Spanish City Bans AirB&B

The popular Mediterranean holiday hotspot has like other tourist destinations in Spain been struggling with the consequences of mass tourism that has led to packed city centres and soaring rents.   The local governing team made up of an alliance of various political parties made the decision to ban people from renting out their properties using online hospitality broker AirB&B …

Domestic fatality in Sóller, Palma

Police are investigating a murder in Sóller, La Palma, where it appears that a man killed his wife and then took his own life.

Homeless man attacked in Palma, Mallorca

A 41 year old homeless German national is in a serious condition in hospital in Palma, Mallorca, as a result of ingesting paint after being attacked by a group of minors.

Fireman dies in Palma

One fireman died and two others were injured while trying to extinguish a fire at a bar in calle Andreu Feliu in Palma, Mallorca.

Bombs rock Palma

Three bombs have so far exploded in Palma on the island of Majorca, the latest at around 18:30. A warning was given before the first explosions.

Brutal killing in Palma

National Police officers in Palma have arrested a 66 year old man who, after having disappeared without trace 30 years ago, reappeared and killed his wife’s new partner in a brutal attack.

Spanair strike starts today

Workers from Spanair General Services in Palma have today begun strike action which will continue for an indefinite period.

Honours for the two murdered Guardia Civil officers

The Prime Minister, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, this morning awarded the Cruz de Oro (Gold Cross), the highest distinction of the Guardia Civil, to the two officers killed yesterday in the bomb attack in Palmanova, Calvià.