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Local news and information for Alcúdia, Mallorca

Economy Mon, Oct 3, 2016

Balearics' first bitcoin cashpoint opens in Alcúdia

A BITCOIN cashpoint machine has been set up in Alcúdia (Mallorca), the first in the Balearics and only the 20 in Spain. Installed by the company ATMs Bitcoin Exchange in Girona, Catalunya, which was founded in 2015,...

Society Wed, Jul 27, 2011

Four-figure fine for weeing in the sea on Mallorca beach

A BEACH in Mallorca has banned people from urinating in the sea on pain of a 1,500-euro fine. Bathers who answer the call of nature whilst swimming, or on the sand, will be forced to hand over a four-figure fine if they...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Jun 22, 2009

Holidaymakers evacuated from burning apartments

AT least 350 holidaymakers have been evacuated from an apartment block in Alcúdia (Mallorca) after a fire broke out in the lift control room. Firefighters and police were called out to the Bellevue holiday complex in...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Mar 10, 2009

Five injured as bus station collapses

Five people were injured when part of the Can Ramis bus station in the Calle Príncipes de España, Alcúdia (Mallorca) collapsed just before 10 o´clock this morning. Sources within the emergency services confirmed...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Mar 5, 2008

Man rescued after overnight well ordeal

A South American man who fell down a 15 metre deep well in Alcùdia (Palma de Mallorca) at around midnight last night was pulled to safety at around 9am this morning after builders working on an adjacent plot heard his...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Feb 7, 2006

British couple injured in gas bottle explosion

Three people, including a British couple, were injured yesterday in a gas bottle explosion at a chalet in Puerto de Alcúdia yesterday morning. The third casualty, a young man whose relationship with the couple has not...