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How Spain’s Balearic Islands are clamping down on boozed up holidaymakers to focus on quality tourism

Excessive drinking by holidaymakers has long been a problem in the Balearic Islands, so much so that in January 2020, a new law was introduced to stamp out anti-social behaviour

Actress Joan Collins looking every inch the glamorous movie star in Mallorca

THE ever-glam Dame Joan Collins graced Palmanova with her presence whilst taking a break on the island.  Despite her recent candid comments about weight where...

Spanish TikTok star Naim Darrechi faces up to two years in prison as courts investigate foul comments

SPANISH TikToker Naim Darrechi could face up to two years in prison for tricking multiple women into having unprotected sex with him. The courts in...

Balearic Islands lead rankings for gender violence in Spain

According to the Observatory against Domestic and Gender Violence, there were 1,574 reported cases in the Balearics, all of which were made by women

WANTED: Manhunt for two arsonists who poured petrol on forest and set it on fire in Spain’s Ibiza

Policia Local say on Sunday morning, two individuals poured a significant amount of gasoline onto land in Sa Talaia de Sant Antoni

Surge in traffic fines due to new radars in Spain’s Mallorca causing problems with early payments

MOTORISTS being hit with traffic fines in Mallorca discovered they don’t have the 50% early payment option due to the notifications being sent out...

Toddler fighting for life in Mallorca after being hit by falling roof tile during rainstorm

 A 14-month old girl was struck by a falling roof tile after her family took shelter from the rain on Friday while on holiday...

Deepika Padukone set to jet into Spain’s Mallorca to shoot new Bollywood film

As well as a 20 day stop on the Balearic island, the crew is also set to make pit-stops in Cadiz and Vejer De La Frontera.

EXPLAINER: Nightclubs finally given go ahead to reopen in Spain’s Balearic Islands

Earlier this month, the Association of DJs & Producers publicly vented their anger over the closure of nightclubs in the Balearic Islands

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...

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GETTING BIGGER: More legal help at hand in Spain as Del Canto Chambers expands with new office in Mallorca

DEL Canto Chambers is opening a new office in Palma, Mallorca, as the London-based barrister chambers expands its work across the UK and Spain...

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