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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

COLUMN: Winter is Coming!

AS I wrote recently in a news story, regional president Francina Armengol said that the Balearic Islands are recovering and will achieve a full...

Palma Hat Week brims with success in Spain’s Mallorca

THE small town of Artà was overtaken by glamorous models strutting through the weekly market wearing a collection of specially designed hats as part...

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%

COVID crisis funds approved for 10,000 businesses on Spain’s Balearic Islands

THOUSANDS of businesses and freelancers affected during the Covid pandemic will receive a share of €835.7 million in state funding on the Balearic Islands. The...

‘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

Spain’s Balearic Islands make firm commitment to fight climate change

This week, the minister for energy and climate change travelled to international conference to reaffirm the Balearics commitment to the environment

Missing 15-year-old British girl found ‘alive and well’ in Spain’s Mallorca

THE missing 15-year-old British girl has been located after disappearing for over three weeks in Mallorca.  The teenager, Emina Ilora Alice Winterbottom, was last seen on August...

Police investigate ‘disturbing’ disappearance of 15-year-old British girl in Spain’s Mallorca

A SEARCH is underway in Mallorca for a 15-year-old British girl who lives with her family in Palma and has gone missing. The teenager, Emina Ilora...

Cars swept away in flashfloods as Spain’s Balearic Islands battered by storms

STORMS are continuing to batter the Balearics with severe flooding destroying homes, businesses and roads.  The worst hit are Menorca and Mallorca, which remains on orange...

Torrential rain causes severe flooding in Spain’s Mallorca

A STORM has already caused severe flooding, particularly in the North of the island, and cut-off roads.  Fire crews, police and volunteers have been working...

Storm warnings issued for Spain’s Balearic Islands as ‘gota fria’ hits

STORMS are set to hit the Balearic Islands on Monday with alerts issued for electric storms and torrential rain over the next few days.  The...

Scaremongering! Spanish Wealth Tax – your Pensions & Investments.

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Without fail, every time there’s a new piece of legislation or an update that may affect...

Spain’s Balearic Islands see holiday bookings boom with end of COVID-19 traffic light system

HOLIDAY bookings to the Balearic Islands have boomed since the UK government scrapped the travel traffic light system and pre-departure tests for vaccinated holidaymakers.  The traffic...

MBE awarded doctor works tirelessly with UK government to dramatically reduce British balconing deaths in Spain’s Balearic Islands

The Olive Press talks to a Mallorca based surgeon who has worked tirelessly to reduce balconing deaths among British nationals

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about rules for electric scooters in Spain’s Mallorca

NEW rules have now been imposed for scooter riders following an increase in accidents and fines. There were 700 fines in Palma alone, up until...

Balearics bounce back: Regional president puts rosy glow on post-pandemic recovery

THE Balearics president Francina Armengol has told the regional parliament that the Islands are bouncing back and will achieve a full economic and employment...

Mallorca launches award scheme to recognise businesses that go ‘plastic free’

TWO Mallorcan hospitality businesses are amongst the first five in the Balearics Islands to receive the Plastic Free Guardian Certification for reducing their use...

David Lynch and Pharrell Williams team up to open nightclub and beach restaurant in Spain’s Ibiza

While the artsy club and cocktail bar is something to behold, these peculiarities have been teamed up by a Balearic-themed restaurant

Police arrest 17 involved in underage prostitution ring targeting children in care in Spain’s Mallorca

POLICE in Mallorca have arrested 17 people involved in an underage prostitution ring that ‘recruited’ troubled girls, many of whom were in care at...

From Somerset to Menorca: Extraordinary art centre opens in Spain’s Balearic Islands

The 40,000 square metre island is only a short boat ride from Mahon and now home to an extraordinary art centre featuring works by acclaimed artist Mark Bradford

Two American tourists fall to their deaths while rock climbing without ropes in Spain’s Mallorca

TWO men from the USA fell to their death whilst rock climbing without a rope in Cala Mitjana and Cala Sa Nau coves in...

IN PICS: It’s a hat-trick as International Hat Week kicks off in Spain’s Mallorca

THE third International Hat Week will be held in Artà this year following the success of last year’s event in Palma.  Despite Covid, organisers of...

‘Poor pay and working conditions’: Ambulances go on strike across Spain’s Balearic Islands

Those working in the sector say their salaries have been frozen for more than three years and that they do not reflect the current reality of the health service

Gang of 15 youths violently attack man in Mallorca street to steal just €10 and a mobile phone

A man was beaten and robbed in Palma by fifteen youths for €10 and a mobile phone Police are investigating the attack in Palma after...

Joy as Europe’s most critically endangered seabird spotted nesting off coast of Spain’s Ibiza

Environmentalists confirmed that at least 10 pairs of the Balearic Shearwater were seen nesting on the islet of Es Vedranell

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