Travel: How to spend a weekend at the End of the World

Travel: How to spend a weekend at the End of the World

Until 1492 when Christopher Columbus discovered the world was round, El Hierro, the most westerly of the Canary Islands was considered the very edge of flat earth. Matthew Hirtes sets off on a fin-del-mundo experience.

Killer whales spotted in waters off Canary Islands

Killer whales spotted in waters off Canary Islands

Canary volcano pic nabs top NASA photo gong

Canary volcano pic nabs top NASA photo gong

Ocean volcano gives Canary island the shakes

Ocean volcano gives Canary island the shakes

Canary gets shakes as quakes strike home

Canary gets shakes as quakes strike home

Tiny Canary soars to world Wi-Fi first

Tiny Canary soars to world Wi-Fi first