Saturday, August 18, 2018

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...

Coffee for the children! Palmanova to host charity event

CAKE, coffee and hand-crafted goods await at Palmanova's annual Feed a Child charity event hosted by a group of local expats. For almost a decade...

Artists flock to sign up to concert in support of jailed rapper Valtonyc

OVER 30 artists and performers have signed up for Palma's 'Freedom of Expression' concert in support of convicted rap artist Valtonyc. The Association of Creators...

Brit rushed to hospital after falling down Spanish cliff while taking selfie

A BRITISH tourist is in ‘serious condition’ in hospital after falling down a cliff while taking a selfie. The unnamed 38-year-old holidaymaker is believed to...

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...

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...

Mallorquin cyclists to adopt ‘extreme caution’ after shocking number of accidents

A SHOCKING five cyclists have died on the roads in the Balearics this year. In addition, the emergency services have responded to over 250 accidents...

Road rage! Taxi driver arrested after running over fellow motorist

A TAXI driver has been arrested after running over a man he was arguing with. The 42-year-old from Calvia had been arguing with the driver...

Mallorquín ‘bite’ footballer will face police investigation

THE Mallorquin footballer accused of biting his opponent has protested his innocence as the police confirm he will face an investigation. Ivan ‘Bote’ Bonnin, 26,...

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...

Reality beauty Megan McKenna is announced as summer pool party opener in Mallorca

ESSEX bombshell Megan McKenna is to host the first BH Mallorca hotel pool party this summer. The brunette beauty rose to fame after appearing on...

SMOOTH OPERATORS: Smooth Jazz festival a highlight for summer concerts

SMOOTH Jazz will take over the east coast from April 25 through 30 in Sa Coma, with the only Smooth Jazz Festival in the...

Tax dodgers beware! Inspections of tourist rentals to begin in May

DOOR-TO-DOOR inspections of unlicensed tourist rentals are set to kick off next month. Popular tourist spots will become the target of agents from the Agencia...

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...

Irish crooner Damien Rice announces debut Mallorca gig in August

SOULFULLY soft singer Damien Rice will be coming to Mallorca to perform for the first time this August, it has been announced. The Irish songwriter...

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...

Spain’s oldest video rental store is fighting for survival

THE oldest video rental store in Spain is crowdfunding to try and keep itself open. Vídeo Instan, which opened in 1980, is looking to raise €35,000...

‘Wheel of Fortune’ contestant bags $7K trip to Spain after embarrassing flamenco fail

Airbnb has taken pity on the game show contestant after he lost a prize of €5,760 for saying 'flamingo' instead of 'flamenco'

Stormy seas! Protesters gather to oppose cruise ship arrival in Palma

PROTESTERS gathered as the largest cruise ship in the world, the Symphony of the Seas, arrived in Palma on its maiden voyage. The Royal Caribbean...

Cruise Control! Australian duo takes home crown at Mallorca Olympic sailing event

AUSTRALIAN world champions Mat Belcher and Will Ryan received the highest accolade in the 49th Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar sailing contest. The nautical pair took...

Just the ticket! Palma car finally towed after clocking up almost €30,000 of fines

ITS existence had reached mythical status for the parking attendants at the Plaza Bisbe Berenguer Palou in Palma. Now finally a vehicle which had been...

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...

Tourist tirade about use of Catalan in Mallorcan church divides internet

A TOURIST from Granada has become an internet sensation after ranting about the use of Catalan during a Mallorquin church service. The unnamed woman fulminated...

Mallorcan rapper Valtonyc sentenced to three and half years over incendiary lyrics

A SA POBLA rapper has been sentenced to three and half years in prison over the inflammatory nature of his lyrics. Josep Miquel Arenas Beltran,...

Further blow for Cursach as Megapark capacity reduced by half

THERE was more bad news for disgraced nightlife magnate Tolo Cursach this week. Megapark, marketed as Europe’s largest beer garden, will have its capacity slashed...

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...
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