Monday, January 24, 2022


Spain to declare pets as ‘beings’ and not ‘objects’ in landmark ruling

THE Partido Popular will submit a change to the country's civil code today to declare pets as 'beings' rather then 'objects'.  The change will protect...

YACHT SHARE: Mallorca company to offer cost-effective yacht sharing initiative

PRINCESS has unveiled its new shared-owner programme, 'YachtQuarters', giving access to eight weeks on board the yacht based in Port Adriano. Princess Motor Yacht Sales...

Local food is on the rise as Balearic government cuts down on carbon footprint

THE BALEARIC government has agreed to prioritise local and 'short-range' products to improve the green footprint. In an effort to reduce CO2 emissions, the government...

STAR BUY: New international interests in the Astronomical Observatory of Mallorca

A UNIVERSITY in Saudi Arabia and a hotel group are both showing interest in acquiring one of Mallorca’s most unusual buildings. Both are currently in...

Tax dodgers beware! Inspections of tourist rentals to begin in May

DOOR-TO-DOOR inspections of unlicensed tourist rentals are set to kick off next month. Popular tourist spots will become the target of agents from the Agencia...

WATCH: British millionaire expat smashes €306,000 Rolls Royce into tobacco shop in Spain

THIS is the moment a British millionaire expat in Spain smashed through a shop window in his Rolls Royce. Jody Sanders wrecked his €306,000 motor...

Formentor will ban cars for two months around the lighthouse

ONE of the island’s infamous accident blackspots is to be remedied this summer. In a sensible scheme, drivers will be banned from entering the Formentor...

German tourist dies after being swept away in mini-tsunami in Spain

The father fell into the water with his eight-year-old twins

BREAKING: At least 12 dead in Mallorca floods as bodies of couple found and boy, 5 still missing

The pair, both in their sixties, died together as the Ford Focus they were travelling in was swept away by the torrent of water devastating Mallorca

British families scammed out of thousands from fake holiday rental sites on Spain’s Costa Blanca and Mallorca

Professional chocolate taster Angus Kennedy discovered a German man living at the Mallorcan villa he had booked through Dream Villas Spain

UK minister issues summer job prison warning for Brits on Spain holiday island

Foreign Office figures have revealed 80% of young Brits jailed on the island of Mallorca have been entinced into taking jobs that are illegal

Ecstasy warning as woman, 19, killed by pill ‘laced with rat poison’ on Spain’s Mallorca

British revellers have been warned by an anti-drugs group in Ibiza to watch out for the distinctive pill

Spain on track for fourth election in four years as talks to form government break down

SPAIN could have to go to the polls yet again after talks between the PSOE and Podemos broke down last night.  If caretaker prime minister...

WATCH: All the footage of Policia Nacional officers during Barcelona protests Spain ‘DOES NOT want you to see’ THESE are some of the scenes of alleged unprovoked police violence during protests over the Catalunya issue from the past week.  In the widely shared...

Billionaire Cirque du Soleil founder and hugely influential Ibiza resident famed for his orgies and expensive poker habit arrested...

He is now worth more than $1 billion after he sold 90% of the company which owns Cirque du Soleil to a business congolmerate for around €1.36 billion in 2015

Spain’s Balearic Islands issue THIS warning about housing on rustic land

Although more and more companies are claiming they can bring new homes to rustic lands, the ADT says it is not legal

Two arrested for sexual exploitation of children in Spain’s Mallorca

The arrests of the 50-year-old woman and a 41-year-old man come as a result of the investigation for the gang rape of a girl on Christmas Eve

Boris Johnson to grill Spain over ‘preventable’ death of Tom Channon who plunged over knee-high wall from seventh floor...

“Tom died in an accident that was totally preventable and avoidable”

WATCH: DJ in coronavirus lockdown in Spain’s Mallorca celebrates his 32nd with rooftop gig as neighbours sing Happy Birthday...

Islanders descended to their balconies in a clear message of resilience and solidarity.

CORONAVIRUS: Spain’s El Corte Ingles donates beds to shelter homeless at La Liga side RCD Mallorca’s ground

A makeshift homeless shelter has been set up on the football club's grounds

SPECIAL DISPATCH: Life during coronavirus lockdown in Spain’s Palma de Mallorca – Why the spirit of the island reigns...

An eerie stillness has settled upon a once teeming capital, but the community spirit is stronger than ever

Hiker in Spain’s Mallorca branded ‘irresponsible’ after falling on mountain, sparking rescue operation amid coronavirus crisis

The woman was saved by the Guardia Civil and Fire Brigade after falling and injuring herself on the Sierra de Cavall Bernat in Pollenca

From Monaco to Yorkshire, nothing compares to Mallorca, writes Terenia Taras, as she remains stranded in the UK

WE’VE been back in the UK now since lockdown kicked in four weeks ago, but are desperate to get back to Mallorca. We had only...

EXCLUSIVE: Inside the stunning beachside home in Spain’s Mallorca used for hit Netflix series White Lines

Hedonism, drugs and corruption - but the smash hit Ibiza series White Lines is actually mostly filmed in Mallorca, the Olive Press can reveal

Airlines to be gifted ‘lower landing fees’ to boost airborne tourism to Spain from July 1

AIR carriers flying into Spain’s airports are to be charged lower landing fees in a move aimed at boosting the number of flights in...





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