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Unexploded bomb from Spanish Civil War located during building works in Mallorca 

AN artillery shell dropped by planes during Spain’s Civil War has been uncovered during building works on a ‘refugio’ at Llevant Natural Park in...

Mallorca’s biggest-ever real estate fraud case involving over €3 million goes to trial in Spain

A Palma judge has ruled there's plenty of evidence to prosecute nine people over a €3.3 million fraud in the biggest recorded case of...

EasyJet warning for people travelling to Spain’s Balearic Islands

A MAJOR airline has warned holidaymakers of new alcohol laws in place at some areas of the Balearic Islands. EasyJet has urged customers to take note...

Former Spanish tennis player turned snapper smashes global photography competition

FORMER professional tennis player turned snapper Marc Marco Ripoll has been shortlisted in a list of the world's finest landscape photographers.  His snapshot of the...

Ten curious things you probably don’t know about Spain’s tennis hero Rafa Nadal

WHEN Spain’s Rafael Nadal won at the Australian Open final on Sunday it was his 21st Slam win and he swept into the record...

Actor Joseph Fiennes and Spanish wife Maria Dolores Dieguez renovate country home in Spain’s Mallorca

AN outbreak of Covid on the set of new movie The Mother, filming in Gran Canaria, allowed star Joseph Fiennes to fly back to...

Monasteries and museums: Why Mallorca is one of the best winter destinations in Spain

IN THE depths of winter Mallorca may not seem like the ideal holiday destination. Many businesses and restaurants are closed for the season and...

WATCH: Police in Spain’s Mallorca catch driver in Tiktok speeding video

POLICE in Mallorca on Spain’s Balearic Islands tracked down a driver speeding at 120km/h in a 40 zone after the feat was brazenly posted...

Man arrested for robbing his brother-in-law in Spain’s Mallorca

A MAN has been arrested after he took advantage of his brother-in-law’s absence on holiday to steal his car and burgle his house. The Palma...

Headmaster of British school on Spain’s Mallorca found guilty of sex abuse in Scotland

THE headmaster of an exclusive British school in Mallorca has been convicted by a Glasgow court of sexually abusing two women in Scotland. A jury...

Surge in UK bookings to Spain’s Balearic Islands as COVID travel restrictions ease

THE Balearic Islands are hoping for a tourism boost after the UK scrapped all travel restrictions for vaccinated people in the UK. Boris Johnson made...

Mallorca tops list of best travel destinations for 2022 and here’s why

MALLORCA has been named as the world’s top destination of 2022 by travel review website TripAdvisor. The biggest of the Balearic Islands tops the ranking...

From shelf stacker to Our Man in the Balearics: Meet the British consul awarded an MBE for his work...

WHEN Lloyd Milen was informed, just before Christmas, that he had been awarded an MBE for services to British nationals in Spain he couldn’t...

WATCH: 73-year-old man rescued by helicopter after suffering a stroke while hiking in Spain’s Mallorca

SPAIN’S Guardia Civil have released a video of the dramatic rescue of a man who suffered a stroke while hiking Mallorca’s famous Puig de...

The Olive Press January Sale

2022 is still shiny and new and we want to help you make it a great year. We are offering our reader the chance...

Yachting in Majorca and COVID-19

The Balearic Island of Mallorca is a popular destination for tourists, who come to enjoy the warm weather they may not be able to...

Mallorca’s most secretive council revealed in transparency survey comparing town halls across Spain

MANACOR city council is one of the most secretive councils in Mallorca according to a nationwide survey of hundreds of  councils. The list names and...

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...

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