Tuesday, January 28, 2020


Number of Balearic Islands businesses above pre-recession levels for first time

THE number of Balearic businesses is above pre-crisis levels for the first time. Some 44,190 companies were registered with social security in April, the highest...

Expat priest ‘raped poverty-stricken girl’ INSIDE Evangelical church in Spain’s Madrid and ‘gave her €50 each time for her...

A PRIEST has been arrested after allegedly sexually abusing a 17-year-old church-goer. The 49-year-old allegedly took advantage of the girl, knowing her family were extremely...

CHEEK OF IT: Video of female tourist stripping naked outside airport in Spain ‘disgusts’ locals

The woman has left many furious after she took off her trousers and knickers at the taxi rank outside Son Sant Joan airport

Spain on track for fourth election in four years as talks to form government break down

SPAIN could have to go to the polls yet again after talks between the PSOE and Podemos broke down last night.  If caretaker prime minister...

London Mayor Sadiq Khan hints at second Brexit referendum if MPs reject May’s deal

Failure to convince Westminster would throw up 'host of questions', says Khan

WATCH: Moment Catalunya Parliament vote to declare independence

THIS is the moment Catalunya MPs voted to declare independence from Spain. https://twitter.com/SkyNews/status/923905767761051648 Pro-independence MPs can be seen standing and cheering as the result is read...

‘Tis the season for reflection, writes property expert Amanda Butler

AS has long been predicted, the property market in Mallorca appears to be following the dynamics of other premium locations across the globe including...

Mallorca Film Festival returns to Palma in October – and it will be bigger than ever

Hollywood royalty and British cult heroes team up for Mallorca’s film event of the year

Balearic Islands propose limiting the number of cars to cope with tourism

Formentera town hall say the draft bill will limit the number of cars in circulation and cap the number of rental cars and motorbikes.

Mallorca ‘Breaking Bad’ drug maker jailed after cops uncover MDMA and opium laboratory

Lab assistant posed as university professor to buy chemicals

Person feared killed by huge waves in Mallorca as Storm Ana brings severe travel and weather warnings across Spain

ONE person is missing in Mallorca after Storm Ana began to cause devastation across Spain. Maritime Rescue are searching for the individual who is believed...

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...

Brexit is paralysing Mallorca’s property market, but high-end buyers are still steaming ahead, writes Amanda Butler

"Oh my, are the Brits going down in history as the laughing stock of Europe."

Spain’s attorney general in charge of prosecuting Catalan leaders dies suddenly

SPAIN'S attorney general leading the prosecution of the separatist Catalan leaders has died. Jose Manuel Maza, 66, died in a Buenos Aires hospital, shortly after...

Mallorca hoteliers FEHM lay down law over bogus sickness claims at ABTA meeting

'Penal sentences' for tourists who make fake claims, says hotel body

FAIR FUN: Palma’s Fira del Ram is back in action

MALLORCA’S most historic funfair is making its annual return. The Fira del Ram, which dates back to the 1500s, has returned with a fabulous 170...

Alleged Magaluf drug dealer accused of attacking Brit gang member over cocaine theft

Suspect tracked down man and beat him to a pulp over drug debt, police say

Reality beauty Megan McKenna is announced as summer pool party opener in Mallorca

ESSEX bombshell Megan McKenna is to host the first BH Mallorca hotel pool party this summer. The brunette beauty rose to fame after appearing on...

Mallorca ‘boycott’ of Catalan goods set to harm Christmas food and drink sales

Cava companies report worsening sales as independence crisis intensifies

UAE buys fleet of military planes from Spain as Yemen famine continues

THE UAE has signed a contract with Spain's Airbus Defence and Space company for five C-295 military transport aircraft. The Middle Eastern state's military announced...

Palma Film Office busy with hundreds of shoots as business only grows

PALMA Film Office has managed 217 film and photo shoots during 2017, with companies such as BMW, Cartier, H & M and American Express...

Storm Ana continues to thrash Mallorca from the South

STORM Ana has caused over 50 incidents across the Balearic Islands from strong winds, heavy rains and forceful waves. The islands are still on orange...

Laundromat in hot water as soapy bubbles contaminate streams and wells

SAMPLES from 20 Soller water wells are being tested for suspected contaminants from a local laundromat. A stream passing through Biniali was tested 18 months...




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...