Monday, April 6, 2020


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...

Stunning Kensington pine walk property goes on the market in Pollensa

THEY say opportunities are like sunrises – wait too long and you miss them. But what about an opportunity with the sunrises included? Estate agents Kensington...

Spain money laundering probe launched into football agent of Napoli’s Kalidou Kouliba and Juventus’ Miralem Pjanic

A criminal investigation has been launched into one of the world's most powerful football agents

British expat filmmaker in coma after balcony horror plunge in Spain ‘is stable’ as family FINALLY get to see...

Doctors confirmed Carl is now in a ‘stable’ condition after a crucial brain scan, following an operation on his fractured skull

Two arrested for sexual exploitation of children in Spain’s Mallorca

The arrests of the 50-year-old woman and a 41-year-old man come as a result of the investigation for the gang rape of a girl on Christmas Eve

EXPLAINED: How a British businessman was dubbed ‘superspreader’ of lethal coronavirus after unknowingly infecting British expat in Spain

A BRITISH businessman has been dubbed a 'superspreader' of the coronavirus after unknowingly infecting 11 people. Steve Walsh, 53, has now fully recovered after being...

Expert says southern Spain and Balearics at ‘great risk’ of tsunamis but authorities ‘are not prepared’

Southern Spain and the eastern Mediterranean (the Balearics), have frequent seismic activity which make them prone to suffer tsunamis

British daughter of millionaire Moneypenny founder found dead in pool weeks before 19th birthday in Spain’s Mallorca

Moneypenny is now valued at more than £100,000,000 handling customer service for 13,000 businesses - from small regional firms to the likes of Google, Amazon and Microsoft

‘It was like a big family’ – British tourist flying from Mallorca after Thomas Cook collapse says passengers started...

A BRITISH holidaymaker has described the moment air passengers clubbed together to make a collection for Thomas Cook cabin crew flying to...

OH BE-CAVE! Architect in Spain turns tatty tool shed into stunning cave home

The project, which took just four months to complete, enshrines the concept of minimalism with natural materials

‘Historic’ Storm Gloria death toll reaches 11 as Brit Ben Garland still missing from Spain’s Ibiza and PM Pedro...

STORM Gloria has now claimed 11 lives while another five are still missing - including Briton Ben Garland.  The latest confirmed fatality comes after the...

CORONAVIRUS: Surge in cancellations of cycling holidays in Spain’s Mallorca spells disaster for tourism sector at Easter

A number of hotels have reported that the cancellation of reservations have grown exponentially.

BREAKING: Spain considering closing down ALL AIRPORTS to fight coronavirus pandemic as case load nears 10,000

SPAIN has not ruled out closing down all airports in a bid to control the coronavirus pandemic.  According to El Mundo, Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska...

Melia Hotel becomes first in Mallorca to be converted into hospital by army as coronavirus cases continue to soar...

The hotel will treat patients with mild symptoms or those that live with someone who is considered vulnerable

BREAKING: Spain will extend its nationwide coronavirus lockdown until April 26

IT'S official... the lockdown in Spain has another three weeks to go.   Pedro Sanchez will announce that he is seeking to extend the state of...

Vote in the Olive Press Brexit anniversary poll

It's a year since the historic vote

‘Keep calm and carry on’ is what the EU love about the Brits

THE EU admire the Brits’ ability to keep calm and carry on, by putting the kettle on, when asked what their favourite trait about...

Palma man has fatal fall from roof while locked out

A MAN has tragically fallen to his death from the sixth-floor of his apartment block in Mallorca. The 41-year-old realised he had locked himself out...

Italian dynamo – one of the most-established chefs in Pollensa

Roberto Maggioni arrived in Pollensa after a year in France on a Vespa and running one of California’s top restaurants, discovers Jon Clarke

Fresh Prince of Bel Air video wins Nottingham pupils free trip to Mallorca

A GROUP of Year 6 pupils has won an all expenses paid holiday to Mallorca after filming their own version of The Fresh Prince...

BRIGHTER AND BOLDER: Expat artist returns for Palma exhibition

EXPAT artist Adrian Elgie is returning to Rialto Living with a new exhibition 'Brighter and Bolder' a year after his first solo exhibition at...

British bouncer arrested over the tragic death of Northern Irish tourist

A BRITISH doorman has been detained for the death of Northern Irish tourist Aaron Henderson. The Magaluf club bouncer allegedly assaulted Henderson outside popular Punta...

British fashion designer creates a unique suite for Deia’s Belmont La Residencia hotel

A SPLASH of floral blue and soft pinks have created one of the island’s hippest suites. Designed by British fashion designer Matthew Williamson, Suite 67,...

easyJet cancels flight to Mallorca because cabin crew were ‘too tired’ leaving holidaymakers in tears

The shock midnight announcement left almost 150 tourists unable to fly to Palma