Saturday, May 15, 2021


Health Agency issues warning that Dutch cookies containing CANNABIS are being accidentally sold to children across Spain

The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition has issued a warning about the presence of cannabis in a brand of children's cookies that...

Young British rock climber dies after falling 60ft in Mallorca

A BRITISH climber has died in a fall while exploring the scenic Tramuntana mountain range in Mallorca. The man, thought to be 20, had been...

WATCH: Woman thrown off Vueling flight from Mallorca for wearing a ‘low-cut’ top

Low-cost airline Vueling has come under fire for not allowing a female passenger wearing a 'low-cut' top to fly from Mallorca. The Spanish passenger was wearing a...

WATCH: Man tries to steal cow from Ale-Hop in Mallorca before detained by National Police

NATIONAL Police have arrested a man for attempting to steal the life-size replica cow from an Ale-Hop in Mallorca. A video shows the man walking...

WARNING: ORANGE and yellow alerts for heavy rainfall activated for Spain’s Valencia, Mallorca and Costa Blanca just weeks after...

SPAIN'S weather agency AEMET has issued several weather alerts for the east of the peninsula and Balearics.  Mallorca, Ibiza and Menorca are all on yellow...

Spain could have government ‘within weeks’ after years of political uncertainty

SPAIN could have a new government before Christmas, according to PSOE secretary Rafael Simancas. The politician has revealed that an 'investiture session' - similar to...

Pet Shop Boys to play Spain’s Mallorca for first time EVER

Mallorca will be treated to the band’s string of chart-topping hits including It’s A Sin, West End Girls and Go West

British dad confirmed as Spain’s second coronavirus case

The virus, which originated from the Chinese city of Wuhan has killed 811 people worldwide and infected 37,000 people in 27 countries

EXCLUSIVE: Tourist season in Spain’s Mallorca crippled by coronavirus as major events cancelled and scared tourists cancel summer holidays

Alarmingly, a number of tourists who had booked villas for the summer have already cancelled, the Olive Press can reveal

MUST READ: Mercadona announces strict shopping rules and security measures amid coronavirus ‘panic buying’ in Spain

MERCADONA has announced that it will be bringing in new security protocols to cope with a rise in panic buying over the coronavirus pandemic.  It...

BREAKING: Spain sees record number of coronavirus deaths as cases near 29,000 and one BILLION people quarantined worldwide

THE COVID-19 pandemic has not yet reached its peak in Spain, new figures have suggested.  According to the health ministry, between Saturday and Sunday, 394...

WATCH: Dolphins take advantage of coronavirus lockdown in Spain’s Mallorca by swimming in waters once plagued with sewage

Reclaiming their natural habitat, dolphins have been spotted in several ports across the island

COVID-19: Over 50% of hotels in Spain’s Balearic Islands will NOT open this year as owners accept 2020 will...

More than half of hotels in Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera have made the decision to remain closed this year

Hoteliers in Spain’s Mallorca put forward Playa de Palma as tourism pilot destination until COVID-19 vaccine found

Hoteliers believe Playa de Palma has the ideal conditions to protect visitors from coronavirus

REVEALED: How beaches in Palma de Mallorca will operate as island enters Phase 2 of Spain’s COVID-19 de-escalation plan

Phase 2 will abandon exercise time-slots, meaning that one will be free to go to the beach as and when they choose as long as they adhere to set rules

Spain’s government plans movement towards ‘cashless’ society

SPAIN may take future steps towards cash transactions becoming something of the past, according to a plan put forward by the ruling coalition in...

IN PICS: Locals in Spain’s Mallorca condemn mandatory use of face masks in public demonstration

Meeting on the Paseo Maritimo this morning, residents publicly denounced the new order expected to come in force from Monday

Time is running out for thieving deer on the loose across Mallorca

A FARMER from Porreres had the fright of his life when he visited his farm in Montuïri late one night and discovered a herd...

IN PICS: Dozens of locals attending protest against COVID-19 restrictions in Spain’s Mallorca slapped with €100 fines

Dozens of demonstrators were sanctioned for taking part in the Palma demo against Spain’s stringent COVID regulations

Hotel employee accused of drugging and raping woman in Spain’s Mallorca

Doctors confirmed that the victim had benzodiazepine in her blood system, a drug known to have sedative effects

Elderly man bound and beaten by burglars in Spain’s Mallorca with suspects taking €10,000 in cash

The suspects bound the pensioner's hands with rope and struck him multiple times, repeatedly asking him where he kept his valuables

Horror as young homeless man found hanging from tree after apparent suicide inside famous landmark in Spain’s Mallorca

A commuter found the man's lifeless body hanging from a tree at 7am this morning

Level 4 restrictions extended for ‘at least two more weeks’ in Spain’s Mallorca

This is despite rumours circulating in the local press indicating that the island would return to Level 3 from next

Investors Beware: Stay on the right side of change!

Change is happening all around us, nothing stands still for long. It would’ve been incredibly hard to plan ahead for 2020, instead we had...

Dozens of homeowners in Spain’s Balearic Islands forced to turn empty properties into social housing

The Government of the Balearic Islands has revealed that a total of 56 properties across the region will face forcible expropriation

Man charged with attempted murder after trying to suffocate flatmate in Spain’s Mallorca

The 34-year-old Senegalese man was taken into custody after police were called out to a disturbance at a flat in Palma's Pere Garau district




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.