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Ibiza

Ibiza loosens restrictions as airport revealed as ONLY one in Spain to recover pre-COVID-19 traffic this summer

From Wednesday September 15, social interactions between people that do not live together can take place at night

‘Their days are numbered’: Scientist warns that Posidonia will completely disappear in Spain’s Balearic Islands

In a report for the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB), oceanographer Biel Jorda predicts that the species is in grave threat of disappearing despite EU legislation to protect it

British man faces 18 years in jail over death of club promoter who suffered catastrophic head injuries in Spain’s...

Harry Kingsland, from Shirley, Solihull, suffered catastrophic head injuries in the incident in San Antonio in 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spain’s Balearic Islands will host five families from Afghanistan amid looming ‘humanitarian catastrophe’

The new arrivals will stay in two of the government's dedicated hostels for refugees in Mallorca which are run by the Red CrossThe new arrivals will stay in two of the government's dedicated hostels for refugees in Mallorca which are run by the Red Cross

Three people seriously injured after yacht crashes into islet as Spain’s Ibiza suffers THIRD major boating incident in weeks

Just after 10pm yesterday, Salvamento Maritimo answered a distress call from a 12-metre yacht that hit the islet of Es Farallons with four people onboard

Balearic Islands welcomes more international tourists than any other region in Spain for fourth consecutive month

According to the National Institute of Statistics, the Balearics were also where international tourists spent the most money in the country

WATCH: This is the moment 32 passengers were rescued from doomed ferry in Spain’s Ibiza

In the dramatic footage, released by the Guardia Civil, it shows passengers arriving to Ibiza Port after being taken off the crashed vessel

Why six residents of Spain’s Ibiza have gone on hunger strike in the name of climate change

The group are part of Extinction Rebellion, an international grassroots organisation that is known for its direct action tactics to raise awareness about the climate crisis

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Teenage Brit loses two fingers after being bitten by spider while watching sunset on Ibiza beach

A BRITISH teenager is facing the amputation of at least two of his fingers from right hand after being bitten by a spider while...

Should you move your pensions into one pot?

By Tracy Storer, Senior Partner, Chorus Financial. If you've had more than one job since your career begun, it's likely you've got pensions with different...

Balearic Islands invest €225K to promote Catalan language

THE Department of Political Linguistics of the Government of the Balearic Islands will invest €225,000 to promote the learning of the Catalan language.  This new...

Spain’s Balearic Islands at risk of going back to amber on UK travel list

WITH Covid-19 cases tripling over the last two weeks in Spain, the islands of Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca could be bumped to amber in...

View from Spain: The ecstasy and agony of England fans watching Euro 2020 final from abroad

THE ecstasy and the agony were lived in equal measure across Spain where England fans saw their team fall at the final hurdle in...

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

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...

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