Foreign brands driving up prices of commercial premises in Mallorca
Prices for shops and restaurants have risen, so have prices for garages, storage and industrial buildings.
Easter air-traffic control worry for Mallorca
French air-traffic control strikes at Bordeaux and Marseille.
Council of Mallorca now says there will be no new tourist accommodation places anywhere
Some 13,000 hotel or holiday rental places that are available will not be used.
A Pollensa rubbish row brewing up in time for the election
This week in the news: Hiring of new staff, the new season about to kick off and political rivals on friendly terms.
Magalluf: the history
An insignificant place on the Calvia coast with no compelling back story assumed great significance and has since inspired thousands of stories.
Illegal street sellers being trained to find jobs
All participants have to agree to stop selling illegally; in exchange they will be trained and receive aid.
No more tourist accommodation places in certain resorts - ever
In so-called saturated resorts, there should be no possibility of additional accommodation places.
Mallorca's tourism set for a bumper Easter
Easter bookings way up on pre-pandemic 2019.
Business and government together on Balearics tourism circularity
The aim is for the Balearics to be "the first circular tourism destination in the world".
Week in Review: Elections, housing, squatters, water supply and no beach bars
The stories that made the headlines this week in Mallorca.
Son Ferriol and the heretics of southern France
The Albigensian Crusade was meant to have wiped out the Cathars, but some made it to Mallorca.
Restaurants in the Balearics breaking the law by not offering tap water
Most customers are unaware of the right to free tap water.
Mallorca first in the world to have hydrogen-powered transport for tourists
TUI have taken the opportunity created by the Lloseta hydrogen plant.
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.
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.
The project that changed Magalluf's DNA
The spine of Magalluf was to be remodelled, while its outer body was to be beautified.
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
- Michael Schumacher could move to Mallorca permanently
- Palma, Mallorca is one of the most dangerous cities in Spain
- Council of Mallorca now says there will be no new tourist accommodation places anywhere
- No more tourist accommodation places in certain resorts - ever
- Easter air-traffic control worry for Mallorca
Is the cycle of exiting crisis merely being repeated?
A key message from that conference was that exit from the pandemic crisis has focused on the same solutions as previously - more tourism and more construction.
Andrew Ede 23/03/2023 15:05