Thursday, October 1, 2020


Stop Sickness Scam campaign by ABTA is a welcome move in fight against bogus claims

Holidaymakers caught making fake claimes face three years in prison

BREAKING: Donald Tusk slams Theresa May’s EU citizens’ rights offer as ‘below expectations’

DONALD Tusk has said Theresa May's proposals for EU citizens in the UK post-Brexit are 'below expectations' and 'risk worsening the situation of citizens'. The...

BREAKING: Spain has another deadly 24 hours but coronavirus death AND infection rates decline

SPAIN recorded 932 coronavirus deaths between Thursday and Friday, new figures have revealed. According to the Health Ministry, that brings the total number of COVID-19...

Suspected ecstasy drug dealer from UK arrested by Mallorca police

Officers find over 1,000 pills after suspect driving dangerously tests positive for cocaine

Tinie Tempah and Sigma announced for Mallorca’s Creamfields festival

Former Swedish House Mafia members Axwell & Ingrosso will headline the open-air STAGE

British tourist in hospital after 20 foot Magaluf balcony plunge

A BRITISH holidaymaker is believed to be seriously injured after falling off a second-floor balcony in Magaluf. It is believed to be the first perilous...

Lesley Keith relives her experiences with the Spanish health service

Spain has the UK beaten when it comes to quality of health care, says Lesley

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...

Fears growing for British expat in Spain not heard from for over a week

The family are 'getting worried' after they have been unable to reach him for some days

Palma Marathon runners to raise money for Allen Graham Charity

Organisation provides funding for young people in children's homes

ON YOUR HIKE: Rental rises causing sudden changes

HUNDREDS of residents are leaving their homes as rents are rising. Claims of residents needing assistance in housing rights and rehousing aid have soared, according...

Teenager stabs father seven times for confiscating mobile phone in Spain’s Mallorca

The boy, 13, inflicted multiple stab wounds to his dad when he had his telephone taken away from him over the weekend

Doctor in Spain’s Balearic Islands SUSPENDED after publicly denying coronavirus pandemic

Doctor Angel Ruiz Valdepenas claimed that 'there was no coronavirus pandemic' and that therefore 'there was no point in wearing a mask'

Balearic Islands demand deferral in mortgage payments and guarantee in unemployment benefits amid Spain’s coronavirus crisis

Formal requests have been made to ease the impact of the health crisis on the economy.

WAGE WAR: Costa del Sol hotels to resist pay increases for tourism staff despite boom in profits

TRADE unions in Malaga are set to negotiate for higher wages for hotel and restaurant staff. They argue the 78,000 who work in the industry...

More than €4 million has been invested to expand the water system that washes streets in capital.

Some of Palma's neighbourhoods haven't been washed in more than a year

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...

President and officials at Port Authority in Spain’s Balearic Islands arrested in anti-corruption operation

President Joan Gual de Torrella woke up to being cuffed alongside three other high-ranking officials

Has Mallorca’s bad-boy resort Magaluf managed to shake off its notoriety?

Authorities act tough as party resort continues to attract bad publicity

Spanish cops kill FIVE ‘suicide bombers’ in second attempted van attack, three days of mourning declared

SPANISH police say they have killed five suspected terrorists in Cambrils in order to stop another van attack. The men were all wearing explosive belts...

SNATCHING SUSPICIONS: Warning to parents as multiple children almost kidnapped

POLICE have sent out a warning after two attempted kidnappings in Mallorca. A teenager in Palma was approached by a man who suggested he would...

Vote in the Olive Press Brexit anniversary poll

It's a year since the historic vote

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

Manhunt launched in Spain’s Mallorca after two hooded men raid tobacco shop and flee with €18,000 worth of cigarettes...

Completely shattering the storefront’s glass with a stone, the thieves raided the cash register and completely emptied the shelves and storeroom

Airbnb let off €300,000 fine for advertising ‘unregistered’ holiday homes in Spain’s Mallorca

The Ministry of Innovation, Research and Tourism had slapped Airbnb with the fine after determining that they had 'commercialised tourist homes illegally in Mallorca'