Man arrested in Spain’s Mallorca after attempting to protect car from theft with axe – Olive Press News Spain

TWO men and a woman have been arrested in Mallorca after a violent dispute took place over the theft of a car. Policia Nacional officers had responded to the incident in Palma’s Son Malferit neighbourhood after receiving multiple calls from concerned residents. They reported that a man and a woman were trying to force entry […]

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Hotel employee accused of drugging and raping woman in Spain’s Mallorca – Olive Press News Spain

A HOTEL employee has been arrested for allegedly drugging and raping a woman in Mallorca. The detainee, 55 and of Moldovan nationality, has been accused of spiking a woman’s drink and sexually abusing her at a hotel in Capdepera. The victim, 31, claims that she was invited to spend a day with the hotel worker […]

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Spain’s Balearic Islands enters recession as economy is ‘irreversibly damaged’ by COVID-19 – Olive Press News Spain

THE Balearic Islands has entered a recession according to an analysis conducted by the Confederation of Business Associations (CAEB). The business association carried out an extensive study of the Balearic economy during the third quarter of this year. This revealed that the region had suffered an ‘unprecedented and historical’ drop in its gross domestic product […]

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Up to half Spain’s coastline at serious flooding risk due to overbuilding from tourism – Olive Press News Spain

AN alarming 40% of the Spanish coastline is at ‘a high risk’ of flooding from heavy storms and future ‘gota frias’ or cold drops. A report from Spain’s Sustainability Observatory reveals that areas with recent and substantial urbanisation are most vulnerable. This includes many parts of the Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca, where 12 […]

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Ibiza follows Spain’s Palma de Mallorca in imposing partial ‘lockdown’ to halt COVID-19 infections – Olive Press Information Spain

THE Authorities of the Balearic Islands has introduced that components of Ibiza will probably be placed on a partial lockdown. In intention of bringing down the variety of coronavirus instances, the measure will comply with the enforcement of more durable restrictions put in place throughout 4 districts of Palma. This included a whole management over […]

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Serial burglar who dedicated not less than 13 robberies at vacation properties throughout Spain’s Mallorca arrested – Olive Press Information Spain

A MAN who allegedly dedicated not less than 13 burglaries at vacation properties in Mallorca has been arrested. The alleged thief, 27, was captured by the Guardia Civil after a string of robberies have been carried out in Pollenca. The drive’s investigation had prompt that the identical individual had illegally entered the entire burglarised rental […]

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Greater than 43,000 folks placed on ‘partial lockdown’ in Spain’s Palma de Mallorca to fight unfold of COVID-19 – Olive Press Information Spain

MORE than 43,000 folks in Palma de Mallorca will likely be placed on ‘partial lockdown’ from this Friday. In purpose of combating the unfold of coronavirus, the Balearic Authorities has determined to implement harder restrictions on further districts within the capital. Tomorrow, elements of Arquitecte Bennazar will face confinement, becoming a member of Son Gotleu, Can […]

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EYE ON IBIZA: Olive Press Editor Jon Clarke discovers why regardless of coronavirus, it is greater than all white on the celebration isle – Olive Press Information Spain

WE’RE consuming €eight sausage sandwiches with thinly-sliced Toro tomatoes, washed down with ice chilly Estrella Damm lagers and a few fizzy drinks.  With a plate of prawns as a starter and ice-creams for the youngsters for postre, the invoice comes to only €58 and the proprietor throws in a few sunbeds and a parasol free […]

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One of the best Ibiza eating places to eat at no matter your price range – Olive Press Information Spain

IBIZA has an ideal vary of eating places, though many are overpriced and underwhelming on the identical time. It pays to have some native data and, specifically, to have a automobile to get to the agricultural reaches of the island, the place a lot of its finest eateries are discovered. The northern triumvirate of Sant […]

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15 boats carrying greater than 230 migrants arrive in Spain’s Balearic Islands – Olive Press Information Spain

HUNDREDS of migrants have arrived by boat on the Balearic Islands in lower than 48 hours. The Guardia Civil and Policia Nacional have to date reported the invention of 232 folks, together with seven youngsters. The migrants had travelled on 15 boats, washing up on the shores of Mallorca and Formentera from North Africa. At […]

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