Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Tenth bus catches fire while en route and full of passengers

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....

Migrant numbers arriving in Spain more than triple from last year

Almost 21,500 migrants, mostly Algerians and Moroccans, have crossed the strait of Gibraltar in 2017, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

British mother is suing travel company after daughter caught disease in Mallorca

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.

NEW ROUTES: More flights coming to Palma as airlines shut down

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...

BETTING ON PALMA: New casino coming soon

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

Another stunning and rare photo of Mallorca from the mainland

EVERY so often when the skies are clear, Mallorca can be seen from the Catalan capital of Barcelona. Between the storms and clouds that have...

BREAKING: Reports of multicar pile up on A7 between Marbella and Estepona

THERE are reports of a multi-car pileup on the A7 motorway between Marbella's San Pedro and Estepona.  There is reportedly a huge tailback on the...

Half of Ryanair pilots in Ireland to go on strike five days before Christmas, Germans say strikes can be...

MORE than half of pilots in Ireland will go on a one-day strike on Wednesday December 20, their union has confirmed today. A majority of...

Malaga airport unaffected by storm Ana, no cancellations expected

MALAGA airport has been unaffected by storm Ana. The Costa del Sol airport has reported no cancellations today and says it is running at full...

African boy found inside car dashboard after Moroccan tried smuggling him into Spain

An officer said the schoolboy had been stuffed into the tiny space between the engine and the passenger seat of the BMW X5.

The Christmas season is the time to pat ourselves on the back

If you are an autonomo, you will also know that is the time that you have to get in any monies owed before Christmas.

Menorca beach ranks on best in the world

A MENORCA beach has made the list of the worlds best beaches for its white sands and blue waters. Only six beaches in Europe made...

Travelling in Canada: 3 of the Top Cities to Visit

Canada is a cultural mosaic. It’s a great place where various cultures and customs have come together to create a unique place that is...

New Tinder-style app finds dream holidays

WE’VE all heard of dating apps to help you find the perfect partner, but a brand new app aims to match up users with...

Spain’s hybrid vehicle sales have increased by nearly 100% since 2016

In total, some 7,486 electric vehicles have been sold so far in 2017.

Rafa Nadal stops in to visit Tiger Woods at Hero World Challenge in Bahamas

Woods came joint ninth scoring eight under par and beat the No.1 player in the world by eight strokes.

Spain’s transport network prepares for travel chaos for five-day weekend

Extra speed cameras and patrol cars will be in place on traffic hotspots on the Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol.

Spanish PM visits London for talks with Theresa May amid Brexit stalemate

"I am absolutely convinced that, as soon as possible, we will get into the second phase of Brexit negotiations," Rajoy said in a meeting with May in London.  

THE MOTHERLOAD: Spain seizes second biggest cocaine haul in Algeciras

Three people have been arrested, including a Spaniard, alleged to be the ringleader, and two collaborators, one Honduran and the other Portuguese. 

Why this once booming Spanish hotspot is making a comeback to rival the Costa del Sol

Holiday bosses at Thomas Cook say retro destinations are making a comeback

Tramuntana ranked a favourite

THE Serra de Tramuntana mountain range is the third most popular Unesco World Heritage sites in Spain. The rugged range falls only behind the Roman...

Cruise lines calling tourist tax illegal

THE association of cruise line companies in Europe, the CLIA, is calling the tourist tax unconstitutional and demand the government reconsider it. Next year will...

Myleene Klass looks stunning while surfing on Portuguese coast near Algarve

The former Hear’Say singer famously took to the showers during her time in the jungle on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here.

Record hotel prices hit the Balearics

HOTEL prices have rocketed in the Balearics by a third in just a year. Prices have zoomed by a shocking 30% on last year’s prices,...


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