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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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Elite Guardia Civil unit for controlling Magalluf

Some thirty GRS officers are based in Magalluf for the summer.

Andrew Ede 19/06/2022 07:05

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Large motorhomes barred from Cala Murada frontline

The motorhomes will have to park on a different section of the road.

Andrew Ede 18/06/2022 12:21

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Son Banya "sniper" arrested at Palma club

He should have entered prison in November last year; the police finally caught up with him.

Andrew Ede 18/06/2022 09:29

Majorca tourism

2022 - the highest-spending Mallorcan summer ever

Inflation and higher prices to compensate for 2020 and 2021 losses are resulting in greater spending.

Andrew Ede 18/06/2022 07:18

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Investment fund paid 300,000 euros for Alcudia power station

The Council of Mallorca has until July 10 to exercise its right of first refusal and buy the site.

Andrew Ede 17/06/2022 08:56

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Government to increase the price of VPO affordable housing

Land is designated for VPO building, but the current sales price is not sufficient enough incentive for developers and builders.

Andrew Ede 17/06/2022 06:20

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Fourth Covid jab to be available for everyone in Spain

The suitability of a second booster jab for the entire population has been in doubt.

Andrew Ede 16/06/2022 14:27

Comment

When tourist coexistence becomes impossible

Issues with tourist behaviour have long existed; even back in the 1930s.

Andrew Ede 16/06/2022 14:17

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Ten Santa Catalina bars do not have terrace licences

Palma town hall is marking out terraces so that limits are clear.

Andrew Ede 16/06/2022 09:02

Majorca tourism

Reduction in tourists needed because of climate emergency

The climate emergency is said to have worsened since climate change legislation was approved three years ago.

Andrew Ede 16/06/2022 07:25

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Opposition demanding suspension of Formentor car park licence

The car park was registered in the town hall's name a year ago.

Andrew Ede 15/06/2022 16:18

Airport

Fear of air travel "chaos" because of strikes

Ryanair strikes have been called; air-traffic controllers will decide at the end of the month.

Andrew Ede 15/06/2022 08:19

Majorca tourism

Arenal residents enduring the same problems as ever

Tourism of excesses decree, and yet residents endure the excesses of young tourists.

Andrew Ede 14/06/2022 18:56

Majorca tourism

Police reinforcements for airport controls will be "insufficient"

Travel agencies association says that "urgent measures must be taken".

Andrew Ede 14/06/2022 11:47