Empty hotels & hostels could be used as social housing
The aim is to use the empty hotels and hostels to alleviate the housing emergency.
Some Balearic landlords hiking rental prices
“Most landlords had already reached agreements to lower rents or not apply a 9.5% increase last month, because they felt it was excessive."
Palma Fines amounting to 4 million euros still outstanding
Fines for breaching urban regulations, working without a licence or not passing a technical buildings inspection came to 512,000.
Mallorcan groups demand reopening of Camí de Passatemps
The organisers criticised what it called the “inaction and silent complicity” of Bunyola Town Hall.
Chaos on the Vía Cintura in Palma
There were long queues at entrance points to Palma, especially with parents dropping kids off at school.
Mallorca ditches classroom face masks
Spanish Paediatric Societes said wearing face coverings at school was more harmful than preventive.
Boris Becker could be jailed over Mallorca villa this week
Squatters moved into Becker's Mallorca estate.
Comment: Cruising for a bruising
The Balearic government can not stop cruise ships, it’s as simple as that.
Eyes wide shut
This week Anna Nicholas talks the Russian ‘murder-suicides’ from Moscow to Madrid, Johnny Depp, Queen's birthday and a packed Soller.
Comment: A lesson for the PM
“Johnson must realise that you can´t break the rules and continue...”