Week in Review: Elections, housing, squatters, water supply and no beach bars
The stories that made the headlines this week in Mallorca.
Restaurants in the Balearics breaking the law by not offering tap water
Most customers are unaware of the right to free tap water.
Remains of Republican militia women believed to have been found in Mallorca
It has been described as "an historic day".
Avenidas petrol station in Palma still operating despite court decision
There are two petrol stations still operating; the other one is in Plaça de Progrés.
Did Michael Douglas ever “whip it out” for Catherine with his golf balls in Mallorca?
Couple enjoy their own erotic rules when playing golf.
Spanish on a major high on cocaine
Some of the highest levels of cocaine residues have been found in Spain.
Spain's PM easily defeats no-confidence motion brought by far right
Only one lawmaker from the centre-right Ciudadanos joined the 52 Vox representatives in supporting the motion.
Spain’s top gun King in Mallorca for war games
Operation is taking place across the Balearics over the coming days.
Mallorca gets on its bike for green energy projects
Static bicycles will be used for to generate watts of energy and demonstrate the commitment against climate change as part of the Energy Challenge.
No-confidence motion seen as shot in the foot for Spain's right
The conservatives voted against the previous no-confidence vote in 2020.
After harmony, Spanish government's ties to business hit discordant note
Mutual attacks are getting increasingly personal.
The obstacles to restoring Son Servera's historic bridge
Heritage regulations don't allow a new design.
Mallorca's housing - what are the solutions?
A summit at which politicians made their pitches and experts provided their expert opinion.
Spanish armed forces' Eagle Eye 23-01 exercise taking place in the Balearics
King Felipe will be attending the exercise on Wednesday.
A super yacht arrives in Mallorca
Up to 12 guests can be accommodated on board and she also has accommodation for 19 crew members.
New Cabaret show 'Lio' looking for staff
The new cabaret show coming to Palma's Paseo Maritimo is set to open this summer.
The average cost of a home in the Balearics: 346,499 euros
Property prices in Balearics rose by 11 percent.
I will never travel through Barcelona again... another carjacking
We will never set our feet on a Barcelona ferry again
Arrests for attempted squatting in Manacor and Palma
Activation of security alarms is proof police can use to make arrests.
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 Ede21/03/2023 10:00