Friday, December 2, 2022

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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

Spain’s Balearic Islands wants to restrict non-resident property buyers but EU law forbids it

THE Balearic Islands regional government is looking to see if can limit property sales to non-residents. High prices and availability of homes to islanders have...

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

MUST READ: British gang arrested on Spain’s Ibiza in country’s biggest-ever ‘pink cocaine’ swoop with over €500,000 in cash...

A British gang has been arrested on Ibiza after the Guardia Civil made Spain's biggest-ever 'pink cocaine' swoop with 13.25 kilos seized plus over...

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...

EXCLUSIVE: New stop order over landscaping at Messi’s beleaguered Ibiza Villa

LIONEL Messi may have to knock down part of his new seaside villa in Ibiza. The Argentinian football legend is also likely to be hit...

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

Spain crime: Alleged Italian ‘Ndrangheta mafia gangsters arrested in Ibiza

Gangsters with suspected links to one of Italy's most notorious mafia groups have been arrested in Spain. Gangsters with suspected links to the Italian mafia...

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...

BOILING POINT: Fury over closure of nightclubs in Spain’s Ibiza as infamous closing parties may be ruled out this...

The Association of DJs & Producers in Ibiza and Formentera (DIPEF) have criticised the Balearic government for prohibiting nightclubs from opening for more than two years

Trial opens for Brit facing 18 years in jail for punching club promoter to death during row between friends in...

A BRITISH man is facing 18 years in jail after he allegedly delivered a fatal blow to his friend during a drunken row  when...

New restrictions enforced in Spain’s Ibiza and Mallorca as Balearic Islands welcome flood of British tourists

From today, San Antonio in Ibiza and Magaluf, Playa de Palma and S'Arenal in Mallorca will be hit with new restrictions

‘They have abandoned us’: Spain’s Balearic Islands plead for help to tackle ‘avalanche’ of migrant arrivals

At the beginning of the month, Formentera, the smallest of all the Balearic Islands, registered a record number of migrants, with almost 150 arriving in just three days

Young British tourist dies after falling 30ft at Ibiza hotel

A British woman has plunged 30 feet to her death from a hotel balcony in Ibiza. The 24-year-old fell about 9am at the hotel Rosamar...

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