Alarm rips through the Balearics as Jet2 cancels flights
“The current lack of judgment prevents us from resuming flights on May 17, hence our postponement to June..”
Germany may close its borders on Monday
Berlin's objective is to reach acceptable epidemiological indices by May.
Muslims in Mallorca ask for a relaxed curfew during Ramadan
"The families are anxious, because we have not had an answer to our request.."
Traffickers seen thriving in Europe as COVID-19 hits victim support
COVID-19 restrictions and the economic fallout have worsened the outlook for victims of trafficking on the continent.
Spain cuts 2021 growth forecast to 6.5% after first-quarter contraction
The disbursement of the European Union recovery funds will further boost the economy, but the impact will mainly be felt in 2022.
Spain to subsidise electric car sales with 800 million euros to 2023
The incentives follow announcements earlier this year of government plans to promote the domestic production.
Purple seas in Mallorca
"Pelagias in spring is normal, but what’s rare is that they’ve arrived in very large quantities,"
Cleaning up Puerto Pollensa ... on it goes
Mayor Cifre’s administration is now “committed” to presenting a plan for wastewater within a year and a half.
No SOS Turismo at Alcudia town hall
There never seems to be a clear idea about who is responsible for what; not in the minds of residents at any rate.
PalmaActiva to pay up for City Council error
15,500 euros from the PalmaActiva 2021 budget will be used to pay those who were refused aid.
Antoni Ques, executed in 1937, proposed as a favourite son of Alcudia
The Obra Cultural Balear has registered a proposal with Alcudia town hall to initiate the process for declaring Antoni Ques a favourite son of the city.
Mallorca Weather Forecast for Sunday
It's cloudy, wet and windy in most of Mallorca today with occasional sunshine and a high of 22 degrees. To find out what the weather elsewhere in Mallorca in real time, click here.
Pollensa’s new health centre - ready by the end of 2023
The ministry has assured him that the new health centre will be ready by the end of 2023.
Spanish holidaymakers opting for summer staycations
Bookings for holiday homes by Spanish holidaymakers have risen by 278%.
Could Mallorca learn from Malta?
Talks taking place to encourage travel between Malta and Britain, whose inhabitants account for a third of tourists in the former British colony.
Palma preparing for the Sant Jordi book fair
April 23 has been the Day of the Book in Spain since 1923.
Balearics coronavirus figures for Saturday
The number of new cases is down. There are, as ever, fluctuations.
All together now: the week in Mallorca
Had an end to the curfew been signalled or not? A great pact was formed, and it was a great week for vaccination.
Holidays in Mallorca for Spain's senior citizens unlikely until early 2022
The specifications for the contracts for operating Imserso holidays have yet to be drafted.
El Terreno is on the up, as foreign buyers take an interest
Property prices are increasing in El Terreno.
Running Mallorca's mountain peaks in aid of the food bank
Eugenio Peidro Otal will be running 100 kilometres non-stop for around 20 hours in raising money for the food bank.
Almost 5,000 fewer workers on furlough in the Balearics
Getting on for 34,000 workers in the Balearics were on ERTE in March.
First Janssen vaccines to arrive in Spain on Tuesday
Options are being evaluated for people who have had a first AstraZeneca jab.
“One of the ideas which has been put forward is to use tourist tax cash for PCR tests”
My French ‘onglet’ with Polisha Monika
Our food expert Andrew Valente reviews one of the lasts true French restaurant in Palma.
Shop local here on Mallorca
Now is time to get ready for the summer. Check out these local businesses on the island.
Mallorca host struggling Lugo tomorrow
The automatic top two promotion places are getting closer and closer and my fingernails are getting shorter and shorter.
A Shark Rebellion: From Discarded Fishing Nets to Competition Swim Suits
The story this week starts in Mallorca, heads to Lausanne in Switzerland, then returns to Mallorca.
Cruising for a bruising
Will the calls for a return of cruise ships be sunk by shouts to torpedo the move?