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Easter tourism boom for Spain’s Mallorca

MALLORCA hotel bookings have bounced back with 98% of listings taken over Easter. Forecasts suggest the vast majority of hotels in Mallorca will be occupied...

Sailing: Mallorca stages first major Olympic classes regatta in two years with Trofeo Princesa Sofia

THE 51st Trofeo Princesa Sofia sailing competition reaches its climax on Saturday The regatta has featured over 1,000 sailors, 800 boats and competitors from 62...

Authorities seize another superyacht belonging to Russian oligarch on Spain’s Mallorca

YET another superyacht belonging to a Russian oligarch has been seized by Spanish authorities under sanctions imposed as a result of the Ukraine invasion. A...

Sineu spring fair returns to Spain’s Mallorca

THE Sineu spring fair, celebrated in Mallorca since the 14th century, is to return after a two year absence. The Sa Fira de Sineu is...

Vox anger over new Catalan language initiative in Spain’s Mallorca

VOX has launched a public attack on the Consell de Mallorca’s Platform for the Language entity. The far right party has demanded an explanation from...

Celebrate spring: Six of the most beautiful places to see almond blossom in Spain

THE beginning of March welcomes the unique spectacle of almond blossom in Spain, ushering in spring and creating unmissable sights and smells. While you can...

Spain seizes Russian oligarch superyachts in Barcelona and Mallorca

A €140 million superyacht owned by an oligarch friend of Russian leader Vladamir Putin has been seized by authorities in Barcelona. Another craft has also...

Correllengua: Festival celebrating Catalan language makes comeback in Spain’s Mallorca

A FESTIVAL which promotes Catalan language is to return to Mallorca this summer after a nine-year hiatus on the penultimate weekend of April. The event,...

Police sting operartion in Mallorca, Spain seizes large amounts of cocaine hidden in coffee

POLICE in Palma seized eight kilos of high purity cocaine smuggled into Spain inside packets of Colombian coffee. The ruse was rumbled when officers posed...

IN PICS: World’s biggest cruise ship set to dock in Spain’s Mallorca bringing 7,000 passengers to the island

Royal Caribbean’s  Wonder of the Seas set sail from Florida on its maiden voyage this week in a tour around the Caribbean islands. But on...

IN PICS: Property with barracks, watch tower and vast underground bunker for sale in Spain’s Mallorca

WITH horrific images of war being broadcast from Ukraine it is easy to imagine someone might be tempted to seek out a property with...

Woman saved from deadly gas leak thanks to ‘sleep apnea’ mask in Spain’s Mallorca

A MALLORCA woman survived carbon monoxide poisoning that killed her husband because she was wearing a special device designed to stop her snoring. The 45-year-old...

Expat removal company in Spain’s Mallorca donates packing boxes to help Ukraine

THE expat-run Whites & Co international removal company in Mallorca has started an initiative to provide charities with storage boxes so they can safely...

Sex fiend owner of exclusive Mallorca school in Spain gets eight years in Scottish prison

THE former owner and headteacher of Mallorca's King Richard III College in Portals Nous has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years after sexually abusing two...

Ukrainian sailor arrested for sinking of luxury yacht owned by Russian arms dealer in Spain’s Mallorca

A UKRAINIAN sailor has been arrested for attempting to sink a €7million superyacht owned by a Russian arms dealer tycoon and moored in Port...

King of Palma: German crime series filmed on Spain’s Mallorca follows real life tale of blackmail and murder

NEW German crime series Der König Von Palma (The King of Palma) was filmed last year in Mallorca and is being shown on the...

11-year-old from Spain’s Mallorca becomes first female recruit at Mercedes F1 young driver programme

MALLORCAN Luna Fluxa has become the first girl to join Mercedes F1 teams’ junior driving programme. The 11-year-old is the current IAME Euro Series champion...

Police union demands extra officers for Spain’s Costa Blanca airport to reduce UK traveller queues at passport control

A police union wants more officers at Alicante-Elche airport to reduce queues and numbers of missed flights for UK travellers who need their passports...

German fraudster fugitive who swindled €300K arrested in Spain’s Mallorca

A FUGITIVE German fraudster has been arrested in Mallorca where he had been hiding out for some 18 months.  The 60-year-old, whose name has not...

Aquaman star Jason Momoa spotted filming rock-climbing show in Spain’s Mallorca

HEART-THROB actor Jason Momoa is in Mallorca filming a new series on rock-climbing.  The actor is an avid climber and has been tackling the Devil´s...

Costa Blanca shoemaker famous for coloured trainers opens its own shops in Spain

ELCHE footwear manufacturer, Hoff, has opened its second branded store in Spain in Palma de Mallorca. Since it started in 2016, Hoff has sold over...

British drugs fugitive arrested in Maguluf area of Spain’s Mallorca after UK police tip-off

A British fugitive wanted for drug trafficking offences has been arrested on Mallorca after a UK police tip-off. The man with the initials MHS was...

KEEPING ABREAST: Mallorcan chef has created a cake resembling breasts that singer Rigoberta Bandini used as prop during the...

A MALLORCAN pastry chef has caused a stir by creating a cake that resembles the giant breast that singer Rigoberta Bandini performs next to...

WHEELED HOME: A squatted car from Camp Redo has been removed by Palma’s Local Police

POLICE have removed a car in which five people had been squatting. Neighbours in Camp Redo (Palma) had complained that the abandoned vehicle had been...

TURTLEY GUILTY: A man has been jailed for stealing turtles worth €10.000 from an animal park in Spain’s Mallorca

A SPANIARD aged 34 has been jailed for a year for stealing four endangered turtles worth thousands of euros from the Natura Parc animal...

‘Last wave’ of COVID-19 as Health Minister says virus is ‘already disappearing’ in Spain

ANDALUCIA’S Minister of Health and Families believes coronavirus will soon resemble a common cold and thinks Omicron could be the beginning of the...

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