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Spain’s Balearic Islands wants to restrict non-resident property buyers but EU law forbids it

THE Balearic Islands regional government is looking to see if can limit property sales to non-residents. High prices and availability of homes to islanders have...

Fears grow for Mallorca hiker who fell on track near Raixa, missing since Monday

Emergency crews are still searching for a hiker who has been missing in bushland on Mallorca for five days. The hiker, a Spanish national and...

Cursach case: Sobbing prosecutor begs forgives and drops all lurid corruption charges against Mallorca’s king of the night

In the latest sensational twist to the long-running Cursach saga, a sobbing prosecutor begged forgiveness and dropped all the lurid corruption charges against the...

Ancient Egypt comes back to life with new exhibition in Palma de Mallorca

A new exhibition showcasing the works and wonders of ancient Egypt has come to Mallorca this winter period. Entitled ‘Treasures of Egypt, it is timed...

Strong water currents sweep away two men to their deaths while canyoning on Spain’s Mallorca

TWO canyoners died on Mallorca on Monday after being swept away by a strong current in the Lassarell torrent in Pollenca. A third person was...

Seven years jail for Dutchman over brutal Mallorca bashing of Carlo Heuvelman

A man, 20, has been sentenced to seven years in prison for landing the fatal blow that eventually killed a Dutch tourist in Mallorca...

Luxury Mallorca estate in Spain used in hit BBC TV series ‘The Night Manager’ has new owner

A luxurious Mallorca estate that became internationally known in 2016 as one of the settings for the BBC espionage thriller, The Night Manager, has...

Lift off for Richard Branson’s new exclusive Son Bunyola Estate hotel in Mallorca

New photos have revealed the stunning inside of a British billionaire’s new swanky hotel in Mallorca. Richard Branson’s new hotel at a UNESCO world heritage...

Stay away! Mallorca tourism boss in hot water after telling Brits they are not welcome

THE HEAD of the Mallorca tourism board has been slammed for telling Brits they are not welcome on the island this summer. Lucia Escribano, the...

Dope! Palma drug dealer in Spain’s sunny isle of Mallorca tries selling coke to cops

An unfortunate drug dealer committed the cardinal sin among narcos when he attempted to sell cocaine to police officers.  The bumbling pusher, 39, from Senegal,...

Public transport to be free for all Balearic Islands residents in Spain next year

PUBLIC transport throughout the Balearics will be free next year, it has been announced, in a massive boon to the islands. Whether taking the train,...

Convicted child murderer on Spain’s Mallorca arrested for violently robbing an old women months after his release from jail

A Mallorca man convicted of murdering his eight-year-old stepdaughter in 2011 has been arrested for brutally robbing and assaulting a pensioner in Palma. Miguel Ángel...

Italian gang arrested for stealing luxury watches from elderly foreign tourists in Spain’s Balearic Islands

THE Policia Nacional, in association with their Italian counterparts, have busted a Naples-based gang who made special summer trips to Mallorca and Ibiza to...

Mallorca’s Rafa Nadal is richest sportsperson in Spain

THE world's leading Grand Slam title winner, Rafa Nadal, is Spain's wealthiest sports person according to Forbes magazine. The Mallorcan tennis star, who lost to...

Palma residents on Spain’s Mallorca slapped with hefty traffic fines blame delivery company for not handing over letters

HUNDREDS of residents of Palma face having to pay hefty traffic fines from previous years because, they claim, the company in charge of delivering...

‘My only purpose in life is to f*** you!’: Mallorca bar owner ordered to pay compensation to Spanish rivals...

A Palma bar owner has been sanctioned over a years-long campaign of harassment against a rival bar that saw him make false accusations against...

Drunk 12-year-old girl staggering around with drink in hand lands popular Mallorca bar in Spain with one year closure...

THE discovery of a drunk 12-year-old girl staggering around with a drink in her hand has seen an out-of-control Magaluf resort bar ordered to...

Restaurants in Mallorca cook up plan to stop ‘no show’ customers

Restaurants in Mallorca have cooked up a plan to stop ‘no shows’ wasting their time and money.  Restaurant owners on the popular tourist island could...

Irish hiker, 75, plunges ten metres to her death on Spain’s Mallorca

AN Irish woman, 75, died on Sunday after falling ten metres during a hiking trek in the Escorca area of Mallorca. The victim was part...

Costa Blanca woman conned out of €835,000 by Mallorca-based ‘love’ scam gang in Spain

THE Policia Nacional in Alicante have busted a massive 'love scam' in what they say has been one of the largest-ever operations against cybercrime...

Dutchmen suspected of brutal Mallorca murder in Spain facing whopping jail time

One of the Dutchmen suspected of brutally killing a tourist in Mallorca last year could face up to ten years behind bars.  The Public Prosecution...

Alarming statistic shows families struggling to afford life in Mallorca

More than 30% of people living on the Balearic Islands cannot afford to live there, according to new research.  An Economic and Social Council (CES)...

Man slaps girlfriend in hospital delivery room before she gives birth on Spain’s Mallorca

A man attacked his girlfriend hours before she gave birth to their baby at Mallorca's Inca Hospital on Saturday. He slapped her in the face...

Drunk British teenager arrested after trashing Magaluf hotel on Spain’s Mallorca

A British teenager has been arrested by the Guardia Civil after causing €2,561 worth of damage to a Magaluf hotel. The young tourist was detained...

Spanish tennis legend Rafa Nadal and wife Mery ‘Xisca’ Perello welcome first child

THREE years after their wedding in Mallorca, the tennis star, Rafael Nadal, and wife Mery Perello welcomed their first child on Saturday afternoon, October...

Environmental war zone: Petition calls for old army coastal installation in Mallorca to be preserved after it goes up...

A PETITION calling for the Cap Blanc military zone to be preserved has collected 46,000 signatures. It was handed over to the Medi Ambient environmental...

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