Thursday, September 20, 2018

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...

CHEEKY MACCY D’S: British tourist gets her buns out after heavy night in Spain hotspot

The video went viral after the party goer bared all after a big night out

WATCH: Four Brits held in connection with fire at Magaluf hotel

SHOCKING footage has emerged showing tourists running for their lives after four intoxicated British holidaymakers who started a fire, using an aerosol can and...

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

Household gas cylinders in Spain see price drop from TODAY

A 12.5kg butane gas bottle will now cost €13.27, with a saving of 69 cent

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

Fears growing for British expat in Spain not heard from for over a week

The family are 'getting worried' after they have been unable to reach him for some days

RCD Mallorca close in on return to second division after league win

RCD Mallorca has taken another step in their revival after being crowned the champions of Grupo 2 de Segunda B. Mallorca beat Badalona 3-1 to...

‘Spectacular’ Palma International Boat Show returns with best offering to date

WITH over 600 boats exhibited - including 80 superyachts - the 2018 Palma International Boat Show was one to remember. Twinned with the 6th Palma...

Prime property! Villa of former Spanish leader up for sale

A LUXURIOUS villa once owned by Spain’s leader Adolfo Suarez has been put on the market for a cool €13 million. Suarez, who was the...

Love Island confirms Mallorca return despite other format changes

THEY’LL be making sweet love for two whole months this summer. And contestants of ITV’s smash-hit Love Island will not only be based in Mallorca...

Boathouse team launch opulent new container bar in Mallorca’s port

“COME for a drink, stay for the food!” enthuses Deborah McKay. Deborah is the part-owner at Palma’s latest sophisticated and stylish place to be seen,...

Festival held in an attempt to revive Balearic Jewish community

THE very first festival of Jewish learning has been held as an attempt to grow the island’s small but resurgent community. Organised by Limud -...

Fighting cocks seized after Mallorquin drug trafficking arrests

AN investigation is underway into animal cruelty in Son Banya after 36 fighting cocks were seized. The animals were discovered during separate police raids into...
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