Wednesday, February 19, 2020


Magaluf numbers ‘flat’ while bookings to party hotspots in Greece and Bulgaria soar by 400%

MAGALUF is slipping down the ranks among young Brits looking for a partying holiday. Although still a popular choice, according to head of Party Hard...

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...

CONTRACT CRISIS: Spain is Europe’s worst for getting workers into full-time jobs

FEWER than one in 10 temporary workers in Spain are ever offered permanent contracts. The shocking figure makes Spain the worst out of 28 EU...

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

Local online radio show gets 10,000 downloads a day

DON’T GET SPOOKED: Five gruesome mysteries remain unsolved in Spain this Halloween

Suicide, UFOs, disappearance, murder, mutilation - these unsolved mysteries are guaranteed to get Halloween off with a scream!

Spanish Government bans ‘vegan’ pasties and pizzas because they ‘contain milk’

An alert for the presence of milk in the products was made first made in the UK

How Spain’s popular shisha habit can cause heart attacks, strokes, tuberculosis and more

SMOKING from a shisha pipe increases the risk of heart attack or stroke by causing blood clots to form much quicker. That's according to the...

DRIVING STEREOTYPES: Do you fit the British or Spanish driving stereotype?

BRITS spend most of their time in the car thanking other drivers and are more likely to play a game of ‘I spy’ than...

Coffee for the children! Palmanova to host charity event

CAKE, coffee and hand-crafted goods await at Palmanova's annual Feed a Child charity event hosted by a group of local expats. For almost a decade...

Surf and turf

Fins Tapas & Cocktails is one of the coolest eateries in the resort

Balearic politicians clash over Catalan independence as crisis sharpens ahead of vote

Thousands of police pour into Barcelona as authorities prepare for possible violence

Disgraced former Marbella town planner Juan Roca to lose €28 million ‘crown jewel’ from property portfolio

DISGRACED former Marbella town planner Juan Antonio Roca is to lose the crown jewel of his property portfolio. The courts have declared the convicted fraudster’s...

Spain ranked in top ten destinations for expats, UK falls 21 places

  A RECENT survey by the Expat Insider ranks Spain tenth in the top destinations for expats in 2017. It rose six places from last year...

Number One! Why Mallorca really is the best place to live in the world writes Amanda Butler

ACCORDING to official statistics by Tinsa, a leading Spanish valuation and assessment company headquartered in Madrid, the average value of finished housing (new and...

Millionaire Brit recruits world’s top architects for exclusive new community on Spain’s White Island

Anton Bilton has drafted in a raft of globally-known architects to create an ‘eclectic community’ for the White Island of Ibiza

Bloom of jellyfish washed up on Mallorca beach following storms

JELLYFISH are invading the beaches of Mallorca as a result of recent storms. Images of the aquatic creatures, normally found in the Atlantic Ocean, Indian...

Expat group Bremain in Spain blast Theresa May’s Florence Brexit speech

A group campaigning for the rights of British citizens in Spain, responds to Theresa May's Brexit speech that took place today in the historic city of Florence, Italy.

UK MPs join battle to get millions back for British expats who lost out to rogue FX firm based...

Dozens of clients, most of them British expats, lost millions of euros when the Palma-based company Premier FX suddenly stopped trading in July last year

BREAKING: UK parliament WILL get vote on final Brexit deal before country leaves the EU

THE UK Parliament will get to vote on the final Brexit deal before the country leaves the EU, minister David Davis has told MPs. He...

Authorities swamped by calls from worried Mallorca homeowners over unlicenced rental properties

But agents back government over increased fines for unlicenced homes

You can now have takeaway food delivered by JETSKI to yachts and beaches on Spain’s Costa del Sol, Costa...

The so-called 'aquariders' will bring food from your favourite restaurants to your floating vessel

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

Lab assistant posed as university professor to buy chemicals

Cruise ship that stopped in Spain’s Mallorca blocked in Italy suspected of carrying the Coronavirus

It comes after a suspected case of the deadly virus was reported on the Costa del Sol

More than 700 guests flock to Engel & Völkers Polo Cup in Mallorca

CEO 'filled with pride' after ninth event attracts host of famous names

Magaluf hit-and-run Brit is younger sister of expat drug lord

THE British woman accused of running over her love rival in Magaluf is the younger sister of a ‘machete wielding’ drug kingpin. Kemi Coaker, 29,...

Suspected ecstasy drug dealer from UK arrested by Mallorca police

Officers find over 1,000 pills after suspect driving dangerously tests positive for cocaine