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News from around the Balearic Islands. Balearic Islands community news and updates. If you would like to submit a new story for your area – drop us a line to info@spainbuddy.com with as much info as you can and a photo if you have one.

Tourists hit by Legionnaires disease in Mallorca
 October 20, 2017  Elle Draper

Tourists hit by Legionnaires disease in Mallorca

Tourists have been hit with Legionnaires disease in the resort of Palmanova, close to Magaluf on the Balearic island of Mallorca.…

Balearic flight disruption
 January 11, 2016  Elle Draper

Balearic flight disruption

There have been two occurences of Balearic flight disruption in the past few days although one thankfully turned out to be a false alarm. One…

Heart op boy sleeps in Mallorca hotel lobby
 August 26, 2015  Elle Draper

Heart op boy sleeps in Mallorca hotel lobby

Thomas Cook Airlines has issued a formal apology to the family of an eight-year-old boy after the family were forced to sleep in a hotel…

Balearics news | 20 credit card fraudsters arrested
 August 20, 2015  Elle Draper

Balearics news | 20 credit card fraudsters arrested

20 credit card fraudsters have been arrested by the Guardia Civil in Mallorca as part of Operation Devon, demolishing a network used for swindling tourists through…

‘Pirate’ Yachts Won’t Sink Balearic Charter Business
 August 12, 2015  easyboats

‘Pirate’ Yachts Won’t Sink Balearic Charter Business

In May 2015, APEAM, the Palma-based Commission for Yacht Charter, delivered the sad news that 1,000 illegal charter boats were operating in the Balearics with…

 Elle Draper

Balearics News | New gastro market for Palma de Mallorca

Balearics News | New gastro market for Palma de Mallorca

San Juan Gastronomic Market has opened in Palma de Mallorca in the emblematic S’Escorxador cultural centre. Originally designed at the start of the 20th century as the city’s central slaughterhouse, S’Escorxador has long been known for its design credentials winning recognition from the National Exhibition of Fine Art in 1906.

 Elle Draper

World famous fitness party arrives in Ibiza!

World famous fitness party arrives in Ibiza!

This Saturday 11 July at 10.30am, The Hard Rock Hotel, Ibiza, is holding a party like no other on the party island.  This party is all about fitness and your host is Lindsay Jay, the most watched YouTube Zumba instructor with more than 75 million views and Guinness World Record breaker for the largest class ever.

 Elle Draper

Jet2 flight in hijack scare

Jet2 flight in hijack scare

Passengers on a Jet2 flight from the East Midlands got a little more than they bargained for after landing at Son Sant Joan airport in Palma, Mallorca.