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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...

Costa Blanca shoemaker famous for coloured trainers opens its own shops in Spain

ELCHE footwear manufacturer, Hoff, has opened its second branded store in Spain in Palma de Mallorca. Since it started in 2016, Hoff has sold over...

British drugs fugitive arrested in Maguluf area of Spain’s Mallorca after UK police tip-off

A British fugitive wanted for drug trafficking offences has been arrested on Mallorca after a UK police tip-off. The man with the initials MHS was...

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Get 50% off if you subscribe to the Olive Press before 28th February 2022 We want to show our readers how much we love and...

KEEPING ABREAST: Mallorcan chef has created a cake resembling breasts that singer Rigoberta Bandini used as prop during the...

A MALLORCAN pastry chef has caused a stir by creating a cake that resembles the giant breast that singer Rigoberta Bandini performs next to...

WHEELED HOME: A squatted car from Camp Redo has been removed by Palma’s Local Police

POLICE have removed a car in which five people had been squatting. Neighbours in Camp Redo (Palma) had complained that the abandoned vehicle had been...

TURTLEY GUILTY: A man has been jailed for stealing turtles worth €10.000 from an animal park in Spain’s Mallorca

A SPANIARD aged 34 has been jailed for a year for stealing four endangered turtles worth thousands of euros from the Natura Parc animal...

Unexploded bomb from Spanish Civil War located during building works in Mallorca 

AN artillery shell dropped by planes during Spain’s Civil War has been uncovered during building works on a ‘refugio’ at Llevant Natural Park in...

Mallorca’s biggest-ever real estate fraud case involving over €3 million goes to trial in Spain

A Palma judge has ruled there's plenty of evidence to prosecute nine people over a €3.3 million fraud in the biggest recorded case of...

EasyJet warning for people travelling to Spain’s Balearic Islands

A MAJOR airline has warned holidaymakers of new alcohol laws in place at some areas of the Balearic Islands. EasyJet has urged customers to take note...

Former Spanish tennis player turned snapper smashes global photography competition

FORMER professional tennis player turned snapper Marc Marco Ripoll has been shortlisted in a list of the world's finest landscape photographers.  His snapshot of the...

Ten curious things you probably don’t know about Spain’s tennis hero Rafa Nadal

WHEN Spain’s Rafael Nadal won at the Australian Open final on Sunday it was his 21st Slam win and he swept into the record...

Actor Joseph Fiennes and Spanish wife Maria Dolores Dieguez renovate country home in Spain’s Mallorca

AN outbreak of Covid on the set of new movie The Mother, filming in Gran Canaria, allowed star Joseph Fiennes to fly back to...

Monasteries and museums: Why Mallorca is one of the best winter destinations in Spain

IN THE depths of winter Mallorca may not seem like the ideal holiday destination. Many businesses and restaurants are closed for the season and...

WATCH: Police in Spain’s Mallorca catch driver in Tiktok speeding video

POLICE in Mallorca on Spain’s Balearic Islands tracked down a driver speeding at 120km/h in a 40 zone after the feat was brazenly posted...

Man arrested for robbing his brother-in-law in Spain’s Mallorca

A MAN has been arrested after he took advantage of his brother-in-law’s absence on holiday to steal his car and burgle his house. The Palma...

Headmaster of British school on Spain’s Mallorca found guilty of sex abuse in Scotland

THE headmaster of an exclusive British school in Mallorca has been convicted by a Glasgow court of sexually abusing two women in Scotland. A jury...

Surge in UK bookings to Spain’s Balearic Islands as COVID travel restrictions ease

THE Balearic Islands are hoping for a tourism boost after the UK scrapped all travel restrictions for vaccinated people in the UK. Boris Johnson made...

Mallorca tops list of best travel destinations for 2022 and here’s why

MALLORCA has been named as the world’s top destination of 2022 by travel review website TripAdvisor. The biggest of the Balearic Islands tops the ranking...

From shelf stacker to Our Man in the Balearics: Meet the British consul awarded an MBE for his work...

WHEN Lloyd Milen was informed, just before Christmas, that he had been awarded an MBE for services to British nationals in Spain he couldn’t...

WATCH: 73-year-old man rescued by helicopter after suffering a stroke while hiking in Spain’s Mallorca

SPAIN’S Guardia Civil have released a video of the dramatic rescue of a man who suffered a stroke while hiking Mallorca’s famous Puig de...

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2022 is still shiny and new and we want to help you make it a great year. We are offering our reader the chance...

Yachting in Majorca and COVID-19

The Balearic Island of Mallorca is a popular destination for tourists, who come to enjoy the warm weather they may not be able to...

Mallorca’s most secretive council revealed in transparency survey comparing town halls across Spain

MANACOR city council is one of the most secretive councils in Mallorca according to a nationwide survey of hundreds of  councils. The list names and...

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IN PICS: Amazing rescue of humpback whale trapped in illegal fishing net off coast of Spain’s Mallorca

DIVERS have saved a humpback whale that was entangled in an illegal fishing net off Mallorca. Driftnets are banned by the United Nations because of...

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