Sunday, 21 January, 2018

Mallorca

SPAIN has one of the highest amount of national and regional holidays in Europe. So you're not caught by surprise we have compiled this year's...

TONIGHT the winter supermoon will light up the sky, the brightest of three supermoons in 2018. The moon will be at the closest point to...

MALLORCA tennis ace and ATP World Number One Rafael Nadal has announced he will not be playing in the 2018 Brisbane International tournament, but...

ANOTHER bus has caught fire while driving in Mallorca. It is the tenth bus to have caught fire on the island in just two years....

BOTH on the main street, Passeig des Born, and in front of the town hall at Placa de Cort, celebrations to ring in the...

Stretching from the Balearics to the eastern coastlines of Catalunya and Valencia, the 45,000 square kilometre corridor will become a protected area allowing fin whale to migrant to their north Mediterranean feeding grounds in peace.

THE only child of Spain's dictator General Franco has died from terminal cancer.  Carmen Franco, 91, was born in Oviedo in 1926, and is said...

SPAIN has agreed to boost its military spending by more than 80% by 2024. It comes after US president Donald Trump blasted NATO members for...

BRITS hiring cars in Spain will have their data shared with Spanish police looking for terrorists under new government proposals.  The plans lay out how...

SPAIN has already smashed last year's international tourism record before December figures have even been counted. From January to November, some 77.8 million international visitors...

HOURS before the official opening, the Sóller tunnel was opened with free access for all. A ceremonial opening with President Francina Armengol  and Consell President...

Gemma Moran, alleges her eight-year-old daughter Clio caught the life-long disease after she was bitten by ticks while staying in a ‘disgusting’ apartment in Mallorca.

Some 60 properties were evacuated as a precaution as the fire spread from the Coll de Siller area having been caused by electrical faults in a nearby substation. 

  Not much to report on the property front this week as we head into Christmas, apart from receiving a visit from a well known...

ELEVEN members of the same family have been arrested after police discovered they had been smuggling drugs to Europe inside pineapples. A number of vessels...

A GROUP of Labour MPs have written to the UK Government urging them to release the results of studies into the impact of Brexit...

NEW flights from Berlin Tegel airport to Palma de Mallorca will start the first week of January with easyJet. The orange airline is squaring up...

HIGH winds and waves across the Balearics through Wednesday causing yellow and orange alerts. Winds of up to 100 kilometres per hour will blow through...

Here we are at the end of the year, frankly, I haven’t got used to putting the date as 2017 yet so how I’m...

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...

SNOW is predicted to fall in the mountains of Andalucia tomorrow ahead of a week of inclement weather. Storm Bruno will hit the peninsula hard,...

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...

GAMBLING will come to Palma bay when a new casino opens in the Playa de Palma before summer 2018, pending the agreement of final...

‘THE Godfathers of Rave’ are coming en masse to light up the Mallorcan sky next year. Widely regarded as one of Britain’s most successful electronic bands of all time, The Prodigy...

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...

A NOTORIOUS drug dealer is set to face justice after a joint British and Spanish police operation snatched him after ten years in hiding. Michael...

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