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‘Miracle’ tot survives fall from fourth floor window in Spain’s Mallorca

A TWO-YEAR-OLD boy has walked away with mere scratches after plummeting to the ground from a four-storey window when his fall was broken by...

WATCH: Fire rips through yachts docked in marina on Spain’s Mallorca

Two boats were totally destroyed by a fire while docked at a marina in Portopetro,  Santanyi on the island of Mallorca. An investigation has been...

Police raid addresses across Spain’s Mallorca in massive fraud probe affecting hundreds of wealthy islanders

A FORMER policeman and bank branch manager are at the centre of a probe into an international fraud scam following raids at several locations...

EXPLAINER: Change to requirements for national travellers arriving to Spain’s Balearic Islands

From this Thursday, September 9, national passengers will no longer need to complete the once mandatory coronavirus safety form if they can present their COVID-19 passport

EXPLAINER: Two new major rule changes in COVID-19 restrictions for Spain’s Balearic Islands

These new measures will come into force from midnight and stay in place until they are reviewed on Monday, September 13

Festa des Vermar: the Mallorca harvest festival where the whole village throws grapes at each other

 MOST sensible people prefer to drink a glass of wine rather than wear it, but one Mallorca village celebrates its annual grape harvest with...

Prisoner escapes using bed sheets from hospital in Spain’s Mallorca

A prisoner escaped from the third floor of Son Espases Hospital in Palma by tying bed sheets together and clambering out of the window...

Spain’s Balearic Islands record drop in coronavirus cases

THE regional health ministry on Spain's Balearic Islands has reported 119 new positive cases of coronavirus on Thursday, down 56 from the 75 recorded the...

Balearic Islands welcomes more international tourists than any other region in Spain for fourth consecutive month

According to the National Institute of Statistics, the Balearics were also where international tourists spent the most money in the country

Food prices rise alongside soaring electricity costs in Spain’s Balearic Islands

THE rise in electricity costs is responsible for an increase on average of 1.5% in food prices throughout the Balearic Islands. According to Consumer Price...

Mallorca’s bar and restaurant owners take to the streets to protest against continued COVID-19 restrictions

PROTESTORS will take to the streets of Palma this week to demonstrate against the restaurant and bar restrictions enforced in Mallorca. Workers in the hospitality...

Stranded ferry finally returns to Spain’s Ibiza after spectacular crash that left 10-year-old boy in intensive care

The fast ferry was en route to Formentera from Ibiza on Saturday evening when it ran aground on the islet of Es Malvins with 35 passengers onboard

Police in Spain hunt Mallorca youngsters who videoed themselves flooring drunk man with one slap

Police are looking for a group of youngsters who filmed themselves slapping a drunk man in the face ‘for a laugh’ while on a...

MALLORCA: The Island of reinvention

MALLORCA forces you to re-evaluate who you are and what you want in life. After moving here at the start of the COVID crisis I...

Making a splash: British pair snorkel around Spanish island of Mallorca in just 33 days

TWO Brits have snorkelled round the entire coast of Mallorca in just 33 days. Team Mallorca 360 set off on their sea adventure on June...

Covid-19 infections plummet in Spain’s Balearic islands with ban of botellon

HEALTH authorities in the Balearic Islands report a huge drop in infection rates since they imposed a ban on botellones - the practice of...

Still got it! Dame Joan Collins steals the show at charity gala in Spain’s Mallorca

DAME Joan Collins stole the show when she attended a glitzy charity ball in Spain. The 88-year-old and hubby Percy Gibson, 56, were at the...

Beachgoer in Spain’s Mallorca is arrested for knocking out teeth of a man who picked up his back pack

A Mallorca beachgoer has been arrested for over-reacting with a punch after a man picked up his back pack in error. The angry assailant whacked...

FAMILY BLISS: Terenia’s son has helped her discover more of Mallorca

SO my son arrived and is now staying until September. We miss our kids when we’re not with them, but it doesn’t take long...

A Japanese feast: ROKA opens in Mallorca for two months only

THE world famous Japanese restaurant, ROKA, has opened its doors in Mallorca for a temporary summer pop-up on the Island.  Based inside the luxury five...

High demand: Half of properties already sold in new Palma development

A NEW development in Palma has already sold 50% of properties - and it’s not even finished yet. Real Estate developer, Inbisa, has recently begun...

Billionaire brothers buy swathes of Mallorca to preserve coastal paradise

A PAIR of British brothers who have made fortunes investing in property and aluminium have turned their sights on Spain. But this time, David and...

Tourism reboot: Balearics receive millions to develop new tourism strategy

THE Balearics are to get a €233 million tourism boost from the European Union. The €133 million will come from a €2 billion fund set...

Covid-denier doctor suspended and fined in Spain’s Balearic Islands

A Covid-denier doctor has been suspended for six years and fined €16,660 for staging protests insisting that the coronavirus pandemic wasn’t real. Angel Ruiz-Valdepeñas, 55,...

Mercadona gets €2.5 million fine for installing facial-recognition cameras in their supermarkets in Spain

MERCADONA has been fined €2.5 million by Spain's data protection agency over a 'facial recognition' system trial. The aim was to spot supermarket customers that...

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...

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