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EXPLAINED: What happens if I test positive for COVID-19 while on holiday in Spain’s Balearic Islands?

Aptly named the 'Safety Pack', the campaign aims to attract holidaymakers to the archipelago this summer, driving home the message that the Balearics are a safe destination for travel

MUST READ: New coronavirus restrictions for Spain’s Balearic Islands

The measures were finally approved by the Supreme Court of Justice after initially being rejected on the grounds that president Francina Armengol had to first approve them in her own government

Setback for Balearic Islands as Supreme Court rejects COVID-19 restrictions proposed after Spain’s state of alarm ends

This has come as a major setback for president Francina Armengol, who last week made it clear that she was determined to keep most of the current COVID-19 measures in place after May 9

Brit expat working in Spain cleared of killing Irish tourist on Magaluf party strip

A BRITISH expat has been acquitted of killing a tourist in the Mallorcan party resort of Magaluf. Paul Waugh, who worked at Mulligans bar on...

Residents of Spain’s Balearic Islands will be given €100 holiday vouchers to spend on inter-island escapes this summer

In a bid to boost domestic tourism, the Balearic government announced that all residents of Formentera, Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca will be able to benefit from this €11 million campaign

Police officer in Spain’s Mallorca accused of paying 15-year-old girl for sex

The Guardia Civil officer, who is described as being 'middle-aged', has been charged with the corruption of a minor

OPINION: Why has Barcelona, Madrid and Palma de Mallorca been ranked the worst in Spain for their quality of...

A new survey asked thousands of participants across the country to assess the overall quality of life in the city that they lived in

VOX slams sex education class in Spain’s Mallorca as ‘pornography’ after children use plasticine to learn about reproductive organs

This week, 11-year-old students at Felanitx's IES Academy were taught about reproduction and in a bid for the class to be more interactive for the children, they used plasticine to make the male and female genitalia

What’s the worst that can happen to your investment or pension in Spain?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Often the first question asked by clients considering an investment or pension with Chorus Financial! So,...

British Ambassador to Spain optimistic that Brits will holiday in Balearic Islands this summer

As part of a tour in aim of 'reactivating British tourism in Spain', Ambassador Hugh Elliot visited Ibiza and Mallorca this week, two islands which usually welcome millions of holidaying Brits each year

Tributes pour in for much-loved British ‘action man’, 35, who tragically died in free diving accident in Spain’s Ibiza

Kevin Smith, aged 35, sadly died after getting into difficulty in the Punta Galera waters just after 6.15pm on Wednesday evening

British man drowns while taking photos underwater in Spain’s Ibiza

According to initial reports, the Briton had been practising underwater photography with a friend when he got into difficulty

World’s FIRST sustainable ‘fast ferry’ will connect Spain’s Mallorca to Denia from this weekend

Priced at a startling €90 million, Balearia's Eleanor Roosevelt is the first ferry of its type in the world, operating with innovative natural gas engines

Two officers fired following ‘illegal party’ held at police headquarters in Spain’s Mallorca

Last week, the Olive Press revealed that a leaving party for a retiring officer was held at the Policia Local's Palma headquarters with 15 on-duty cops in attendance

CCTV footage shows woman who murdered boyfriend in Spain’s Mallorca ran him over with car

According to the woman's first and one of many contradictory statements, she claimed that she started her car without noticing that the passenger door was open and as the vehicle began to move forward, her boyfriend fell to the ground and onto his head

Balearic Islands determined to keep COVID-19 restrictions in place after Spain’s state of alarm ends

Speaking at a press conference this afternoon, government spokesman and tourism minister, Iago Negueruela, said they were working with a team of legal advisors to ensure that 'certain restrictions can be maintained' after May 9

Woman stages elaborate car crash to cover up murder of boyfriend in Spain’s Mallorca

Policia Nacional had initiated an investigation into the man's death after growing suspicious that the woman was not being truthful as to how her boyfriend died

Police arrest man in Spain who coughed on work colleagues and infected 22 people with coronavirus

A SPANIARD who ignored COVID-19 symptoms and coughed on work colleagues has been charged with intentionally causing injury after allegedly infecting 22 people. Police on...

Will The Real Men Please Step Up! Is romance dead when dating in Spain?

WITH places opening up and social restrictions being lifted slowly those people who haven’t been able to date during the pandemic will now be...

MUST READ – These are the new COVID-19 restrictions that come into force in Spain’s Mallorca

THE Balearic government has announced a new set of coronavirus restrictions for Mallorca which will be in force from Saturday, April 24. The measures in...

Could you be paying less for your investments and pensions in Spain?

Tracy Storer Senior Partner Chorus Financial I’ve just come out of a regular review with one of my clients, and top of the agenda was an analysis...

Policia Local accused of holding illegal party at headquarters in Spain’s Mallorca for retiring officer

It is alleged that 15 on-duty officers attended the hour-long gathering which was organised to celebrate the departure of a retiring colleague

Trial begins for British bouncer accused of murdering Irish tourist who was ‘kicked in the head’ in Spain’s Mallorca

The 38-year-old Briton will stand trial alongside a 40-year-old Spaniard who is accused of covering up the tourist's death

Top holiday areas of Costa Blanca and the Balearic Islands in Spain want tourists to get free COVID tests

THE leaders of two of Spain's most foreign tourist-dependent regions want the European Union to pay for free PCR tests. The joint call came at...

Longer opening hours on the cards for bars and restaurants across Spain’s Balearic Islands

This morning, representatives of the government, including tourism minister Iago Negueruela, met with local business unions to discuss relaxing the current coronavirus restrictions on the sector

IN CRISIS: Restaurants in Spain’s Mallorca lose 80% of turnover due to COVID-19 restrictions as protest called on this...

According to the Association for Small and Medium Sized Businesses (PINEM), the restaurant sector has been 'discriminated against' and 'destroyed' as a result of the current coronavirus restrictions

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Teacher faces 20 years in jail after ‘sexually abusing eight schoolgirls’ in Spain’s Mallorca

Standing trial at Palma Court this week, it is alleged that the man groped eight schoolgirls aged between 12 and 17 years old at the capital's San Alfonso Maria de Ligorio school.