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Andrew Ede
Andrew Ede

Background in business publishing. Started an online blog about Mallorca in 2005, which went daily in 2007, covering culture, environment, history, politics, tourism and more. Became a regular contributor to the Bulletin in 2010 before joining the staff a few years later.

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More prison sentence demands for Mallorca judge and prosecutor

Álvaro Gijón, a former deputy mayor of Palma, was implicated in the Cursach case and the 'caso ORA'.

Andrew Ede 07/12/2022 19:56

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Holiday rentals association not represented by a "branch of the government"

The decision to quit Pimem comes at a time when holiday rentals are very much part of the 'tourist overcrowding' conversation.

Andrew Ede 07/12/2022 08:51

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160 years now demanded for judge and prosecutor in BCM owner case

These sentence demands relate to the 'caso ORA' that had to do with the contract for the parking zones in Palma.

Andrew Ede 06/12/2022 19:13

Majorca tourism

Tourists flock to Palma for the Constitution holiday

Meanwhile, island residents are taking breaks in Germany and on cruises.

Andrew Ede 06/12/2022 08:49

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Balearics - the highest rate of express squatter eviction cases

There were 170 such legal proceedings in the Balearics last year.

Andrew Ede 04/12/2022 13:29

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"The main economy in the Balearics has become the real-estate business"

"People here won't be able to compete unless regulation is put in place for foreign buyers."

Andrew Ede 04/12/2022 11:39

Majorca tourism

Conferences and exhibitions a winter boost for Mallorca

The number of visitors may not be huge, but they have a positive impact on tackling seasonality.

Andrew Ede 04/12/2022 07:56

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Netflix documentary about dolphin trainer who took his own life

A case that goes back to 2015 and when a video was posted online.

Andrew Ede 03/12/2022 13:34

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Més - Tourism promotion is not the "nuclear element" of disagreement

With regard to tourist numbers, Més insist that there must be "control of entrance" at the airport.

Andrew Ede 03/12/2022 08:51

Majorca tourism

Tourist islands call for common European policy

The urgent fight against climate change, among other things.

Andrew Ede 03/12/2022 08:00

Majorca tourism

October foreign tourism in the Balearics was higher than in 2019

The combined total of foreign and national tourists in the Balearics in October was the highest ever.

Andrew Ede 02/12/2022 16:12

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Andratx to spend almost five million euros on demolition of Monport apartments

Building approval for the apartments was given in 2004; the mayor was arrested for corruption in 2006.

Andrew Ede 02/12/2022 09:51

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Health centre protest against assaults on staff

A doctor at the Son Gotleu health centre refused to sign a woman off sick; the woman's husband then threatened to kill the doctor.

Andrew Ede 02/12/2022 08:48

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Mallorca doctors vote to go on strike

If the strike goes ahead, it will start some time in January.

Andrew Ede 01/12/2022 20:58