Monday, March 1, 2021

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Police shut down illegal party at sports centre in Spain’s Mallorca with over 150 guests

Police say the party had started in the afternoon as a small wine tasting event but quickly grew in size

Bars and restaurants must close at 6pm in Spain’s Mallorca as COVID-19 infections continue to rise

President Francina Armengol said the island will remain on Level 4 of the COVID-19 tier system but under harsher restrictions

Controversy as government officials among first to receive COVID-19 vaccine in Spain’s Mallorca

This week. six government officials received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

SCHENGEN CHAOS: Why you may have to queue for FOUR HOURS at Spanish airports

HORROR stories are circulating of British holidaymakers missing their flights after being made to queue for over four hours at passport control at Spanish...

EXCLUSIVE: British expats lose €20 million in failed pension advisory firm based in southern Spain, British boss flees to...

BRITISH expats who lost up to €20 million in a failed pension advisory firm believe their signatures may have been photocopied onto investment documents. Around...

PARTY TIME! Sant Sebastian celebrated in all corners of Mallorca

THE biggest party Palma has ever seen returns on January 19 to celebrate the city's patron saint Sebastian.  Celebrations start with a parade of Drac...

INCEST map shows where sex between siblings is still legal in Europe, including Spain

AN incest map has revealed where in Europe you can still legally have sex with your siblings.  Shockingly, it is still legal in Spain, France...

MARCH INTO SPRING: Wealthy buyers are still flocking to Mallorca, writes Amanda Butler

AS we head into March the weather here in Mallorca has been much chillier and wetter than the norm. As I write with the...

Irish crooner Damien Rice announces debut Mallorca gig in August

SOULFULLY soft singer Damien Rice will be coming to Mallorca to perform for the first time this August, it has been announced. The Irish songwriter...

Balearic residents earn significant windfall from Air BnB last year

AIRBNB hosts earned on average €7,000 in 2017 from renting out rooms or flats for an average of two months in Palma. The city hosted...

Podemos leader faces confidence vote after ‘luxury’ home purchase

THE members of Spain’s anti-austerity party Podemos are to vote on whether it's leader should step down after buying a €600,000 ‘luxury’ home. The party’s...

The EU calls out the US’s decision to impose new high tariffs on Spanish olives

THE European commission has slammed the new high tariffs imposed on Spanish olives by the US as ‘simply unacceptable’. It comes as the US Department...

Death toll reaches 10 in Mallorca floods, with a child still missing

Emergency services also confirm that only one person, a child, is now missing

WATCH: British man arrested in Spain as police seize 2,500 banned ‘Viagra pills’

The pills seized have exciting names, like ‘Boner Gold’ and ‘Maxx Blue’

Handler strike to affect ALL of Spain starting Easter Sunday

SPANISH airport handlers have confirmed plans for a mass walkout over the upcoming Easter weekend. The strike action by...

Search called off for woman who fell overboard on luxury Spain cruise to Mallorca

British tourists had initially reported the missing woman was wearing ‘pink pyjamas’ when she was last spotted on board the vessel

Whether we like it or not, tourism to Spain boosts the economy and sways the property market, writes Amanda...

Perhaps our hoteliers will need to start adjusting their hotel rates to be more competitive...just saying!

Millenial in Spain tries to sue parents into paying for his upkeep SIX YEARS after moving out – the...

A SPANISH man has lost a civil case against his parents in which he tried to force them to pay him financial support some...

Ultra violent Catalan separatists were ‘high on MDMA and ecstasy’ and like ‘enraged hyenas’ as they threw acid and...

According to police sources, the Class A drugs were found in the backpacks, pockets and fanny packs of a significant portion of the 400 separatists thought to have been behind the trouble

Storm Cecilia from the Atlantic to blast southern Spain this week as Costa del Sol, Murcia and Costa Blanca...

LARGE parts of southern Spain have been placed on yellow alert from Wednesday onwards as an Atlantic storm is set to arrive. Dubbed Storm Cecilia,...

SPEXIT: Twitter users urge far-right Vox to call for Spain style Brexit – but how popular is the idea?

SPEXIT has been trending on Twitter after the European Court of Justice ruled a jailed Catalan separatist leader should have parliamentary immunity. Far-right supporters are...

British expat family in Spain’s Mallorca being tested for lethal coronavirus

A BRITISH expat family of four is awaiting test results for coronavirus after being rushed to hospital in Mallorca yesterday.  Only one of the isolated...

Investigation launched in Spain’s Mallorca after body of missing French citizen is found floating in sea

Investigators believe that the victim may have fallen off the cliff and have ruled out that he may have lost control while driving

Woman arrested in Spain’s Mallorca after testing positive for coronavirus and fleeing hospital to hotel

It comes as the first full day of lockdown in Mallorca has passed largely without incident, amid a heightened police presence

WATCH: Police officers in Spain’s Mallorca go viral after entertaining residents in coronavirus lockdown with street performance

Policia Local officers gave a surprising performance as residents in confinement clapped and sung along.

BREAKING: Spain sees biggest daily rise in deaths as coronavirus caseload nears 95,000

A FURTHER 849 people have died from coronavirus in Spain in the past 24 hours.  It is the deadliest day yet and brings the death...

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