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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...

Tourist tax set aside for the urgent conservation of the posidonia plant

A HUGE chunk of money from the controversial tourist tax is to be spent on replenishing the Balearics’ underwater posidonia plant. Around one million euros...

Mallorca and Balearic port rebuildings scrapped by government

Project would have brought more than 2,000 new moorings to Balearics

Cristiano Ronaldo enjoys Balearic break with yacht cruise around islands

BEFORE returning to Real Madrid on August 5, Cristiano Ronaldo has been sailing around the Balearic Islands. First the Portuguese football star, along with his...

Balearic Islands’ new law bans killing or injuring bulls in bullfights

Campaigners welcome 'end of cruel spectacle' as Madrid vows to fight legislation

Flotilla of 30 boats to help clean up Balearic Islands coastline

Some 26 beach boats and four specialized vessels for spills and emergencies

Balearic Islands sea rescue crew answered 597 emergency calls in 2016

Rescue teams must respond when fans fire distress flares to celebrate during Barca v Real games

Two out of every three Mallorca tourist rental accommodation not correctly registered

Only around 77,000 signed up to to pay fee of more than €300

Controversial new bus routes from Palma airport get underway

Taxi drivers feel their business is being undercut by the cheaper prices

Why Mallorca is the best place to live in the world

If you’re looking for your own slice of paradise, look no further than Mallorca

Posidonia Oceanica is being eroded in the Balearic Islands

The plant is unique to the mediterranean sea

British holidaymakers warned of dangerous ‘crush’ this summer as tourists avoid terror hotspots for Spain

Environmentalists have warned that Spanish cities could become severely overcrowded

Balearic Islands set to introduce new ‘green tax’ for tourists

Holiday-makers in Ibiza will face an extra 'eco-tax'

Spain spends €9 billion in oil imports from Nigeria

The Spanish Ambassador to Nigeria labelled Spain as Nigeria’s ‘best client’

Spain welcomes highest ever number of foreign tourists in August

Great news for the economy as Spain welcomes record numbers of foreign tourists so far this year, with Catalunya the most popular region

Political row erupts over drilling in the Canary Islands

President of the archipelago threatens divorce from Spain over oil-drilling

UK’s rape warnings silenced by Ibiza’s tourist industry

'Don't walk home alone or it could cost you your life'

No more health card fraud in the Balearics

Up to eight million euros is lost each year through fraudulent EHIC claims

The geography and politics of Spain

Whilst the history of Spain is long and complicated, the geography and political set-up are fairly straightforward. Paul Whitelock takes a look.

Boyzone star ‘died in prayer position’

Post mortem confirms Stephen Gately died of natural causes




EXCLUSIVE: Residents feared for their homes when multiple fronts of flames raced towards their homes in L’Atzubia last night

Many expat residents were forced to flee their homes in fear as the giant wall of flames approached. One, Chloe Modrekelidze send the Olive Press...


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