Thursday, December 2, 2021

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Half of anti-vaxxers in Spain’s Balearic Islands are expat residents

HEALTH authorities in the Balearics are concerned after it emerged half of those who have yet to vaccinated are among the foreign resident population...

Residents in Palma on Spanish island of Mallorca queue up before dawn in hope of securing prime car park...

HOW early would you wake up for a prime parking spot? For residents of Calle Nuredduna in the Mallorca capital Palma, getting up long before...

Ryanair ordered by court in Spain’s Mallorca to compensate barred passenger who refused to pay cabin luggage fee

A Mallorca court has ordered Ryanair to pay compensation of €387 to a man barred from a flight because he would not pay a...

Cocaine smuggler who bought Mallorca yacht for £60m smuggling operation forced to hand over £300,000 cash

A JAILED Liverpool man who thought a £60 million cocaine smuggling plot would make him rich has been ordered to hand over more than...

Jail for 12 Moroccans who forced the landing in Palma

A JUDGE in Palma has issued a provisional prison sentence to 12 young Moroccans who fled onto the runway at Palma de Mallorca airport on Friday night,...

Electricity blackout fears cause panic buying in Spain’s Mallorca

GOVERNMENT announcements of possible electricity blackouts across, Austria, Germany and Sweden have prompted many people in the Balearic Islands to stock up on food and...

Balearic Islands braced for stormy weather as temperatures plummet across Spain

WEATHER warnings have been issued across the Balearic Islands as strong winds and torrential rain are predicted. Bad weather is to be expected from Wednesday...

Deer cause havoc in residential area of Mallorca in Spain’s Balearic Islands

AN invasion of deer in the Cala de Pi area in the south of Mallorca is causing concern to local residents. The animals have already...

Covid-19 outbreak at yoga retreat leads to 30 people forced to quarantine at hotel in Spain’s Mallorca

AT least 30 people have been forced to quarantine in a hotel in Mallorca after testing positive for COVID-19 while attending a yoga retreat. The...

The Best Culinary Experiences on Mallorca

Imagine setting off on an unforgettable gastronomic adventure from one of the most luxurious villas in Mallorca to explore sensational cuisine on every corner....

Aquaman star Jason Momoa to film reality TV show in Spain’s Mallorca

ACTOR Jason Momoa, star of Dune, Aquaman and Game of Thrones, will be filming a reality TV show about rock climbing on the island...

Estate agents report boom in off-plan designer property sales in Spain’s Mallorca

MALLORCA is registering record demand for off-plan designer homes this year, surpassing pre-pandemic records. According to German luxury real estate agency Engel & Völkers, the...

Chinese billionaire behind Alibaba group spotted cruising around Balearic Islands on luxury megayacht

CHINESE billionaire Jack Ma Yun, the founder of Alibaba group, has been spotted cruising around the Balearic Islands in his megayacht. The yacht, which is...

Cocaine and crystal meth dealers arrested in major operation on Mallorca in Spain

FIVE people were detained this Wednesday morning(October 20) in a major Policia Nacional operation against a Mallorca drugs gang. The dealers sold cocaine, crystal meth...

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...

Mallorca gets the royal seal of approval as filming begins on location for The Crown

THE latest series of the hit Netflix production, The Crown, has already begun filming in Spain and will soon start shooting in Mallorca.  The fifth...

International artists head to Spain’s Mallorca for prestigious music awards

MALLORCA will be hosting the prestigious LOS40 Music Awards 2021 where a whole host of international artists including Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber Ariana Grande,...

Spain’s Balearic Islands poised for radical overhaul in management of floods after exponential increase in rainfall

The Balearic government has been warned that flood episodes would remain a constant threat in the foreseeable future

Mallorca restaurant strives for ‘most sustainable business’ title with aeroponic towers and organic waste compost

A RESTAURANT in Mallorca which prides itself on using local, seasonal and organic produce has set its sights on the title of 'most sustainable...

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...

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Brits step in to carry out hotel safety checks in Spain’s Balearic Islands in bid to prevent ‘balconing’ deaths

A NEW system of safety checks will be carried out by British consular staff at resorts across the Balearic Islands following a spate of...

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