Saturday, May 30, 2020


British tourist, 17, on life support machine after possible pesticide poisoning in Spain

Callum Forster from Leeds was rushed to hospital suffering ten seizures after a family night out in Alicante

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

Spain’s tapas favourites which double as cancer fighting superfoods

Recent studies by a team of researchers at Almeria University have even linked gazpacho and salmorejo, Andalucian tapa staples, to helping prevent the development of colorectal cancer

Woman crushed to death by boulder as she enjoyed sunset with boyfriend in Spain’s Mallorca

The pair were sat on the seafront when the boulder gave way and fell on them, killing the woman instantly and crushing the man’s legs

Simon Manley ‘hopes’ EU accepts UK’s plan and offers reciprocal rights post-Brexit

British ambassador to Spain wants to continue healthcare under similar S1 system

WATCH: Huge fire erupts on luxury yacht in Mallorca’s exclusive Puerto Portals marina

Dramatic footage shows enormous plumes of black smoke billowing into the air from the 20 metres long ‘Minerva’ boat.

Nine men have been arrested following a number of robberies in Calvia

A GROUP of burglars have been rounded up for a string of Calvia robberies. The nine men were rounded up in raids last week following...

Hands off our land!

New sustainable approach to land use will see green areas reclassified A RADICAL new building ban will prevent further erosion of the islands’ valuable green...

IN PICS: ‘One million’ march against Brexit in London

Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson accused Theresa May of 'plunging the country into chaos', urging her to 'let the people take control'

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...

King Felipe VI assures business leaders Spain’s economy is still strong

Speaking to leaders at the World Economic Forum, Felipe encouraged business leaders to keep investing in Spain because it is a ‘great country’, despite the ongoing Catalan saga.

Ultra violent Catalan separatists were ‘high on MDMA and ecstasy’ and like ‘enraged hyenas’ as they threw acid and...

According to police sources, the Class A drugs were found in the backpacks, pockets and fanny packs of a significant portion of the 400 separatists thought to have been behind the trouble

British man suspected of robbing jewellery shop arrested in Mallorca

Cops seize unnamed 35-year-old after Palma heist

Balearic beach favourite Cafe Del Mar to open new chillout bar in Barcelona

New club to house a disco, restaurant, cocktail bar and swimming pool over four floors

Arran anti-tourism campaign is part of Mallorca’s main summer concern

Driving off tourism causes problems, but so does huge influx of visitors to the island

BREAKING: Spain surpasses 15,000 coronavirus deaths as PM Pedro Sanchez defends lockdown extension and warns the ‘EU is in...

SOME 683 people in Spain have died from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.  Figures from the Health Ministry released this morning now put the...

WARNING: ORANGE and yellow alerts for heavy rainfall activated for Spain’s Valencia, Mallorca and Costa Blanca just weeks after...

SPAIN'S weather agency AEMET has issued several weather alerts for the east of the peninsula and Balearics.  Mallorca, Ibiza and Menorca are all on yellow...

Boat Radio celebrates half a million downloads with broadcast from Soller fishing boat

Local online radio show gets 10,000 downloads a day

HARD ON DRUGS: Cops find HUGE illegal viagra haul as 4.5 MILLION counterfeit drugs seized across Spain in...

GUARDIA Civil have busted more than FOUR AND A HALF MILLION counterfeit pills including viagra, slimming aids and muscle enhancers.  The huge operation against drug...

The half dozen delights: A look inside First Mallorca

FIRST Mallorca has an excellent range of properties for sale in Santa Catalina. The well-established agent has six different homes on offer in the hip...

Mallorcan sporting hero Rafael Nadal auctions winning French Open shirt for €20,000 to fight coronavirus in Spain

The funds will be used to support hospitals and vulnerable groups as part of the Red Cross Responds campaign

The sunny weather in Spain is what we’re all here for, but back at our homes can make a...

One of the disadvantages of living in a beautiful climate in Spain is humidity and moisture in the summer, and even in...

WATCH: Baby turtle and parent freed from plastic off coast of Spain THIS is the moment a baby turtle and its parent were freed from plastic off the coast of Spain.  The two-minute clip shows rescuers scoop...

FIVE year investigation into Spain’s biggest ever public money fraud scandal sees 275 people probed but NOT ONE charged

THE investigation into Spain’s biggest ever public money fraud, the ERE scandal, is now into its fifth year...but the authorities have yet to prosecute...

Radiothon from Radio One Mallorca returns to support local charities

RADIO One Mallorca is hosting its annual 24-hour live radiothon for charity on May 11 and 12. This year, the English speaking radio station is...