such as maintenance, adaptation and re-evaluation of urban, rural and coastal public areas, support to municipal services, the improvement and maintenance of landscaped areas and actions to improve on the access roads to the municipalities. Councillor of economic promotion of the city of Arona, Marcos Afonso, regretted the stance of the opposition, since “the other political groups have not supported this initiative, which will generate resources for 150 families in this town”. The mayor said that “is not obliged to interpret the opposition put forward as political interests above the real needs of the citizens”. Afonso also noted that “this agreement framework will benefit the long term unemployed, people at risk of social exclusion, as well as families in which none of its members receive any sort of economic benefit, now is the time to contribute to improving the situation of the residents of Arona”. lAs CHAFIrAs FerIA EL MÉDANo had one in March, and Adeje’s was in May. Now it’s the turn of Las Chafiras, with a Feria del Saldo between 9am and 8pm this Saturday, 13 July, in the agricultural market. Local businesses will again be offering stock at bargain basement prices, and entertainment and surprises in store as well. www.tenerife-weekly.com O ver the past few months, my wife and I have taken many trips to the other side of the Island, to the forests and coastal towns of the north to name but a few, they’ve been great days out and given me something to talk about here, but this week I thought it might be nice to cover somewhere a bit nearer to my doorstep, a place that’s got quite a different ambience to the majority of the resorts in the south, yet it’s only a 15 minute drive or a few bus stops away. El Médano, Spanish for “the sand dune” is a wonderful little town in the municipality of Granadilla de Abona, just past the south airport on the TF1. Just drive past the airport turnoff and take exit 22 for El Médano/San Isidro and follow the signs, or if you are without transport, or just might like to try a few bars for the excellent mojitos (amongst many other delights), taking the local Titsa bus couldn’t be easier. The 483 departs from Las Americas Bus Station via Los Cristianos, roughly every 2 hours from 7.30am to 8.50pm and takes you all the way in about 30 minutes. One of the first things I should mention is, it is WINDY in El Médanonot to say you can’t escape it, there are plenty of boutiques, bars and restaurants and sheltered areas if it starts to get a bit much, the area is famous for windsurfing in particular, but also kite and regular surfing, with 3 great locations, the Bay, the Harbour Wall and Cabezo beach, and there’s rarely a day when there isn’t plenty of avid water sports enthusiasts out on the waves putting on a spectacular show that you can enjoy free of charge, from the comfort of the many beachside bars and cafes etc, or just sitting on the beach or on the many benches provided along the seafront. Having worked in pretty much every holiday resort in the UK during my band days, the thing that struck me most about the town on my first Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 Surfer’s Paradise... And Much More By Marc Craig 5 selling truly original stuff from clothing, bags, jewellery and things for the house at very competitive prices -it’s easy to find something that’s a bit different for just a few euros!! As I already mentioned there are restaurants and bars in abundance, along the seafront and in and around the backstreets and alleyways, we stopped and had a cheap but excellent mojito in a bar literally built into the sea wall-very relaxing! If you prefer walking in natural surroundings rather than shoplined streets there’s plenty of great Coastal walks in the area. Playa Grande and Playa Tejita are two of the largest natural beaches on the island surrounded by the large dunes which give the town its name. Between the two beaches stands La Montaña Roja , “the Red Mountain” which is a volcanic cone surrounded by a protected natural reserve. Take the Los Abrigos turn-off before you reach the town centre and you’ll find several parking areas from where multiple paths and trails take you into the reserve, up Montaña Roja and to the dunes and beaches. There are some lovely walks and it’s popular with hikers and dog walkers too. A heads up- the beach to the right is a nudist beach, quite a shock when you don’t know- we stumbled across a quite elderly lady who, due to the naturally iridescent particles in the powdery sand, was quite impressively vajazzled.....at least you’ve been forewarned!! Anyway I hope you take some time to visit this lovely town...gotta go -surfs up!! visit is how much it reminded me of the South West Coastal resorts of Cornwall and Devon, particularly Torquay with its surfing community. If you, like me are drawn to the surfing way of life, it runs through El Médano like a vein, most of the surf shops, beachwear and custom beach jewellery boutiques have that relaxed, friendly laid-back vibe which, even if you’re just an observer for the day, makes you feel part of something different! The shopping is quite unlike anywhere else I’ve found in Tenerife, although there is branded beachwear in abundance, which can be very pricey, there are loads of tiny places Email Marc: firstname.lastname@example.org 6 Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 Facebook.com/TenerifeWeekly Tenerife’s Cambuyón At the edinburgh Fringe Festival THE Edinburgh Festival Fringe is welcoming Tenerife’s Cambuyón, an interdisciplinary show that tells the story of the evolution of rhythm through different cultures. Tap dancers, hip hop dancers, body percussionists, together with singers and drummers, will wow audiences on a journey packed with knowledge, experiences and lots of rhythm. The show can be seen for the very first time outside Spain at the Assembly roxy (Edinburgh) from 31st July to 26th August 2013. In both theatrical and comic ways, Cambuyón – a way of living in the nineteenth century – explains the recent history of western rhythm fusion through a combination of tap dancing (inspired in the English clogging), body percussion and human voices as well as the help of pans, wine bottles and wooden boxes. This journey through time and space is explained by seven cutting edge of international franchises such as Mayumaná or Tap Dogs; it’s an exciting sequence of scenes and emotions that will never diminish and will entertain everyone from beginning to end.” Belda adds: “After performing in all the Canary Islands together with Barcelona, coming to Edinburgh is a dream come true. This is our international debut and a huge opportunity to be known outside Spain.” Carlos Belda is also directing a Canarian and Catalan professional performers. This project has been produced by Tenerife-based company Enlaces Servicios Culturales and is supported by the Tenerife Opera House (Auditorio de Tenerife) and the Canary Islands Government. The company’s director Carlos Belda, who studied in Paris with renowned theatre artists such as Philippe Gaulier and Monika Pagneux, said: “Cambuyón is an energy-giving show at the Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thur 12 July 13 July 14 July 15 July 16 July 17 July 18th July (Viernes) (Sábado) (Domingo) (Lunes) (Martes) (Miércoles) (Jueves) Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Sunny Sunny Sunny Sunny Sunny Mostly sunny Sunny to partly cloudy High: 27oC High: 27oC High: 26oC High: 25oC High: 24oC High: 26oC High: 25oC Real Feel: 29oC Real Feel: 29oC Real Feel: 27oC Real Feel: 27oC Real Feel: 24oC Real Feel: 26oC Real Feel: 25oC Night Night Night Night Night Night Night Clear Mainly clear Clear Clear Mainly clear Partly cloudy Partly cloudy Low: 20oC Low: 20oC Low: 19oC Low: 18oC Low: 19oC Low: 18oC Low: 19oC Real Feel: 17oC Real Feel: 17oC Real Feel: 16oC Real Feel: 15oC Real Feel: 16oC Real Feel: 15oC Real Feel: 16oC th th th th th th second show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe called Canary Gold, based on the history of the relationship between the Canary Islands and the UK through Malvasia wines. The festival is hosting the performance from 14th to 26th August. Cambuyón is scheduled at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (Assembly Roxy) from 31st July to 26th August 2013 (except Tuesday 13th August). Tickets can be purchased via the festival’s website: www.edfringe. com. www.tenerife-weekly.com Get Insurance That Covers All Your Holiday Activities Britons coming on holiday to Spain this summer are strongly encouraged to read the small print on their travel insurance policy to make sure it covers adventure activities like quad biking or water sports. A new survey reveals that fewer than half of young Brits check that their insurance covers risky pursuits*, despite four out of five admitting that they take part in more adventurous behaviour when on holiday. Consulates across Spain have first-hand experience of the distress caused to young people who suffer accidents, only to find out that they can’t get home or they face a hefty medical bill because their insurance policy fails to cover dangerous sports. Holidays in warm weather make Britons more confident, more inclined to try new things and less inhibited, the survey of young travellers found. Dave Thomas, Consular Director for Spain, said: “Most Brits will think that hiring a quad bike for the afternoon or going out on a jet ski for an hour is not a risky pursuit – but their insurance company probably does. That’s why it’s so important that holidaymakers check their insurance policy before they buy and make sure they have full cover for everything they’re planning to do. “We will do what we can to support anyone who needs help. But we cannot pay medical bills or fly people home. We deal with hundreds of cases every year where an already distressing accident or injury is made much worse by having to worry about large, uninsured costs as well.” The average claim for a personal accident is £7,500**, according to a Post Office survey, so it’s all the more important to get the right cover for a trip, including adventure activities. As well as travel insurance, the Foreign Office and The Travel Association ABTA also want holidaymakers to ensure they can get basic medical care. A European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), available free from the NHS at www.ehic.org.uk, covers all medically necessary care in a state hospital during a temporary stay in Spain. But it does not provide for private care or services such as medical repatriation by air ambulance which can be very expensive. That’s why travel insurance matters. Details of how the Foreign Office can assist British nationals when things go wrong abroad are outlined in Support for British Nationals Abroad, which can be found at www.gov.uk/fco/publications. Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 7 Survey Shows 50% Of Britons Fail To Check That They Are Covered For Adventurous Sports*** Live Arico PAWS Strictly X Idol Talent Competition The first Live Arico PAWS talent contest is being held at Ye Olde Ocean Fun Pub in Fanabe. The auditions will be held on Saturday 27 July with the Final being held on Saturday 3 August. All participants must arrive with a completed application form including photograph and their entry fee of 5 Euros. It is advised that you arrive early as we are limited to the numbers who can take part. Those wishing to take part can arrive anytime from 12.30 to register. First act will be seen at 1pm. The judges for the competition are Sue Havenhand representing Live Arico PAWS, Julie Miller representing Ye Olde Ocean who have kindly allowed us to use their venue for the event. Lorna Eade Editor of Tenerife Weekly, Michael J Grant, well known singer and Shane Haigh-Sousa well known award winning variety act. The event will be hosted by Gordon Slayney from Coast FM radio. Each act will have 5 minutes maximum to showcase their act in the auditions, the judges may, in the usual way stop an act at any time during their showcase if they do not wish to hear/see anymore! Feedback will be given by the judges to each act and those who are fortunate to be taken through to the finals week will be notified at 5.45pm. Entry Form NAME: ............................................................ ......................................................................... DATE OF BIRTH/AGE: .................................. 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Hornet home 47. Male deer 48. Prescribed amount 49. High cards Answers to the QUICK CROSSWORD are on page 2 www.tenerife-weekly.com By Steve Andrews There are is some really spectacular Tenerife countryside below Erjos and above Los Silos in the area of the Monte del Agua (“Mountain of Water”). There are two ravines or “barrancos as they are known in Spanish that have green forested slopes and run down between the mountains towards the coast. Cuevas Negras (“Black Caves”) and the Barranco de los Cochinos are connected though by a long tunnel carrying an aqueduct of flowing water. This means that walkers can get from one ravine to another by taking a shortcut underground and a circular route can be plotted. One of the entrances to the tunnel is located off a side-path that leads away from the main footpath down the Cuevas Negras ravine. Only experienced hikers are recommended to take this route though because the tunnel itself is about 1km in length and has flowing water is all in the dark and has a low ceiling. The Tunnel between the ravines If you begin your walk from the main square in the village of Erjos and follow the signpost for Cuevas Negras you will soon find the rocky pathway that leads through the forest-covered ravine down towards Los Silos. There are a number of abandoned houses though one still has someone living in it in splendid isolation surrounded by greenery and trees. The side path leading to the tunnel entrance is on the right some way past the houses. It is best to go with someone who knows where it is because it is easily missed. Once you find it you have to climb up on to the top of a con- Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 9 The Water Tunnel Between Cuevas Negras and Barranco de los Cochinos Erjos, Los Silos and Monte del Agua creted water channel that leads away from the entrance to the tunnel itself. You will need a good torch and be prepared to go either barefoot or wearing sandals. The water is only ankle-depth in most places though gets deeper towards the exit into Barranco de los Cochinos. Once you are in the tunnel you will have to bend down as you are walking if you are tall because the ceiling is quite low and it is easy to bang your head on it. So be careful! In winter the water can be very cold but in summer it is pleasantly cooling after you have been walking in the warmer air outside. Eventually you will reach the exit and find yourself in the Barranco de los Cochinos. The path you need to take involves a bit of scrambling upwards but after that you are on a forest pathway. This leads eventually to another trail with sign posts for Los Silos, Monte del Agua and Erjos. The forested pathway though the wooded slopes of Barranco de los Cochinos goes right past the entrance to a closed-off mine shaft that sadly was open back in 2007 when a party of hikers entered it thinking it was the other tunnel that leads to Cuevas Negras. This End of the tunnel that comes out in Barranco de los Cochinos was a very serious mistake which led to the deaths of six young people who were overcome by poisonous gases in this underground mining tunnel which is known as the Piedra de los Cochinos gallery. Another 23 people were injured and this terrible tragedy caused many questions to be asked about the safety of the many tunnels like this on the island. The entrance was sealed off with metal grating and a warning sign but this was too late for those that lost their lives. This tragic incident is a reminder to all hikers and walkers that go exploring the island that it is not a good idea at all to enter tunnels unless you know they are safe and are with an experienced guide. The other water tunnel between the two ravines is safe because it has entrances both ends and allows the flow of fresh air as well as water through it. The Piedra de los Cochinos only had the one way in. Monte del Agua (Mountain of Water) Your walk will take you through the lush evergreen laurel forests of Monta del Agua and back on an easy forest trail to your starting point in the village of Erjos. This circular route is about 14km and takes around 5 hours allowing for breaks. It is a very enjoyable and interesting walk though the water tunnel may prove challenging for some people. Closed off entrance to the Piedra de los Cochinos mining tunnel where six people died from poison gases. David Parkes in the tunnel between Cuevas Negras and Barranco de los Cochinos 10 Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 Facebook.com/TenerifeWeekly olive oil Giro Arte – A Dialogue With César regulations now In place THE Group of people with intellectual disabilities (Sinpromi) are presenting an exhibition of Spin Art entitled “Dialogues with Caesar, in a tribute to the work of artist and architect César Manrique. The exhibition has been opened with the collaboration of the Museo de Historia y Antropologia de Tenerife and will be open until August 4 at the Museum on Tuesday to Saturday from 9.00am to 8.00pm, and on Sunday’s, Monday’s and public holidays, 10.00am to 5.00pm. The exhibition was opened recently by the insular Counsellor for Social Action, Cristina Valid, accompanied by the head of museums, Amaya Conde, and the CEO of Sinpromi, Carmen Rosa García. Valid highlighted the work done by all the students, who wanted to “show their personal tribute to Cesar Manrique, a universal, Lanzarote born artist who worked to interpret and combine his work with the natural landscape of the Islands”. The exhibition ‘Dialogues with César’ consists of three large-format murals and 24 prints. The murals recreated are known pictorial and sculptural works of the late artist and have been made in the technique of oil on canvas. The THE EU might have backed down from the proposal in May, but Spain’s gone and done it anyway! A new royal Decree announced on Tuesday will regulate olive oil packaging in hotels and restaurants to prevent re-use. Hoteliers and restaurateurs will now have to provide oil that is labelled with origin, quality, date of manufacture and best-before date in a single-use, non-resealable bottle or sachet. prints are devoted to the marine environment and rural landscapes and are accompanied by texts inspired by the students. These have been made by electronically etching on copper plate and paper plate stamping, a procedure in which students have been recently learned to expand their resources for expression. The visual arts workshop of plastic arts ‘Twist art’ was launched in November 1995 by the “Tourism and culture” project for the European initiative ‘Horizon II’. The objective of which is to learn about other methods of work expressly for people with intellectual disabilities in the field of Visual Arts. Calle San Agustin, 22, 38201 San Cristobal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Phone: 922 82 59 49 Agriculture minister Arias Cañete said that olive oil is a fundamental part of Spain’s economy and integral to “Brand Spain”, and stressed that for the benefit of consumers and producers alike, oil must be labelled, untamperable and nonrefillable to ensure that the oil is what it says, and that a bottle containing “virgin oil” isn’t refilled with a cheaper type, or even with oil that’s not from olives at all. As expected, the measure has been welcomed by producers and condemned by restaurateurs. For the consumers, it’ll soon mean an end to pretty oil bottles on tables, and no more chilli oil in a little bowl … At least we’ll know that when we order olive oil, that’s what we’ll get. www.bonadea2catamaran.com Tel. 922 714 500 whale watching Puerto Colon 2 Hours 22 Euros EXPERIENCED ‘FLY-BUY’ GENERATORS REQUIRED FOR A BUSY WELL ESTABLISHED COMPANY IN ADEJE. Must be enthusiastic, money driven and self motivated. Basic wage given and fantastic commissions available. For more details call 922 710 032 www.tenerife-weekly.com Tenerife Tourism Corporation has approved three new projects for the improvement of tourist areas which will cost 130,000 euros. Reconditioning of the Avenida de las Américas, Arona; the improvement of the streets of Zamora Perez and El Pozo, in Puerto de la Cruz; and calle Flor de Pascua, in the Centre of Los Gigantes (Santiago del Teide) have all been given the goahead. The economic Vice-President of the Cabildo and island Councillor of tourism, Carlos Alonso, stressed that “we continue to be committed to carrying out actions in the public tourist areas as a fundamental tool to attract visitors and improve the image, especially in the busiest tourist areas, as in these cases”. For the second half of this year, eight further new works in tourist areas towns will run within the framework of the Convention. Adeje has undertaken the improvement of calle Unterhacing, which has been allocated a budget of 2.1 million, and access to Costa Adeje La Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 Investment For Improvement Caleta, which will involve an investment of 912.000 euro. The projects planned for the municipality of Arona are annex parking to the avenida Rafael Puig, which will cost 343,000 euros; improvements to the green area attached to the soccer field, a total of 237,000 euros, and the refurbishment of the City Centre square with an investment amounting to 756,000 euros. The Puerto de la Cruz will invest 1.5 million for the improvement of the paseo de San Telmo, and in Santiago del Teide, it will undertake the rehabilitation of el mirador de Los Gigantes, in the Centre of Puerto Santiago and the refurbishment of the plaza de la Buganvilla, Los Gigantes, actions with a cost of 533.000 and 513.000 euros respectively. 