Wednesday, October 4, 2023


New home construction falls by 17% in first half of 2023 on Spain’s Mallorca

NEW HOME construction in Mallorca has fallen by 17% in the first half of the year according to the island's Official College of Quantity...

Authorities seize 850 fake football shirts at Palma’s airport 

A TOTAL of 850 fake football shirts of top European teams have been seized at Palma airport.  Officers detected two suspicious parcels arriving at the...

Woman dies two months after husband passed away due to fridge gas leak in Spain’s Mallorca

A SCOTTISH woman has died two months after her husband passed away after inhaling fumes from a carbon monoxide leak at a Mallorca finca. Mary...

Ryan Giggs’ pals step in to break up beach bar row in Mallorca

Ex-Manchester United star confronted by locals after chatting to mystery brunette

Celtic fan who asked for 10-in-a-row tattoo wakes up with Terry Munro on his chest

Football supporter's request gets lost in translation

Mallorca heatwave continues with scorching temperatures hitting 40 C

Weather alerts issued as thousands of tourists prepare to fly to Balearic Islands

Airbnb and tourist rental websites advertising 45,000 adverts for ‘illegal’ Balearic flats

Rental firms given two weeks to comply or face €400,000 fines

Cruise lines calling tourist tax illegal

THE association of cruise line companies in Europe, the CLIA, is calling the tourist tax unconstitutional and demand the government reconsider it. Next year will...

REVEALED: When the clocks will change in Spain and why

THAT time of year is fast approaching, when the sun begins to set sooner and sooner as we wave summer goodbye.  Like every year, the...

F-RIGHT NIGHT: France’s Le Pen and Italy’s Salvini congratulate Vox after far-right party becomes third biggest political force in...

FAR-right leaders in Europe are beaming with pride tonight after Vox surged in the Spanish polls to become the third biggest political force in...

Spain’s Rafael Nadal caps off successful 2019 with ‘Silver Medal’ award from top Guardia Civil bosses

A proud Nadal was pictured accepting his honour in front of top Guardia Civil bosses at a ceremony in his native Mallorca

WARNING: Parasitic tiger mosquitos capable of killing dogs and cats arrive in Spain’s Mallorca

A warning has been issued in Mallorca about the arrival of the parasitic tiger mosquito

New coronavirus case confirmed in Spain’s Mallorca in woman who recently returned from Italy

She returned to the island with her five-year-old son and 19-year-old daughter who is pregnant

Mallorcan sporting hero Rafael Nadal auctions winning French Open shirt for €20,000 to fight coronavirus in Spain

The funds will be used to support hospitals and vulnerable groups as part of the Red Cross Responds campaign

Husband and wife arrested for breaching Spain’s COVID-19 lockdown after being caught skinny-dipping by off-duty policeman in Mallorca

Upon arrival, officers ordered the husband and wife, both reported to be in their 50s, to get out of the water and put their clothes on

Agent Amanda Butler is confident of Mallorca property market’s resilience and expects influx of inquiries for spacious homes post-COVID-19

We will overcome this, in time, but I truly believe that the way we have managed to ride the COVID-19 wave will help to reaffirm the reputation of Mallorca

Curfew set to be brought forward to 8pm in Spain’s Balearic Islands

Previously, the government had recommended all those that live in the region to be home by 8pm, although it was not an obligation

Spain’s Balearic Islands records lowest number of COVID-19 infections since September

In a sign that the tough restrictions are working to lower the number of cases in the region, only 53 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 24 hours

Did you sign up with a Financial Adviser in Spain?

Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Looking back, it’s obvious I was fairly naïve when I first moved to Spain in terms of...

Rafa Nadal makes pitstop at academy in Spain’s Mallorca before travelling to Monte Carlo Masters

For months, work has been underway at the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar in Manacor where an innovative new sports facility is being added

Stop tourist carriage ride in Spain: Help yourself and the horses – and walk!

WHEN I’m in Palma I always feel sorry for the horses pulling the old-fashioned carriages for the lazy tourists to take in the city....

EXCLUSIVE: Holiday fraudsters in Spain’s Mallorca rip off British victims in – yet another – rental scam

A SURPRISE 50th birthday party in Mallorca has been ruined by holiday rental scammers. At least two other victims have also lost money to the...

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




Giant German Hell’s Angel boss accused of running operations in Mallorca acquitted on all charged

AN infamous German Hell’s Angels boss has been acquitted on all charges of organised crime and drug trafficking between 2009 and 2013 after his...


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