News of the day 15 January 2024
News / Latest headlines
Court appearance for three charged with the murder of a baby in Mallorca

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Baby found in Porto Cristo rubbish container was born alive

Investigators requested detailed analysis of the baby's organs by a specialist laboratory.

Andrew Ede

Estate agent window in Menorca

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Price of Mallorca homes 55% higher than five years ago

New medium-priced homes are badly needed, but house building has hit rock bottom.

Andrew Ede

Wearing face masks once again

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Your weekly news catch up in Mallorca

This week: face masks, free public transport, record and foreign tourism, flight disruption, seaplanes, Plaça Major shops...

Andrew Ede

Spending on education in the Balearics is the second lowest in Spain

Theme of the Week

The Balearic government is spending almost 100% more than it did ten years ago

The bill for the 2024 budget was in danger of being thrown out, as Vox held out for certain pet demands. One of these was a sum of 20 million euros for the so-called free choice of language in education.

Andrew Ede

Crisis Committee of the Calvià Town Hall after the Ransomware Cyberattack.

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Alleged perpetrators of Calvia cyber-attack demanding 10 million euros in 'ransom'

A crisis committee has been assembled to assess the extent of the cyber-attack's impact on municipal services and address any resulting issues.

Ashlee Caliz

Cúber reservoir in Mallorca

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Mallorca reservoirs slowly recovering capacity

More rain and snow forecast for Friday this week.

Andrew Ede

Voting in general elections.

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Expats get the vote for life in British elections and referendums

From today, millions of British nationals across the world can exercise their right to vote in future General Elections and have their say in the way their country should be governed.

Jason Moore

Depressing day!

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Is today the most depressing day of the year?

Despite its popularity, Blue Monday has been widely criticised by the scientific community.

Jason Moore

News / Comment
Christmas in Jamaica


Exploring winter escapes in Mallorca

The arguement about winter in Mallorca apart from airline links always comes back to the weather.

Richie Prior

Hotels open during the winter season in Puerto Soller


Winter trends in Soller

Soller is one of the few resorts on the island with a 10-month season

Shirley Roberts

Mr Bates vs The Post Office | Coming soon to ITV1 and ITVX | ITV


The incredible Mr. Bates: Unveiling a decades-long injustice in British history

New ITV four-part drama, Mr Bates vs the Post Office, has exposed one of the most nefarious miscarriages of justice in British history, and even Rishi Sunak concurs.

Anna Nicholas

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Monday, January 15

Creative inspiration abounds, which bodes well for the arts, brainstorming and innovative work

Living on a yacht

Crew focus in Mallorca

How to be a good cabin mate….

One of the biggest things which comes up when I’m talking to captains and senior crew, is respect.

Erica Lay

Holiday / Airport


Holiday with your children to Mallorca for free

When two full-paying passengers book a room, one child can holiday for no extra cost.

Ashlee Caliz

Holiday / Travelling


Find out which ships are in port today

There's no cruise ships scheduled to dock in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions


Winter tourism: What's open in Mallorca?

20 of the best attractions in Mallorca this winter.

Ashlee Caliz

Weather / Latest news
Playa de Muro, Mallorca

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Tuesday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Tuesday, 16 January.

Andrew Ede

Food and drink / Food and drink
World Croquette Day: Where to eat the best on the island

Food and drink

World Croquette Day: Where to eat the best on the island

Five restaurants in Mallorca serving up some of the best croquettes on the island.

Ashlee Caliz

Edition of 12 January 2024