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Spain had previously potencialmente peligrosos) been a rabies-free country must have an appropriate since 1978, but the North licence and insurance, the African enclaves of Ceuta dog must be registered annuand Melilla have registered ally with the municipality. Hanoccasional incidents in recent dlers and walkers of dangeryears. If you lose your pet ous or potentially dangerous dog, contact the local vets dogs must also be licensed; and give the microchip numthis licence is only valid for ber, they will put the details 5 years. The breeds listed as of the dog on the Archivo de potentially dangerous are: Pit Identificación del Colegio de Bull Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Veterinarios which will notify Terrier, American Staffordthem if the dog turns up. shire Terrier, Rottweiler, Dogo 12 Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 peDrITo In los reAlejos THE international Barcelona Football Club star Pedro rodríguez Ledesma visited Los realejos on Wednesday in support of a boy suffering from leukaemia. He was joined by players from Club Deportivo Tenerife and the Union Deportiva Las Palmas for a meeting organised by la Vera summer camp at estadio Los Príncipes in the municipality. The ceremony also had a charitable angle, as money collected from entry fees that were put on sale for just 3 euros for anyone who wanted to see the athlete was donated to finance the treatment of a two-year-old David who lives in the area and suffers from the disease. His mother thanked the footballer and the audience for their show of support. The Councillor for sports of Los Realejos, Benito Dévora, was also present at the event. english Quality Arrives In Tenerife BAMBoo Hair Design & Beauty Centre opened its doors recently in the south of Tenerife. Located on the San Sebastian Commercial Centre, opposite the Sheraton and Adeje Palace Hotels on the road between Del Duque and La Caleta, this salon offers a first class service in all aspects of hairdressing and advanced beauty treatments for ladies, gents and children of all ages. The proprietor, Beverley Veness, has recently moved to Tenerife and has brought with her in excess of 25 years of experience running a hair and beauty business in the UK, her speciality being in cutting and colouring techniques. Beverley is also licenced and gained an excellent reputation in her Midlands based salon as a hair loss consultant and is a member of the Institute of Biostheticians (recognised for assessment, diagnostic & the treatment of hair and skin disorders). The wealth of knowledge and experience of the hairdressing industry and of hair and skin disorders Beverley and her expertly trained team are available for the resident British community and tourists in south Tenerife. In addition to the hairdressing expertise offered at Bamboo Hair Design Beverley is also delighted to be able to offer the services of an advanced beauty therapist who is not only trained in the usual beauty treatments expected but is a qualified practitioner in radio frequency treatments for permanent hair loss, non-surgical lipo reduction, skin problems and face-lift therapy. Last week Bamboo Hair Design and Beauty Centre welcomed visitors and guests as it opened its doors to show- The sonya skin Care Collection by Forever living THIS very special skin care collection is a result in a breakthrough of anti-aging technology using superior ingredients including Aloe Vera, fruit extracts and white tea. These ingredients help to rejuvenate and moisturize your skin as never before and are designed to work together synergistically to achieve beautiful, healthy, radiant satin soft skin. An easy five step daily routine that suits all skin types and all ages. Step one – cleanse with the Aloe Purifying Cleanser which contains Aloe and fruit extracts to gently remove makeup and debris without drying your skin. This smooth cleanser leaves your skin feeling soft, clean and fresh. For best results, it is recommended that you cleanse both morning and night. Step two – follow on with the Aloe Refreshing Toner containing Aloe, white tea extracts and cucumber to repair damaged tissue and leave your skin feeling fresh and hydrated. Use morning and night after cleaning and exfoliating. Step three - apply the Aloe Deep Cleansing Exfoliator which contains aloe together with natural jojoba beads to leave your skin feeling soft and smooth. This is gentle enough to use twice a week after cleansing and to remove dead skin cells. Step four - gently rub in the Aloe Nourishing Serum containing Aloe, white tea extracts, mimosa bark extracts and antioxidants to provide protection from free radical damage. This smooth lightweight serum preserves and replenishes the skins moisture to combat signs of ageing. Use morning and night on your face and also around your neck area. Facebook.com/TenerifeWeekly Step five and the final step is the Aloe Balancing Cream which contains Aloe, HA, vitamin E and revitalizing extracts and advanced moisturizers, rich in texture to leave your skin hydrated, moisturized and protected. Apply to the face and neck area using the scoop provided. Buy all five as a complete pack or buy individually. An additional bonus to this fabulous skin care range is the Aloe Deep Moisturizing Cream which quenches your skin’s thirst for moisture and helps preserve and strengthen the skin’s collagen, the most abundant protein in the body. The Sonya Skin Care Collection is suitable for all ages and skin types, including sensitive skin. The anti-aging benefits help to build up resistance to factors that cause skin to age. Remember, the more you care for your skin the less you will have to repair it in the future! Treat yourself to these beautiful products and enjoy healthy radiant skin. case the luxury of this air-conditioned and very spacious salon and the many and varied hair and beauty services available. With a well thought out salon design and decorated using light natural fabric, to enable a very comfortable and first class environment, Bamboo Hair Design certainly matches up to its’ branding and with a backdrop view of the mountains of south Tenerife for the clients, once inside the salon, this location would be the envy of many top hair and beauty experts worldwide. Coral Diaz, a very popular beauty therapist from the north of the island is now based at Bamboo Hair Design and Beauty Centre and her advanced beauty knowledge and treatments were showcased, alongside the extensive range of F.M. Perfumes, Forever Aloe Health and Wellbeing products and the exclusive range of hair care and organic hair care products which are now available to purchase at Bamboo Hair Design. Beverley and her excellent team ex- tend an on-going warm welcome to anyone who is looking for a professional, quality salon service but surprisingly at an average salon price! For a free consultation or to receive any hair or beauty treatment available a pre-booked appointment is recommended to avoid an unnecessary wait time. For telephone bookings call 922 702 546 or visit Bamboo Hair Design at the San Sebastian Commercial Centre, La Caleta. The salon is located next to the San Sebastian Church and immediately behind the boat on the side of the road, which can‘t be missed. There is ample free parking all around and the salon is nearer than you think, just a couple of minutes from the site of Fanabe market and minutes from junction 78 off the TF1, follow directions to La Caleta. For further information, including opening times visit www.facebook.com/bamboohairtenerife. Throughout July any booking quoting TENERIFE WEEkLY ARTICLE will receive a 25% discount. www.tenerife-weekly.com EVENTS ON THE ROCK The Municipal Department of economic promotion and employment of the Arona Town Council invites you to attend their fiesta. Organized by the commercial zone in Las Galletas, with the collaboration of the Commission of Fiestas Las Galletas 2013, and La Asociación de Mayores Estrella de Mar Las Galletas. The day will include 3 x 3 basketball, live music, children’s activities, a tortilla contest and many more surprises. Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 13 Live Have Arico News You Got The X Factor?? Then come and show us, at our first ever talent show, to be run over two consecutive Saturday afternoons, the 27th July and 3rd August. The first event will be the heats, and the best of the talent will be asked back to the final the week after. The entry fee is 5 Euros with a 100 Euros cash prize paid to the outright winner. The entry form can be found on page 7. A resume of the terms and conditions are as follows.... • The competition is open to anyone who does not earn from the talent they are showcasing Competition is open to any age – anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an appropriate adult • A maximum of 10 acts will be invited back for finals week • Three acts will be picked from the 10 to showcase for a final time – this can be a repeat of either previous showcases if wished • There will be 3 judges for each week and their decisions are final • The 1st 2nd and 3rd places will be determined by audience response and judges scores • The use of live animals in any performance must be done ensuring that the animal in no way becomes distressed or is caused any injury • All showcases must be ‘family friendly’ i.e. no nudity, swearing or violence • Each entrant will receive a certificate of entry So come and join us at the Olde Ocean from 12.30 pm on the above dates and show us what you’ve got. You never know, you could get three Yes’s and go on to the final. BIG JACK NEEDS A HOME ! Jack is 9 months old and was found by Siobhan from the San Eugenio charity shop running around in the road. We will not lie – he is big, he is boisterous and he is a handful. But he is adorable, a big bouncy pup with love to give (although it would appear not to cats!!) So, what to do with Jack? Well on the day in question we could not find a foster home, so we went through the official channels and called 112. It kind of worked – the police did not come, but they said if we could get Jack to the police station they would take over. He eventually was placed in the Adeje pound – except then we worried about him, who would want him, what would happen to him? So, we “adopted” him, as a charity, sent him to Poochies pet hotel, he has been sterilised, chipped, vaccinated and is now good to go. Things could have been very different for him, but we thought he was young and deserved a chance. Can you be that chance? He will love you for- ever.... Our usual adoption fee of 110 Euros for a male dog applies, please call Sue on 629 388 102 for more information. HAPPY SHOPPING!! To be found in our charity shops this month. Come and browse in Los Cristianos, Calle Reveron, near the children’s play park, where Kel, Jackie and the lovely volunteers open between 10 and 4pm daily. Alternatively, have a look at Siobhan’s Aladdin’s Cave in San Eugenio, near Amanda’s Bar and opposite Hotel La Nina. Both shops are closed Sundays. Come and see, you will be surprised at the high quality goods at knock down prices. Happy shopping. Adeje – The IT Town Adeje is the only Canarian region to have been awarded the title of “Science and Innovation Town”, a distinction issued by the national Economic Ministry this week. The municipality of Granadilla de Abona invites you to enjoy the first Charco del Pino “Noche de Bucios y Brujas”. The evening includes a guided tour with dinner and show included. The event will take place on July 13 from 8.30pm in the streets of Charco del Pino where you will find a parade of traditional clothing and theatrical performances Tickets are 15 Euros and are available from SAC offices or by telephoning: 922 17 60 02 or 922 77 22 82 The title recognises those Spanish councils who have worked particularly hard to use innovative methods to improve their overall character and offer within the professional and IT marketplace. According to Adeje mayor José Miguel Rodríguez Fraga, this title, only given to four Spanish regions overall, “is merited and recognises the time spent on renovating and using innovative means” to upgrade the region. The mayor said that the introduction of fibre optic cables into all of the municipal centres and the digitalisation of the town’s archives were just some of the examples of the way the borough was moving with the times. The title is given to towns and regions that have successfully applied the I+D+I (Investigation+development+innovation) concept and are creating opportunities for the use of science, new technology and innovation as an integral part of the town and borough’s operations. The oth- http://englishtimeadeje.com/ er three regions to receive the title are A Coruña, in Galicia, Salinas in Alicante and Puerto Lumbreras in Murica. The mayor has also recognised the excellent advances in this area by both private and public companies and businesses in Adeje. Among the borough’s achievements and campaigns that contributed to the awarding of the title were Adeje Impulsa, the CDTCA, the municipal fibre optic installation plan, the Creative workshop, the Adejetec open days and the WAF architectural prize for the redesigned Plaza de España. 14 Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 Facebook.com/TenerifeWeekly III Torneo Bertram Deep sea Fishing Tournament AroUND twenty vessels have registered to take part in the tournament which starts today (Friday) the winner of which qualifies for the World Cup to be held in Costa rica in 2014. Emergencies All services 112 National Police 091 Local police 092 Ambulance 061 Fire Brigade 080 Guardia Civil 062 Citizen information 010 Lost property 092 Postal services 902 197 197 International operator 11825 Local operator 11818 Tourist information 922 605 590 The Marina San Miguel, San Miguel de Abona, has seen an increase in the number of participants this year, taking part alongside challengers returning from past years competitions there are also a number of first timers. This year, for the first time, an all women crew will be com- TFS - Tenerife Sur Airport (reina Sofía) Flight info Airport info Tourist info Multi-lingual police 902 404 704 central office 922 759 000 902 102 112 922 392 037 Call this number and ask for an English operator to make an official report or complaint. Tenerife North TFN Airport (Los rodeos) Flight info General info Cosmos Thomas Cook Thomson TUI Local police 902 404 704 922 757 006 922 635 800 Hospitals 094 National Ferry Services Hospital Las Américas, Armas 902 456 500 922 628 252 922 793 802 Fred Olsen 922 757 409 922 798 607 Tourist offices 922 777 720 Costa Adeje 922 750 633 El Médano 922 176 002 Transport Buses TITSA La Laguna 922 631 194 922 531 300 La Orotava 922 323 041 The “Bono-Bus” discount card Las Galletas 922 730 133 can be purchased from all TITSA Los Cristianos 922 757 137 stations and terminals and 922 796 668 reduces the cost of transport by Las Américas Las Vistas 922 787 011 up to 30%. Puerto de la Cruz 922 386 000 Santa Cruz 922 289 394 radio taxis Santiago del Teide 922 860 348 922 641 112 Main Tourist Office 902 003 121 922 747 511 Tour operators peting in their vessel Sanitas Santa. Tenerife is one of the best areas in the world for Marlin fishing, and especially Blue Marlin, part of the sword fish family and Marina San Miguel is the only Marina on the island that can host an event of this nature due to its facilities and Playa de Las Américas 922 750 022 Playa de las Américas Centro Médicos Del Sur 922 791 000 Candelaria Hospital 922 602 000 red Cross Emergencies and ambulances 922 281 800 Pharmacy 922 282 424 strategic location. Marlin fishing is a sport that respects the conservation of wildlife as all the Marlins caught are photographed, and then returned to the sea. This year, the tournament has changed some of its rules and has adapted them to the regulations of the Canary Islands, so that competitors may only use artificial or dead bait to catch the fish. Organisers have also replaced disposable cameras with digital cameras, continuing with the green theme. This event is promoted by Bertram, organisers of the Club de Pesca7 Navigacion Los Erales with the collaboration of the Cabildo de Tenerife, patronage of IGFA (Federacion Internacional de Pesca de Altura), Tourism Tenerife, Arona Town Council, Cicar, Yanmar Canarias Multinautica and Daga Broker Correduria de Seguros. Collaborators include: Aguamarina Golf hotel, Sandos San Blas hotel, Golf Plaza Spa Resort, Sun Bay Villas Golf Club, Sheraton Hotel,La Caleta, Pesquera y Navales Tenerife, SL, Pinturas Jotun, El Yman, Distrimar con la marca Captain Canary Fishing, Deportes Pineda, La Marina, SAL, Blancomar, Red de Combustibles Canarios, Carumaq, Totalnautic, AZ Trading, Overcam, Spa Aqua Club Thermal, Hostpot, Centro Hípico Pura Vida, Jet Sky Albatroz, Buceo Aventura Tenerife, Cobega (Aquarius y Coca Cola), France Frost, Frucape, Nestlé, Frutas Goyo, Ofipapel, Revista Pesca a Bordo, Dorada y Amarilla Golf. www.tenerife-weekly.com Mainland News In Brief Spain’s Crown Prince Felipe, who is heading the Madrid 2020 delegation has said that he was “very happy with how everything is going,” but adding that “one mustn’t get overconfident.” He added: “There’s still a battle to be fought,” he said after receiving in a room at a Lausanne hotel the many members of the International Olympic Committee, beginning with President Jacques Rogge, who came to hear about the Spanish plan to host the Games. Expressing himself in similar terms was Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, who emphasized that the team behind Madrid’s candidacy is “very encouraged” after the meeting in Switzerland. “For Spain, to win these Games would be very positive and, since we would do them very well, Spain’s image would come out greatly strengthened,” he said. Rajoy said that Tokyo and Istanbul also have made good presentations, “but I like ours best, and I hope that (the IOC members) also liked it more.” The head of three well-known sites with links to pirate content has been sentenced to serve 21 months’ imprisonment by the court of Valencia in Spain. The websites divxonline, estrenosonline and seriesonline have been among the first to be closed down and fined by the Spanish authorities. According to the newspaper El Pais, the head of the sites will have also to pay 12 Euros a day during 21 months in order to avoid a longer period in prison. The sentence has sparked a big debate in Spain, as the current copyright law is not clear when it comes to websites with only links to pirate copies, but without the audiovisual content itself. Apparently, the main reason for the unprecedented sentence was that the sites were publicly generating income: at present, owners of such services avoided prosecution by claiming that sharing without profit could not be illegal. Opera singer Placido Domingo is in the hospital after suffering a blockage in an artery of the lungs. Domingo’s representative says the 72-year-old is expected to make a full recovery but will have to miss several appearances scheduled for later this month. He was admitted to the hospital on Monday in Madrid. Doctors say the pulmonary embolism was caused by a blood clot. Doctors have asked the Spanish tenor and conductor to rest for three to four weeks, but that healing time varies. His return to the stage will depend on how quickly he regains his strength. It’s not the first time Domingo has faced a serious medical condition. Domingo returned to the stage just 45 days after undergoing colon cancer surgery in 2010 and has maintained a vigorous schedule and displayed an uncommon vitality at an age when most stars have stepped away from the spotlight. Domingo has cancelled his five performances in Daniel Catan’s “Il Postino,” which were to begin July 17 at the Teatro Real in Madrid, as well as an appearance on July 21 at Plaza Mayor. Spain’s David Rios has been crowned Bartender of the Year at Diageo Reserve World Class Global Final 2013 Following a landmark week on the fine-drinking circuit featuring intense competition; spectacular, star-studded events; and the convening of fine-drinking industry elite, international celebrities, and global tastemakers - David Rios of Jigger Cocktail & Disco Bar, Spain, was crowned DIAGEO RESERVE WORLD CLASS Bartender of the Year 2013, beating 44 other finalists from over 50 countries, to win the most prestigious international accolade of the industry in a search that took over a year. Showcasing their creations in front of some of the most revered names in the industry were Salvatore Calabrese, Peter Dorelli, Dale DeGroff, Gary Regan, Julie Reiner, Hidetsugu Ueno, Arturo Savage, Steve Olson and Aristotelis Papadopoulos. Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 Convicted drug trafficker Mark Lilley, one of Britain’s most wanted men has been arrested. He was caught hiding naked in a panic room at his luxury villa. He was captured when more than 40 armed officers smashed their way into the house in Malaga. Officers were unable to get into his panic room, but he surrendered when he realised there was no escape. He had rushed to the sealed room which was hidden behind a wardrobe in his bedroom, after dogs he kept in his garden began barking, alerting him to the dawn raid. Lilley, who went on the run in 2000 when he skipped bail during his trial, was able to watch the raid unfolding with a computer linked to CCTV cameras. Footage of the operation shows officers climbing over a gate before running to Lilley’s front door and breaking it down with a battering a ram. He is seen being handcuffed with a strip of cloth wrapped around his waist. A police helicopter hovered above the villa in the Alhurin de la Torre area during the raid, which was a joint operation by the Spanish National Police and Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca). Extradition proceedings have begun to return Lilley to the UK. After going on the run, Lilley, 41, from Warrington, Cheshire, was given a 23year prison sentence in his absence for masterminding a large-scale drug operation and firearm offences. Dave Allen, head of the fugitives unit at Soca, said: “Lilley was a dangerous man with access to firearms. He had evaded capture for a long time by moving around Spain and using false identities. My message for other fugitives on the run is a simple one - we will hunt you down and you will face justice for your crimes.” Roger Critchell, director of operations at Crimestoppers, said: “We are extremely relieved that this dangerous drug dealer has been arrested and will be made to face justice.” Lilley was the 51st suspect located out of 65 wanted by Operation Captura officers. Naked In A Panic Room – One Of Britain’s Most Wanted Nuclear Power Plant Closes The 42-year-old Santa Maria de Garoña nuclear power plant in the north-central province of Burgos, one of the eight nuclear reactors operating in Spain, has been shut down. The power plant was closed 15 under an order issued by the Industry and Energy Ministry, and continues to be the target of criticism from the opposition and non-governmental organizations, such as Greenpeace. The nuclear energy facility was closed down for economic and not safety reasons and the government have not ruled out reactivating the power plant “if it is possible,” Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria said. She added that the government has no plans to change the regulations covering the nuclear power industry. The shutdown was undertaken “even though there are no nuclear safety or radiological protection reasons that require it,” and because the company that owns the facility cited economic reasons “for not requesting the renewal of the operating license,” the Industry and Energy Ministry order said. Nuclenor, which is owned by Endesa and Iberdrola, operates the power plant and is responsible for storing the uranium fuel used at the plant. The Spanish Socialist Workers Party, or PSOE, the country’s largest opposition party, criticized the conservative Popular Party, or PP, government for holding out the possibility of reopening the plant. Greenpeace, for its part, said the possibility of modifying regulations to reopen the Santa Maria de Garoña plant “is criminal.” Facebook.com/TenerifeWeekly CHALLENGING Puzzle EASY Puzzle 16 Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 SUDoKU Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3 x 3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. Answers to the SUDoKU are on page 2. www.tenerife-weekly.com Spain’s foreign minister has confirmed that Spain and other European countries were told that whistle blower Edward Snowden was aboard the Bolivian presidential jet that was grounded in Austria last week after France, Italy and Portugal denied it flyover permission from Moscow to South America. WikiLeaks said on its Twitter feed that Mr. Snowden had applied for asylum to six new countries, although they declined to name which ones. Iceland’s Interior Ministry said it had received a letter concerning Mr. Snowden’s “situation” but that it was “not possible to confirm whether the letter in question is in fact from Mr. Snowden.” The former National Security Agency contractor is wanted in the U.S. on charges of espionage and theft of government property for passing details of top-secret government mass-surveillance programs to the media. Russian officials have said he is in the transit zone of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, although he hasn’t been seen in public since leaving Hong Kong on a Moscow-bound flight in June. The Spanish minister, José Manuel García-Margallo, was the first European official to give credence to Bolivian President Evo Morales’s assertion that several European Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 Spain Caught In Whistle Blower Flight Row countries had been pressured to deny his plane flyover rights due to suspicion that Mr. Snowden was on board, headed toward possible asylum. Until now, European officials had insisted that the diversion of Mr. Morales’s flight, which caused a diplomatic uproar, resulted from technical problems. “We were told…that he was on board. And the reaction of all the European countries that took measures, whether they be right or wrong, were made based on that information,” the minister said in an interview on Spanish national television. He didn’t disclose who supplied the information and declined to say whether he had been in touch with U.S. officials about Mr. Snowden. It turned out that the fugitive American wasn’t aboard the Bolivian aircraft. Suspicion had been aroused when Mr. Morales, in Moscow for a summit of gas-exporting countries, told Russian television that his government would consider granting asylum to Mr. Snowden if a request were made. En route home, the Bolivian leader spent nearly 14 hours in the Vienna airport after France, Italy and Portugal denied his jet authorization to fly over their territory. The jet was searched by Austrian police before Mr. Morales was given clearance to continue his flight home, with a refueling stop in the Canary Islands. Mr. Morales has warned that he might close the U.S. Embassy in Bolivia over the forced landing, which he called a violation of international law. The leaders of Venezuela, Ecuador, Argentina and Uruguay joined him this week in demanding answers from France, Portugal, Italy and Spain over the blocked flight. Mr. García-Margallo said Spain didn’t need to apologize because it never shut its airspace. He said a flyover permit Spain had granted expired when Mr. Morales was grounded in Austria, but was later reissued after the Bolivian government assured Spain in writing that Mr. Snowden wasn’t aboard the plane. 9 Killed In Bus Crash Nine people were killed and five more seriously injured after a bus careered off the road near the town of Avila, central Spain. Local news reports said the bus, which was carrying around 30 passengers, rolled over after travelling at excessive speed on a bend along the N-403 highway south of Avila. Paramedic crews who arrived on the scene rescued several passengers who had become trapped in the wreckage. “We confirm nine dead, five seriously injured and more than 10 slightly injured in the bus crash,” said an emergency services spokesman for the region of Castile and Leon. The commuter bus, from a local company called Cevesa, was using the SerranillosÁvila route, from South to the North of the province of Avila. Several drivers passing by alerted the authorities 17 around 8.30 am about the accident. Pictures of the scene showed the bus lying by the side of the road with the front windscreen smashed and most of the windows missing. Four bodies lay on the N-403 road, completely covered in white sheets or silver foil. Emergency services workers in black helmets and tunics carried one person away in a stretcher and several other people, apparently shocked passengers, sat on the kerb nearby. The families of the victims were taken to Avila, to the Carlos Sastre Sports Center, where a team of social workers and psychologists provided medical attention and support. Passengers are believed to be from the villages located along the bus route. Spain’s Eurovision Hopefuls Going Strong ESDM, the 2013 Spanish Eurovision representatives are still going strong in their homeland after their appearance at the Eurovision Song Contest. ONCE, the national organization for the blind and handicapped in Spain celebrated its 75th anniversary along with the 25th anniversary of its foundation with a massive celebration including a concert La Fiesta de la Ilusion in Madrid. Many Spanish artists performed: David Bisbal, Pastora Soler, ESDM, Nena Dac- onte,, La Unión, Rozalén, Ara Malikian, la Coral Allegro, Los Payasos de la Tele, Motxila 21. The show was aired on TVE’s La 2 last month. ESDM were selected via an internal selection to represent Spain at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo. Despite achieving a poor result in Malmo, coming 2nd from last, the Spanish group is busy touring Spain and giving concerts throughout the country. They flew the Spanish flag in Malmo with Contigo Hasta El Final and have a series of concerts lined up during the summer. 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The regional government of Navarra, which is responsible for organising the annual San Fermin festival, said in a statement that none of the four are seriously injured. A 24-year-old Australian, identified only by the initials JC, was being treated for bruising, as was a 44-year-old British national. An American citizen identified only as CS was also receiving treatment for a minor injury. A 36-year-old native of Pamplona with a minor injury was the only one still in hospital, the government said. There was a moment of tension as the last bull of the pack became disoriented and turned around to look back at runners, but it eventually entered the bullring without charging at anyone. The nine-day fiesta was immortalised Adeje in Ernest Hemingway’s 1926 novel “The Sun Also Rises”. “It’s tremendous how many people there are here today,” said Enrique Maya, mayor of Pamplona. 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Tel 922 709 002 - Fax 922 709 151 GoVErNMENT subsidies are nearly exhausted and box office numbers down due to a recent tax increase, the government of Spain’s Catalan region is looking at alternatives for financing Catalan cinema. one proposal under consideration is for a new TV tax, the revenues from which would go to finance films where more than half of the production is based in Catalonia. Catalan’s regional film academy submitted the proposal and the region’s cultural department is currently considering it. A spokesperson for Catalonia’s culture department said it was too early to talk about details because the tax is only one of many ideas being discussed, but film academy president Isona Passola estimated that such a tax could cost around 6 10 Euros per household per year. Some 34 features and 15 documentaries are due to shoot in the Catalonian region this year. The vast majority are low budget. Only six features have budgets of more than 1 million Euros. “We are analysing all of the possible mechanisms to finance culture,” the head of the culture department, Ferran Mascarell said. Fewer government subsidies, he added: “Is a reality on an international level, not only on a Catalan or Spanish one, and it forces us to rethink ways to finance the cultural sector.” In a poll on newspaper La Vanguardia’s website, around 90% of the 5,000 people who participated rejected the idea of a television tax. www.tenerife-weekly.com Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 19 Don’t Miss Out - Just One Week Left To Sign Up & Take Advantage Of The Latest Targeted Marketing Service On The Island For Free! * Stat Source Google T here must be a catch sounds too good to be true, I hear you say, well read on there actually isn’t! With the Launch of NowAbout set to hit Tenerife on 19th July make sure you are one of the local businesses signing up not to miss this limited time offer. 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Tumble dry low and remove from dryer as soon as it stops to avoid unnecessary creasing. The only place that actually stocks these delicious items is Antiquities Tenerife in Las Chafiras. The have stock in three different colours, soft brown, grey and aubergine. Pop in and see them and feel the difference for yourself. Facebook.com/TenerifeWeekly www.tenerife-weekly.com M aria Saward launched her divorce case through the English legal system for a share of her husband Paul’s property portfolio, after just four years of marriage. But would-be ex-husband, Mr Saward, a keen yachtsman, managed to convince a judge that his dislike of the British weather meant he no longer thought of himself as a UK resident. The couple met in Majorca, married in Gibraltar, in 2009, and lived near Alicante, on Spain’s Costa Blanca, until Mrs Saward left her husband in June 2011, following a row. Her husband vowed “not to pay her a penny”. Mrs Saward, 63, turned to the English courts for a divorce, because of their international reputation for securing favourable settlements for the ex-wives of wealthy men. She secured a decree nisi in November 2011 and proceeded to fight for a slice of her 66-year-old husband’s property fortune, on the basis that, whilst he was currently living in Spain, his spiritual home was in Hampshire, where he was from. Mrs Saward cited evidence that her husband had been disparaging about the country in which he had settled. She also stressed that bulk of his property portfolio was in Southampton and the surrounding area, he has six properties, and most of his family lived in the area, and his yacht was moored there most of the time. Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 Wife Loses Divorce Case Due To The Weather It emerged during the hearing that when his wife began divorce proceedings, Mr Saward had just bought a yacht in Scotland which he had sailed to Southampton and, in June 2011, was living and sleeping on the boat in Southampton harbour. However, Judge Lesley Newton, sitting in the High Court Family Di- vision last year, overturned the decree nisi after ruling that Mr Saward’s permanent residence was in Spain and that the English courts had no jurisdiction over the couple’s divorce. The judge observed: “Although the husband may well have expressed a dislike of Spain in forceful terms on many occasions, and whilst he may have contemplated a return to the UK, he had made no concrete plans to do so.” Finding that Mr Saward’s “permanent and habitual fixed centre of interests” was Spain, the judge said that the key piece of evidence was a letter he wrote whilst staying on his yacht in Southampton, in which he stated: “I have no plans of ever moving back here, I could not put up 21 with the weather ... only two days left and I will be home.” “In June 2011 he clearly saw himself as visiting England and his home being in Spain,” Judge Newton concluded. Mrs Saward asked the Appeal Court to reverse that ruling, but in a ruling last week, Lady Justice Black upheld the High Court’s findings. She said Judge Newton had “carefully compared all the factors before and against residence in this country” before ruling that Mr Saward’s permanent home and main sphere of interest was in Spain. The appeal judge concluded: “The most that might be said is that the judge viewed the facts in some way from the wrong end of the telescope, looking at residency rather than interests. However there is no prospect of convincing this court that the judge was wrong.” Mrs Saward, outside court, said: “I’m very upset. This marriage ruined my life completely. As far as I know the court’s decision means I’m now still married. I don’t know whether my husband has undertaken divorce proceedings in Spain or not.” She added: “In the region where we live in Spain, when a couple split up any property held in joint names is split equally whether they are married or not. But we had nothing in joint names; it was all in his name, even though we were husband and wife.” She said she had been a successful businesswoman, running her own company, before meeting her husband, but added: “At this moment I have no income; all my savings were invested in the new house we bought in Spain. Now I have nothing.” Sand Washing Minus5 – New In China York’s Ice Bar New York’s first ice bar has opened its doors at the swanky Hilton Hotel on Sixth Avenue, midtown Manhattan. In the heat of summer, some New Yorkers are ready for a chill out – Minus5 Ice Bar gives them just that. China’s Yellow River plagued by large amount of silts has an annual operation to move around 30 million tonnes of silt downstream. Water is discharged at 2,600 cubic metres per second from the Xiaolangdi Reservoir in Luoyang, Henan province, to clear up the sediment in Asia’s second longest river. The sand-carrying water gushes out of three specialised holes in a 154 metre-high, 1,317 metre-wide dam - lowering the river bed in the lower reach of the river. The river bed rises each year as some 1.6 million tonnes of silt deposits build up, causing fears that this may cause the river to break out its banks during floods. The speeding currents carry tonnes of sand into the sea each year. The highest volume of silt is produced during the rainy season from July to October. Admission includes gloves and a winter coat for the privilege of drinking cocktails in freezing 23 degrees Fahrenheit. The tables, chairs, walls and sculptures are all carved from what promoters say is “100% Canadian ice.” Guests are accompanied to the meat locker-type bar door by “party starters” - hostesses clad in bustiers who, thankfully, don’t actually brave the ice cold temperatures themselves. Anything that shouldn’t be subjected to the Arctic freeze may be deposited in temperature-proof lockers at the door. 22 Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 Facebook.com/TenerifeWeekly posT oFFICe sell oFF ELIGIBLE royal Mail staff will be entitled to free shares under the Government’s plans for the privatisation of the service, despite strong opposition to the selloff among the workforce. Business Secretary Vince Cable confirmed in a statement to MPs the intention to float a majority stake in Royal Mail initially, with the rest following depending on market conditions. As he announced that staff would hold 10% of the business under the proposals, members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) drove around the city in an open-top bus to denounce the sell-off, despite the prospect of a windfall worth more than £2,000 each for the 150,000-strong workforce. Some of the protesters, most of them employees of the postal service, held placards reading: “Save our Royal Mail” or “You own it, don’t buy it.” They argued that they cared more about the future of the service, their pensions, jobs and working conditions than a ‘sweetener’. The union’s deputy general secretary, Dave Ward, dismissed reassurances about future employment rules to warn of the prospect of strikes unless legally-binding agreements were put in place to guarantee his members’ conditions. Mr Cable told the Commons: “These shares will be free to eligible employees, recognising that many of them would otherwise find them unaffordable.” He said the flotation, which was expected to value the business at £3bn, would begin over the next year and the shares would be listed on the London Stock Exchange and be available to the general public as well as institutional investors. “This is logical, it is a commercial decision designed to put Royal Mail’s future on to a long-term sustainable basis,” he said. “It is consistent with developments elsewhere in Europe where privatised operators in Austria, Germany and Belgium produce profit margins far higher than the Royal Mail but have continued to provide high-quality and expanding services. Now the time has come for Government to step back from Royal Mail, allow its management to focus wholeheartedly on growing the business and planning for the future.” Labour said it would oppose the flotation. Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna responded: “Having nationalised the organisation’s debts by taking on its pension liabilities, they now want to privatise the profit at the very time it is making money. There is every sign this treasured national institution is being sold off on the cheap to get income quickly to a Treasury whose economic strategy has failed.” snake “Burgles” Charity shop AUSTrALIAN police investigating a suspected break-in at a charity shop discovered the culprit was actually a 19ft python. Police in the town of Ingham, in North Queensland, had been mystified by the chaotic crime scene which included a hole in the ceiling and a smelly pool of vomit-like liquid. Officers initially thought a thief had fallen through the ceiling and then thrown up - until employees spotted the giant snake the next day. Police Sergeant Don Auld said: “We thought a person had fallen through the ceiling because the roof panel was cut in half. When they’ve hit the floor, they’ve vomited and then staggered and fallen over. That’s what we thought anyway.” He now suspects the python, which weighs 17kg (37lbs), entered the St Vincent de Paul charity store, called Vinnies, through the roof, which was damaged in a cyclone two years ago. The animal then fell through the ceiling, knocking over dishes, clothes and other items, before relieving itself on the floor. It somehow managed to hide from officials until staff spotted it lying alongside a wall the next day. www.tenerife-weekly.com Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 23 Three Kidnap Victims Say Thank You For Support Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, the women who were abducted and held captive in a house in Cleveland, Ohio, for a decade have thanked the public for their support in a YouTube video. The three women broke their silence in the video, saying the encouragement of family, friends and the public had allowed them to restart their lives. Former bus driver Ariel Castro is alleged to have kidnapped the women off the streets between 2002 and 2004. He has pleaded not guilty to 329 charges, including 139 counts of rape, and aggravated murder over the death of an unborn child. The women were rescued in May when Ms Berry broke through a door at the home and yelled to neighbours for help: “I’m getting stronger each day and having my privacy has helped immensely,” she said in the video. “I want everyone to know how happy I am to be home with my family and my friends. It’s been unbelievable. I want to thank everyone who has helped me and my family through this entire ordeal.” Ms Berry, now 27, was reportedly forced to give birth to her daughter Jocelyn in an inflatable children’s paddling pool, while fellow captive Michelle Knight gave the baby mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. In the video, Ms Knight said she had “been through hell and back”, but she was doing well and did not want to be “consumed by hatred”. Ms Berry, who was snatched at the age of 20 and is the eldest of the three women, spoke of how her faith in God had helped her deal with the situation: “I have no problems expressing how I feel inside,” she said. “Be positive. Learn that it is important to give than to receive. Thank you for all your prayers. I’m looking forward to my brand new life.” The three victims’ rehabilitation has been helped by more than $1m of public donations to the Cleveland Courage Fund. Gina DeJesus, now 23 and the youngest of the kidnapped women, spoke briefly only to say “thank you for the support”. Her father, Felix DeJesus, and aunt Nancy Ruiz, also spoke in the video to thank people for being “awesome”. Castro, 52, has been refused a visit with the six-year-old girl he fathered with Ms Berry, with a judge Drinking + Smoking = Brain Decline A new study by researchers at University College London suggests that smokers who also drink heavily cause their brains to deteriorate faster than people who avoid cigarettes and drink in moderation. The study found smoking and drinking more than the recommended weekly amount speeds up cognitive decline by as much as 36%. The results of the 10-year study, which involved more than 6,400 civil servants, are published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. Each person was asked about their cigarette and alcohol consumption and had their cognitive function, their verbal and mathematical reasoning, short-term verbal memory and verbal fluency, measured every four months. On average, the brains of smokers who were also heavy drinkers aged by the equivalent of 12 years - two years calling the request “inappropriate”. An upcoming meeting will discuss the possibility of seeking the death penalty for the alleged crimes. Castro’s lawyers have hinted that he might plead guilty if talk of capital punishment was taken off the table. A trial is scheduled for August 5, but the judge said it could be delayed. Randy Travis Suffers A Stroke Country music singer Randy Travis has had a stroke in a Texas hospital, his publicist has revealed. Kirt Webster said 54-year-old Travis suffered the stroke while he was being treated for congestive heart failure because of a viral illness. longer than the study itself. Dr Gareth Hagger-Johnson, lead researcher at UCL, said: “From a public health perspective, the increasing burden associated with cognitive ageing could be reduced if lifestyle factors can be modified. Current advice is that smokers should stop or cut down and that people should avoid heavy alcohol drinking. Our study suggests that people should also be advised not to combine these two unhealthy behaviours - particularly from mid-life onwards. Healthy behaviours in mid-life may prevent cognitive decline into early old age.” The study defined heavy drinking as above 21 units per week for men and 14 units per week for women - around 10 pints of lager or nine glasses of wine respectively. Mr Webster said Travis was undergoing surgery on Wednesday night to relieve pressure on his brain. He has been in a critical condition: “His family and friends here with him at the hospital request your prayers and support,” Mr Webster said in a news release. Doctors said that Travis had been in good health until he was admitted to hospital, when he contracted a viral upper respiratory infection. The illness led to a weakened heart muscle that eventually worsened into heart failure. A six-time Grammy award winner, Travis is known for hits such as Forever and Ever, Amen and Three Wooden Crosses. 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Customers ended up paying as much as $5 extra for a book, said US government lawyers. Statements from Apple co-founder Steve Jobs were cited in court as proof and included a remark to his biographer boasting that the publishers “went to Amazon and said, ‘You’re going to sign an agency contract or we’re not going to give you the books.’” Apple confirmed it would appeal against the decision and has always denied the charges, insisting its entry into the e-book market was actually good for competition: “Apple did not conspire to fix e-book pricing and we will continue to fight Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 Apple Guilty Of Fixing E-Book Prices against these false accusations,” said spokesman Tom Neumayr. The five publishers named in the conspiracy all settled out of court, leaving the technology giant to fight the case alone. The trial focused on late 2009 and early 2010 when Apple negotiated contracts with publishers ahead of its iPad launch. It proposed a more profitable business model where publishers could dictate the final retail price - as long as Apple got a 30% cut. Amazon.com was instead working on a wholesale model where it decided what price to charge customers, but the publishers threatened to withhold titles if it did not switch to the Apple model. Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer called the judge’s ruling “a victory for millions of consumers who choose to read books electronically.” Damages will be decided at a later date. Boston Bomber Pleads Not Guilty Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty to 30 charges including the use of a weapon of mass destruction. His arm in a cast, Tsarnaev made his first courtroom appearance since his capture in April. The attack killed three people and wounded more than 260 others. Dressed in a bright orange overall he walked calmly into court 10 at the Federal Court in Boston. He fidgeted in his seat and was then told to stand as the different charges were read to him. The 19-year-old smiled crookedly, he appeared to have a jaw injury, at his sisters. Tsarnaev leaned over a microphone and said, “Not guilty” in a Russian accent, to every charge, before being led out of the courtroom. He made a kissing motion toward his family as he left. The proceedings lasted just sev- 25 en minutes in a packed courtroom of victims of the bombing, their families, police officers, and members of the public and the media. Authorities say Tsarnaev orchestrated the attack along with his older brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed following a shootout with police three days after the bombing. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was arrested on April 19 after he was found hiding in a boat in a backyard. He was charged in hospital, where he was recovering from wounds suffered in another police gunfight. Reporters and spectators began lining up for seats in the Boston courtroom at 7.30am as a dozen Federal Protective Service officers and bomb-sniffing dogs surrounded the building. Four hours before the hearing, the defendant arrived at court in a four-vehicle convoy that included a van, a Humvee and a state police car. A group of about a dozen Tsarnaev supporters cheered as the cars arrived. The demonstrators yelled, “Justice for Jahar!” as Tsar- naev is known. One woman held a sign that said, “Free Jahar.” Lacey Buckley, 23, said she travelled from her home in Washington state to attend the arraignment. She stated that although she has never met Tsarnaev she came because she believes he is innocent: “I just think so many of his rights were violated. They almost murdered an unarmed kid in a boat,” she said. A group of friends who were on the high school wrestling team with Tsarnaev at Cambridge Rindge and Latin waited in line outside the courtroom for hours, hoping to get a seat. One ex-teammate, Shun Tsou, 20, of Cambridge, called Tsarnaev “a silent warrior type”. “There was nothing sketchy about him,” said Mr Tsou, adding that he had not formed an opinion on Tsarnaev’s guilt or innocence. Prosecutors say Tsarnaev, a Muslim, wrote about his motivations for the bombing on the inside walls and beams of the boat where he was captured. He wrote the US government was “killing our innocent civilians”. “I don’t like killing innocent people,” he said, but also wrote: “I can’t stand to see such evil go unpunished. ... We Muslims are one body, you hurt one you hurt us all.” Three people - Martin Richard, aged eight; Krystle Marie Campbell, 29; and Lingzi Lu, 23 - were killed by the bombs, which were improvised from pressure cookers. Authorities say the Tsarnaevs also killed Massachusetts Institute of Technology officer Sean Collier days later while they were on the run. Numerous bombing victims had legs amputated after the two explosions, which detonated along the final stretch of the race a couple hours after the elite runners had finished. Following the appearance Tsarnaev was driven back to the secure hospital in Massachusetts where he is being held - his case will be heard in court again in September. 26 Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 Baby news For Zara & Mike T HE Queen’s press secretary has confirmed that the Queen’s granddaughter, Zara Tindall, is expecting a baby with her husband Mike Tindall and “Both families are delighted with the news.” Facebook.com/TenerifeWeekly “Mr and Mrs Mike Tindall are very pleased to announce that Zara Tindall is expecting a baby in the New Year,” said the official statement. “The Princess Royal and Captain Mark Phillips, Mr Phillip and Mrs Linda Tindall, and members of both families are delighted with the news. “This baby will be the first child for Mike and Zara and the third grandchild for The Princess Royal.” The child will Princess Anne’s third grandchild, as her son, Peter Phillips, has two daughters. The birth follows the much anticipated arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s baby, which is expected in the coming days. However, because Zara Tindall does not hold a royal title, her baby will not be called his or her ‘royal highness’. Former England rugby international Tindall married Princess Anne’s daughter in a private ceremony in July 2011. Zara, 32, is also an accomplished sportswoman and last year won an Olympic silver medal as part of the equestrian eventing team. Zara Tindall, currently 14th in line to the throne, met her husband at the 2003 rugby World Cup in Australia. The couple married in Edinburgh two years ago, in a ceremony attended by all the senior Royals. However, just months later, the rugby player was fined and booted out of the 2011 World Cup squad over a team night out. He apparently took part in a “dwarf tossing” competition with fellow players and was seen embracing an ex-girlfriend. Tindall’s fine was eventually reduced and his suspension set aside after an appeal found he did not intentionally mislead the team’s management. Zara and Mike Tindall currently live on Princess Anne’s Gatcombe Park estate in Gloucestershire. prehistoric rock Writings Found oNE of the largest collections of prehistoric rock carvings created by desert nomads that lived 6,000 years ago has been discovered. Archaeologists believe the 8,000 images carved into 500 rocks in Mexico’s white desert of Coahuila, could provide valuable clues to the way pre-Hispanic hunter-gatherer tribes communicated with each other. So-called petroglyph images are believed to have deep cultural and religious meanings and represent primitive forms of symbolic language combined with hallucinations from psychedelic drug use. The style of the runes varies from place to place, suggesting that in addition to religious meanings, territorial boundaries and regional dialects existed between clans. The rocks were discovered by scientists at Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History who have developed the site so it can be visited by the public. KEEP CALM AND E FRE ERY LIV ERE E D WH Y E AN N TH O ND A L IS CARRY ON SHOPPING AT Aladdins Cave For all the Best Bargains ranging from new beds and mattresses, sofa beds and suites, direct from the manufacturers to quality used furnishings, artwork, antiques & curios. Find us on the main road between Buzanada and Valle San Lorenzo Open: Monday - Friday 9:30 - 7:00 and Saturdays 9:30 - 3:00 922 720 493 - www.antiguedadestenerife.com www.tenerife-weekly.com Asiana flight 214’s crash landing in San Francisco was a frightening reminder of the risks that come with air travel, but also an uplifting twist, thanks to number of survivors. The mayor of San Francisco, Ed Lee, said, “We’re lucky we have this many survivors.” And Joanne Hayes-White, the chief of the San Francisco Fire Department, said that it was “nothing short of a miracle.” There are professionals dedicated to maximizing passenger survival in the event of a plane crash: flight attendants. Airlines don’t advertise the intense safety and crash training their flight attendants receive, because they’re wary of reminding passengers that air travel is risky. As a result, most people underestimate the skills flight attendants bring on board, and the dedication they have to the safety of their passengers. Flight attendants have to learn hundreds of regulations, and know the safety features of all of the aircraft in their airline’s fleet. They know how to evacuate all passengers from a plane, on land or sea, within 90 seconds; fight fires 35,000 feet in the air; keep a heart attack or stroke victim alive; calm an anxious, aggressive, or mentally ill passenger; respond to hijackings and terrorist attacks; and ensure group survival in the jungle, sea, desert, or arctic. Such expertise doesn’t come from book learning, alone; they train in “live fire pits” and “ditching Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 Asiana Flight 214: Flight Attendants Are Unsung Heroes pools.” As one flight attendant once said, “I don’t think of myself as a sex symbol or a servant. I think of myself as somebody who knows how to open the door of a 747 in the dark, upside down in the water.” While the story was covered worldwide as live broadcasts and 27 alongside and equivalent to the passengers: the crash forced “dozens of frightened passengers and crew to scamper from the heavily damaged aircraft”; ”passengers and crew were being treated” at local hospitals. Only one, Fox News, mentioned that the 16 cabin crew members didn’t merely survive, but worked through the crash and its aftermath. It notes that while passengers fled, the crew remained behind to help people who were trapped, slashing seat belts with knives supplied by police officers on the ground. As the plane was going up in flames, they risked their lives to save others. Although we don’t know what the flight attendants on this plane did or didn’t do to minimize injuries or save lives, but we should be told. Instead, most news outlets are allowing readers – and future passengers – to remain ignorant of the skills, dedication, and bravery that flight attendants bring to their work. on front pages of national newspapers very few covered the role that the flight attendants played. News articles used passive language to describe the evacuation: “slides had been deployed” and passengers “managed to get off.” When the cabin crew is mentioned, it was AA Man Is Rescued... Parky By The RAC Diagnosed An embarrassing drama unfolded after an AA Driving School instructor had a puncture during a lesson and found the car did not have a spare wheel. The AA’s breakdown service was asked to help but apparently refused. The leasing company that owned the stranded Ford Focus was covered by the RAC, which very helpfully sent a van to the rescue in Bonnyrigg, near Edinburgh. With Prostate Cancer C hat show host Sir Michael Parkinson has revealed he is being treated for prostate cancer - but has no intention of stopping working. The 78-year-old television star is currently undergoing radiotherapy and is expected to make a full recovery. RAC spokesman Pete Williams said: “The AA Driving School vehicle, like so many new cars coming off the production line, was not carrying a spare. A lot of drivers are caught out that way. The driving instructor called the AA but for reasons unknown to us it was not prepared to come out. We happily obliged. I’m sure the AA now regrets not helping its driving school.” The AA made no comment Sir Michael, who was diagnosed in May after a routine medical last October, said he was confident of fighting the disease: “It was a great shock, but I have been told to expect to make a full recovery. My wife Mary has been a tremendous support and while she has been, of course, very upset, she can see how I have approached this. Once she realised I wouldn’t let it affect me, Mary was fine. The popular chat show host continued: “I don’t feel ill. And I will keep working. I have no intention of stopping working. Of course mortality is on the mind, but I’m not afraid.” The presenter, affectionately known as “Parky” to his fans, has been having five sessions of radiotherapy a week. He is also backing a campaign to help raise awareness of the disease. Sir Michael said: “All that concerns me now is for men around the country to stop and take notice of any symptoms that might save their lives. I’m not a softy. If you show the symptoms of this dreadful disease, get help. Men need to get themselves checked. It will save lives.” 28 Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 Facebook.com/TenerifeWeekly northlandz â€“ The Biggest M I T began as a hobby in basement, but the worldâ€™s biggest model railroad is now anything but. It is the brainchild of owner and creator Bruce Williams Zaccagnino, who not only built the 52,000 sq ft building in which it is housed but also painstakingly designed and h a n d - crafted almost all of the uncannily lifelike scenery. He began building his dream 35 years ago. lueber ry Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 6pm 922 73 75 69 HAIR & BEAUTY SALON Est 1995 ob s www.tenerife-weekly.com Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 29 Model railway In The World Bruce loved model trains as a kid but it wasn’t until he was married that he started to build models. His hobby got so out of control he added five extra basements to his home to house his collection until he finally raised the money to create Northlandz. He says he has sunk ‘several million’ dollars into the project, which h a s b e e n open to the public since 1997: ‘I worked 18 or 19 hours a day, seven days a week, non-stop,’ Bruce said. It boasts more than eight miles of track and features more than 100 trains, as well as almost 400 bridges and took some 16 years to complete. Northlandz, in Flemington, New Jersey contains more than 3,000 miniature buildings in cities and villages, 50,000 trees and 40-foot bridges spanning huge canyons. It even has its own theme park, complete with a roller coaster. ‘There’s nothing like it,’ he said. ‘Visitors come out saying it’s one of the Wonders of the World.’ He said the attraction is recognized by Guinness World Records as the biggest of its kind on the planet. On its busiest day Northlandz was visited by 2,000 people. It has even attracted several celebrity visitors - including famed model railroad fan, rocker Rod Stewart, Pee Wee Herman and Neil Young, who went to the attraction in disguise. ‘We didn’t even know he was there until the next day,’ said Bruce. Stewart and other stars signed a special ‘celebrity wall’ inside the exhibit. The path through the exhibit - spread across 16 acres - is almost one mile long. Visitors are told at the beginning it will take at least two hours to make their way through the whole thing. 30 Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 Facebook.com/TenerifeWeekly First ever Manned ruff ride solar plane Crosses us THE first-ever manned plane that can fly purely on solar power has completed the final leg of a historic US crosscountry journey. Solar Impulse landed at New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport at 11.09pm on Saturday after leaving California in early May. The plane previously flew from Europe to Africa, but for its creators this was the first successful cross-continent flight. The flight plan for the revolutionary plane, powered by around 11,000 solar cells, had called for it to pass the Statue of Liberty before landing early on Sunday morning in New York. But an unexpected eight-foot tear discovered on the left wing of the aircraft on Saturday afternoon forced officials to scuttle the fly-by and fly directly to JFK for a landing three hours earlier than scheduled. Pilot Andre Borschberg said: “It was a huge success for renewable energy. The only thing that failed was a piece of fabric. It was supposed to be the shortest and easiest leg.” “It was the most difficult one,” said Bertrand Piccard, the second pilot agreed. The aircraft can fly up to 30,000 feet and has a top speed of 45mph. Most of the 11,000 solar cells are on the superlong wings that stretch as far as a jumbo jet’s. It weighs about the size of a small car and soars with what is essentially the power of a small motorised scooter. The Solar Impulse made stopovers in Phoenix, Dallas-Fort Worth, St Louis, Cincinnati and Dulles during its two-month journey. The cross-country flight is a rehearsal for a planned 2015 flight around the globe with an upgraded version of the plane. Solar Impulse’s creators view themselves as green pioneers, promoting lighter materials, solar-powered batteries, and conservation as adventurous. A CoUPLE in South Florida made a surprising discovery after finding a puppy trapped under the bonnet of their car. rescuers had to remove one of the vehicle’s wheels before they were able to pry the stray dog from between the steering mechanism and an axle. Mike Jachles, Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue spokesman, said the puppy must have travelled “anything from four, five or 10 miles”. He added: “They realised the engine wasn’t purring. In fact, it was actually running a little ‘rough’.” The dog - hot and exhausted - survived the ordeal unscathed. It is unknown how the animal got into the engine. 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First up is “I, Frankenstein” based on the graphic novel, which sees Aaron Eckhart’s monster Adam, caught up in a war against 2 immortal clans, then we will get to see Harry Potter himself, Daniel Radcliffe add a few more scars to his lightning bolt when he plays the monster in an as yet untitled movie. Finally Guillermo Del Toro has stat- Burton and Taylor Get Biopic Treatment Biopics have long been big business in the entertainment industry, from Helen Mirren’s Queen Liz to DDL’s Abe Lincoln, people flock to the cinema/lounge to watch famous thespians take on real life famous figures. The latest historical celebs to be given a glossy Biopic are legendary screen icons and married (twice) couple, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor. ed he would love to direct Benedict Cumberbatch in a new movie version of Mary Shelley’s novel. Cumberbatch has already played both monster and doctor in the critically acclaimed Danny Boyle directed stage version. Guess it proves yet again, classic monsters never really die. Reynolds Still Up For Deadpool He may be less than enthusiastic about returning to play his other superhero role of Green Lantern, but Ryan Reynolds would kill to play X-Men mercenary assassin with a big mouth- Deadpool again!! Last seen playing the sarcastic anti-hero in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, the actor said about the often proposed solo movie outing; “That movie is alive and kicking, and then it’s dead as a doornail. Then it’s alive and kicking and then it’s dead… it’s like the worst relationship I’ve ever had!” “The character knows he’s a comic-book character, he knows he’s in a film, he knows who the executives are at the studio making the movie. In the current iteration of the script, Deadpool is aware of the Wolverine movie. He doesn’t say anything disparaging about it but he does at one point play with the Deadpool action figure with some curiosity.” First featured as a villain in the X-Men comic universe back in 1991, Wade Wilson the “merc with the mouth” was, like Wolverine a mutant with incredible healing powers, who once even grew back his own head after the Hulk destroyed his original hat carrier!! What makes Deadpool unique and a truly original subject for a comic book movie adaptation is that he’s self-aware; he knows he’s in a comic and regularly breaks the “fourth wall”, speaking directly to the reader/viewer often with hilarious results!! Here’s hoping he fights his way out of “development hell” soon! 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Starring Billy Crystal and John Goodman Tel: 922 713 858 Monsters University This autumn, BBC America release “Burton and Taylor” starring Helena Bonham Carter (The King’s Speech) and “The Wire” star Dominic West (who has already courted controversy by playing serial killer Fred West in TV Biopic) as the iconic couple. The movie focuses on the couple’s stormy offstage relationship during their 1983 stage revival of Noel Coward’s “Private Lives”. This should not be confused with the frankly horrendous sounding “Liz and Dick” starring notorious mental caner Lindsey “lilo” Lohan as Liz (shudder). Here are some other Biopics out now or in the near future; 1: Behind The Candelabra Almost never made due to Michael Douglas’s Ill health, this is the story of the tempestuous relationship of publicly closeted pianist legend, Liberace, with his much younger lover Scot Thorson-watch if you fancy seeing Gordon Gecko and Jason Bourne playing tonsil tennis!! 2: Hitchcock Anthony Hopkins dons a fat suit and prosthetics to play the director during the filming of “Psy- cho”, focusing on the relationship between Hitch and his highly influential wife Alma Reville, played by Helen Mirren. 3: Diana Out this September and focusing on the last 2 years of the tragic life of the Princess of Wales, Australian actress Naomi Watts is said to have stunned in early test screenings. Naveen Andrews (Sayid from “Lost”) plays pre Dodi Fayed lover Dr Hasnat Khan. 4: Lovelace Starring “Mama Mia”s Amanda Seyfreid as the “Deep Throat” porn actress-should shatter the squeaky clean image of Seyfreid. 5: Jobs Punk’d presenter Ashton Kutcher plays Apple founder Steve Jobs. Possibly used recent stint on “Two and a Half Men” as a computer tech billionaire man-child as practice? Doctor Hoo!!! Hee Hee!! A few weeks back after the announcement Matt Smith’s imminent departure from the role of BBC’s Timelord,Doctor Who, I asked you who you thought would make a good Doctor. Some of the suggestions were bizarre to say the least (my favourite was Alan Carror Doctor Woohoo!!) but none were as strange as the revelatory news this week that back in the late ‘80s Wacko Jacko was frontrunner to play Gallifrey’s most famous son!! Having made good money on extended pop video/movie “Moonwalker”, Paramount pictures were eager to get Jackson in front of movie cameras as soon as possible - leading to someone suggesting he star in a Hollywood movie version of the long running BBC series. The shock almost-casting was revealed in a new book by Charles Norton “Now on the Big Screen: an Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to Doctor Who at the Cinema”. The book also revealed a second choice, one of the biggest US TV stars at the time, Bill Cosby! Now that I would have watched-from jelly babies to jello pudding!! 32 Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 Facebook.com/TenerifeWeekly Check Your luggage – And Your Insurance BrIToNS going on holiday are packing more valuables in their luggage and risk losing thousands of pounds worth of goods due to travel insurance that doesn’t cover the most valuable items. Many people are now packing their cases with items worth more than £2,500 That can add up to more than three times the cost of the actual holiday itself, according to a new poll by travel insurance firm LV=. julY 2013 friday 12th July . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bitter & Twisted Experience Saturday 13th July . . . . . . . . . . . . Saturday GALA Night Sunday 14th July . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vivo Sunday Carvery Monday 15th July. . . . . . . . . . . . . Decades Spectacular Thursday 18th July . . . . . . . . . . . Decades Spectacular friday 19th July . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bitter & Twisted Experience Saturday 20th July . . . . . . . . . . . Saturday GALA Night Sunday 21st July . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vivo Sunday Carvery Monday 22nd July. . . . . . . . . . . . . Decades Spectacular Thursday 25th July . . . . . . . . . . . Decades Spectacular friday 26th July . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bitter & Twisted Experience Saturday 27th July . . . . . . . . . . . Saturday GALA Night Sunday 28th July . . . . . . . . . . . . . vivo Sunday Carvery Monday 29th July. . . . . . . . . . . . . Decades Spectacular AuGusT 2013 Thursday 1st August . . . . . . . . . Decades Spectacular friday 2nd August . . . . . . . . . . . Bitter & Twisted Experience Saturday 3rd August . . . . . . . . . Saturday GALA Night Sunday 4th August . . . . . . . . . . vivo Sunday Carvery Monday 5th August . . . . . . . . . . Decades Spectacular Thursday 8th August . . . . . . . . . Decades Spectacular friday 9th August . . . . . . . . . . . Bitter & Twisted Experience Saturday 10th August . . . . . . . . Saturday GALA Night Sunday 11th August . . . . . . . . . vivo Sunday Carvery Monday 12th August . . . . . . . . Decades Spectacular Thursday 15th August . . . . . . . Decades Spectacular friday 16th August . . . . . . . . . . Bitter & Twisted Experience Saturday 17th August . . . . . . . . Saturday GALA Night Sunday 18th August . . . . . . . . . vivo Sunday Carvery Monday 19th August . . . . . . . . Decades Spectacular Thursday 22nd August . . . . . . . Decades Spectacular friday 23rd August . . . . . . . . . . Bitter & Twisted Experience Saturday 24th August . . . . . . . . Saturday GALA Night As many as 16% of holidaymakers still travel without insurance or covered their personal belongings against theft. Vanessa Chance, an insurance expert at LV=, said: “The goods that are being taken have changed. Now there are more, smaller highvalue electronic goods being taken. That’s what’s making up the bulk of theft claims because they’re very easy to sell on. We know that thieves will target certain brands because there is a ready market there to buy them.” Many people don’t realise that travel insurance doesn’t always cover these types of personal belongings, Ms Chance added. She advises travellers to keep cash and other valuables on them, rather than packing them away in luggage. On average, Brits take £700 of gadgets on trips, including cameras, iPads, phones, and laptops. Clothes and shoes taken on holiday are often worth as much as £400, accessories and jewellery come to £350 and even toiletries taken on trips can be worth around £100. One in six travellers also pack cash into checked-in luggage but valuables in hold baggage are never covered on travel insurance, the LV= report shows. Children also take items worth hundreds of pounds away with them. A child’s suitcase is now worth on average £550, according to the research. Half a million Britons have had items of luggage stolen while away. Gadgets, sunglasses and jewellery are among the things stolen the most from holidaymakers. The research suggests that the value of goods in suitcases and hand luggage has risen 67% over the past five years. Yet many holidaymakers don’t use everything they pack and 17% of travellers pay for excess baggage - charges which have totalled £412m over the past five years. www.tenerife-weekly.com Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 33 Sharples in Session By John Sharples Prostate Cancer When I saw that TV interviewer Michael Parkinson is battling prostate cancer, the story brought back the loss of my father last year from the disease. Now that I am 50-years-old I should really be thinking about having a checkup for any signs of the condition. Michael Parkinson has revealed that he is undergoing radiotherapy treatment after he was diagnosed October 2012. Luckily for him, his prognosis is good and he is expected to make a full recovery. The statistics show that each year 1 in 4 men who show signs of the condition will die from it. They also show that anyone whose father or brother has had the condition has a higher chance of suffering from it. So, what can we do to protect ourselves and how should we go about it? Over 40,000 men in Britain are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year and, it kills around 10,000 men annually. This is a very high figure and means that it is something that all men should be aware of! For those who are unaware, it is only men that have a prostate gland. It is about the shape and size of a walnut and its function is to make some of the fluid that carries sperm Sometimes, the cells in the prostate gland start to grow out of control and this is when cancer can develop, most commonly (but not exclusively) in men over the age of 50. In British men, this will happen to about 12% of them during No Sir! So! Andy Murray has won the Wimbledon Men’s Title and Prime Minister; David Cameron’s testosterone reached such dizzy heights that their lives. It can grow quickly in some men and slowly in others. The warning signs are very difficult to spot! So what are the signs? Experts say that prostate cancer doesn’t have many common signs. If you have noticed a change that you have to get up during the night to urinate or you need to go more often during the day or you have noticed blood in your urine or semen you should go to see your doctor. These signs don’t mean that you have it but there is a possibility. Asian men are far less likely to contract prostate cancer than western men although African-Caribbean men are three times more likely to develop the cancer than white men of the same age. Nobody knows why although it is thought that diet plays a part in the disease. Nutrition experts recommend that men eat more fruit and vegetables and less red meat. It is also believed that the more exercise we do, 30 minutes a day is recommended, the less likely we are to get the disease. Smoking and drinking haven’t been linked to Prostate cancer, but we all know that we shouldn’t really be smoking and that alcohol intake should be limited. The way prostate cancer is treated depends on the man’s age, the size of the cancer and its aggressiveness, which is graded by doctors using a method known as the Gleason score. If the cancer hasn’t spread from the gland, then treatment can either involve the complete removal of the prostate, in a procedure known as a radical prostatectomy, or radiotherapy, both of which aim to get rid of your cancer completely. It is said that you can “Eat to Beat Cancer” and there is plenty of information about this on the internet. There are various ways that men are tested for prostate cancer including blood samples and the one that stops many men from going to the doctor. This is a digital examination. Yes, it means that a doctor may have to put their finger in a delicate place, but if your life depends on it, don’t you think it would be a good idea. Remember that old saying, “Pride comes before a fall”. If my father had been for the tests, he would have been alive today. I wish Michael Parkinson all the best in his fight and I will be making my appointment for a check in the coming week. he planned a celebratory party for the Dumblane, Scottish, British, tennis Player. The poor PM then got really excited and decided to invite Ed Milliband to the do! Following that his inner macho exploded as he announced that he would put the man who would rather support anyone but England up for a knighthood. Yes, it is great that he won; yes he played a great game. Yes he is Scottish. Yes he is British. No ....... he shouldn’t be knighted. There are people out there saving lives on a daily basis. Knight those people and stop cheapening our great British awards with celebrities and sportsmen. Game, Set and Match! Peggy Is Back W hy on e a r t h Barbara Windsor is going back into “Eastenders is beyond me”. She must be bored or maybe she has seen the drivel that the BBC is churning out on an almost daily basis. It won’t take long before she yells “Get outa my pub” or “Ello Darlin’”. Thankfully, she is only returning for a very short spell. I would be far happier if they were announcing a new Carry On movie. She was a treat in those, but as a straight actress, she leaves me wishing she would do that funny giggly laugh that we all love her for. It’s comforting to know that a 75 year old woman can still get a job in modern Britain. 34 Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 sAInTHooD For pope joHn II THE Vatican has said that Pope Francis has cleared John Paul II for sainthood, approving a second miracle attributed to the late pontiff’s intervention. Popular John Paul died in 2005 aged 84 after serving for 27-years. He is expected to be canonised before the end of the year although no date has yet been set. The first miracle to be approved by the Vatican came just six months after his death, when French nun Sister Marie SimonPierre inexplicably recovered from Parkinson’s disease after praying for the late pontiff’s “intercession”. However, there have been suggestions that Sister Marie did not actually have Parkinson’s. The Vatican spokesman said the second miracle, which is needed to become a saint, concerned a Costa Rican woman but did not name her. But at a news conference in San Jose, 50-year-old Floribeth Mora identified herself and was unable to hold back tears as she described how she was cured of a brain aneurysm. Mrs Mora said she thought she was going to die after being sent home with pain- killers after a diagnosis in 2011 found that there was no hope for any successful treatment. On the day of John Paul II’s beatification, 1 May 2011, she said that a poster sent to her showing photos of him on both sides seemed to speak to her. Mrs Mora said: “I heard something telling me, ‘Get up. Don’t be afraid.’ And I got up from my bed and I said, ‘Yes, I feel good’.” Her doctor, Alejandro Vargas confirmed the disappearance of a fusiform aneurysm of the middle cerebral artery which affected a “very important area of the brain”. For a healing to be officially certified as a miracle, the occurrence must be permanent, instantaneous and have no scientific explanation. The Vatican put John Paul on a fast-track to sainthood just weeks after his death on April 2, 2005, dispensing with the traditional five-year waiting period. Calls for the beloved pontiff to become a saint erupted at his funeral, where many mourners shouted “Santo Subito!” (“Sainthood Now!”). But some Vatican observers have voiced concerns that the process has been too quick. The last years of John Paul’s papacy have been marred by a clerical sex abuse scandal, and critics said he failed to address other problems such as dysfunctional governance at the Vatican. As one of the longest-serving popes, the Polish-born John Paul travelled widely, often greeted by massive crowds as he championed peace, denounced human rights abuses and deplored the decadence of the modern world. He dismissed the pomp that surrounded his predecessors to seek contact with ordinary people, and is credited by many with helping to topple Communism in Eastern Europe. In 1981, he survived an assassination attempt in St Peter’s Square. But he also alienated many Catholics with staunchly conservative views on social matters. Pope Francis also decided to make the late pontiff John XXIII a saint even though the Vatican has not confirmed a second miracle attributed to his intercession. The Vatican said Francis had the power to “dispense” with the normal saint-making procedures to canonise him on his own merit, without a miracle. Question one: In which country is lake Como? Question Two: Which American football team is known as the steelers? Question Three: Who wrote The Time Machine? Question Four: Post, smock and tower are all types of what? Question Five: Who wrote the novel Sense and Sensibility? Question Six: Of what Australian state is Sydney the capital? Question Seven: In computing, of what is ‘bit’ an abbreviation? Question Eight: What area used to be known as the Spice Islands? Question Nine: What were the two middle names of the Novelist Charles Dickens? Question Ten: The name of which political party means ‘we alone’? Question Eleven: What is another name for a slaughter house? Question Twelve: In which European city is the Van Gogh museum? Facebook.com/TenerifeWeekly www.tenerife-weekly.com Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 35 gardening and Nature By Steve Andrews - aka Green Bard The Viper’s Bugloss Species of Tenerife Echium giganteum Echium simplex Echium plantagineum Echium wildpretii If you visit Mt Teide in spring or early summer you can’t help but being amazed, not only by its picturesque scenery that looks like another world, but also by the strange flowering plants growing there. The Mount Teide Bugloss (Echium wildpretii), Red Bugloss or Taginaste Rojo, as it is called in Spanish, is sure to make a lasting impression with its tall flowering spikes carried high above the dry and rocky ground. It is a very rare plant that only grows high on Mt Teide and also around the mountain village of Vilaflor, although a subspecies trichosiphon can also be found on some of the mountains of La Palma. It is often cultivated in gardens though and the seeds in packets are available for sale in tourist and garden- ing shops around the island. It forms a rosette of leaves in the first year of its life and in the second it produces a sturdy inflorescence that can reach 2.m or more in height. Each flowering spike is covered in thousands of small red blooms and looks really spectacular. A group of them in flower adds to the weird otherworldly feel of the higher ranges of the highest mountain in Spain. Because of this there are countless paintings and photographs of Mt Teide featuring this unmistakable plant. But actually its form is typical of the Echium genus to which it belongs and which Tenerife can boast to having many representatives of. Arrebol (E. simplex) grows from a rosette of long leaves and produces a tall flowering spike but in its case the flowers are white. This species is also very rare in the wild and is only found on some cliffs and mountains in the Anaga Range. Like the closely related species, however, it is often seen in plant borders in parks and gardens. For example, there are some in the Parque del Drago in Icod de los Vinos. The bushy E. giganteum grows to 2.5 m and also has white flowers. It is found in many coastal and lower mountainous regions in the north of Tenerife. It is often seen growing in shrub borders too where it has been planted for its ornamental value. The very similar E. leucophaeum is locally common in some parts of the northern coast. Its flowering spikes are shorter and more dome-shaped. E. aculeatum is like a miniature version of these last two species and again has white flowers. It is only found in certain locations in the lower zone, though where it does grow it is quite common. This species can be easily spotted around the Santiago del Teide area, for example. E. virescens is another large bushy species. It has pinkish or blue flowers carried in well-formed and showy spikes, and is often found in forested areas and on the slopes of mountains in the north and south of the island. It forms big clumps and Echium aculeatum blooms in spring. Another blue-flowered species is the Taginaste Picante (E. auberianum). It is very rare and has short stems. It is only found in some parts of the sub-alpine zone of Mt Teide and other Tenerife highlands. By contrast E. plantagineum is so common in many places that it is treated as an invasive weed. It has pretty purplish-blue flowers and often forms large patches in fields and farmland. Unlike all of the species mentioned so far, E. triste is a spindly plant with small pinkish flowers that is not likely to impress. “Triste” means sad in Spanish and it is aptly named. It grows in dry rocky ground on mountain slopes and coastal areas in the south of Tenerife. E. strictum is a very variable species of Viper’s Bugloss. It grows to around 1 km in height and has pinkish or bluish flowers. It is locally common in some forested parts of the island such as around villages in the Anaga Mountains. The other Canary Islands have their own endemic Echium species too and back in Britain there is the Viper’s Bugloss (E.vulgare). It has blue flowers and tends to grow on waste ground and in sand dunes. All of the Viper’s Bugloss species produce small hard seeds that are in groups of four and look like very tiny nuts. The plants all produce a lot of nectar too and attract bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects. Most types are biennials or shortlived perennials but some are annuals. Some of them have been used as medicinal herbs. In traditional Canary Islands folk medicine the leaves of some types have been made into infusions and poultices to bring relief for cases of joint pain and to treat fevers, coughs and headaches. Because of their attractive appearance most types of Viper’s Bugloss make great garden plants too. They certainly stand out! Viper’s Bugloss Uses Many of the Viper’s Bugloss species in the Echium genus have uses in herbal medicine and otherwise. Several types are regarded as herbs that have been traditional remedies for many conditions. The plants also have astringent and diuretic properties. The seeds of Echium species contain gamma-linoleic acid (GLA) which is a steroid compound that has been shown to be an antioxidant and to be an anti-inflammatory substance. GLA is being tested as a treatment for multiple sclerosis. The shoots of Echium italicum are eaten as a vegetable in Crete where they are boiled and steamed. Ancient herbalists thought that the fruits of the Viper’s Bugloss resembled a snake’s head. Under the “Doctrine of Signatures,” which worked with the idea of using a similarity in a plant to a part of the body or medical condition as an indication that it was a remedy for this, they considered the herb as an antidote for the venom of a snake. This has not been shown to be the case but was once believed to be true. Also known as the Bard of Ely, the Green Bard has a Green Beard, as can be seen in the photo. He is an expert on nature and loves to write about wildlife and conservation. He has a very wide knowledge of edible plants, foraging and herbs. He was quoted as a “Weed expert” in The Ecologist. The Green Bard, though originally from Cardiff in Wales, is currently based in Tenerife where he has successfully reared many Monarch butterflies on plants grown on his apartment balcony. In May, 2012, at the English Library in Puerto de la Cruz he gave a talk on the Flora and Fauna of Tenerife to a full house and has been invited back to be a guest speaker again. Keep up to date with him at: http://greenbard.hubpages.com/ 36 Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 Aquarius 20 January to 18 february Consider developing a long-term plan for improving health and employment prospects. with so many potential opportunities opening up, it might pay to take a gamble. Aim high! Even if you don’t feel you have the right qualifications for a job, go for it anyway, especially if it’s something you’ve always wanted to do. The response you get could surprise you. A frustrating career matter may improve from this week. Take care of your health and think about diet tweaks for extra energy. Pisces 19 february to 20 March Facebook.com/TenerifeWeekly Harry “At The Top of His profession” PrINCE Harry has qualified as an Apache Aircraft Commander within 3 regiment Army Air Corps which puts him “at the very top of his profession”. The post gives the prince, known as Captain Wales, overall control of the two-man helicopter during missions. It is the culmination of three years of training during which he has won the prize for the best Co-Pilot Gunner and completed a tour of Afghanistan. Give your creative faculties a workout. whatever you do, make sure it expresses your true feelings. Putting your personal stamp on a project could bring deep satisfaction. romance brings a pleasant diversion to the daily round of chores and duties. A New Moon in Cancer reveals this might be good time to start dating if you’ve been out of the loop. Your relationship may blossom into something beautiful. Meanwhile, venus encourages you to keep fit and look fantastic. Aries 21 March to 19 April family matters, real estate, DIY projects, or remodeling will keep you busy. It’s a good time to work on and invest in your property. The New Moon in Cancer is excellent if you want to change the family dynamic in some way, like introducing a new pet. You may be eager to get things moving, especially if you’ve been considering buying or selling. Clear out clutter, decorate and give your home a makeover. Joint finances should improve with less delay and better credit options. Taurus 20 April to 20 May You could be reveling in e-mails, calls, and letters as people demand more of your time and more of you. Advertise goods and services, start an online business, or hold a reunion. The New Moon puts a positive spin on events by encouraging you to take a cherished goal and run with it. relationships, especially long-term partnerships, could improve and become more fruitful. Home and family affairs are blessed by the presence of venus, so entertaining should be a lot of fun. Gemini 21 May to 21 June Money makes the world go ‘round. You seem to have more confidence in your ability to earn and spend lately. However, it might help to have a plan or budget so that you don’t fritter it all away. Make a fresh start with this week’s New Moon, and consider a savings account or a few canny investments. Health matters could take a turn for the better. If you’ve been feeling under the weather, you may notice that you have more energy now. Cancer 22 June to 22 July The focus is on you! You seem full of energy and ready to take the world by storm. You’re at your natural, charming best at a time when you most want to be seen and heard. High spirits and plenty of optimism can help you achieve great things. Saturn’s change of direction brings improvements to your love life, especially if you’ve been feeling left out in the cold. The New Moon in your sign encourages you to be bold and aim high. Leo 23 July to 22 August Dreams could be powerful and particularly important. You may find that you’re nurtured by the insights you gain from them. The Cancer New Moon is excellent for starting a new spiritual practice, such as meditation, yoga, or anything else that increases your awareness and helps you maintain inner peace. Meanwhile, venus in your sign could encourage you to consider a makeover. If you want a fresh start, changing your image could be the first step toward achieving the success you desire. Virgo 23 August to 22 September Your social life kicks into action. It’s possible you could encounter the beginnings of a new romance. There is a vibrant energy in the air that is perfect for new meetings, exploring options for networking, and getting out and about. Saturn turns direct in your communication zone, so if you’ve been caught up in red tape, this should now begin to clear up. An intuitive hunch concerning a financial matter may help you resolve an ongoing issue. It’s time to get into the party spirit! Libra 23 September to 23 october A wonderful set of influences brightens up your career prospects and brings opportunities to go higher up the ladder of success. The New Moon in Cancer brings opportunities for a new beginning. If you’re starting a job or considering a new phase, you’ll get plenty of help from the Moon tide to make projects successful. finances could begin to improve as Saturn in your money zone turns direct. If you’ve experienced long delays or frustrating events, you may soon see improvement. Scorpio 24 october to 21 November You enjoy being private, but you could revel in attention from people who find you irresistible. Try to get a handle on emotional boredom and restlessness, too, especially if they distract you from the tasks at hand. Perhaps it’s time to plan a vacation or short break. You need new ideas and experiences in your mental diet to help you feel uplifted and happy. The good news is that there may be an end to frustrating delays, especially those linked to personal projects. Sagittarius 22 November to 21 December Consider various ways you can use joint assets for a larger payoff. You might be nervous about security concerns, but you will be better off doing something about them other than worry. Use some shrewd thinking when considering loans or lines of credit. Splurging just for the sake of it could work against you in the long term. However, romance could be a possibility if you’re considering a short getaway or vacation. There is lots of fun to be had by exploring exciting options. Capricorn 22 December to 19 January You may identify quite powerfully with someone who has your same ambitions. Bearing this in mind, you might want to give priority and personal attention to their aspirations, especially if you’d like to see the person get ahead. The more you give, the more you receive. The New Moon bodes well for loving relationships and budding romance. Connect with a new business partner or collaborate on a meaningful project. Sticky friendship issues might find relief as Saturn changes direction. His commanding officer, Lieutenant Colonel Tom de la Rue said: “This is a tremendous achievement for Captain Wales, who passed with flying colours. I am delighted that his new status as a qualified Apache Aircraft Commander and Co-Pilot Gunner places him at the very top of his profession.” A Ministry of Defence spokesperson said the Prince was put through a “gruelling six-hour flying assessment” covering the UK’s skyline. The route took him from his base at Wattisham Airfield in Suffolk, up to Newcastle, cutting across to RAF Spadeadam and then Carlisle, before flying down over Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham and finishing back at base. During the assessment he was tested across a wide range of tactical and procedural scenarios, including a simulated low level attack at RAF Spadeadam and flying in controlled airspace. A spokesperson for Kensington Palace said that he would now “continue with normal duties as an Apache Pilot based at Wattisham Airfield”. 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Is it to deprive us of a little bit more shortbread? Or simply a cost cutting exercise? Well here’s the best answer I could find. Apparently because Jammy Dodgers are actually Anglesey Cakes, the company needed to trademark their own brand of Anglesey Cakes by making them look different so they used a heart instead of a circle for the middle. Clever eh? Here’s a great sweet alternative to that traditional raspberry cheesecake, it’s extremely easy to make and obviously made with the wonderful Jammie Dodgers! but the stickiness of them jam does the job Ingredients: perfectly!). 2 packets Jammie Dodgers (you can use Next in a mixing bowl, add the cream whatever flavour you like) cheese, lemon juice and condensed milk. With 250g softened cream cheese an electric mixer, mix them until smooth and 395g tin of condensed milk well combined. Pour the filling over the biscuit ½ a lemon squeezed base and smooth it out. Drizzle the Raspberry Raspberry sauce sauce over the top in lines and then with a Method: toothpick swirl it into the mixture to give it Take one packet of Jammie dodgers and the “feathering” look. Chill it in the fridge for pop them into a blender. Blend them until at least 12 hours until it becomes firm to the they are fine. Tip them into a spring form touch. When you are ready to serve it, top cake tin and press them down until smooth with a jammie dodger at an angle on top and and compact. (Usual cheesecake recipes ask lashings of pouring cream! you to add melted butter to combine them, The Giant jammie Dodger Cake This is really simple and people always seem impressed by this. Just make 2 simple sponge cakes or Victoria sponges in a giant biscuit cake tin, use a large heart shaped cookie cutter for the hole in the top cake and fill it with jam before sandwiching the cakes together. milk. Next split the mixture between mixture is perfectly set. I always use a Ingredients: two greased biscuit shaped cake tins. low temperature with this mixture 350g plain flour Bake in the oven for approx. and give it mo9re time – this 350g sugar 35 minutes until the gives the cake a lovely 350g margarine light texture –you just 6 eggs have to be patient. 1tsp vanilla essence Once cooked remove 1 large tsp. of baking powder from the tins and For the Cake and filling: allow them to cool. 1 Strawberry Jam Cut a heart in one 2 Biscuit Shaped Cake Tin’s half of the 1 Heart Shaped Cookie Cutter cakes then sandwich Method: them together Firstly set the oven to 150°C. with a good amount of Next place all the cake ingredients jam. You can always into a large mixing bowl and mix them use buttercream as together until smooth and creamy. well as the jam if you If the mixture is slightly too thick you prefer! can thin it out with a slight dash of pugh’s note.. WAnTeD: jammie Dodger Facts: • Jammie Dodgers are the biggest kid’s biscuit brand in the UK (and are actually enjoyed by loads of adults too!) We know you are an addict!!! - Ed • In 2013 they re-launched the Jammie Dodgers brand with a new look and new flavours – Banana & Toffee, and Jam & Custard. • Jammie Dodgers are made in Wales, the birthplace of Rob Brydon, Richard Burton, Tom Jones and Charlotte Church. • The name for the original cheeky biscuit came from the BEANO’s ‘Roger the Dodger’ character comic strip. • Jammie Dodgers have been featured on The Only Way is Essex and Harry Hill’s TV Burp. • In 2012 the Jammie Dodgers Monkeys were further featured in an epic chart battle – played out during Britain’s Got Talent (2012). Jammie, Toffee and Choccie launched their own music videos and the Nation voted for their favourite If anybody out there can get their hands on the limited edition Vimto flavoured Dodgers, please pop a packet into Vivo for me – I just can’t get my hands on them anywhere! 