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Spain’s Balearic Islands wants to restrict non-resident property buyers but EU law forbids it

THE Balearic Islands regional government is looking to see if can limit property sales to non-residents. High prices and availability of homes to islanders have...

Public transport to be free for all Balearic Islands residents in Spain next year

PUBLIC transport throughout the Balearics will be free next year, it has been announced, in a massive boon to the islands. Whether taking the train,...

WATCH: Only sperm whale nursery in Spanish Mediterranean discovered in north Menorca

THE only sperm whale breeding ground in the Spanish Mediterranean has been discovered north of Menorca. For the last two years a higher than normal...

British man found dead in villa swimming pool in Spain’s Menorca

THE body of a 64-year-old British man was found floating in a private villa swimming pool in Menorca on Friday. A pool maintenance man found...

WATCH: Massive storm on Menorca brings hailstones the size of golf balls

A SUDDEN summer storm saw hailstones the size of golfballs fall on the Spanish island of Menorca on Thursday causing damage to cars and...

WATCH: Two Spanish police officers in hot water over video showing them enjoying local fiesta a little too much

TWO officers have found themselves under investigation after a video showing them joining in local fiestas in Menorca over the weekend went viral. The pair...

Tough to swallow: Man fined €200,000 for destroying birds nests in Spain’s Menorca

A MAN from Menorca looks set to be fined €200,000 for destroying five swallow nests located in a building in Alaior, Menorca. The man was...

Drunk Belgian arrested after causing chaos on Ryanair flight in Spain

A DRUNK Belgian fed up with delays as he sat on a Ryanair flight ended up with an even longer wait in a cell. The...

Man arrested after fighter jets escort EasyJet plane to Menorca after bomb-threat hoax

AN EASYJET passenger plane was escorted by Spanish fighter jets towards Menorca after a bomb threat scare on the plane. At the weekend, passengers on...

Airport delays are in store at Palma de Mallorca’s airport as the bumper tourist season starts

This is the message from airports operator AENAS, which says that Son Sant Joan will suffer  flight hold-ups due to a lack of staff...

2 bedroom Apartment for sale in S'Algar – € 220,000

ApartmentS'Algar, Menorca   2 beds   1 baths € 220,000 The entrance leads directly to the stone staircase leading to the first floor. This...

Ryanair cuts flights in and out of Spain this January due to COVID-19

RYANAIR says its temporarily suspending more than 80 routes in and out of Spain during January. The budget carrier blames COVID-19 travel restrictions as well...

COVID health pass will be required for night out in Spain’s Balearic Islands

COVID passports will come into use from Saturday in the Balearics after the High Court gave them the green light.  Most hospitality and nightlife businesses...

COVID restrictions set to be loosened for bars and restaurants across Spain’s Balearic Islands

It is expected that the capacity limit indoors will be increased to 75%

Spain’s Balearic Islands make firm commitment to fight climate change

This week, the minister for energy and climate change travelled to international conference to reaffirm the Balearics commitment to the environment

Cars swept away in flashfloods as Spain’s Balearic Islands battered by storms

STORMS are continuing to batter the Balearics with severe flooding destroying homes, businesses and roads.  The worst hit are Menorca and Mallorca, which remains on orange...

From Somerset to Menorca: Extraordinary art centre opens in Spain’s Balearic Islands

The 40,000 square metre island is only a short boat ride from Mahon and now home to an extraordinary art centre featuring works by acclaimed artist Mark Bradford

Ibiza loosens restrictions as airport revealed as ONLY one in Spain to recover pre-COVID-19 traffic this summer

From Wednesday September 15, social interactions between people that do not live together can take place at night

New arrival: British holidaymaker gives birth in police car on Spanish Island of Menorca

A BRITISH holidaymaker in Menorca gave birth in the back of a Guardia Civil patrol car after her waters unexpectedly broke.   Officers helped deliver the...

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

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

Elsie Mogford, 37, wife of multi-millionaire United Utilities boss, dies suddenly while on holiday in Menorca

THE wife of multi-millionaire water company chief has died suddenly ‘of natural causes’ while on holiday at a luxury villa on the Spanish island...

Enormous cache of Roman weapons found on the Spanish island of Menorca

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have uncovered a large cache of Roman weapons and tools in the protohistoric settlement of Son Catlar, Menorca.  A statement released by the University...

Travelling to Spain’s Balearic Islands? These are the new COVID-19 rules you need to know about

These measures will come into force from this Saturday, July 24, and are aimed at curbing a sharp increase in infections among young people

Spain tightens rules on all UK travellers (including to Balearic Islands): PCR tests or double vaccination proof now needed

SPAIN has changed the requirements for travellers arriving from the UK and will now demand a negative COVID-19 test or proof of double vaccination. Prime...

BREAKING NEWS: Balearic Islands in Spain are included on new UK green travel list

SPAIN'S Balearic Islands have been included on an updated UK green travel list announced by Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps on Thursday evening. This means British...




Horse meat gang banked €4.5 million by selling sick animals from Valencia farm in Spain

A joint Guardia Civil and Europol operation has dismantled a criminal gang that illegally marketed horses to be slaughtered for meat that was not...


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