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Juan Antonio Serra Ferrer, dismissed as managing director of a Balearic government entity

Government sacks Balearic senior official facing prosecution for sexual assault

Juan Antonio Serra Ferrer was appointed to a senior position despite there having been a judicial procedure against him.

Andrew Ede25/11/2023 14:57

Spain wants to lift the 90-day rule for Britons.

One million Brits would benefit from 90-day rule being scrapped in Spain

Spain’s Minister of Tourism, Hector Gomez, has hinted that those in his government also wanted to work with the EU towards some sort of “exception”.

Humphrey Carter25/11/2023 10:05

Guardia Civil in Mallorca

Owner acquitted of causing the death of his dog

The dog was dragged some distance by the man's car and suffered multiple abrasions.

Andrew Ede25/11/2023 07:56

Emergencies at Son Espases Hospital in Mallorca

Colder weather in Mallorca and hospital emergencies are overstretched

Concern that Son Espases is already too small to cope with peaks in demand.

Andrew Ede25/11/2023 06:50

Black Friday in Palma, Mallorca

Black Friday in Palma - Should the Christmas lights have been delayed by a day?

Even with discounts, a view was that prices were higher than before.

Andrew Ede24/11/2023 16:30

National Police investigation into police officer in Palma, Mallorca

Palma police officer arrested for renting out storage rooms as living accommodation

Immigrants in 'irregular' situations were paying up to 750 euros a month rent.

Andrew Ede24/11/2023 12:17

The murderer arrested in Artà hid under his bed after committing the crime

Your weekly news catch up in Mallorca

This week recent incidents in Mallorca include a fatal stabbing in Arta, a shooting in Bendinat, squatter violence in Palma, a former German soldier arrested for arson, ongoing investigations into human trafficking, migrant minors housed in a care home, a potential airport strike, and concerns about the carbon footprint and water resources.

Andrew Ede24/11/2023 11:54

An abandoned property in Palma, Mallorca

Almost a third of Balearic homes are not main residences

Half of the homes not used as main residences are unoccupied.

Andrew Ede24/11/2023 08:11

Laying of the first stone ceremony at Motorworld Mallorca

Laying the first stone for Motorworld Mallorca

Motorworld Mallorca is on the site of the one-time Coca-Cola factory.

Andrew Ede23/11/2023 18:38

The Christmas lights lit up Palma last night.

Christmas lights up Mallorca: See photo gallery

Palma wants to “recover the spirit” of the Christmas.

Humphrey Carter23/11/2023 16:28

Nomads representatives with the library director, Xisca Colau, and library president, Margarita Ferriol

Donating books to Alcudia’s children’s library

The children’s section at the library in Alcudia has been crying out for books - and for books in English in particular.

Andrew Ede23/11/2023 14:33

New crackdown on electric scooters.

Electric scooters banned from all public transport in Mallorca

The measure does not affect access for wheelchairs and vehicles for persons with reduced mobility.

Humphrey Carter23/11/2023 12:56

Firefighters rescuing one of the dogs.

Daring rescue of two dogs lost in Mallorca mountains

Firefighters had to abseil down to reach and rescue the animal.

Humphrey Carter23/11/2023 11:49

Motorhome in Mallorca

Mallorca motorhome owners - not "a bunch of hippies" who cause problems

Around one hundred vehicles will gather in Sa Pobla this weekend.

Andrew Ede23/11/2023 09:03

Motorcyclist who was a victim of a hit-and-run in Mallorca

Sought - the van driver who fled the scene of an accident

Motorcyclist Xavier González was hit by a van a week ago.

Andrew Ede23/11/2023 08:07

Palacio de Congresos conference and exhibition centre in Palma, Mallorca

On trial for alleged trade-fair fraud in Palma

The second Mallorca Real Estate Fair was called off the day before it was due to have started.

Andrew Ede22/11/2023 09:19