38 Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 HINK PINKS what’s a Hink Pink you ask? Hink Pinks are fun rhyming word riddles. The answer to the riddle is a pair of words that rhyme with each other. for example: Large feline would be fat Cat. 1. Lawn protector_________________________________________________________ 2. Large toupee __________________________________________________________ 3. Loaf cover _____________________________________________________________ 4. Lodge light ____________________________________________________________ 5. Large person who doesn’t enjoy Christmas ______________________________ 6. Not as good as poem ___________________________________________________ 7. Mortgage howl ________________________________________________________ 8. Paddle shop ______________________________________________________________________________ 9. Nude rabbit ______________________________________________________________________________ 10. Natural remedy _________________________________________________________________________ 11. Nice poster ______________________________________________________________________________ 12. Pasta pastry ____________________________________________________________________________ 13. orca story _______________________________________________________________________________ 14. Pale man in armor _______________________________________________________________________ 15. No more fiber ___________________________________________________________________________ Facebook.com/TenerifeWeekly www.tenerife-weekly.com Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 motoring neWS 39 By lingy new skoda Yeti 1976 Mercedes Benz 450sl SKoDA is launching a new special edition the Skoda Yeti Adventure this new model is based on the bestselling SE trim level and includes more than 2250 Euros worth of additional equipment. The new Skoda Yeti Adventure goes on sale next month and prices start from 20,000 Euros, all the additional extra equipment is at no extra cost. Design features include black and chrome Matterhorn alloys which are simply stunning together with a black roof and black door mirrors. Silver roof rails and black side mouldings with chrome ledges complete the look. This new special edition is available in two colours either Candy White or Brilliant Silver Metallic and both colours come IMAGINE it is thirty years in the future, 2043, and you are driving in a hard top convertible made in 2013. It has had three owners, and sports a healthy six-figures on the odometer. Would you expect it to leak, rattle, and/or squeak? Probably. with a black roof. The interior is just as impressive, the upholstery comes with striking silver stitching and tyre print design. In addition to SE trim equipment the Skoda Yeti Adventure includes Amundsen+ satellite navigation, DAB digital radio, Bluetooth connectivity and a multi-function steering wheel to control the audio system and telephone. The list of standard equipment is never ending other features include acoustic rear parking sensors, cruise control, dual-zone air conditioning, maxi-dot trip computer, front fog lights and sunset glass. new liquid Air Fuel Could power Cars THE Centre For Low Carbon Futures has revealed that liquid air could power cars in the future. In simple terms, it is created when excess energy from a renewable source such as a wind turbine is used to cool (say) 700-litres of air to -196C. This reduces its bulk to 1-litre which is then stored in an insulated vessel. When energy is required, it is heated to boiling point which forces it to expand back to its original proportion (in gas form). This expansion could power a wind turbine that might then produce electricity for the national grid. It could also fuel cars, ships, trains, lorries, motorbikes, etc. Liquid air is potentially invaluable as excess energy from renewable sources is not generally stored. In fact, it is often disposed of which is wasteful and expensive. Whereas this might not concern most electricity users now, it could be a significant issue in the future if the country becomes more depend- Would you expect it to look dated and out of place as we approach 2050 when cars (finally) fly and run by garbagepowered fusion generators? Likely. In 2043 there will be 1970’s-era Mercedes-Benz cars still on the road though. By then they might rattle, leak, and/or squeak. They may even look a little dated. But not today. I drove this 1976 450sl to a dentist appointment this morning. Two weeks before I drove it from coast to coast, here in Tenerife. It doesn’t rattle. It doesn’t leak. It doesn’t squeak. It is as solid today as the day it rolled out of Stuttgart thirty odd years ago. This thing is built like a tank. In fact, the engineers who designed it nicknamed it “der Panzerwagen” as one of their specifications was to meet or exceed stringent safety regulations that threatened to force the roadster body style into permanent extinc- tion. Apparently, the Germans know a thing or two about building tanks. Stylistically the R107 Chassis with its blend of slab shapes and extra-long radii curves owes far more to the Panzerkampfwagen “Königstiger” than its graceful automotive predecessors, the W198 and W113 “Sport Leicht” series. Under the hood, unlike the six-cylinder Gullwing and Pagoda Benzes, the R107 is motivated by a V-8 engine. It sports an overhead cam and fuel injection like its father and grandfather, and maintains a paternal link with a Pagodashaped removable hard top. From the neck down though it is its own panzer-like design. It was a phenomenally popular car, with well over a quarter-million of them made in a very long run, from 1971 through 1989. Built in a time when Mercedes-Benz was truly and uniquely synonymous with “quality”… as they remained alone at the top of the luxury automotive heap, towering über alles the (literally) smoking wreckage of Detroit and Coventry’s faded high-end brands, Cadillac, Lincoln, and Jaguar. This was when the Bavarians in Munich had just started going upmarket, and the Japanese were eviscerating Detroit only from below. The interior is snug, but well-appointed for a car from the 1970’s. This 450sl sold for around 25,000 Euros in 1976, which adjusted for inflation is a Kia Rio shy of 85,000 Euros in 2013. What did that kind of Carter-era cash get for you? A damn fine ride. The 450sl is a cruise missile of a car, a true Grand Tourer capable of days of comfortable travel… top up, or down, on or off. the car people visit our Car warehouse at the entrance to Amarilla Golf. over 100 Cars In Stock CAr SwAP AvAILABLE the-car-people-tenerife Tel: 660 511 611 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ent on renewable sources. After all, the wind does not blow all the time so we might need to store more power. Furthermore, liquid air is not a concept for the distant future - it is available now. As such, there has been a successful, smallscale, demonstration running in the United Kingdom for the past eighteen months. competition Would you like to win 4 Carvery Meals and Tickets to play Mini Golf at Vivo Decades Treasure Island? Then simply email your answer to the following question to: email@example.com please include your phone number. what car did Jim rockford (James Garner) drive in his Tv series The rockford files? 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World’s Wildest Police Videos Minder Tour De France 2013 Highlights The Chase The Game Hell on Wheels World of Sport 06:10 07:30 07:55 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:05 13:10 13:30 15:30 16:15 17:00 17:30 18:00 18:30 19:00 19:55 20:00 21:00 22:35 23:05 23:40 07:00 07:10 08:00 09:00 11:00 11:30 12:00 13:00 15:00 15:30 16:00 17:00 19:00 19:30 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:20 23:55 00:55 01:55 02:20 02:45 Children’s TV According to Jim Everybody Loves Raymond Frasier Secret Millionaire USA Grand Designs Australia Three in a Bed Hugh’s 3 Good Things Channel 4 Racing Countdown Deal or No Deal Brendan’s Magical Mystery Tour Come Dine with Me The Simpsons Hollyoaks Channel 4 News Ramadan Diaries Four Rooms The Million Pound Drop Live PhoneShop Trojan Donkey Alan Carr: Tooth Fairy Live Carpool On Thin Ice Storage Hunters Top Gear Road to Red Bull Soapbox Race Man v Food Storage Hunters Top Gear Road to Red Bull Soapbox Race Man v Food Storage Hunters Top Gear Road to Red Bull Soapbox Race Man v Food Storage Hunters QI XL The Thick of It Mock the Week QI XL Patrick kielty’s One Night Stand Storage Hunters Storage Hunters Mock the Week 06:00 Children’s TV 08:15 Peppa Pig 08:35 Roary the Racing Car 08:45 Milkshake Monkey 08:50 Bananas in Pyjamas 09:00 Tickety Toc 09:15 The Wright Stuff 11:10 Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead 12:10 5 News Lunchtime 12:15 Big Brother 13:15 Home and Away 13:45 Neighbours 14:15 The Mentalist 15:10 Stealing Paradise 17:00 5 News at 5 17:30 Neighbours 18:00 18:30 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:30 23:30 00:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 10:30 18:30 18:45 19:00 19:30 19:55 22:00 22:30 00:30 02:35 Home and Away Newstalk Live Cricket World’s Busiest Train Station Big Brother Big Brother’s Bit on the Side Big Brother Super Casino Good Morning Sports Fans Good Morning Sports Fans Good Morning Sports Fans Ringside Super League Superstars European Tour Golf Football Gold 2003/04 Premier League -Chelsea 5-0 Newcastle. Football Gold Super League Backchat Super League Superstars Challenge Cup Rugby League Football Gold Premier League Years Challenge Cup Rugby League Super League 19:00 Women’s Euro 2013 21:30 Jake Bugg and Emeli Sande @ T 22:00 Mumford and Sons and Chase and Status @ T 00:10 Russell Howard’s Good News Extra 00:55 EastEnders 01:25 Football’s Suicide Secret 02:25 Live at the Electric 11:00 13:10 15:05 16:45 18:55 21:00 23:15 01:35 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00 00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 D-Day the Sixth of June The Rare Breed The Guns of Fort Petticoat Sands of Iwo Jima Never Been kissed Terminator Salvation 28 Days Later Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow The Ashes: Australia’s Best Days The Ashes The Ashes Verdict Good Morning Sports Fans The Ashes Sky Sports News at Seven Round-up of the sports news with live analysis and comment. The Ashes The Ashes Verdict The Ashes The Ashes Verdict The Ashes The Ashes Verdict The Ashes The Ashes Verdict Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 TREASURE ISLAND TV GUIDE S a t u r d ay - T V 06:00 10:00 11:30 12:00 12:15 13:00 14:00 16:10 17:10 17:50 18:40 18:50 19:00 20:20 21:10 22:00 22:30 22:50 00:50 00:55 06:00 06:25 08:55 11:50 14:25 14:55 15:25 15:55 16:25 16:55 19:30 22:00 00:20 01:05 01:45 02:35 Breakfast Saturday kitchen Live Lorraine’s Fast, Fresh & Easy Food BBC News Bargain Hunt MotoGP Athletics Escape to the Country Room 101 Pointless BBC News BBC London News The Queen’s Coronation Festival Gala The National Lottery: In It to Win It Casualty Mrs. Brown’s Boys BBC News Enemy of the State Weatherview BBC News Planet’s Funniest Animals Coronation Street Omnibus Emmerdale Omnibus You’ve Got Mail You’ve Been Framed! You’ve Been Framed! You’ve Been Framed! You’ve Been Framed! You’ve Been Framed! Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope The Mummy I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry Lemon La Vida Loca Fake Reaction The Cube Planet’s Funniest Animals 06:00 06:05 07:20 08:40 09:00 10:00 10:30 12:00 12:45 13:40 15:30 18:10 19:10 19:40 20:25 21:10 22:10 23:10 00:35 01:35 06:00 06:25 07:25 09:20 10:20 11:20 12:30 14:45 16:55 19:00 21:00 23:00 00:35 01:35 02:00 02:30 This is BBC Two The Half Naked Truth Best of the Badmen The Sky at Night A History of Scotland Life in the Freezer Triathlon The A to Z of TV Cooking The Story of... EastEnders Omnibus Rugby League Challenge Cup Flog It! Dad’s Army Natural World QI XL Top of the Lake A Culture Show Special Rabbit Hole Golf This is BBC Two 13 J u l y th 06:00 07:35 08:00 08:25 08:30 09:25 10:15 11:15 12:15 12:25 13:25 14:25 16:00 CITV The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Gravity Falls ITV News Dinner Date Jeremy kyle Show Murder, She Wrote Saturday Farm ITV News All Star Mr and Mrs The Chase Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure Midsomer Murders 18:00 ITV News 18:30 You’ve Been Framed! 19:30 Your Face Sounds Familiar 20:45 All Star Family Fortunes 21:45 The Americans 22:30 ITV News 22:50 Hot Fuzz 00:55 Jackpot247 Barbara Murder, She Wrote Rising Damp The Royal The Royal Wycliffe Inspector Morse The Four Musketeers Agatha Christie’s Poirot 06:00 06:05 06:55 07:50 Agatha Christie’s Marple When a young blonde is found strangled in the library of Gossington Hall, Dolly Bantry quickly calls in her old friend Miss Marple to help her with some sleuthing. Lewis Cold Blood Cracker Barbara ITV3 Nightscreen Teleshopping 14:00 08:50 09:50 10:50 12:00 13:00 16:30 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 00:10 World of Sport The Professionals Minder The Big Match Revisited Motorsport Uk The Professionals Rugby World Cup 7s Highlights The Cycle Show Tour De France 2013 Highlights Tour De France 2013 Live Police, Camera, Action! British Superbike Championship Highlights Motorbike Show Tour De France 2013 Highlights Black Gold Hell on Wheels Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels Tour De France 2013 Highlights 06:00 06:10 07:05 07:30 08:00 09:00 10:00 10:30 11:00 11:30 12:00 12:30 13:30 16:15 16:45 17:15 17:50 18:20 18:50 19:15 19:20 20:20 22:00 00:15 07:10 08:00 10:00 11:00 11:30 12:30 13:00 15:00 15:30 16:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 21:40 22:20 23:00 00:00 00:40 01:20 01:55 02:40 repo Men Channel 4 - 22:00 - 00:15 Jude Law and Forest Whitaker star in this blood-drenched thriller-cum-satire set in a grimy vision of the near future. In 2025, a corporation called The Union has perfected the creation of artificial organs, which have replaced organ transplants. A potential customer can apply for an organ, which are sold on credit, at high interest. If a customer is unable to maintain payments, after three months, a repo-man is sent after the customer to ‘reclaim’ Union property. The process of the repossession is bloody & brutal, and often results in the death of the customer. Remy is one of the Union’s top repo-men, who partners with his childhood friend, Jake, to collect on 41 past due accounts. Remy is highly regarded within The Union as their top performer, though his occupation causes problems with his wife, who sees it as unsavoury. After she leaves Remy when Jake commits a repossession in front of their home, Remy decides to transfer to a sales job, much to Jake’s chagrin. As his final repossession job, Remy is sent to the residence of a music producer, whose work he happens to admire. After allowing the man enough time to complete a song, Remy prepares to repossess his heart. When he attempts to use a heart defibrillator to stop the unit, the defibrillator malfunctions, sending a large electrical shock through his body and knocking him into a coma. 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Olympic gold medallist Luke Campbell makes his professional debut against Andy Harris and welterweight Kell Brook faces Carson Jones. 01:00 Sporting Greats 01:30 Sporting Greats 02:00 Fight Night 19:00 Women’s Euro 2013 21:30 The Script and Dizzee Rascal @ T 22:00 Rihanna and Calvin Harris @ T 00:00 Family Guy 00:45 American Dad! 01:30 The Call Centre 02:30 Lee Nelson’s Well Funny People 03:00 Lee Nelson’s Well Funny People 11:00 13:00 15:05 17:10 The Drum Star Trek: First Contact Congo The Iron Giant 18:50 Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader 21:00 Source Code 22:50 Aliens 01:55 Isolation 06:00 06:30 07:30 08:30 10:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00 00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 Ashes Memories The Ashes The Ashes Verdict Cricket A.M Sarah-Jane Mee and Matt Floyd are joined by studio guest. The Ashes Day four of the first Ashes test between England and Australia from Trent Bridge. Sky Sports News at Seven The Ashes The Ashes Verdict The Ashes The Ashes Verdict The Ashes The Ashes Verdict The Ashes The Ashes Verdict Editor recommends 42 Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 TREASURE ISLAND TV GUIDE 14 J u l y Sunday - TV 06:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:20 13:15 14:00 15:00 15:30 16:00 17:00 17:35 Breakfast The Andrew Marr Show Sunday Morning Live Sunday Politics Countryfile Bargain Hunt Homes Under the Hammer Helicopter Heroes Rhys Jones’s Wildlife Patrol Escape to the Country Songs of Praise Earthflight 18:35 BBC News 18:50 BBC London News 19:00 Antiques Roadshow 20:00 Countryfile 21:00 The White Queen 22:00 BBC News 22:15 BBC London News 22:25 Luther 23:25 Live at the Apollo 23:55 Two for the Money 06:00 06:50 09:40 12:15 13:10 14:10 16:10 Beauty and the Geek Emmerdale Omnibus Coronation Street Omnibus America’s Got Talent America’s Got Talent Happy Feet Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back 18:45 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor 21:00 knocked Up 23:35 Totally Bonkers Guinness World Records 00:05 Hell’s kitchen 01:00 Hell’s kitchen 02:00 71 Degrees North 02:45 Teleshopping 08:30 09:30 10:00 11:30 12:00 12:30 14:00 16:00 18:30 19:30 20:00 21:00 22:00 22:35 23:05 23:35 06:50 07:50 08:50 09:50 10:50 11:50 12:50 13:55 16:05 17:55 19:00 21:00 23:55 01:20 02:50 Monty Don’s French Gardens Beechgrove Garden Saturday kitchen Best Bites Raymond Blanc: How to Cook Well What to Eat Now MotoGP Athletics Rugby League Challenge Cup A Race Against Time: Hilary Lister’s Round Britain Dream Wild Cameramen at Work Top Gear Hunt v Lauda: F1’s Greatest Racing Rivals Blackadder the Third Mock the Week What a Load of Buzzcocks Golf Murder, She Wrote Murder, She Wrote Murder, She Wrote Heartbeat Heartbeat Murder, She Wrote Agatha Christie’s Poirot Agatha Christie’s Poirot Carry on Up the Jungle Wycliffe Wycliffe is sceptical about a man’s distraught claims concerning a missing wife until a ransom note is found and a body is discovered at the wheel of a crashed car. Agatha Christie’s Poirot The Portrait of a Lady Blue Murder Those Who kill Barbara th 06:00 06:50 07:10 07:20 07:35 08:00 08:25 08:30 09:25 10:20 11:20 11:25 13:25 14:25 16:35 CITV Canimals Bookaboo kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Sonny with a Chance ITV News Country House Sunday Jeremy kyle Show Murder, She Wrote ITV News Columbo Love Your Garden Always A Touch of Frost 18:30 ITV News 19:00 Tipping Point 20:00 All Star Mr and Mrs 21:00 Law and Order: Uk 22:00 ITV News 22:15 The Talent Show Story 23:15 Murder, She Wrote 07:00 07:55 08:55 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 13:30 16:30 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 23:00 01:10 The Big Match Revisited Police, Camera, Action! The Professionals Motorbike Show The Cycle Show Tour De France 2013 Highlights Police, Camera, Action! Tour De France 2013 Live Police, Camera, Action! World’s Wildest Police Videos BRDC Formula 4 Championship Tour De France 2013 Highlights Minder Universal Soldier: Regeneration The killer Inside Me Tour De France 2013 Highlights www.bonadea2catamaran.com Tel. 922 714 500 whale watching Puerto Colon 2 Hours 22 Euros 06:00 06:10 06:35 07:30 07:55 08:30 09:00 09:30 12:30 13:00 13:30 14:00 16:05 The Treacle People The Hoobs Fia GT Series Ironman 2013 Rat Race Dirty Weekend Everybody Loves Raymond Frasier Sunday Brunch The Big Bang Theory The Simpsons The Simpsons Fame Deal or No Deal 17:05 19:20 19:50 19:55 21:00 22:10 23:55 01:25 05:45 Marley and Me Channel 4 News Ramadan Diaries Time Team Special The Returned Attack The Block (Rec) 2 km 31 Baking Mad with Eric Lanlard 07:10 09:00 10:00 11:00 11:30 12:00 Top Gear Suits Suits Man v Food Man v Food The World of Stupid Criminals Top Gear Top Gear Red Bull Soapbox Race QI Alan Davies, Sean Lock, Andy Parsons and Clive Anderson tackle topics involving death. QI Would I Lie to You? Man v Food Man v Food QI XL QI XL QI XL QI XL QI XL QI XL Him and Her 12:30 13:30 16:00 18:00 18:40 19:20 20:00 20:30 21:00 22:00 23:00 00:00 01:00 02:00 02:50 06:00 08:25 08:45 09:00 09:15 09:30 09:45 10:00 10:15 10:50 10:55 11:50 12:55 15:45 Children’s TV Angelina Ballerina Rupert Bear Ben and Holly’s Little kingdom Toby’s Travelling Circus Roary the Racing Car Jelly Jamm The Mr. Men Show Power Rangers: Samurai Inside Hollywood Big Brother BB BOTS: Rylan’s Supersized Celebrity Sunday Chitty Chitty Bang Bang An American Tail 17:15 Charlie’s Angels 19:00 Cricket 20:00 Once Upon a Time 20:55 5 News Weekend 21:00 Big Brother 22:00 Bangkok Dangerous 00:05 Today You Die 06:00 06:30 07:00 07:30 08:00 10:00 10:30 11:00 12:00 12:30 14:30 20:00 23:00 01:00 03:00 Football’s Greatest Barclays Premier League World Sporting Greats Sporting Greats Fight Night Luke Campbell v TBC/Kell Brook v Carson Jones. Sporting Greats Football’s Greatest Sporting Heroes Sporting Greats Fight Night European Tour Golf Day four of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open from Castle Stuart Golf Links. John Deere Classic Day four of the John Deere Classic from TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois. US Seniors Open European Tour Golf Sporting Greats 19:00 Women’s Euro 2013 21:30 The killers @ T 23:00 David Guetta and Labrinth @ T 00:00 Family Guy 00:25 Family Guy 00:45 American Dad! 01:10 American Dad! 01:30 The Call Centre 02:30 Live at the Electric 03:00 Cherry Healey’s Property Virgins 11:00 13:00 14:55 16:35 19:10 21:00 22:50 06:00 06:30 07:30 08:30 10:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00 00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 Blowing Wild Failure to Launch Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who Oliver Twist Post Grad Working at her dad’s luggage store wasn’t what Ryden had in mind for her first job. Season of the Witch Harsh Times Ashes Memories The Ashes The Ashes Verdict Cricket Writers on TV The Ashes Day five of the first Ashes test between England and Australia from Trent Bridge. Sky Sports News at Seven Round-up of the sports news with live analysis and comments. The Ashes The Ashes Verdict The Ashes The Ashes Verdict The Ashes The Ashes Verdict The Ashes The Ashes Verdict Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 TREASURE ISLAND TV GUIDE M o n d ay - T V 06:00 09:15 10:00 11:00 11:30 12:15 13:00 13:45 14:30 15:00 15:30 16:15 17:15 Breakfast Heir Hunters Homes Under the Hammer The Specials Escape to the Country Bargain Hunt BBC News at One Land Girls Only Fools and Horses Only Fools and Horses Perfection Flog It! Pointless 18:00 BBC News at Six 19:00 Eat Well for Less? 20:00 EastEnders 20:30 Fake Britain 21:00 Broken by Battle 22:00 BBC News at Ten 22:35 My £9.50 Holiday 23:15 Nick and Margaret: We All Pay Your Benefits 06:00 Emmerdale 06:25 Coronation Street 07:25 Jeremy kyle Show 08:10 You’ve Been Framed! 08:40 Judge Judy 09:35 Peter Andre: My Life 10:35 Real Housewives of Beverly Hills 11:30 The Millionaire Matchmaker 12:30 Emmerdale 13:00 Coronation Street 14:00 Jeremy kyle Show 16:10 Real Housewives of Beverly Hills 17:05 The Millionaire Matchmaker 18:00 Jeremy kyle Show 19:00 You’ve Been Framed! 20:00 Funniest Ever You’ve Been Framed! 