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Cat hater: 82-year-old took aim at neighbours four cats in two year campaign of terror in Spain’s Mallorca

AN 82-year-old man terrorized his neighbour’s cats by shooting at them with a pellet gun from the window of his house in Palma. The octogenarian...

Miguel Fluxa: Mallorcan hotel magnate worth $3.8 billion on Forbes rich list

HOTEL magnate Miguel Fluxa has been listed as one of the world’s richest men. The founder of Mallorca-based global tourism company Grupo Iberostar had  a...

Platoon sergeant faces jail over shooting of Spanish Legionnaire during army exercise in Spain’s Mallorca

A PLATOON sergeant faces seven-and-half years in jail for shooting dead a 21-year old Spanish Legionnaire from Palma during a military exercise. The sergeant is...

Easter tourism boom for Spain’s Mallorca

MALLORCA hotel bookings have bounced back with 98% of listings taken over Easter. Forecasts suggest the vast majority of hotels in Mallorca will be occupied...

Sailing: Mallorca stages first major Olympic classes regatta in two years with Trofeo Princesa Sofia

THE 51st Trofeo Princesa Sofia sailing competition reaches its climax on Saturday The regatta has featured over 1,000 sailors, 800 boats and competitors from 62...

Authorities seize another superyacht belonging to Russian oligarch on Spain’s Mallorca

YET another superyacht belonging to a Russian oligarch has been seized by Spanish authorities under sanctions imposed as a result of the Ukraine invasion. A...

Notorious matriarch of drug dealing clan among 50 arrested in massive police bust in Spain’s Mallorca

A NOTORIOUS drug dealer known as La Paca has been arrested in Mallorca during raids on the shanty town Son Banya. The Guardia Civil operation...

Sineu spring fair returns to Spain’s Mallorca

THE Sineu spring fair, celebrated in Mallorca since the 14th century, is to return after a two year absence. The Sa Fira de Sineu is...

Vox anger over new Catalan language initiative in Spain’s Mallorca

VOX has launched a public attack on the Consell de Mallorca’s Platform for the Language entity. The far right party has demanded an explanation from...

Strike action on Spain’s Balaeric Islands called off after last minute deal struck

AS supermarket shelves begin to empty relieved Balearic bosses have managed to avert threatened truckers’ strike that would have hit deliveries. The Balearic government and...

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Mass arrests over scam for immigrants to obtain Spanish residency in Murcia and Zaragoza areas

A gang who charged €4,000 for fake papers used to apply for Spanish residency has been broken up by the Policia Nacional. 48 people have...

Spain seizes Russian oligarch superyachts in Barcelona and Mallorca

A €140 million superyacht owned by an oligarch friend of Russian leader Vladamir Putin has been seized by authorities in Barcelona. Another craft has also...

Correllengua: Festival celebrating Catalan language makes comeback in Spain’s Mallorca

A FESTIVAL which promotes Catalan language is to return to Mallorca this summer after a nine-year hiatus on the penultimate weekend of April. The event,...

Police sting operartion in Mallorca, Spain seizes large amounts of cocaine hidden in coffee

POLICE in Palma seized eight kilos of high purity cocaine smuggled into Spain inside packets of Colombian coffee. The ruse was rumbled when officers posed...

IN PICS: World’s biggest cruise ship set to dock in Spain’s Mallorca bringing 7,000 passengers to the island

Royal Caribbean’s  Wonder of the Seas set sail from Florida on its maiden voyage this week in a tour around the Caribbean islands. But on...

IN PICS: Property with barracks, watch tower and vast underground bunker for sale in Spain’s Mallorca

WITH horrific images of war being broadcast from Ukraine it is easy to imagine someone might be tempted to seek out a property with...

Woman saved from deadly gas leak thanks to ‘sleep apnea’ mask in Spain’s Mallorca

A MALLORCA woman survived carbon monoxide poisoning that killed her husband because she was wearing a special device designed to stop her snoring. The 45-year-old...

Expat removal company in Spain’s Mallorca donates packing boxes to help Ukraine

THE expat-run Whites & Co international removal company in Mallorca has started an initiative to provide charities with storage boxes so they can safely...

Sex fiend owner of exclusive Mallorca school in Spain gets eight years in Scottish prison

THE former owner and headteacher of Mallorca's King Richard III College in Portals Nous has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years after sexually abusing two...

Ukrainian sailor arrested for sinking of luxury yacht owned by Russian arms dealer in Spain’s Mallorca

A UKRAINIAN sailor has been arrested for attempting to sink a €7million superyacht owned by a Russian arms dealer tycoon and moored in Port...

King of Palma: German crime series filmed on Spain’s Mallorca follows real life tale of blackmail and murder

NEW German crime series Der König Von Palma (The King of Palma) was filmed last year in Mallorca and is being shown on the...

Global mafia boss who ran smuggling empire from Spain’s Mallorca snared in giant international crime clampdown

IT will go down as one of the largest international money-laundering probes in recent years. Over 600 police from at least five national crime agencies...

11-year-old from Spain’s Mallorca becomes first female recruit at Mercedes F1 young driver programme

MALLORCAN Luna Fluxa has become the first girl to join Mercedes F1 teams’ junior driving programme. The 11-year-old is the current IAME Euro Series champion...

German fraudster fugitive who swindled €300K arrested in Spain’s Mallorca

A FUGITIVE German fraudster has been arrested in Mallorca where he had been hiding out for some 18 months.  The 60-year-old, whose name has not...

Aquaman star Jason Momoa spotted filming rock-climbing show in Spain’s Mallorca

HEART-THROB actor Jason Momoa is in Mallorca filming a new series on rock-climbing.  The actor is an avid climber and has been tackling the Devil´s...

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Mallorca bar terrace in Spain destroyed after German tourists throw cigarette butts off hotel balcony

A Mallorca upper bar terrace was destroyed after German tourists threw cigarette butts down onto it from a hotel balcony party. 13 people have been...

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