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Local news and information for Menorca

Crime/Incidents Tue, Aug 4, 2015

Shark 'false alarm' leaves Menorca beach out of bounds

A 'SHARK alert' on a Menorca beach turned out to be a false alarm after it had been shut to bathers for an entire morning. Sunseekers were banned from entering the sea off the Cavalleria beach in Es Mercadal, on...

Society Thu, Feb 19, 2015

King Felipe and Queen Letizia donate millionaire's...

KING Felipe and Queen Letizia have handed over their inheritance from a Menorca-based businessman who died leaving half his assets to the couple, who were then the Prince and Princess of Asturias, and to King Juan...

Health & Beauty Sat, Oct 18, 2014

Menorca's élite shoe designer Jaime Mascaró passes away

TOP Balearic shoe designer Jaime Mascaró has passed away at the age of 74 in his native Mahón (Maó), in Menorca. Although his logo states that the company was founded in 1918, the shoe label as it is known today was...

Travel/Tourism Sun, Aug 26, 2012

Passengers file civil suit against Ryanair for 12 hour...

Around a hundred Ryanair passengers have decided to initiate legal proceedings against the airline after being subjected to a 12-hour delay on a flight from Menorca to Madrid because of a technical fault. They were told...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Nov 29, 2010

Mother of suitcase boy confesses to killing him

30-year-old Mónica J. F., the mother of the child whose body was found last week in a suitcase in Binidalí, a remote hilly area in Menorca, has finally confessed to drowning her son in the bath because she was...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Aug 1, 2010

Cyclists knocked down and killed in Menorca

Two cyclists have been killed and another two have been injured after being hit by a car on the wrong side of the main road between Mahón and Ciutadella on the island of Menorca. The cyclists, all natives of the island...

Crime/Incidents Sun, May 30, 2010

Air-crash kills two in Menorca

TWO people have died in an air crash in Mahón (Menorca) when the craft exploded 100 metres from the runway. The two bodies have not yet been identified, but were found to be completely burnt at the scene of the...

Politics Sat, Jan 16, 2010

Mystery benefactor leaves millions to the Royals

SPAIN'S royal family have been named benefactors in the will of a multi-millionnaire whom they have never met. Investor and business tycoon Juan Ignacio Balada Llabrés, from Menorca, died in his home town of...

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