Tue, December 11, 2018

Mallorca has a historic number of employees working on the island

MALLORCA has hit record numbers for employment. Over half a million workers paid into the social security system in June, the highest number in history. Meanwhile,...

The EU calls out the US’s decision to impose new high tariffs on Spanish olives

THE European commission has slammed the new high tariffs imposed on Spanish olives by the US as ‘simply unacceptable’. It comes as the US Department...

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...

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

PICTURED: British teenager ‘found dead in pool’ at Spain party hotspot

The student is believed to have suffered a cardiac arrest

Palma’s Cinema a la Fresca on the waterfront returns with more English movies

A STRING of hit movies are to be shown with English subtitles at the annual outdoor cinema season this summer. Cinema a la Fresca begins...

Summer heat and an Ibiza-style property are the hot topics with Amanda Butler

IT’S amazing what a month can do, 30-35 degrees and still rising! Unusually there are similar temperatures in the UK, if not higher. Looking through all...

Colors Market brings foodtrucks and entertainment to Palma’s San Carlos castle every Sunday

A SERIES of foodtrucks are driving into the castle of San Carlos in Palma, creating the 'Colors Market' every Sunday with an open food...

WARNING: Pirate taxis are massively overcharging unknowing tourists

PIRATE taxis are charging unsuspecting customers triple the official rate at Palma Airport, experts have warned. According to Hector Prego, who runs a magazine for...

Night Markets are popping up all over Mallorca for the summer season

TWO night markets full of local foods, fashion and crafts have popped up around Mallorca for the summer season. Santa Catalina in Palma hosts the...

British teenager miraculously survives fall from FIFTH FLOOR in Spain while celebrating England World Cup win

A BRITISH teen has miraculously survived after plummeting 75ft from a Mallorca balcony. The 18-year-old fell from the fifth floor while celebrating England’s World...

Magaluf gets a shopping mall – adding another attraction to their year-round trade

A BRAND new shopping mall has finally opened in Magaluf. The Melia-owned Momentum Plaza adjoins the newly-opened Plaza Hotel. Both the hotel and mall are open...

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...

Hollywood hunk Idris Elba holidays in Ibiza before summer gig on the island

HE is best known as the suave TV detective Luther and for his award-winning portrayal of Nelson Mandela in Long Walk to Freedom. Now Idris...

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,...

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...
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