Mallorca restaurant prices may have to rise by eight per cent
This is due to the increased cost of products from the mainland.
Palma restaurant owners accuse town hall of "persecution"
La Lonja restaurant owners say that terrace space has been cut by 50%.
Pollensa Half Marathon again affected by police dispute
At time of writing, the 2023 half marathon on April 2 is not happening.
Squatting cases in the Balearics fell by 20% in 2022
Criteria for expediting evictions led to a significant increase in court proceedings up to 2021.
A new safer Magalluf
Practices that are dangerous to life are strictly forbidden. These include moving from one balcony to another or jumping from balconies into swimming pools. Such practices will result in immediate expulsion from the premises as well as a fine.
German population of the Balearics has fallen by half
Brexit, oddly perhaps, is probably the reason why more UK citizens than German are now registered in the Balearics.
16,000 foreign citizens will be able to vote in Balearic municipal elections
The number registered to vote is less than ten per cent of the foreign population in the Balearics.
Railway plan will "split Manacor in two"
Opposition parties are against the railway for the Arta line going through the centre of Manacor.
Elections prompt a trebling of government announcements
This has always tended to happen in the past.
Government putting an end to beach bars on Mallorca east coast virgin beaches
A new management plan for regulating the island's east coast.
Balearic crime rate highest in Spain
But it is down from what it was before the pandemic.
Son Vic tunnel reopens after a year of work
The mayor of Andratx didn't attend the reopening ceremony.
Foreign home buying topping the agenda at Real Estate Summit
Affordable housing another key theme.
No vacancies: Some hotels in Mallorca have stopped taking bookings for Easter
Cala Millor, Playa de Muro and Playa de Palma are in particular demand.
Plan unveiled for the train to run through Manacor
Part of the project to reintroduce the line to Arta.
Palma Boat Show 2023 - bigger than ever
Europe's largest exhibition of sailboats is promised.
Mallorca reservoirs almost back to full capacity
Capacity was as low as 35% in November last year.
Week In Review: The weather, the airport and banking, plus, housing issues in Mallorca and crime
Naturally enough, there were the "record" temperatures, although it eventually turned out to have been "record" temperature - singular.
- Balearic Easter holiday plans could go up in smoke thanks to the French
- Thursday's weather in Mallorca
- Taxi drivers warning of "monumental traffic jams" in Palma this summer
- Ex-Pollensa mayor still under investigation for removal of beach terrace
- Proposal for automated noise control for Mallorca holiday rentals
Whose islands are they, anyway?
Mallorca has been looking to attract even more French, Italians and Spanish this year, only to now discover that the British and Germans are in full recovery mode
Andrew Ede 21/03/2023 10:00