News of the day 16 January 2024
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The collection of the tree involves a bit of a party

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Pine trees are never easy: Sant Antoni in Pollensa

IB3 will be hoping that the pine doesn't play havoc with its schedules again this year.

Andrew Ede

Court appearance in Mallorca for man charged with murder of his wife and son

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Life sentence called for man who strangled his wife and son in Sa Pobla

Ali Kouch strangled his pregnant wife and six-year-old son in May 2021.

Andrew Ede

Higher prices for property.

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More homes and higher value sales in Spain, reports British building giant

As at 31 December 2023, the total Taylor Wimpey España order book stood at 490 properties. That figure is a jump from 448 as at 31 December 2022.

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Tuesday January 16

Giving our attention to people, interests or activities that fill us with joy and laughter can help shift today’s vibe

Animal blessings in Muro for Sant Antoni


Sant Antoni: The accidental and unofficial saint of Mallorca

Fifteen years ago, Felip Munar, professor of popular culture at the University of the Balearic Islands, argued that the day of Sant Antoni (January 17) should be a public holiday in the Balearics and especially in Mallorca.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Travelling
Costa Smeralda cruise ship


Find out which ships are in port today

The cruise ship Costa Smeralda is visiting Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Weather / Latest news
La llegada de la borrasca Aline a Baleares deja rachas de más de 80 km/h en Cabrera

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Mallorca on yellow alert for strong winds

There is also a yellow warning for rough seas.

MDB Digital

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The spectacular view of Mallorca from Barcelona

"This morning, the island of Mallorca is once again distinctly visible from Barcelona."

MDB Digital

Sport / Other Sports
Rafael Nadal, ambassador for Saudi tennis

Other Sports

Rafael Nadal - Saudi tennis ambassador

The Saudi Arabian Tennis Federation made the announcement on Monday; there has been criticism of Nadal.

Andrew Ede

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