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WATCH: Palma de Mallorca Cathedral | Mallorca Travel Guide

Folks! Join me today for a comprehensive Mallorca travel guide to Palma de Mallorca Cathedral, also known as ‘La Seu’ – Mallorca’s ‘Cathedral of Light’! In the very heart of Mallorca’s capital Palma de Mallorca, the cathedral, towering above the Parc de la Mar on the edge of the city’s ...
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Spain’s tourism industry suffers loss of $9.7million since COVID-19 outbreak

SPAINS’s tourism is the second worst hit in the world following the outbreak of COVID-19, according to new research.  The only county to have suffered bigger losses within the tourism sector is United States of America.  The findings from Official-esta.com estimates that Spain saw a revenue loss of $9.7 million, ...
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Hate charges dropped against Madrid man’s claims of wanting to spread COVID-19 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A MADRID man has had hate crime charges dropped by a judge after he appeared in a video claiming to have moved to the Costa Blanca with the express intent of spreading COVID-19. The 61-year-old was arrested by the Guardia Civil in April over his comments which he said were ...
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Teenager stabs father seven times for confiscating mobile phone in Spain’s Mallorca

The boy, 13, inflicted multiple stab wounds to his dad when he had his telephone taken away from him over the weekend
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Sighting of two whales off Los Alamos beach in Spain’s Torremolinos

The animals were seen cruising along the coast at a constant pace, keeping most of their bodies submerged under the water as they swam.
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Brit rescued off Spain’s Costa del Sol after spending three days adrift on a surfboard

DETAILS are emerging of a dramatic rescue of a British man off the coast of the popular Costa del Sol resort of Marbella. According to sources, the Salvamento Maritimo coast guard received a distress call from a German owned yacht named Estelar at 1.53pm yesterday. They reported picking up a ...
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Brit Paedophile nabbed in Spain’s Costa Blanca resort extradited to UK to serve sentence

A WANTED paedophile has been extradited to the UK after being arrested in the Costa Blanca resort of Benidorm.  Mark Bowen, aged 25, fled to the popular resort to start a new life after being caught with indecent material on his phone. Bowen, from Caerphilly south Wales, was arrested in ...
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COVID-19 patient held in intensive care for longest time in Spain, 155 days, recovers

Vicente, a family doctor, was admitted to Reina Sofia Hospital in Cordoba on March 18.
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Mayor slams isolation-breakers as fresh COVID-19 outbreaks are reported across Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE COSTA BLANCA has recorded 97 new coronavirus cases in a 48-hour period between Saturday and Monday(August 24). The news comes as the mayor of a southern Costa Blanca town says that people waiting for virus test results are refusing to follow isolation guidelines. Figures released by the Valencian Health ...
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Scooter rider dies in Benidorm after being hit by a bus on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A WOMAN died in Benidorm this Monday morning(August 25) when her scooter was hit by a bus. The incident happened on the junction between Avenida Murtal and Avenida Villajoyosa at around 8.40am. The 29-year-old Spanish national was on her way to work when she was struck by the bus. Witness ...
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Expert tips to look after your eyes in the Spanish heat

DURING the peak of the summer it is important we take steps to look after our eyes when out in the sun as well as our skin. To help families keep their eye health in check during August, here are some top tips from Specsavers Ópticas. Wear sunglasses UV rays ...
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Dumb house burglar on Spain’s Costa Blanca leaves ID documents behind and gets arrested when he returns

A DUMB burglar made a big mistake when he robbed a holiday home in Alicante City. He left a briefcase behind with his identification papers stuffed inside it and then was arrested by the Policia Nacional when he made a risky return. It was easy pickings on a first visit ...
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