Thursday, June 20, 2019

Mallorca

MELTING POT: Olive Press editor Jon Clarke is blown away by the incredible mix of restaurants in Santa Catalina

WHILE San Sebastian might have the most Michelin stars - and probably the best tapas - Santa Catalina has the biggest variety of restaurants...

Arrests made after Spain company found to be selling ‘nauseating’ expired meat

THREE men have been arrested in Polígono de Marratxí after they were discovered selling salmonella infused meat across Mallorca. Police discovered 50 tonnes of expired...

Mallorquin cyclists to adopt ‘extreme caution’ after shocking number of accidents

A SHOCKING five cyclists have died on the roads in the Balearics this year. In addition, the emergency services have responded to over 250 accidents...

Boathouse team launch opulent new container bar in Mallorca’s port

“COME for a drink, stay for the food!” enthuses Deborah McKay. Deborah is the part-owner at Palma’s latest sophisticated and stylish place to be seen,...

Palma’s Cinema a la Fresca on the waterfront returns with more English movies

A STRING of hit movies are to be shown with English subtitles at the annual outdoor cinema season this summer. Cinema a la Fresca begins...

WATCH: Deaths feared as people trapped in cars and on roofs as biblical storms rock Mallorca

In shocking images cars can be seen floating away with people in them and water levels have risen to the first floor of buildings

British boy, 14, dies on New Year’s Day in Spain after being hit by car

A BRITISH boy has died on New Year’s Day in Spain after being struck by a car. The 14-year-old was tragically hit on a road...

Witnesses describe ‘bloodbath’ after British soldier ‘glassed by her pal’ in Mallorca club

They told the Olive Press how they saw blood all over the pavement outside Bananas nightclub in Magaluf's infamous Punta Ballena strip

Young Brit plunges from Magaluf balcony becoming second to fall to death in Spain this week

Guardia Civil reportedly had to wake the man’s friends to break the news, they were sleeping and knew nothing of the tragic incident

SURREAL: Barcelona play to empty stadium after referendum unrest

BARCELONA'S La Liga fixture against Las Palmas has gone ahead behind closed doors after political unrest in the Catalan city following today's referendum. Reports suggest...

Bloom of jellyfish washed up on Mallorca beach following storms

JELLYFISH are invading the beaches of Mallorca as a result of recent storms. Images of the aquatic creatures, normally found in the Atlantic Ocean, Indian...

Andalucia the fattest region in Spain after study reveals almost 50% of Spaniards overweight

ANDALUCIA has been labelled the fattest region in Spain in a new study on obesity.  The study revealed more than 47% of Spaniards aged 18...

AN OCEAN OF OPPORTUNITIES: The Olive Press explores the OD Port Portals Hotel

IT’S fast becoming one of the true social epicentres of Portals. And OD Port Portals hotel is very much THE place to stay for hipsters...

Outrage after Mallorcan drug death driver arrested THREE times previously

THE driver of a Porsche Cayenne who ran over nine German cyclists – killing one – has three times been caught for taking drugs...

Coffee for the children! Palmanova to host charity event

CAKE, coffee and hand-crafted goods await at Palmanova's annual Feed a Child charity event hosted by a group of local expats. For almost a decade...

Airport group goes public with concerns over transporting drunk passengers

A SPANISH organisation which is meant to transport those with reduced mobility at Palma Airport has said it has had enough of dealing with...

German tourist dies after being swept away in mini-tsunami in Spain

The father fell into the water with his eight-year-old twins

BREAKING: At least 12 dead in Mallorca floods as bodies of couple found and boy, 5 still missing

The pair, both in their sixties, died together as the Ford Focus they were travelling in was swept away by the torrent of water devastating Mallorca

Millionaire Brit recruits world’s top architects for exclusive new community on Spain’s White Island

Anton Bilton has drafted in a raft of globally-known architects to create an ‘eclectic community’ for the White Island of Ibiza

WATCH: Brit claim that he ‘slipped’ by pool to recover 37,000 euro hospital bill in Mallorca FAILS after video...

THIS is the moment a British man tried to jump from a stairwell into a tree at a hotel in Mallorca.
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