Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Spanish flights could be cancelled as airport workers threaten to strike

Holidays to Barcelona, Majorca, Menorca and Ibiza could be delayed or cancelled this week as Spanish air traffic control workers plan to strike. The disgruntled...

Spanish king’s brother-in-law jailed for embezzlement

Inaki Urdangarin, the Spanish king's brother-in-law has been jailed after the Supreme Court rejected his appeal. He was sentenced to five years and 10 months...

Warning: Over 20 teen gang of thugs robbing drunk tourists in Magaluf

BRITS heading to Magaluf have been warned that a gang of 20 teenagers are robbing and attacking drunken holiday makers. The Spanish Civil Guard has...

Spas and jacuzzis are growing in popularity around Mallorca thanks to HotSprings Spas

WHEN it comes to spas and Hot Tubs there is not much David can’t tell you. Mallorca’s top agent for world-leading American company HotSpring Spas,...

New house on the market is a history lesson in itself on Pollensa’s pine walk

THEY say opportunities are like sunrises – wait too long and you miss them. But what about an opportunity with the sunrises included? Kensington International Mallorca...

HIT THE NORTH: A look inside the exclusive town of Pollensa

SITTING high on a promontory lording over the bay of Pollensa sits one of Spain’s most exclusive properties. Owned by British financier, Lord James Lupton,...

Lost plane and pilot found by Navy off Mallorca’s northern coast

AFTER three days of frantic searching, a lost fire-fighting plane has been found with the pilot at the bottom of the sea. A Navy ship...

Italian dynamo – one of the most-established chefs in Pollensa

Roberto Maggioni arrived in Pollensa after a year in France on a Vespa and running one of California’s top restaurants, discovers Jon Clarke

Pollensa offers one of the best ranges of restaurants on the island

FEW corners of Mallorca offer such a good range of quality places to eat. As well as a couple of Michelin-star joints, there are plenty...

Rialto Living’s newest artist on show is Luis Maraver and his India inspired works

INSPIRED by his trips to India, Luis Maraver is the newest artist exhibition at Palma’s Rialto Living store. The 61-year-old Spanish painter has been travelling...

Spanish magician Jorge Blass announced to return to Palma

MAGICIAN Jorge Blass has been announced to return to the Palma Auditorium from August 31 through September 2 with a whole new act. With a...

Son Servera hosts an artsy weekend with Vi Nit de L’Art

SON Servera has a very artsy weekend of theatre, concerts, art exhibits, and diverse culture on June 9 and 10. Vi Nit de L'Art 2018...

The UK’s top three most viewed homes abroad are all in the Balearic Islands

THE three most viewed homes abroad from curious Brits are all in the Balearic Islands. Love Island's Casa Amor ranks in at number two. According to...

Formentor will ban cars for two months around the lighthouse

ONE of the island’s infamous accident blackspots is to be remedied this summer. In a sensible scheme, drivers will be banned from entering the Formentor...

Young Irish tourist dies after falling 65 feet from apartment balcony in Magaluf

The 20-year-old had arrived on holiday in Mallorca just hours before the incident

Activists propose daily tax for Balearic cruise ship passengers

MALLORQUIN activists have stepped up their opposition to ‘out of control’ tourism by demanding that the authorities introduce a daily tax on cruise ship...

Branson embraces Balearic life while Necker Island is rebuilt

WITH his usual residence on the British Virgin Islands uninhabitable, Richard Branson has revealed how his estate in Son Bunyola has become a more...

Chinese film industry eyes up purchase of Spanish locations

LEADING figures from the Chinese movie industry - dubbed ‘Chinawood’ - are looking to snap up filming locations across Mallorca. ‘Chinawood’ is booming domestically but...

Podemos leader faces confidence vote after ‘luxury’ home purchase

THE members of Spain’s anti-austerity party Podemos are to vote on whether it's leader should step down after buying a €600,000 ‘luxury’ home. The party’s...

Stunning Kensington pine walk property goes on the market in Pollensa

THEY say opportunities are like sunrises – wait too long and you miss them. But what about an opportunity with the sunrises included? Estate agents Kensington...

Magaluf hit-and-run Brit is younger sister of expat drug lord

THE British woman accused of running over her love rival in Magaluf is the younger sister of a ‘machete wielding’ drug kingpin. Kemi Coaker, 29,...

Balearic president to meet with airlines to safeguard resident discounts

THE President of the Balearics has vowed to prevent airlines increasing their prices after new resident discounts look likely to come into force from...

Airport group goes public with concerns over transporting drunk passengers

A SPANISH organisation which is meant to transport those with reduced mobility at Palma Airport has said it has had enough of dealing with...

British tourists warned over balcony antics in new safety video

THE UK government has released a video warning British holidaymakers about the dangers of drunk and disorderly behaviour on hotel balconies. The clip warns that...

British bar managed arrested over the death of Northern Irish tourist in Magaluf

THE British manager of Mulligans bar on the Magaluf strip has been arrested over the murder of a Northern Irish holidaymaker. Aaron Henderson, 30, died...

Missing Spanish captain found safe and sound in Algeria

A FRENZIED search for a missing Palma sailboat has ended in relief after its captain and the vessel were located in an Algerian Port. Maritime...
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