Saturday, August 18, 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

Malaga scoops incredible €128 million El Gordo winnings

THE city of Malaga is celebrating a bumper Christmas as residents won €128 million in the annual El Gordo lottery. Thirty-two of the top prize...

REVEALED: The most watched BBC show in Spain last year

THE UK's BBC has revealed its most popular shows in foreign countries.  In Spain, it isn't Blue Planet or the Great British Bake Off that...

One Spaniard dead and another in coma after carbon monoxide poisoning at London hotel

A SPANIARD has died from carbon monoxide poisoning while staying at a hotel in London. Marcos Severa, 34, from Mallorca, was poisoned after the toxic...

‘Don’t feed the monster’ campaign going strong as wipes are causing serious damage to sewer systems

A CAMPAIGN titled 'Don't Feed the Monster' has spread across Mallorca, aiming to prevent wipes from being flushed down toilets and washed up on...

SHOCK: Cursach bailed for €1 million despite facing 80 years imprisonment

DISGRACED former nightlife magnate Tolo Cursach has been released on bail for a whopping €1 million. The shock ruling comes after three previous attempts for...

FOUND: British expat in Spain makes contact with family after being out of touch for over a week

The Mallorca-based expat is safe and has been travelling in the mountains in North Carolina

WATCH: Car speeds off after slamming into cyclist at roundabout in Spain

CCTV footage shows the cyclist flying into the air before the driver speeds away without stopping to help

Spanish hotel bosses threaten stranded British tourists with ARRESTS if they don’t cough up Monarch’s unpaid bills worth THOUSANDS...

BRITS left stranded by Monarch's folding yesterday have been locked out of their hotel rooms and threatened with arrest over the airline's unpaid bills. The...

Reduction in Spain’s economy forecast following political unrest

SPAIN is the only developed economy to have its growth prospects for 2018 reduced by the International Monetary Fund. The forecast cut back, announced during...

Chasing corruption: Tracking Spain’s nine biggest corruption cases in 2018

In 2017, Spain claimed 41st position in the global rankings of the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), sharing the slot with Brunei and Costa Rica with a total corruption cost of €203 billion.

PALMA: The nautical capital of Spain is a booming business

PALMA has an incredible 184 businesses alone dedicated to the nautical sector. More than any other city in Spain, it helps to earn the islands...

Mallorcan orchestra announces it will give preference to Catalan speakers

THE Symphonic Orchestra of the Balearic Islands has pitched in on the debate about using Catalan in the workplace. The group has announced that it...

Aguas Channeled brothers avoid sentencing after paying back €3 million

THE FOUR brothers who run Alcudia's Aguas Channeled water company have been absolved of 'their' tax crimes after paying more than €3 million in...

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...

Boat propeller hacks off arm and leg of two young tourists in Spain

The German holidaymakers were testing an underwater scooter in Mallorca when the speeding vessel rammed through them and left them for dead

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...

Palma man has fatal fall from roof while locked out

A MAN has tragically fallen to his death from the sixth-floor of his apartment block in Mallorca. The 41-year-old realised he had locked himself out...

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

Fresh Prince of Bel Air video wins Nottingham pupils free trip to Mallorca

A GROUP of Year 6 pupils has won an all expenses paid holiday to Mallorca after filming their own version of The Fresh Prince...

BRIGHTER AND BOLDER: Expat artist returns for Palma exhibition

EXPAT artist Adrian Elgie is returning to Rialto Living with a new exhibition 'Brighter and Bolder' a year after his first solo exhibition at...

WATCH: British expat and daughter of Spice Girls creator fails to impress X Factor Spain judges

Last night's episode saw Carlene Murphy perform her best rendition of Palmoa Faith's Upside Down

Cleaning Mallorca from top to bottom, Expat owned Xtreme Clean brightens up the island

WHILE Mallorca is a beautiful island full of sun and sand, those same luxuries, along with everyday life, can dirty and damage your fabrics...

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron promises MPs for expats and accuses Tories of ‘breaking word’

Farron savages 'utter unfairness' of May denying expats vote in election

Seven migrants rescued in the Strait on Christmas Day

THE migrant crisis saw no letting up over the festive period, with seven people rescued in the Strait of Gibraltar on Christmas Day. The migrants...

British expats in Spain one step closer to securing EU citizenship post-Brexit after landmark ruling in Netherlands

BRITISH expats will be able to fight for their EU citizenship at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) after winning a landmark legal ruling.  It...
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