Flooding in Sa Pobla

Storm Gloria keeps Spain on alert

The forecast for today is for more of the same and weather alerts have been issued in 27 provinces nationwide for heavy rain and snow, strong winds and high seas.


Road closures and advice.

Road closure and advice

Many roads are now flooded and you are advised to drive with extreme caution and if possible not to drive on the mountain roads at all.


The Es Pinaret centre for minors in Palma.

Scandal at the Council: the week in Majorca

The Council of Majorca's social affairs institute was at the centre of a child prostitution scandal; the "booze tourism" decree was passed; there were preparations for this week's tourism fair in Madrid; and there was controversy about Catalan courses for the police.


Tourists on the beach drinking.

Mixed views over booze ban

The Balearic Government is absolutely determined to rid Magalluf, Playa de Palma and Sant Antoni of their boozy reputations once and for all.