Saturday, September 19, 2020


Please help us! Balearics top list of top region badly affected by Brexit

THE Balearics would be one of Europe’s worst affected areas in a no-deal Brexit. The government has reported its fears in a hard-hitting damage limitation...

BLOOMING HECK! Almond blossom season returns in Mallorca

FROM the end of January through the middle of February is a special time in the Mallorca countryside as the hills are washed white...

Spain rolling out nationwide testing programme ahead of lifting coronavirus lockdown restrictions

SPAIN is set to test tens of thousands of households across the country in a bid to better understand the scope of the coronavirus...

British boy, 14, dies on New Year’s Day in Spain after being hit by car

A BRITISH boy has died on New Year’s Day in Spain after being struck by a car. The 14-year-old was tragically hit on a road...

Mallorca police seize illegal Halloween stock and jewels in warehouse raids

More than 5,000 fake bags and wallets were to be sold on Palma streets

Spanish journalist dragged to court for calling riot police in Catalan crisis cocaine-snorting ‘professional junkies’ in satirical article

AN editor for a Spanish magazine has been ordered to appear in court over an article describing Spanish riot police as cocaine-snorting 'professional junkies'. El...

Spain’s coronavirus lockdown ‘to be extended another 15 days’ but rules may be loosened

PEDRO Sanchez is expected to make the final decision today on whether or not to extend the nationwide state of alarm.  However the question is...

Fatboy Slim, Elton John, Gallagher brothers, Jamiroquai and Kings of Leon among the HUGE list of British and US...

TONY Hadley, Fatboy Slim and Elton John are just three of the amazing acts coming to Spain this summer. The British superstars are joined by...

Palma Town Hall bans new tourist rental throughout Mallorca capital

Year-long suspension of new tourist-rental licences for all properties also approved

Firefighters tackle massive blaze as fire rips through Mallorca endangering residents

Some 60 properties were evacuated as a precaution as the fire spread from the Coll de Siller area having been caused by electrical faults in a nearby substation. 

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...

BREAKING: UK warns against ALL travel to Spain as country readies for Italy-style lockdown

THE UK Foreign Office has advised against ALL travel to Spain as the country prepares for a nationwide shutdown beginning tomorrow.  Its advice wesbite cited...

Huge Kevin & Perry Go Large party coming to Amnesia in Spain’s Ibiza in 2020

THE British cult classic Kevin & Perry Go Large is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a screening and rave party in Ibiza this year. The...

Family of vanished British man in Spain draft in Maddie McCann’s parents’ PR guru to help

“We have a strong hope and belief that he is still out there waiting to be found”

Louise Redknapp flies to Mallorca amid rumours of Jamie marriage break-up

Celebrity couple reported to have split after 19 years

Watch out are you on candid camera?

FROM the engine room on a 35-metre yacht to the elephant house at a local safari park, MallorcaCCTV have installed surveillance systems in every...

THANK YOU: Consell de Mallorca to spend €1 million on holidays for Spain’s essential COVID-19 workers

Taking place throughout the summer, more than 15,000 workers are expected to benefit from this extraordinary solidarity initiative

Man sentenced to one year in prison for stabbing British holidaymaker during drunken brawl in Spain’s Magaluf

The British man had his back slashed open with a broken bottle, causing a wound of approximately 15 centimetres in length

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron promises MPs for expats and accuses Tories of ‘breaking word’

Farron savages 'utter unfairness' of May denying expats vote in election

Mallorca environmentalists demand investigation into ‘ecological crime’ of Palma Port burned plastic

Balearic Islands government says burned plastics are 'serious risk to ecosystems and human health'

Balearic Islands predict economy will shrink THREE times more than rest of Spain due to impact of coronavirus on...

The forecast represents a significantly bleaker outlook than the rest of Spain, whose central government predicted a fall of 9.2% in GDP

Naked Mallorca actor sparks fury after rubbing genitals with Spanish flag

PP politicians slam Palma thespian's 'provocative' actions

Property inquiries up 38% in Mallorca following BBC drama The Night Manager

And it is not just the buyers heading to Mallorca, celebrities have also flocked to the island this summer

Amanda Butler’s Christmas has come early, with the election of Boris Johnson helping Mallorca’s property market get moving again

I guess Boris really was the best outcome with at least one decision being firm

COVID-19 crisis: Economists predict Spain’s Balearic Islands will suffer biggest recession in its history

Economists predict the consequences of the health crisis will be catastrophic for the region

Hoteliers in Spain’s Mallorca put forward Playa de Palma as tourism pilot destination until COVID-19 vaccine found

Hoteliers believe Playa de Palma has the ideal conditions to protect visitors from coronavirus