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The Sa Calobra landslide.

Mallorca landslide closes Sa Calobra road

Road will be closed for the next few days to non residents.

Humphrey Carter

Mallorca-based fraud against Amazon

Suspended sentences for defrauding Amazon

Carried out in Mallorca, it was the largest fraud perpetrated in Europe against Amazon.

Andrew Ede

Come on down, Nomad visa is now available

Since Brexit the number of Britons moving to Spain has fallen and the Spanish government hopes that the Nomad visa will help reverse this state of affairs.

Jason Moore

Government has approved lifting masks on transport from tomorrow.

Spain finally green lights end of face masks on public transport

Experts say that the mask continues to be particularly recommended for people with respiratory symptoms.

Humphrey Carter

C. Nuredduna in Palma, Mallorca - pedestrianised

Reclaiming the centre of Palma from 'touristification'

Well-intentioned schemes like pedestrianisation can end up having a negative impact on residents.

Andrew Ede

Find out which ships are in port today

There are no cruise ships scheduled to dock in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Earthquake in Kahramanmaras

Update: Turkish earthquake tsunami Balearic threat ruled out: experts

Civil Protection has set up a tsunami signalling system that will be implemented along the Spanish coast.

Humphrey Carter

INEOS Britannia T6 Day 19 Summary

Is it a bird, is it a plane... No, Britain's America's Cup bid takes off in the Bay of Palma

T6 will operate throughout the winter from the team’s new base in Palma

Jason Moore

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Paseo Marítimo in Palma Mallorca - under redevelopment

Palma Paseo Marítimo work - businesses being hit hard

In general, revenue is down around 50%; businesses are considering measures such as furlough.

Andrew Ede05/02/2023 11:51

Tolo Cursach, the owner of BCM, speaking about his trial and acquittal

BCM owner: "I can neither forget nor forgive"

"There are still people who believe that if they were accused of all that, they must have done something."

Andrew Ede05/02/2023 08:55

Find out which ships are in port today

The Aidastella is the only cruise ship scheduled to visit Palma today

Cathy Caliz05/02/2023 05:00

Residents of S'Aranjassa in Palma Mallorca

WhatsApp vigilantes in a Palma neighbourhood

The S’Aranjassa neighbourhood watch scheme is said to be "very effective".

Andrew Ede04/02/2023 09:24

Estate agent window

Cost to rent in Mallorca continues to spiral upwards

Real estate sector wanting tax incentives to get empty properties on to the rental market.

Andrew Ede04/02/2023 08:12

Find out which ships are in port today

There is once cruise ship visiting Palma today

Cathy Caliz04/02/2023 06:00

The scene of the blaze.

Hero National Police rescue two sisters from a flat on fire in Mallorca

The police officers grabbed a sledgehammer and a crowbar to break down the door.

Humphrey Carter03/02/2023 14:45

Rubbish at the Saluet wetland in Puerto Andratx Mallorca

Plan for protection of wetlands in the Balearics

"Wetlands are the most important biodiversity refuges in the Balearics."

Andrew Ede03/02/2023 09:20

Mask-wearing in Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Masks no longer obligatory in some health establishments

The latest modification to the rules will come into effect next week.

Andrew Ede03/02/2023 08:33

Croquettes

Balearics will not allow sale of food made at home

A Spanish government decree allows products made at home to be sold.

Andrew Ede02/02/2023 16:57

National Police in Mallorca

Man arrested for raping his daughter

The girl was offered drugs and sex scenes were recorded.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/02/2023 16:21

An increasing number of snakes are being caught in Mallorca.

Snakes on a plane fears in Mallorca

Environment Ministry is restricting the entry of large ornamental trees

Humphrey Carter02/02/2023 15:16

It's still freezing in Mallorca.

Arctic blast continues to freeze Mallorca, -3ºC

Daytime temperatures are expected to be between 14 and 16 ºC.

Humphrey Carter02/02/2023 11:23

High-occupancy vehicle lane in Palma, Mallorca

Mallorca roads councillor says PP policies "would increase contamination"

An 'exchange' of views by the Podemos and PP candidates for the presidency of the Council of Mallorca.

Andrew Ede02/02/2023 09:55

Farmworker in Menorca

Employers say that minimum wage rise will lead to job losses in the Balearics

Certain sectors, such as agriculture, could be adversely affected.

Andrew Ede02/02/2023 09:11