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Mallorca politician demands end to environmentally damaging ‘ghost flights’ by airlines saving their slots

THE practice of airlines flying empty planes to keep coveted flight slots has been slammed by a Mallorcan politician. The deputy for MES in Mallorca,...

Fears grow for missing Palma woman who hasn’t been seen in almost a week

FEARS are growing for the welfare of a woman who has been missing for almost a week. Angelica Maria Llanos Fomeque, 42, was last seen in...

Lucky escape as roof collapses on teenage girl in Mallorca home in Spain

A 13-year-old girl was taken to hospital on Wednesday after a roof collapsed in a Palma property. The accident happened at a flat on Calle...

Brutal revenge gang attack as shop gets trashed in Mallorca tourist spot in Spain

FIVE men have been arrested after a fight spilled over into a Paseo Maritimo shop in Palma. One man was struck all over his body...

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...

Donkey drama as crane lifts trapped animal out of a well on Spain’s Mallorca

A crane hoisted a trapped donkey to safety out of a dry well on a Mallorca farm. The farm owner had just taken over the...

Fugitive Spanish rapper Valtonyc wins another extradition battle in Belgian court

A convicted rapper, known as Valtonyc, has thwarted Spain's latest bid to get him extradited from Belgian. Jose Miguel Arenas Beltran, 28, skipped a three-and-a-half...

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...

66% of Balearic Island beaches could be lost due to climate change

A NEW study claims that 66% of Balearic beaches could be lost to the sea by the end of the century in a worst...

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...

Champagne Charlie: Disgraced lawyer in Mallorca jailed after stealing 64 bottles of bubbly

A FORMER Palma lawyer has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for burglary after he stole 64 bottles of Champagne. In...

Marihuana menagerie: Police in Mallorca find animals chained up in filthy conditions during drugs bust

POLICE have arrested seven people after they found horses, dogs, roosters and even exotic fish living in filthy conditions when they raided two marihuana...

Christmas markets bring some cheer to Mallorca

COVID may have taken a toll on traditional events on Mallorca last year, but this time round, it is not all gloom. As the festive...

Gigi Hadid on break in Spain’s Mallorca

AMERICAN supermodel Jelena Hadid, better known as Gigi Hadid, has arrived in Mallorca. The daughter of property developer Mohammed Hadid and former Dutch model Yolanda...

CLAN WAR: More arrests made following shooting of man in Gypsy families’ feud on Spain’s Mallorca

MORE arrests have been made over a bloody feud between two gypsy families that led to an infamous shooting in Mallorca. Police have detained two...

Two Swedish men face 5 years jail in Mallorca for robbing and burning brothel

TWO Swedes who robbed and set fire to a brothel in Palma are facing five years in jail. The events took place in 2019, when...

Bouncing back : 6 million international visitors to Spain’s Balearic islands in just 10 months

SOME six million international tourists visited the Balearic Islands in the first 10 months of the year. This was an increase of 261% compared to...

Brits step in to carry out hotel safety checks in Spain’s Balearic Islands in bid to prevent ‘balconing’ deaths

A NEW system of safety checks will be carried out by British consular staff at resorts across the Balearic Islands following a spate of...

COVID health pass will be required for night out in Spain’s Balearic Islands

COVID passports will come into use from Saturday in the Balearics after the High Court gave them the green light.  Most hospitality and nightlife businesses...

WATCH: UK aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth stops off in Palma on Spanish island of Mallorca

BRITISH aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has stopped off in Mallorca for a spot of rest and relaxation. The Royal Navy vessel is on the...

Mallorca rapper Valtonyc who ‘insulted’ Spain’s royal family faces new extradition hearing in Belgium

A Mallorcan rapper who fled Spain in 2018 after insulting the monarchy has another extradition hearing to fight off. In May 2018, performer Valtonyc, real...

Five-year-old girl saves the day after raising alarm when fire breaks out at home in Spain’s Mallorca

A five-year-old girl is being hailed a hero after raising the alarm when a fire broke out in the middle of the night at...

Half of anti-vaxxers in Spain’s Balearic Islands are expat residents

HEALTH authorities in the Balearics are concerned after it emerged half of those who have yet to vaccinated are among the foreign resident population...

Residents in Palma on Spanish island of Mallorca queue up before dawn in hope of securing prime car park...

HOW early would you wake up for a prime parking spot? For residents of Calle Nuredduna in the Mallorca capital Palma, getting up long before...

Ryanair ordered by court in Spain’s Mallorca to compensate barred passenger who refused to pay cabin luggage fee

A Mallorca court has ordered Ryanair to pay compensation of €387 to a man barred from a flight because he would not pay a...

Cocaine smuggler who bought Mallorca yacht for £60m smuggling operation forced to hand over £300,000 cash

A JAILED Liverpool man who thought a £60 million cocaine smuggling plot would make him rich has been ordered to hand over more than...

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