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Mallorca launches award scheme to recognise businesses that go ‘plastic free’

TWO Mallorcan hospitality businesses are amongst the first five in the Balearics Islands to receive the Plastic Free Guardian Certification for reducing their use...

Police arrest 17 involved in underage prostitution ring targeting children in care in Spain’s Mallorca

POLICE in Mallorca have arrested 17 people involved in an underage prostitution ring that ‘recruited’ troubled girls, many of whom were in care at...

Property sales go through the roof in Mallorca with Brits and Germans buying on the island

THE Balearic Islands has proved the most popular place in Spain to buy property this year with the Brits and Germans making up the...

From beach paradise to holiday hell:  What happens when you test positive for COVID before you fly home from...

"WE feel like prisoners,” says 22-year-old Gabriella Fernandez, adding: "We decided to come out here and we knew the risks but nobody told us...

LATEST: Spain’s Balearic Islands downgraded to amber on UK travel list

BRITISH Transport Minister Grant Shapps confirmed that the islands of Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera would be downgraded to amber from Monday at 4am...

Spain’s Balearic Islands at risk of going back to amber on UK travel list

WITH Covid-19 cases tripling over the last two weeks in Spain, the islands of Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca could be bumped to amber in...

Fewer German residents on Spain’s Balearics

GERMAN residents have halved over the last decade

Snow falling in Spain’s Mallorca, while Costa del Sol, Balearics, Murcia and Costa Blanca on weather alert for 120...

ON Spain's election day, the first snow of the year has been reported in Mallorca, while much of the country has weather warnings in...

British woman drowns after falling from a yacht in Spain’s Balearics

She had been reportedly sailing with her 54-year-old husband before her death

WATCH: Huge fire breaks out at harbour in Spain’s Ibiza as reports claim hotel is burning down

Planes and helicopters have been mobilised to tackle the blaze

What has 2019 got in store for Spain’s property market?

IT’S early February and I am beginning to see more half finished developments finished. There are finally curtains in the windows, cars in the garage...

‘EXTREME RISK’: Balearic Islands to be hit by 8-metre waves tomorrow while orange warnings in place on Costa del...

The most extreme of the coastal weather will begin from 10:00 on Thursday and is set to last until 16:00

ORANGE ALERT: Balearics and Andalucia on standby for strong winds and rain tomorrow while snow predicted across Spain

SPAIN'S weather agency AEMET have warned that the Balearics and parts of Andalucia will be on orange alert tomorrow, meaning 'important risk'. An AEMET spokesperson...

Young boy Arthur Robinson feared dead after Mallorca floods rescuers find his backpack and extend search out to sea

THE search for the young boy still missing following Mallorca's floods will be extended 14km out to sea today. It comes after rescuers searching for...

Harry Maguire sends England fans wild as he heads ball into crowd at Spain nightclub

The 25-year-old headed a ball into the crowd before breaking into a celebratory dance

Chinese film industry eyes up purchase of Spanish locations

LEADING figures from the Chinese movie industry - dubbed ‘Chinawood’ - are looking to snap up filming locations across Mallorca. ‘Chinawood’ is booming domestically but...

Stunning Kensington pine walk property goes on the market in Pollensa

THEY say opportunities are like sunrises – wait too long and you miss them. But what about an opportunity with the sunrises included? Estate agents Kensington...

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,...

Balearic president to meet with airlines to safeguard resident discounts

THE President of the Balearics has vowed to prevent airlines increasing their prices after new resident discounts look likely to come into force from...

Read all about it! Plaques to explain benefits of tourist tax

A SERIES of brochures and plaques are to go up highlighting the good work of the Balearic tourist tax. The plaques are to be erected...

Toff of the pops! Georgia flies in for exclusive club opening

SHE is the hot new fashion columnist for the Sunday Times… and recently won smash TV show I’m a Celebrity...Get me out of here! So,...

SHOCK: Cursach bailed for €1 million despite facing 80 years imprisonment

DISGRACED former nightlife magnate Tolo Cursach has been released on bail for a whopping €1 million. The shock ruling comes after three previous attempts for...

Road rage! Taxi driver arrested after running over fellow motorist

A TAXI driver has been arrested after running over a man he was arguing with. The 42-year-old from Calvia had been arguing with the driver...

Mallorca to host almost 100 speakers from around the world for island congress

A MASSIVE group of 95 speakers will come together for the Smart Island World Congress in Calvia on April 23. They will talk about a...

Lionel Messi expands luxury hotel chain with Balearic purchase

THERE is set to be a new hotspot in Ibiza following the expansion of Lionel Messi's MiM brand.  The Barcelona star has purchased Hotel Es Vives...

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