Andrew Ede
Andrew Ede

Background in business publishing. Started an online blog about Mallorca in 2005, which went daily in 2007, covering culture, environment, history, politics, tourism and more. Became a regular contributor to the Bulletin in 2010 before joining the staff a few years later.

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Mallorca restaurant prices may have to rise by eight per cent

This is due to the increased cost of products from the mainland.

Andrew Ede 21/03/2023 07:29

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Palma restaurant owners accuse town hall of "persecution"

La Lonja restaurant owners say that terrace space has been cut by 50%.

Andrew Ede 21/03/2023 06:49


Pollensa Half Marathon again affected by police dispute

At time of writing, the 2023 half marathon on April 2 is not happening.

Andrew Ede 20/03/2023 14:08

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Squatting cases in the Balearics fell by 20% in 2022

Criteria for expediting evictions led to a significant increase in court proceedings up to 2021.

Andrew Ede 20/03/2023 12:33

A safer Magalluf

A new safer Magalluf

Practices that are dangerous to life are strictly forbidden. These include moving from one balcony to another or jumping from balconies into swimming pools. Such practices will result in immediate expulsion from the premises as well as a fine.

Andrew Ede 20/03/2023 11:09

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German population of the Balearics has fallen by half

Brexit, oddly perhaps, is probably the reason why more UK citizens than German are now registered in the Balearics.

Andrew Ede 20/03/2023 09:38

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16,000 foreign citizens will be able to vote in Balearic municipal elections

The number registered to vote is less than ten per cent of the foreign population in the Balearics.

Andrew Ede 20/03/2023 08:52

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Railway plan will "split Manacor in two"

Opposition parties are against the railway for the Arta line going through the centre of Manacor.

Andrew Ede 19/03/2023 12:04

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Storm alert for Mallorca on Sunday

Bad weather alert effective from noon on Sunday.

Andrew Ede 19/03/2023 11:40

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Balearic crime rate highest in Spain

But it is down from what it was before the pandemic.

Andrew Ede 18/03/2023 13:39

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Son Vic tunnel reopens after a year of work

The mayor of Andratx didn't attend the reopening ceremony.

Andrew Ede 18/03/2023 09:12

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Palma Boat Show 2023 - bigger than ever

Europe's largest exhibition of sailboats is promised.

Andrew Ede 17/03/2023 15:55

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Week In Review: The weather, the airport and banking, plus, housing issues in Mallorca and crime

Naturally enough, there were the "record" temperatures, although it eventually turned out to have been "record" temperature - singular.

Andrew Ede 17/03/2023 11:23


Demands for greater Spanish government control of the residents' discount system

It is argued that increased fares since the discount was raised have led to the possible elimination of a general 75% discount.

Andrew Ede 17/03/2023 09:34