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EXPLAINER: Two new major rule changes in COVID-19 restrictions for Spain’s Balearic Islands

These new measures will come into force from midnight and stay in place until they are reviewed on Monday, September 13

CHOOSING THE RIGHT INVESTMENT/PENSION ADVISER IN SPAIN

There are many Financial Advisers operating in Spain and a multitude of options when it comes to making potentially life-changing financial decisions. However, a...

‘Poor pay and working conditions’: Ambulances go on strike across Spain’s Balearic Islands

Those working in the sector say their salaries have been frozen for more than three years and that they do not reflect the current reality of the health service

Shocking death as man is decapitated after ferry hits his dinghy in Spain’s Ibiza harbour

A Spaniard was decapitated after a Balearia ferry smashed into his small inflatable dinghy in Ibiza harbour. The Guardia Civil said the incident happened at...

How Spain’s Balearic Islands are clamping down on boozed up holidaymakers to focus on quality tourism

Excessive drinking by holidaymakers has long been a problem in the Balearic Islands, so much so that in January 2020, a new law was introduced to stamp out anti-social behaviour

EGG-TASTIC! Incredible ‘fried egg jellyfish’ spotted off coast of Spain’s Formentera

The species literally looks like an egg cracked into water and can can up to 35cm in diameter

La Liga player Santi Mina gets four-year prison term for raping woman inside camper van in Spain’s Almeria

LA LIGA footballer Santi Mina has been given four years in prison after raping a woman in 2017. The Celta Vigo player, 26, has also...

David Lynch and Pharrell Williams team up to open nightclub and beach restaurant in Spain’s Ibiza

While the artsy club and cocktail bar is something to behold, these peculiarities have been teamed up by a Balearic-themed restaurant

Balearic Island’s leads the way in vaccination of Spain’s secondary school students

THE Balearic Islands will start the academic year on September 10 with one of the highest rates of vaccinated secondary school students in Spain. The...

Spain’s Balearic Islands poised for radical overhaul in management of floods after exponential increase in rainfall

The Balearic government has been warned that flood episodes would remain a constant threat in the foreseeable future

World’s second largest sailboat measuring 140m long arrives in Spain’s Ibiza

Passengers are offered 10-day itineraries that can cost between a cool €6,700 and €12,200

Spanish Registration & Qualifications, Why are they so important?

We all love living here in Spain, it’s a fantastic country to live in. As we know it has a great balance in terms...

MBE awarded doctor works tirelessly with UK government to dramatically reduce British balconing deaths in Spain’s Balearic Islands

The Olive Press talks to a Mallorca based surgeon who has worked tirelessly to reduce balconing deaths among British nationals

Pensions, Annuities & Tax Fraud in Spain – a ticking time bomb…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Every now and then an email lands in my inbox or a member of the public...

Chinese billionaire behind Alibaba group spotted cruising around Balearic Islands on luxury megayacht

CHINESE billionaire Jack Ma Yun, the founder of Alibaba group, has been spotted cruising around the Balearic Islands in his megayacht. The yacht, which is...

EXPLAINER: Change to requirements for national travellers arriving to Spain’s Balearic Islands

From this Thursday, September 9, national passengers will no longer need to complete the once mandatory coronavirus safety form if they can present their COVID-19 passport

Refrigerated lorries had special hidden compartments to conceal drugs exported from Spain’s Valencia to France

A Valencia Province gang ran a major drugs export business taking supplies to France on refrigerated lorries owned by one their group members. 11 people...

Spain’s Balearic Islands see holiday bookings boom with end of COVID-19 traffic light system

HOLIDAY bookings to the Balearic Islands have boomed since the UK government scrapped the travel traffic light system and pre-departure tests for vaccinated holidaymakers.  The traffic...

Lizards on Ibiza in Spain hit by booming snake numbers caused by rising British visitors

A big rise in Ibiza's snake population is threatening the island's iconic green lizards. The snakes now populate around half of Ibiza and are not...

SubliMotion: Ibiza restaurant crowned most expensive dining experience in the world

DINERS with exceptionally deep pockets should head to SubliMotion in Ibiza which has been recognised as the most expensive tasting menu in the world.  The...

Drunk skipper investigated in death of passenger mowed down and killed by ferry in Spain’s Ibiza

A Guardia Civil investigation has since found that not only was the boat travelling without its lights on but that the skipper also made an illegal manoeuvre

Woman arrested in Ibiza over threatening diners with a knife at Burger King restaurant

A WOMAN has been arrested for threatening diners with a knife in a Burger King restaurant on the Spanish island of Ibiza. The incident took...

Explainer: These are the updated rules for those travelling from the UK to Spain from July 2nd

By Alexander Marciniak  NEW rules come into play from Friday July 2, as Spain tightens requirements from travellers arriving from the UK to anywhere in...

Spain’s Balearic Islands make firm commitment to fight climate change

This week, the minister for energy and climate change travelled to international conference to reaffirm the Balearics commitment to the environment

Stranded ferry finally returns to Spain’s Ibiza after spectacular crash that left 10-year-old boy in intensive care

The fast ferry was en route to Formentera from Ibiza on Saturday evening when it ran aground on the islet of Es Malvins with 35 passengers onboard

Ryanair cuts flights in and out of Spain this January due to COVID-19

RYANAIR says its temporarily suspending more than 80 routes in and out of Spain during January. The budget carrier blames COVID-19 travel restrictions as well...

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