News of the day 19 April 2024
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Land in Cantabria that will be developed by a Mallorcan company

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Homes for Mallorca's residents ... in the north of Spain

While there is an emphasis on second homes, these developments could also provide main residences.

Andrew Ede

Jesús Molina, who put a padlock on the entrance to a squat in Palma, Mallorca and was arrested

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Arrested for padlocking a property to prevent squatters

Jesús Molina wanted to stop squatters; the problem was that it wasn't his property.

Andrew Ede

Alarm due to a fire in a hotel in Peguera.

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Alarm due to a fire in a hotel in Peguera

Officers from the Calvia Local Police and the Guardia Civil have also intervened and are currently on the scene together with the fire brigade.

MDB Digital

Horse carriages in Alcudia, Mallorca

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Green light for Alcudia to switch from horse to electric carriages

Alcudia is the first municipality in the Balearics to formalise the switch to alternatives to horse carriages.

Andrew Ede

Bar on the Paseo Marítimo in Palma, Mallorca

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Residents view Palma bars' reactivation with horror

Bar terraces on the Paseo Marítimo are reopening this weekend.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
General view of Gibraltar


Spain is flying low over Gibraltar

“Spanish government bully boy tactics over Gibraltar has done little to enhance the reputation of Spain with the Gibraltarians.”

Jason Moore

Workers at a hotel


Whose homes are they anyway?

If hoteliers can build for employees, then there is land for everyone.

Andrew Ede

View of Magalluf beach


Navigating Mallorca’s rising costs

Being an island that has to import most of its produce, unfortunately means we are hit harder than most.

Richie Prior

Holiday / Lifestyle
View of Port Adriano

Crew focus in Mallorca

Mastering dockwalking: A guide to landing a superyacht Job

While the process may seem informal, success in dockwalking requires strategic planning, professionalism, and effective communication.

Erica Lay

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Friday, April 19

Taurus is a sign that enjoys a leisurely pace

MDB Digital

Holiday / Airport
Holiday / Travelling
P&O's Arvia Cruise Ship


Find out which ships are in port today

The P&O Arvia is one of the ships visiting the Port of Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Weather / Latest news
Pollensa scene, Mallorca

Latest news

Saturday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Saturday, 20 April.

Andrew Ede

Paperwork / Schools


When does the next school year start in the Balearics?

This year the school year for 2024-2025 will not start on a Monday like this year.

MDB Digital

Paperwork / Paperwork
For Spanish tax purposes, income is split into two categories with different tax treatment


How investment capital and income is taxed in Spain

An approved life assurance policy, where you hold your choice of investments within its ‘wrapper’, can provide tax advantages in Spain.

Cathal Rochford, Partner Blevins Franks

Sport / Real Mallorca
Impressions of new Sports Bar

Real Mallorca

New Real Mallorca sports bar to open in August

It will be located in the North end corner next to gate 4, where the old club shop used to be.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 19 April 2024