Bin burner detained in Mallorca capital

Bin burner detained in Mallorca capital

SUSPICIOUS: There were a series of fires of very similar characteristics in the same district of the city CREDIT: Policia Nacional Twitter @policia POLICE have arrested a 64-year old man on suspicion of deliberately setting fire to rubbish containers and areas of waste ground in Mallorca capital Palma in recent months. Police investigations began in […]

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Pandemic not over, worried German government reminds compatriots ignoring safety measures in Mallorca

Pandemic not over, worried German government reminds compatriots ignoring safety measures in Mallorca

REVELLERS: Images of German and British revellers in Playa de Palma and Magaluf not wearing face masks or social distancing appear to have alarmed the German government. CREDIT: Magaluf 20/21 Facebook Joel Hodnett IMAGES of crowds of rowdy, boozing German and British tourists out for the night on the streets of Playa de Palma and […]

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Whopping fines for illegal parties in Mallorca and Ibiza

Whopping fines for illegal parties in Mallorca and Ibiza

CHECKS: The islands’ administrations and security forces have formed joint work teams to ensure compliance with measures to prevent Covid-19 spreading. CREDIT: Govern Illes Balears @goib STAGING an illegal party in any of Spain’s Balearic Islands could land the organisers with whopping fines of up to €600,000. The hefty penalty is included in a decree […]

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Tricky rescues from inaccessible spots in Mallorca

Tricky rescues from inaccessible spots in Mallorca

NASTY: The fisherman suffered multiple injuries CREDIT: Bombers de Mallorca Twitter @BombersdeMca THE Mallorca emergency services had a morning of tricky rescues from difficult to reach spots on the island on Thursday. Bombers de Mallorca firefighting teams and Guardia Civil were called out to two incidents at more or less the same time, around 9.30am. […]

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Face masks compulsory in Mallorca

Face masks compulsory in Mallorca

OBLIGATORY: Having to wear a face mask even where social distancing is possible could become compulsory on the islands CREDIT: Ajuntament de Palma Facebook @ajuntamentdepalma WEARING a face mask at all times even where social distancing is possible could be compulsory in Spain’s Balearic Islands from this weekend onwards, according to the Diario de Mallorca […]

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Emotional final goodbye to lost loved ones

Emotional final goodbye to lost loved ones

HOMAGE: The simple ceremony began with music from a string duet CREDIT: Ajuntament de Manacor Facebook @ajmanacor MANACOR gave an emotional final goodbye on Sunday afternoon to the 47 people who lost their lives during the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown when the state of alarm restrictions prohibited wakes and funerals. Some 300 people attended the local […]

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Man falls to death in Mallorca capital in a tragic accident

Man falls to death in Mallorca capital in a tragic accident

FATAL: The 46-year old reportedly lost his balance while trying to lower himself onto the terrace below CREDIT: SAMU061 IllesBalears Twitter @SAMU061IB A MAN fell to his death from the fourth floor of a building in Mallorca capital Palma on Tuesday evening while trying to help out a neighbour who had locked herself out. According […]

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Decent demand for Balearic holiday lets – Mallorca News

Decent demand for Balearic holiday lets – Mallorca News

CLAIM: It is the tourist rentals offer “which best contributes to economic reactivation”, says the Habtur association head. CREDIT: publicdomainpictures.net Petr Kratochvil DEMAND for holiday lets in the Balearic Islands is at decent levels given the anything but the normal situation this summer due to the Covid-19 pandemic, reports regional tourist rental accommodation association Habtoor. […]

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Lowest antibodies rate registered in Balearics – Mallorca News Article

Lowest antibodies rate registered in Balearics – Mallorca News Article

VERY FEW: Just 1.4 per cent of people in the Balearic Islands have developed Covid-19 antibodies CREDIT: Shutterstock THE Balearic Islands have experienced a less extensive spread of Covid-19 than other parts of Spain, but the archipelago now has the lowest rate of any region for people with antibodies to the virus. Just 1.4 per […]

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