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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.

Beaches

Palma lifeguards to stage a one-day strike

Lifeguards are demanding better pay and improvements to the service.

Andrew Ede 14/06/2022 08:43

Airport

Long queues for taxis at the airport ... especially at night

A shortage of taxis, and the last bus from the airport leaves at 1.15am.

Andrew Ede 14/06/2022 07:56

Majorca tourism

Spanish students return ... and so do the residents' complaints

In Arenal, the residents have been complaining about the noise and anti-social behaviour for years.

Andrew Ede 14/06/2022 07:21

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Tito's director one of six cleared in Palma mega-trial

BCM owner Bartolomé Cursach and sixteen others remain accused.

Andrew Ede 13/06/2022 17:11

Majorca tourism

Palma Airport - May passengers almost at 2019 level

Palma had the highest increase in flights among the eight busiest airports.

Andrew Ede 13/06/2022 16:18

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Support for anti-tourism protesters on trial in Palma

Twelve members of Arran face sentences totalling 29 years.

Andrew Ede 13/06/2022 11:00

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Cala Agulla car park will have to go

The problem is that there isn't as yet a viable alternative for a car park to serve this popular beach.

Andrew Ede 13/06/2022 08:15

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Smokers to be paid for returning cigarette ends?

There is a proposal which is similar to that for the return of bottles.

Andrew Ede 13/06/2022 06:44

Latest news

35C in Mallorca on Sunday and hotter to come

The met agency now says that it doesn't expect temperatures to hit the 40C mark in the Balearics. Even so ...

Andrew Ede 12/06/2022 17:45

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Transformation of Palma's Paseo Marítimo can't come soon enough

Work on the transformation is due to start before next May's municipal election.

Andrew Ede 12/06/2022 13:51

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BCM owner mega-trial starts on Monday

The BCM owner faces a public prosecution demand of eighteen months in prison.

Andrew Ede 12/06/2022 11:48

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Private sector to help reduce health service waiting lists

The health ministry needs to tackle the waiting lists caused by Covid.

Andrew Ede 12/06/2022 09:04

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Tenants being harassed into moving out

Four people in suits turned up and had a "threatening attitude".

Andrew Ede 12/06/2022 08:37

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Car-hire firms in agreement with limits

The Balearic government's climate change plan contemplates limits on the number of vehicles that can enter each island.

Andrew Ede 12/06/2022 07:00

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Two years residency in the Balearics before being able to buy a home

Podemos are proposing a series of measures to address housing problems in the Balearics.

Andrew Ede 11/06/2022 17:04

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Plans continuing for Puerto Pollensa seaplane competition

The plans are to revive the legendary Schneider Cup and hold the competition in Puerto Pollensa.

Andrew Ede 11/06/2022 09:34

Beaches

Supreme Court ratifies ending of Cala Torta beach bar concession

The Cala Torta 'chiringuito' was demolished in October 2020.

Andrew Ede 11/06/2022 09:06

Majorca tourism

Thousands of "study trip" students arriving in Mallorca

Organisers point to the "importance of this holiday segment".

Andrew Ede 11/06/2022 07:46