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Man barricades himself in room and threatens to set fire to hospital in Spain’s Mallorca

A MAN threatened to set fire to the Son Llatzer hospital in Palma after hearing he was going to lose custody rights to his...

Over 65s will be able to register in Spain’s Palma without making an appointment from Thursday

FROM Thursday there will be one less headache for Palma residents on Mallorca aged over 65 as they will be able to go and...

Irish rugby coach who tried to talk 12-year-old girl into orgies handed suspended jail sentence by Mallorca court

A 28-year-old Irish rugby coach has been handed a suspended two year prison sentence for sexually abusing a girl on his team. The Mallorca-based coach...

Guardia Civil officer, 54, given ten years in Mallorca jail for abusing minors and filming it

A Mallorca cop has been sent down for almost ten years for paying two underage boys for sex and filming some of the encounters. The...

Mallorca family demand 34 years for Spanish army sergeant accused of shooting and killing their son during training exercise

A SPANISH sergeant accused of shooting and killing a Mallorquin legionnaire during a training exercise is facing a possible 34 years in jail. The family...

Sex slaves liberated as chain of brothels busted across east of Spain

The National Police have dismantled nine brothels and freed 16 Chinese citizens who were being forced into sex work. Police arrested seven people accused of...

Woman arrested in Spain’s Palma for posing as Guardia Civil officer to Tinder lover

A woman has been arrested in Palma after she posed as an officer from the Guardia Civil to a lover she met on Tinder....

Nine years after 15-year-old Malen Ortiz disappeared a specialised team has searched a farm in Mallorca

The Guardia Civil carried out a two-day search at a farm in Calvia for Malen on March 6. ‘Operation Vans’, so named because it...

Popular BBC detective show The Mallorca Files starts shooting for third series

HIT BBC1 detective series The Mallorca Files is back on the island.  Filming of the third series started in Palma’s Plaza Cort yesterday, with more...

Russian warships intercepted in Mallorca waters

A Spanish patrol vessel has intercepted two Russian warships sailing in Balearic waters. Russian vessel Admiral Kasatonov and tanker Akademik Pashin were spotted sailing in...

Housing prices in Balearic islands skyrocket, remains Spain’s most expensive region

Housing prices in the Balearic Islands have increased by 5.9% in just one year, according to new figures.  National Institute of Statistics data from the...

Tourism operators expect 300,000 more Germans to travel to Mallorca this year

Tourism operators are predicting that an extra 300,000 German tourists will travel to the Balearic Islands this year.  German tour operators met with representatives of...

Your summer getaway to Mallorca could be a THIRD more expensive according to tourism bosses

Holidays to Mallorca could become a third more expensive than last year as the island seeks to ditch ‘budget Brits’. Juan Ferrer, president of action...

Delivery company removed after thousands of fine-notification letters get dumped in Spain’s Mallorca

PALMA council will use a new company to notify people about fines after the current contractor CI Postal didn't deliver notifications on time or...

Complex multinational drug trafficking gang confesses in Mallorca court in Spain to importing and selling coke and heroin

A multinational narco trafficking gang has confessed to running a complex operation to import drugs they had swallowed or stashed in their luggage and...

Teenager arrested for planning highschool massacre in Spain’s Mallorca and trying to frame classmate

A teenage boy has been arrested in Palma de Mallorca for threatening to carry out an American-style highschool massacre against his classmates. The 14-year-old posted...

Lanzarote joins the Balearics in seeking to shut out Brit tourists in favour of Germans

Lanzarote has become the latest sun-soaked Spanish island to complain about low-spending Brit tourists and court the Germans instead. The Canary Island joins the Balearic...

Fraudster lies about advance payment to enjoy free stays in hotels on Spain’s Mallorca

A conman duped three Palma hotels out of over €3,000 by falsely claiming he'd paid beforehand. The fraudster used online reservation sites and produced fake...

Question and answer with Mallorca The Agency managing partner Alby Euesden

Real estate agent Alby Euesden is originally from the UK  but has called Mallorca home for the past 24 years, and now he’s taken...

Rain and snow storms batter Mallorca and rest of Spain’s Balearic Islands

STORM Juliette has left significant amounts and rain and snow in the Balaeric Islands with power cuts and closed roads causing problems in Mallorca,...

Family exposed to toxic fumes in Palma, rushed to hospital

Six people have been rushed to hospital with poisoning after being exposed to fumes from a butane stove in Palma.  The four women and two...

Big shot American real estate The Agency makes exciting move to Mallorca

A US estate agency that features on international television is making an exciting move to the Balearic Islands The Agency, which has been featured on...

Switched on 

A NEW alert system that sends automatic warnings for natural disasters to the general public via mobile phones has been switched on. It will allow...

People trafficker handed suspended sentence for bringing dinghy with five people to Mallorca on perilous 38-hour journey

A YOUNG Algerian man has been given a two-year suspended sentence for skippering a dinghy that brought five other people to Mallorca illegally. The boat...

Spain’s Mallorca plays host again to one of the country’s biggest fairs

ONE of Spain's biggest fairs- the Ram fair- returns to Mallorca this Friday and runs until April 16. Son Fusteret in Palma will once again...

Robbers who stole Rolex watch from elderly man on Mallorca street in Spain are caught by police

TWO members of a Mallorca robbery gang have been arrested by the Policia Nacional in Palma and Barcelona, with a third person still at...

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British tourist arrested for attempted murder after driving into two people on Spain’s Mallorca

A BRITISH tourist, 29, has been arrested in Magaluf for attempted murder after deliberately driving into two people he had argued with earlier on...

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