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Local news and information for Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca

Sport Tue, Nov 28, 2017

Rafa Nadal beats legend Olazábal at golf

SPANISH tennis ace Rafa Nadal has proven he is not only the world's best with a racquet, but also has a flair for golf – the team he led this weekend in a charity tournament came out on top, beating the group led...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Sep 7, 2017

Brits arrested in fake sickness claim racket in Mallorca

BRITISH scammers who forced hotels to shell out nearly €8 million in fake food-poisoning claims have been arrested in Mallorca. They were said to have been ringleaders in the racket and responsible for sending...

Politics Sat, Sep 2, 2017

Michelle Obama holidays in Mallorca

FORMER United States First Lady Michelle Obama is in Mallorca on a 'solo' summer holiday – returning once again to an island she loves but has not visited in seven years. She landed in Palma on Wednesday –...

Entertainment Mon, Aug 7, 2017

Jeremy Clarkson in Mallorca hospital with pneumonia

FORMER presenter Jeremy Clarkson is in a 'serious condition' in a Mallorca hospital being treated for pneumonia, which he caught during his summer holidays on the island with his family. Clarkson's is said...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Jul 20, 2017

British family faces jail for fake holiday sickness claim

A BRITISH family is facing up to six years in jail for a fake food-poisoning claim after their holiday in Mallorca. Deborah Briton, 53 and Paul Roberts, 43 (pictured left) appeared in Liverpool Crown Court this week...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Jun 28, 2017

Mass terror swoop in UK, Mallorca and Germany

SIX terrorist suspects have been arrested in the UK, Palma de Mallorca and Germany as part of the same operation this morning (Wednesday). The interior ministry says the group were well-connected and responsible for...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Jun 27, 2017

Teen crushed by falling pillar in Mallorca guest house

A TEENAGE girl has died after being crushed by a falling pillar inside a Mallorca guest house, emergency services report. The 16-year-old had been staying at the Sa Fita hotel on the C/ Joan Riutort in the inland...

Crime/Incidents Wed, May 10, 2017

Second 'blue whale challenge' case uncovered in Spain

A SECOND case of a teenager sucked into the dangerous 'blue whale challenge' has been found in Spain – this time in Palma de Mallorca. Unlike the first incident detected – that of a 15-year-old girl in...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Apr 15, 2017

Two boatloads of African migrants dock in Mallorca in 24...

TWO migrant boats carrying 14 Africans each have been intercepted off the coast of Mallorca in the space of 24 hours. In both cases, the six-metre blow-up motorboats were carrying men, although nine in total claimed to...