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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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No police charges in Lloseta school bullying case

A video of a bullying incident led to the investigation.

Andrew Ede 18/09/2022 09:14

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Business offensive against new environment law

The new law would give the environment ministry exclusive powers to declare spaces for special protection.

Andrew Ede 18/09/2022 07:53

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Fatal Palma crash was at accident blackspot

Two people on a motorcycle were killed along the same stretch of road last year.

Andrew Ede 17/09/2022 18:40

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Palma beachside restaurant faces demolition after 40 years

The Costas Authority has ordered the demolition of El Bungalow in Ciudad Jardín.

Andrew Ede 17/09/2022 16:27

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Thirteen Alcudia establishments under investigation for worker exploitation

The restaurants and other hospitality establishments are all owned by the same person.

Andrew Ede 17/09/2022 07:21

Majorca tourism

Holiday rentals sector - Don't blame us for tourist overcrowding

Mallorca's hoteliers have blamed "exponential growth" of holiday rentals places for tourist overcrowding.

Andrew Ede 17/09/2022 06:25

Majorca tourism

Mallorca hoteliers reject an increase in tourist tax

The hoteliers say this is an attempt to "cover up and justify deficiencies by penalising visitors who stay in regulated accommodation".

Andrew Ede 15/09/2022 18:03

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Motorcyclist in fatal accident tested positive for cannabis

The 21-year-old woman who lost her life was a promising boxer.

Andrew Ede 15/09/2022 08:21

Majorca tourism

Government parties want to increase the tourist tax

No firm proposals yet, and the main partner in the coalition, PSOE, may well oppose an increase.

Andrew Ede 15/09/2022 07:23

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Judge authorises second autopsy for Magalluf death

Tobias White died following an incident at a Magalluf club on July 26.

Andrew Ede 14/09/2022 09:06

Hotels

Hotel Formentor - a "faithful" reconstruction

The old hotel failed to meet various regulations; the new hotel is now due to open in April 2024.

Andrew Ede 14/09/2022 07:39

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Real Mallorca owner fined 10 million dollars by the NBA in the US

Robert Sarver was accused of racism, misogyny and sexual harassment.

Andrew Ede 13/09/2022 18:35

Majorca tourism

Tourism minister says there has to be "management" of tourist numbers

"If certain measures aren't taken, the flows of tourists could be unlimited."

Andrew Ede 13/09/2022 16:18

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Prosecution in Mallorca seeking 36 years for two robbers

Four robberies or attempted robberies in the space of less than twelve hours.

Andrew Ede 13/09/2022 09:03

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Not enough tourist tax revenue to meet all requests

Government priorities for tourist tax spending aren't pleasing everyone.

Andrew Ede 13/09/2022 08:26

Majorca tourism

British tourism recovers, but with lower spending

The British tourism market was affected more than most by Covid measures.

Andrew Ede 13/09/2022 07:34