News of the day 15 August 2023
News / Latest headlines
Controlling a fire in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Ex-firefighter arrested for starting forest fires in Mallorca

A drone's camera captured him starting a fire on Monday afternoon.

Andrew Ede

The monster jellyfish.

Latest headlines

Monster 40 kilo jellyfish spotted in the Balearics

The ‘aguamala’ can reach 70 centimetres in diameter and weigh between 20 and 40 kilos.

Humphrey Carter

Items seized by the National Police.

Latest headlines

Arrested for trafficking ‘laughing gas’ in Mallorca

Police seized six bottles of ‘laughing gas’, nearly 500 balloons and 13 nozzles.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
Paguera's beach will plenty of tourists

Majorca tourism

Overcrowding - Mallorca's tourists' greatest concern

A survey of tourist opinion indicates an increasingly negative perception of overcrowding among Mallorca's tourists.

Andrew Ede

News / Celebs
John Torode and his wife actress Lisa Faulkner in Minorca.


MasterChef star and wife shine in the Balearics

“It’s so beautiful here,” she wrote on Instagram.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
General view of Soller valley


Every newcomer has their story in Soller

The people who choose to settle for a season or for ever, in Soller, are making their choice for their own reasons.

Shirley Roberts

Holiday / Travelling
New visa expected to be in force next summer.


Why you could be barred from coming to Mallorca next year

“Those travellers who do not meet the entry conditions will be refused entry.”

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Latest news
Sport / Other Sports
Spain's Mallorcan goalkeeper Cata Coll in action against Sweden.

Other Sports

Mallorca stars into World Cup final after Spain beat Sweden

‘La Roja’ will have the chance to lift the trophy on Sunday when they face co-hosts Australia or England in the decider.

Humphrey CarterReuters

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