Tuesday, November 20, 2018

A paedophile took Madeleine McCann, not her parents

Jon Clarke analyses why her parents were not involved and recalls the shocking way he ended up accused of being involved

Tipple too far! Thousands of bottles of champagne confiscated by Spanish police

ALMOST 20,000 bottles of fake French champagne have been seized by the Policía Nacional. The impounded plonk is the result of several operations into the...

CARNIVAL TIME: Mallorca festival set to be bigger and better than any other year

REVELLERS will be out in force to celebrate Mallorca’s historical carnival - Sa Rua. Being known around the world as Pancake Day, Mardi Gras, Shrove...

LAYING THE FOUNDATIONS: Jon Clarke meets with B Connected boss Christine Leja- a true pioneer of the resurgence of...

SHE is often credited with making Santa Catalina chic. And there’s no doubt Christine Leja was an early trailblazer into Palma’s hippest barrio, having launched...

British tourist in hospital after 20 foot Magaluf balcony plunge

A BRITISH holidaymaker is believed to be seriously injured after falling off a second-floor balcony in Magaluf. It is believed to be the first perilous...

Magaluf pub crawl banned after flouting new city law

A PUB crawl route has been dismantled in Magaluf, and two establishments have been fined for organising the tour without the proper paperwork. The sanctions...

Ryanair changes check-in window to 48 hours before flight – unless you fork out for a reserved seat

Travellers will still have up to two hours before the flight to check in

Mallorca celebrates a whale of a win as migration corridor becomes a protected area

THE WHALE corridor in the Mediterranean, which runs just North of Mallorca, has been declared a Protected Marine Area. The government approved a Royal Decree...

RED ALERT: Highest warning issued for Spain’s Costa del Sol while THIRD death announced in Mallorca

SPAIN'S weather agency AEMET has issued a red alert for the Axarquia, Guadalhorce and Costa del Sol region.  The warning is in place until 9am...

British airline Monarch pushed flight sale to Spain THREE days before going bust

BRITISH airline Monarch pushed a flight sale just THREE days before it went bust. The airline, which ceased all activities this morning, sent out a...

Priest claims abuse allegations are part of a bigger plot

A MALLORCA priest has claimed sexual abuse allegations against him are part of an extortion plot. The former chaplain, 74, is accused of molesting...

Spanish Valentine’s Day alternatives

Never fear if you don't have a date for Valentine's this year. In Spain today hardly even registers on the love calendar, so you have...

MARCH INTO SPRING: Wealthy buyers are still flocking to Mallorca, writes Amanda Butler

AS we head into March the weather here in Mallorca has been much chillier and wetter than the norm. As I write with the...

Mallorca to host almost 100 speakers from around the world for island congress

A MASSIVE group of 95 speakers will come together for the Smart Island World Congress in Calvia on April 23. They will talk about a...

Over 5,000 toys seized in Spanish shops over ‘dangerous’ chemical content

MORE than 5,000 'dangerous' toys have been seized from Palma shops, including items with a high content of boric acid, which can be poisonous. Inspections...

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...

Harry Maguire sends England fans wild as he heads ball into crowd at Spain nightclub

The 25-year-old headed a ball into the crowd before breaking into a celebratory dance

Young boy Arthur Robinson feared dead after Mallorca floods rescuers find his backpack and extend search out to sea

THE search for the young boy still missing following Mallorca's floods will be extended 14km out to sea today. It comes after rescuers searching for...

Iberian giants set for World Cup showdown with Morocco also in Group B

THE World Cup Group stage has thrown up a few tasty draws, but none more so than in Group B where Iberian rivals Spain...

MYSTERY: Welsh rugby player died from cocaine no one saw him take

THE death of a British rugby player on Mallorca continues to be shrouded in mystery after a coroner ruled he died of a cocaine...

Thousands of OAPs protest on the streets of Spain calling for pension security

PENSIONERS in their thousands have taken to the streets of Spain to demand decent pensions. Demonstrating across Spain to ask the government to guarantee pensions...

British cyclist dies after being struck by suspected drink-driver in Spain

The man reportedly died instantly on Easter Sunday

ALL ALE: Huge beer festival coming to Mallorca capital

BEER Palma – the city's favourite ale festival, returns to its popular pitch in front of the Cathedral from April 27 through May 8. Over...

British bouncer arrested over the tragic death of Northern Irish tourist

A BRITISH doorman has been detained for the death of Northern Irish tourist Aaron Henderson. The Magaluf club bouncer allegedly assaulted Henderson outside popular Punta...

British fashion designer creates a unique suite for Deia’s Belmont La Residencia hotel

A SPLASH of floral blue and soft pinks have created one of the island’s hippest suites. Designed by British fashion designer Matthew Williamson, Suite 67,...

Police in Spain raid UK-registered yacht seizing almost €17 million worth of cocaine in Balearic Islands’ biggest ever haul

Some 300 kilos of the Class A drug were intercepted on Sunday morning around 15 miles from Ibiza
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