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BOOMING HOTELS: Hotel sector a growing industry in the Balearics

THE hotel sector in Mallorca remains one of Spain’s most profitable, despite its seasonal nature. Over the last seven years, the average price of a...

Mallorca Saxophone Festival celebrates ten years with free concerts and events

THE Mallorca Saxophone Festival is celebrating their ten year anniversary through March 28, with free concerts across is the island. This year the festival has...

The Brits are coming! Study finds Mallorca is favourite summer destination

THREE Mallorca resorts have emerged as preferred holiday destinations for Brits this summer. A study carried out by Lastminute.com found that Magaluf was the fourth...

Locked out! Spanish town to ban short-term tourist rentals

PALMA will become the first Spanish city to ban short-term tourist rentals. The legislation aims to combat mass tourism on the island which has led...

Fighting cocks seized after Mallorquin drug trafficking arrests

AN investigation is underway into animal cruelty in Son Banya after 36 fighting cocks were seized. The animals were discovered during separate police raids into...

British teenager miraculously survives fall from FIFTH FLOOR in Spain while celebrating England World Cup win

A BRITISH teen has miraculously survived after plummeting 75ft from a Mallorca balcony. The 18-year-old fell from the fifth floor while celebrating England’s World...

Belgian court refuses to extradite Spanish rapper charged with glorifying terrorism

A BELGIAN court has rejected a Spanish request to extradite rapper Valtonyc sentenced to prison for charges related to insulting the monarchy in his...

EXCLUSIVE: British expat investors fear huge losses after Spain-based forestry investment firm accused of ‘mishandling’ tens of millions of...

To add insult to injury, various investors fear they are now being targeted by con artists posing as investment fund managers looking to take over GWD’s operations

British expat fuming after chairs and tables don’t fit into ‘tiny’ new terrace Mallorca town hall painted outside her...

The mother-of-one told the Olive Press she was ‘shocked’ to discover her seating area had been confined to a tiny painted box on the pavement

British tourist, 15, raped in Mallorca hotel sauna while on holiday with family

A 15-year-old British tourist was raped in a hotel sauna in Mallorca while on holiday with her family. The...

Women now breadwinners in a third of Spanish families, study shows

A study from the Valencian Institute of Economic Research (Ivie) tracked female contributions to family coffers between 1980 and 2017.

Helicopter and plane crash mid-air in Mallorca, killing seven

A helicopter and an ultralight plane have collided mid-air in Mallorca, killing at least seven people. The crash took...

TERRIFYING: Terrorism, killer heatwaves, deadly drought predicted for Spain as climate change study reveals Mediterranean is warming 20% faster...

If nothing is done to reduce greenhouse gases, the temperature increase by 2040 will stand at 2.2C, before climbing to as high as 3.8C by 2100

Spas and jacuzzis are growing in popularity around Mallorca thanks to HotSprings Spas

WHEN it comes to spas and Hot Tubs there is not much David can’t tell you. Mallorca’s top agent for world-leading American company HotSpring Spas,...

Penal Colada! Family busted after drug smuggling operation using pineapples

ELEVEN members of the same family have been arrested after police discovered they had been smuggling drugs to Europe inside pineapples. A number of vessels...

Palma proposes new terrace restrictions that could cripple Santa Catalina

LAST week the city of Palma proposed new and drastic measures against terrace seating in the city, removing up to 40 percent of Santa...

POSITIVELY FALSE: School bus driver tests positive for heavy drugs, insists tests are faulty

A SCHOOL bus driver has denied he has taken cocaine and heroin. He insisted he had never taken drugs, after testing positive for the two...

Four Brit expats busted for paying with fake money in Spain

They have reportedly spent 'some time' in Magaluf, using fake €20 and €50 notes in bars and restaurants

Buses in Mallorca must now have WiFi to boost connectivity

NEW buses in Palma must now have WiFi on-board and access to a USB for charging mobiles in an attempt to increase business productivity on...

Missing Spanish captain found safe and sound in Algeria

A FRENZIED search for a missing Palma sailboat has ended in relief after its captain and the vessel were located in an Algerian Port. Maritime...

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to be extradited back to Spain

A COURT in Germany has decided to extradite Carles Puigdemont to Spain to face charges of misuse of public funds. Back in March of this...

Boy, 5, still missing as Pedro Sanchez arrives in Mallorca to assess the damage of deadly floods

SPAIN'S prime minister has landed in Mallorca to visit the areas affected by last night's floods.  https://twitter.com/sanchezcastejon/status/1050001083681136641 The PSOE leader visited the eastern towns hit hardest...

Spain tourism chiefs call for alcohol ban in airports and say British police ‘have power’ to stop boozing on...

There is one incident for every 1,424 flights, according to IATA data, while 50 flights per day have to deal with drunken passengers

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The perfect candidates must be naturally gifted with bold red hair, be athletic, and 'have an awesome personality'

UK minister issues summer job prison warning for Brits on Spain holiday island

Foreign Office figures have revealed 80% of young Brits jailed on the island of Mallorca have been entinced into taking jobs that are illegal

RED ALERT: Warnings across Spain as temperatures to surpass 40C TODAY before scorcher along Costa del Sol on Friday

While Malaga and the Costa del Sol have avoided hotter temperatures today, that will be expected to change come Friday

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