21:00 I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry 23:20 Celebrity Juice 00:05 Totally Bonkers Guinness World Records 06:00 07:00 07:30 08:15 09:00 10:00 10:30 11:30 12:00 13:00 15:00 16:30 15 J u l y th Homes Under the Hammer The Specials Bargain Hunt Don’t Get Done, Get Dom Town with Nicholas Crane Rhys Jones’s Wildlife Patrol The Story of... BBC World News The Daily Politics Golf Rowing Women’s Euro 2013 19:00 Top Gear 20:00 University Challenge 20:30 Count Arthur Strong 21:00 Rick Stein’s India 22:00 What a Load of Buzzcocks 22:30 Newsnight 23:20 Flights and Fights: Inside the Low Cost Airlines 00:20 The Apprentice 06:00 06:10 06:35 07:35 08:35 09:35 11:40 12:45 13:40 14:45 15:45 17:55 18:55 19:55 21:00 23:00 00:05 01:00 01:50 02:00 02:30 Movies Now Faith in the Future Heartbeat The Royal Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman A Touch of Frost Murder, She Wrote The Father Dowling Mysteries Heartbeat The Royal A Touch of Frost Heartbeat Murder, She Wrote Agatha Christie’s Poirot Foyle’s War Marchlands Murder in Suburbia The Father Dowling Mysteries Movies Now ITV3 Nightscreen Teleshopping 06:00 08:30 09:25 10:30 11:25 11:30 12:30 13:30 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 18:30 19:00 19:30 20:00 20:30 21:00 22:00 22:35 23:05 06:00 06:15 07:00 07:55 08:55 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:05 16:00 16:55 17:55 19:00 20:00 21:00 23:20 01:50 02:40 Daybreak Lorraine The Jeremy kyle Show This Morning ITV News This Morning Let’s Do Lunch... With Gino and Mel ITV News and Weather The Hungry Sailors Dickinson’s Real Deal Tipping Point The Chase 13:10 15:10 16:00 17:00 ITV News London ITV News and Weather Emmerdale Coronation Street The Dales Coronation Street Long Lost Family ITV News at Ten and Weather Benidorm Monk 17:30 18:00 18:30 19:00 19:55 20:00 20:30 21:00 22:00 23:00 23:30 00:35 Children’s TV Will and Grace Everybody Loves Raymond Frasier Secret Millionaire USA Grand Designs Australia Hugh’s 3 Good Things Pillow Talk Countdown Deal or No Deal Brendan’s Magical Mystery Tour Come Dine with Me The Simpsons Hollyoaks Channel 4 News Ramadan Diaries Dispatches Food Unwrapped Undercover Boss Run Coming Up Eye Spy First Dates World of Sport The Professionals The Saint Police, Camera, Action! Minder The Big Match Revisited The Saint The Professionals Tour De France 2013 Highlights Police, Camera, Action! Border Security USA World’s Wildest Police Videos The Professionals 07:10 08:00 09:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 16:30 17:00 Tribe Storage Hunters Top Gear Traffic Cops Storage Hunters Top Gear Top Gear Traffic Cops Storage Hunters Storage Hunters Top Gear 18:00 19:00 20:00 20:30 21:00 Top Gear Traffic Cops Storage Hunters Storage Hunters Have I Got a Bit More News for You QI XL Mock the Week Frank Skinner’s Opinionated Have I Got News for You Have I Got a Bit More News for You QI XL Mock the Week Minder Tour De France 2013 Highlights The Cycle Show Mercury Rising The Game Tour De France 2013 Highlights Movies Now 06:10 07:40 08:30 09:35 11:00 12:05 13:05 22:00 23:00 23:40 00:20 01:00 01:55 02:45 Long Lost family ITv 1 - 21:00 - 22:00 A first for Long Lost Family, 51-year-old twins Gail and Juliet Newmarch are searching for their brothers who, remarkably, are also twins. Gail and Juliet grew up with a close twin bond, which is still as strong and precious as it always was. There are, however, two people missing from their lives: their brothers, also twins, who were given up for adoption when the girls were just five years old. Juliet says: “We don’t know where they are, what their lives have been like, whether they would even want to be in touch with us... they are a missing part of our family.” Juliet and Gail grew up in South London, with their 43 mother Pauline, their father Michael and two other sisters. They remember their father as a complex character. Gail says: “He was tall, handsome, charismatic, charming. I think, as a father, he was wonderful, but, as a partner, I think he was very unreliable. He didn’t have a history of being faithful.” When the twins were four years old their father left Pauline for another woman. Their mother was devastated and found it difficult to bring her four young children up alone. Michael remained a part of Gail and Juliet’s lives and would visit them regularly and it was on one of these visits, when Gail was 15, that he revealed to her the family secret. 06:00 08:30 08:35 08:50 09:00 09:15 11:10 12:10 12:15 13:15 13:45 14:20 15:20 17:00 17:30 18:00 18:30 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00 00:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 14:00 14:15 14:30 18:00 19:25 19:55 22:00 22:30 23:30 01:30 Children’s TV Milkshake Monkey Roary the Racing Car Bananas in Pyjamas Tickety Toc The Wright Stuff Gibraltar: Britain in the Sun 5 News Lunchtime Big Brother Home and Away Neighbours NCIS Wild Hearts 5 News at 5 Neighbours Home and Away Newstalk Live Revealed The Gadget Show Extraordinary People Big Brother Big Brother’s Bit on the Side The Walking Dead Good Morning Sports Fans Good Morning Sports Fans Good Morning Sports Fans PGA Tour Golf Football Gold Football Gold Fight Night 20 Years of Blackpool Darts A chance to relive the history of the World Matchplay ahead of its 20th staging at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens this year. Super League Superstars Challenge Cup Rugby League Football Gold World Matchplay Darts Premier League Years Great Goals 19:00 Women’s Euro 2013 21:30 Russell Howard’s Good News 22:30 EastEnders 23:00 Family Guy 23:45 American Dad! 00:30 The Best Dance Film Ever! 01:00 Cuckoo 02:00 The Call Centre 03:00 Cherry Healey’s Property Virgins 11:00 12:40 14:20 16:25 18:20 21:00 23:10 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 15:30 16:30 18:00 22:30 00:00 02:30 The Tall Stranger Brief Encounter Shenandoah Sink the Bismarck! The Phantom of the Opera Joel Schumacher directs this lavish, Oscar-nominated screen version. Get Him to the Greek Watchmen England’s Best Ashes Days The Ashes The Ashes Verdict England’s Best Ashes Days The Ashes The Ashes Verdict England’s Best Ashes Days The Ashes The Ashes Verdict Ashes Memories The Ashes The Ashes Verdict T20 Cricket Surrey take on Essex Eagles at the Kia Oval. Australia’s Best Ashes Days T20 Cricket Ashes Memories Editor recommends 44 Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 TREASURE ISLAND TV GUIDE 16 J u l y Tu e s d a y - T V 06:00 09:15 10:00 11:00 11:30 12:15 13:00 13:45 14:30 15:00 15:30 16:15 17:15 Breakfast Heir Hunters Homes Under the Hammer The Specials Escape to the Country Bargain Hunt BBC News at One Land Girls Only Fools and Horses Only Fools and Horses Perfection Flog It! 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The former football star, who left rehab in America earlier this year, was held after the incident in Hertfordshire. Casillas, who fell out of favour at Madrid last season, played in the final, in which Spain lost 3-0 to the hosts. Miss Carbonero, meanwhile, was out in Brazil on media duties covering the tournament. “We are very happy,” Casillas told reporters at Barajas Airport, Madrid. The couple met back in February 2010 and it is reported that Casillas’ girlfriend is 13 weeks pregnant. The pair are due to go on holiday to an unknown destination. A Police spokeswoman said: “Police were called to a report of a man allegedly being drunk and disorderly at Stevenage railway station at 10.30pm on Thursday July 4: “Officers attended the location and arrested a 46-yearold male on suspicion of common assault and being drunk and disorderly.” He was taken into custody but was not charged, police said. The Mirror reported that Gascoigne had grabbed a security guard by the throat before attacking ex-wife Sheryl Gascoigne when she tried to step in. According to the newspaper, he was bailed after being held in a police cell for 12 hours overnight. Earlier this year, Gascoigne said he wanted to “get back to reality” after the latest health scare in his battle with alcohol addiction. In March, the ex-England and Newcastle player said: “When I’m drinking I forget about everyone. I don’t realise the hurt I’m doing to others but, you know, I’ve got to think about the hurt I was doing to myself. People come up (and say) ‘never touch a drink again’. I don’t know (if) I’m going to touch a drink again. I just know that I’m not drinking today.” stoke’s Butland Move To spain? urine Thrown At Cavendish in Tour de France BrITISH cyclist Mark Cavendish was reportedly sprayed with urine during a time trial for the latest leg of the Tour de France. French competitor and friend, Jerome Pineau, posted on Twitter that Cavendish told him he had been whistled at and had urine thrown at him, possibly by a spectator. SToKE City goalkeeper Jack Butland could leave the club and move to Spain if he fails to remove Asmir Begovic as the Potters’ first choice shot-stopper, according to the player’s agent. The 20-year-old moved to the Britannia Stadium from Birmingham in January but was immediately loaned back to the Blues for the remainder of the season. Butland’s agent has warned that the goalkeeper wants to be playing regular football and will not be happy on the bench at Stoke, warning there will be plenty of interest from abroad in the youngster: “If Asmir Begovic does go it means Stoke have got somebody for the future. It might not be this season; it could be the season after. When I was in Barcelona a couple of Spanish clubs wanted to talk to me about taking Jack. “We have to weigh up all possibilities and I have to keep him playing so if Asmir is still here on September 2nd I’m hopeful that Jack isn’t. I don’t see him sitting on the bench at Stoke City. Mark Hughes might see that differently and that’s when Stoke and I do have issues. I have to keep Jack playing so that his international ambitions are on track and he continues to develop. There’s nothing like actual games to help you develop, especially as a young goalkeeper.” Mellor also revealed that Chelsea were not the only top club interested in signing Butland in January, and claimed that Steven Gerrard was a big fan of the goalkeeper: “Obviously it was well documented that we turned down Chelsea,” Mellor said. “We turned down other top-four teams; there probably wasn’t any of the big six that didn’t show an interest. “I had a meeting with Liverpool about Jack, and Ian Ayre, Liverpool’s managing director, said the only player Steven Gerrard has ever picked up the phone and called them to sign was Jack when he was in the England squad in Poland and Ukraine last summer. That shows how highly thought of he is, and I think Stoke have got an absolute steal.” “Yesterday I was so proud to see the support at the race but today I am ashamed,” tweeted Pineau. “Ashamed when my friend @ MarkCavendish tells me he has been whistled and even sprayed with urine on the course. It’s scandalous.” Cavendish declined to talk when asked about the incident, but a member of his team said with a smile there had “been a smell” when the road-racing professional returned to their bus. Cavendish was blamed by many for a crash in the final 100 metres of Tuesday’s stage 10 which sent Tom Veelers crashing to the ground, although he was cleared by race officials. Omega Pharma team CEO Patrick Lefevere said he believed the clash was the reason for this incident: “Probably some spectators were not very pleased with what happened yesterday and they yelled to him and then one other idiot threw urine at him,” he said. “Mark is really disappointed because he thinks he didn’t deserve this.” Tony Martin set the early pace in the first individual time trial. The world time trial champion completed the 33km course to Mont-SaintMichel in a time of 36 minutes 29 seconds to sit 39 seconds ahead of the second-best time, set by Vaconsoleil’s Thomas De Gendt. Cavendish set a time of exactly 42 minutes, more than four minutes behind team-mate Martin. www.tenerife-weekly.com Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 53 F1 - Pit-Lane Safety Schwarzer Joins To Be Reinforced Chelsea Following the incident at last weekend’s German Grand Prix in which a cameraman was injured by a flying wheel, Formula One racing’s governing body, the FIA, has announced an immediate ban on anyone other than event marshals and team personnel being present in the pit lane during races and qualifying sessions. Access for approved media will be confined to the pit wall. Chelsea have confirmed the signing of goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer on a one-year contract. The 40-year-old Australian was released by West London derby rivals Fulham earlier in the summer. Jose Mourinho had been tracking Norwich City’s England goalkeeper John Ruddy but, after reportedly having two offers rejected by the Canaries, turned their attention to Schwarzer. The Nurburgring incident occurred when, following a pit stop, a wheel became detached from the Red Bull Racing car of Mark Webber as he made his way towards the pit-lane exit. The loose wheel struck a television cameraman who was injured as a result. He is expected to make a full recovery. In order to reduce the risk of similar accidents in the future, two rules changes planned for 2014 are now due to be implemented in time for the next 2013 round. All team personnel working on a car during a stop will now be required to wear head protection, and the pit-lane speed limit during races will be cut from 100km/h to 80km/h (with the exception of Melbourne, Monaco and Singapore, where due to track configuration the limit will remain at 60km/h). The FIA is also expecting a written report from Red Bull Racing which will be shared with other teams in order to help improve pit-lane safety. Vidic To Miss Man Utd’s PreSeason Tour Manchester United skipper Nemanja Vidic will miss the club’s pre-season tour of the Far East and Australia. The club has offered no immediate explanation for Vidic’s surprise absence and there was no hint of any issues when he attended new boss David Moyes’ first press conference last Friday. But Vidic’s absence may be linked to the treatment he has been receiving to his troublesome knee injury that forced him to miss around 12 months of action. Robin van Persie and David de Gea both miss Saturday’s opener in Bangkok as they have been given extra time off, though they will join up with the squad in Sydney. Chris Smalling (foot), Ashley Young (ankle) and Nani (broken nose) also miss out because of injury. Shinji Kagawa will also be a late arrival - he has been given extra time off following the Confederations Cup and he will link up with the squad in Japan on July 21. United’s encounter with Singha All Stars in Bangkok on Saturday is a sell-out. Defender Michael Keane, and midfielders Jesse Lingard and Adnan Januzaj have been drafted into the touring squad, with so many senior men absent. New signing Wilfried Zaha also travels, and Moyes said: “He has only been with us for two days but I will take him away, see how he goes and have a look. “This club has a great record of putting young players in the team. Hopefully Wilfried can be one of them.” Wayne Rooney will be with the squad with Moyes again insisting that he has no intention of selling the England striker. “The club have already stated Wayne is not for sale,” said Moyes. “I have met Wayne two, three, four times. A lot has been said about myself and Wayne over the years but we have a really good relationship. He came to my house, I have been to his recently to have a chat. Also he is here every day. “I will say he is training great. They are telling me it is the best shape they have seen him in for a long time. “From that point of view I am taking it as a positive and I am going to try and get the best Wayne Rooney I possibly can.” Schwarzer first came to England in 1996 to join Bradford City before moving to Middlesbrough in February 1997, going on to play more than 400 times in 11 years for the Teessiders, lifting the League Cup in 2003 and appearing in the 2006 UEFA Cup final against Sevilla. In 2008, he moved to Fulham, spending five years at Craven Cottage, where he made 220 appearances. The Australia No.1 made his international debut in 1994 and has since represented his country 108 times, including at the 2006 and 2010 World Cups. He helped the Socceroos qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil last month and told Sky Sports News: “Once I found out Chelsea were interested in me, it didn’t take very long to make up my mind. “I was looking to find a club that was right for me. Having spoken to the manager, he made it very easy to decide that Chelsea was the right club. “The size of the club, the ambition of the club and the opportunities at the club ticked all the right boxes. This is the opportunity to join one of the best clubs in the country, if not the world.” Schwarzer has vast experience as a first-choice goalkeeper but is set to play the back-up role to Petr Cech at Stamford Bridge. That’s something the veteran is prepared for but he believes he is still capable of making an impact at his new club. “I know that Petr is No.1,” he added. “That goes without saying. He’s a fantastic goalkeeper. “But what’s important is that I can come to a club like Chelsea and push myself as much as possible. “If I can push Petr Cech to improve as a goalkeeper and help myself improve as a goalkeeper, I’m sure we can learn a lot from each other and I’d be more than happy with that. “There are a lot of games throughout the season so if I can do as well as I believe I am capable of doing then there will be opportunities along the way.” 54 Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 Facebook.com/TenerifeWeekly the SportS SCene By Colin Kirby splish splash They Were Cutting A Dash Jamila Arantzamendi Llull, Jonay Perez Garcia, Patricia Marrero Avero, Jose Carlos Baez, Francisco rodriguez Mallorquin, Dacil Hernadez Hernandez SPEEDoS and skull one had the same objeccaps were the order tive, the pocket sized beach of the day as some at Puerto de Santiago 950 300 keen swimmers metres up the coast. This got a little black sand was one of the traditional opening events in the Virgen between their toes del Carmen celebrations on and waited for the the west coast and all ages start of the annual and speeds wanted to be inTravesia A Nado race. volved. Playa de La Arena was Just completing the the place to be as af- course is enough for many ternoon sizzled into but the more experienced evening and towels swimmers set off at a and sun shades pep- cracking pace as they cut a thrashing foamy trail out pered the beach. At the front half of the shoreline the disability swimmers were the first group to plunge into the waves with the ladies striking out 30 minutes later and the men had a similar wait for their big moment. Every- of the bay before turning between the rocks and the safety boats. A large crowd lined the side wall above the beach and even the sandy sunbathers raised their heads to shout encouragement in between slurping Time for the mens race The men take the plunge their cold drinks and licking their ice creams. The ladies dive in Once the men had started to clear the bay I made a sharp exit and dashed up the road, through the fiesta fair, and down to the Puerto Santiago beach just as the vanguard of the swimmers rounded the final headland and sprinted up the beach through the archway that recorded their times from their electronic ankle tags. Panting competitors made for the showers to rinse out the sand and then mingled with the ever growing crowd below the bunting near the presentation area. Medals and cups were presented in ascending order through the age groups before the first three male and female finishers took pride of place on the podium. The winning times were pretty impressive but for the 18th year running it was as much about the event as the glory. The top three ladies were Patricia Marrero Avero in 16.12 minutes, Jamila Arantzamendi Llull in 16.43, and Dacil Hernadez Hernandez in 17.22. The men had a swish in their tails to line up Jose Carlos Baez Gonzalez first in 13.20 minutes, followed by Jonay Perez Garcia in 13.26, and Francisco Rodriguez Mallorquin in 14.14. www.tenerife-weekly.com For CD Tenerife Football’s Coming Home – And Away Always A Warm Welcome For The Pios A road map for our season, a template for our lives, or in official terms the CD Tenerife fixtures for 2013-14. At work, at home, and even at the beach fans were hooked up to the internet to see the return season in the Segunda Division unfold in chapter and verse. It all starts with an away game at Alcorcon on 18th August followed by the triumphant return to Santa Cruz on 25th August for the visit of Hercules. The bread and butter games are important but the cream on the cake and the walnut on the whip have to be the Canarian der- 55 Tenerife Weekly - 12th July 2013 - 18th July 2013 bies, the battles for inter island pride are at home to Las Palmas on 8th December and away in Gran Canaria on 11th May. After two seasons separated not only by the sea but also by Tenerife’s relegation, thoughts are already turning to these highly charged and emotional clashes between the white and blues and the yellows. Another welcome bonus brought by promotion is a return to normal kick off times, home games in Santa Cruz should be around 5pm on Sundays with a possibility of a couple of Monday or Friday night games to pander to the television demands. There is still a doubt over Murcia, they have been included in the fixture draw but their financial problems may rule them out with Guadalajara taking their place. The players report back for pre season limbering up on Monday before popping over to La Palma for the annual training camp. Attacking midfielder Aday Benitez is the latest new signing, joining from promotion play off final opponents Hospitalet. Some of the clubs most promising crop of youngsters will also catch the ferry, goalie Nauzet Garcia Santana, forward Jeftke, midfielder Jairo Gonzalez Izquierdo, and defender Jorge Saez de Miera will pad out the squad but several more new signings are expected to stake a more immediate claim to a first team shirt. 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