Tuesday, January 28, 2020


BUYING FOR BOATIES: The Godmother of Santa Catalina’s real estate sector celebrates almost four decades in Palma

IT was 38 years ago that Antonia Martorell launched her business in Santa Catalina. The boss of estate agent Caimari had an inkling that the...

British hairdresser kills herself after boyfriend flies home from Spain without her after row

A BRITISH hairdresser killed herself in Spain after her boyfriend took an early flight home following a row-filled holiday, an inquest has heard. Cara Keirl,...

Puigdemont vows to obtain independence for Catalunya after regional election success

The deposed former president of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, has confirmed he intends to continue his fight for the region's independence. His comments come after yesterday's...

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...

Nationwide strike set to mark International Women’s day across Spain

SPANISH women are being urged to make a stand and strike, to mark International Women's day on March 8. In a bid to show that...

EU army one step closer thanks to Brexit and Donald Trump

THE EU has signed a pact agreeing to integrate military funding, weapons development and deployment of European defenses. The move has been spurred by US...

New Mallorca Olive Press columnist Hamish Goddard’s month of Ferraris, yachts and motorbikes

By Hamish Goddard IT's been one hell of a hectic month for someone like me who loves boats, bikes and, basically, anything fast! It all began...

Mallorca Newspaper and Online Advertising Salesperson needed

The Olive Press Mallorca is looking to expand its salesforce  Basic salary and generous commission offered. Car required Fluent in English.. other languages helpful...

EVERYDAY HEROES: Teachers play unheralded yet vital role in Catalan referendum

AS the sun set on Joseph Maria Jujol, a school in the North of Barcelona, Isabel Safont was going nowhere. Neither were her pupils. Joseph...

Pumping power: Large investments in water treatment

SPANISH energy firm Acciona has secured two six-year water treatment contracts worth €11 million in the Balearic Islands. The first contract, worth €4.5 million covers...

EXCLUSIVE: Mallorca-based British expat’s drive to stub out cigarette litter

Ben Cattell launches Ciggy Trap Challenge with cigarette disposal bins

From court to caught: the rags to riches story of Mallorca’s ‘King of the Night’ Tolo Cursach

How a young tennis fan turned into a notorios island figure facing decades in prison

Woman ‘dies by suicide’ jumping off a bridge onto motorway in Spain’s Mallorca (WARNING: Distressing image)

A woman has committed suicide by jumping off a bridge on a motorway in Mallorca.

Artà is largely unaffected by mass tourism and could be perfect for tranquil home, writes Amanda Butler

Town set against backdrop of Serres de Llevant mountains and beautiful countryside

Mallorca Olive Press’s Michael Bolton competition winner announced

Kelly Kasey-Smith to see legendary singer play in Palma on August 12

Menorca beach ranks on best in the world

A MENORCA beach has made the list of the worlds best beaches for its white sands and blue waters. Only six beaches in Europe made...

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!

Mallorca’s first protected wetlands celebrates anniversary with demands for improvements

AS Mallorca's S'Albufera natural park celebrated its 30th anniversary, the GOB demands 'more commitment' and a 'critical analysis' of the park's situation. The park, which...

Three stabbed in Magaluf brawl as police hunt suspect believed to be British

Attack took place near Boomerang's nightclub at around 6am

Hamish Goddard gears up for vintage car event International Concours d’Elegance

Charitable event to raise money for local causes

British mum and nut-allergy son ‘stranded’ in Mallorca as airline refuse to stop serving nuts

Mum left €750 out of pocket after having to book new flights

King Felipe attends Mallorca wedding with father Juan Carlos’s alleged former mistree

It is not known if the pair spoke at Palma ceremony for Martina Jáudenes De Diego

British insurance company to pay part of €1.8 billion in damages to Spain government for disastrous 2002 oil spill

A SPANISH court has ordered a British insurance firm to cough up part of €1.8 billion in damages to the Spanish government. The A Coruña...




British expat blasts UK TV programme featuring Brexit voter who moved to Spain’s Costa del Sol as ‘not representative...

https://twitter.com/JibbaJabb/status/1220799439910076416 A BRITISH expat has taken to social media to blast the UK media for 'misrepresenting Britons in Spain'.  Simon Goretti said he 'didn't recognise' the...