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For rent sign in Palma, Mallorca

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Real-estate sector slams Spanish government's rent cap system

The Balearic government has said that it won't be implementing the system.

Andrew Ede

Train in Manacor, Mallorca

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New Mallorca railway projects a step closer

Approval to draft projects for Manacor-Arta and Sa Pobla-Alcudia.

Andrew Ede

Stephen Roche (second left) at a Mallorca Challenge event

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Irish cycling legend guilty of negligently bankrupting Mallorca company

The Provincial Court in Palma has upheld a civil court sentence of April 2022.

Andrew Ede

Passengers affected by the air traffic controllers' walkout in December 2010

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Holding passengers hostage - Air travel strikes

There is a French proposal to ban strikes by air traffic controllers and others at certain times of the year.

Andrew Ede

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Part of the GR 221 route in Mallorca

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Recovering the "gateway" from Palma to the Tramuntana Mountains

An historic track that was once a route to the mountains from the city.

Andrew Ede25/02/2024 11:53

Pink cocaine seized in Mallorca

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Three arrests in Palma for selling 'pink cocaine'

Heightened concern about the availability of pink cocaine in Mallorca.

Andrew Ede24/02/2024 14:17

Taras in Ukraine today.

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Mallorca’s Ukrainian Russian yacht destroyer hero sends message to the West

"I am fine, my main priority is defending Kyiv, protecting Ukraine and defeating the Russians."

Humphrey Carter24/02/2024 12:52

Apartment building in Valencia devastated by fire

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Developer of Valencia apartment building had projects in Mallorca

Architects say that the construction system for the Valencia building has hardly ever been used in the Balearics.

Andrew Ede24/02/2024 08:22

Local police directing traffic

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Traffic restricitions in Palma the last week of February

Due to the tarmac works and the adaptation of the bike lane on Camí dels Reis street, there will be traffic limitations and restrictions on the road next week.

MDB Digital23/02/2024 14:59

Road on the Bellevue complex in Alcudia, Mallorca

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Alcudia - Getting to grips with Bellevue's parking and fences

A pedestrian path is to be created, but will there be sufficient parking once changes are made?

Andrew Ede23/02/2024 13:23

The vehicle checks carried out in Palma this week.

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Police crackdown on foreign plated cars in Mallorca

As a general rule, a non-resident can drive a foreign registered vehicle in Spain for up to six months in a calendar year.

Humphrey Carter23/02/2024 12:28

Aerial view of Palma with the Cathedral in the background

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Why I love Palma

Having moved here from London in 2015, I felt that Palma offers everything I left behind – architecture, culture, social life, gastronomy and more – sprinkled with better weather and friendlier people.

Mia Naprta23/02/2024 10:30

A person walking with their dog

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What a mess!

It amazes me that people can be so lazy, dirty and selfish and show such blatant disregard for fellow residents and the environment.

Neville James-Davies23/02/2024 10:26

Summer weather in Mallorca

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The water in Mallorca...

It some areas of the island it still neither tastes how it should, nor is there enough of it with the tourist season looming.

Humphrey Carter23/02/2024 10:16

Passengers arriving at Palma airport

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No more travel paperwork

Just more red tape being added to all the red tape which already exists in Spain.

Jason Moore23/02/2024 09:58

Cala Varques in Manacor, Mallorca

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Still no go-ahead for a car park to end chaos at a Manacor beach

The plan for the Cala Varques car park was first submitted in April 2022.

Andrew Ede23/02/2024 09:04

Pilar Bonet with the mayor of Llucmajor in 2022

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Company accuses former Mallorca councillor of embezzling 2.7 million euros

Pilar Bonet resigned as a councillor at the Council of Mallorca two weeks ago.

Andrew Ede23/02/2024 08:04