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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...

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

British couple offer reward for engagement ring stolen from car in Ibiza ahead of romantic proposal

A BRITISH couple have appealed for the return of an engagement ring stolen from a rental car by thieves in Ibiza just an hour...

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

British man guilty of manslaughter of fellow Brit in drunken Ibiza row in Spain

A BRITISH man has been convicted of manslaughter during a drunken row in Ibiza. Mitchell Andrew Loveridge, 26, from Rhondda, Wales, killed his friend Harry...

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...

COVID restrictions set to be loosened for bars and restaurants across Spain’s Balearic Islands

It is expected that the capacity limit indoors will be increased to 75%

Mallorca registers one of ‘hottest months ever’, warm winter on the way

More records for scorching temperatures in Spain have been reached after a popular tourist island just recorded its hottest month. Mallorca has registered one of...

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

EasyJet warning for people travelling to Spain’s Balearic Islands

A MAJOR airline has warned holidaymakers of new alcohol laws in place at some areas of the Balearic Islands. EasyJet has urged customers to take note...

‘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 tourist seriously injured after cliff dive goes badly wrong on Spain’s Ibiza

A British man, 33, was seriously injured on Sunday after a cliff dive into the sea went badly wrong after he plunged into rocks...

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...

Once endangered Atlantic bluefin tuna is now thriving in Spain’s Balearic Islands

The Atlantic bluefin tuna is one of the most commercially valuable fish in the world which has led to the species being heavily overfished for decades

British tourist dies after fatal 20 metre cliff leap on Spain’s Ibiza

A British man, 24, died in Ibiza on Thursday after diving from a 20 metre cliff at Cap Martinet. The tourist hit his head on...

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

Male-stripping police officer in sex assault probe at Ibiza police station in Spain

A Policia Nacional officer, who worked as a stripper at Ibiza erotic parties, has been arrested over a sex assault. A young woman complained she...

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

STAY OUT!: Ibiza may limit cars and tourists entering the islands

ENVIRONMENTALISTS want to cap the number of cars and tourists allowed onto Ibiza. Proposals have been put forward to put in restrictions, particularly during the...

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...

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