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Balearic Islands News & Information

Entertainment Wed, Mar 21, 2018

Rihanna holidays in Ibiza

RIHANNA has been spotted taking a break in the Balearic Islands this week – the Barbados-born R&B star arrived in Ibiza by private jet on Monday at around 17.00, according to local reporters. She is expected to...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Mar 18, 2018

British man, 22, dies in Palma balcony fall

A BRITISH man has died after falling from a fifth-floor balcony at an apartment block in Palma de Mallorca, emergency services reveal. They were called out at 06.10 this morning to the building on the C/ Aragón, where...

Environment Sat, Mar 17, 2018

Luxembourg family buys island off Formentera for €18m

A FAMILY from Luxembourg has bought the s'Espalmador island off the north coast of Formentera 'for their own private use' for the sum of €18 million, according to the Balearic regional government. A small,...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Mar 7, 2018

Spanish women killed in Florida Keys car crash

FOUR Spanish women have been killed in a car crash in Florida Keys, according to police in the area. Teresa Sánchez Quetglas, María López-Bermejo Roselló and Margarita Cortés-Pardo, from Mallorca, and Ana Gaitán...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Feb 10, 2018

Chelmsford killer, 18, may be hiding in Ibiza

AN ESSEX teen on the run for six months after fatally shooting a man at a petrol station could be in Ibiza, say officers in the eastern UK county. Bradley Blundell, who was 17 at the time, killed 34-year-old electrician...

Transport Thu, Feb 8, 2018

Compulsory permits for drivers in Formentera

VISITORS to the smallest of the Balearic Islands who want to take their cars or motorbikes will have to apply for a permit from the regional government from summer 2019. In a bid to reduce the pressure of tourism,...

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...

Sport Tue, Nov 21, 2017

Ángel Nieto death crash witness blames driver behind

THE lone witness to the crash which killed MotoGP legend Ángel Nieto in Ibiza says the other driver was at fault. Nieto, 70, was riding a quad in the Santa Gertrudis area of the island, not far from where he lived, in...