The Mallorca Times


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  • Large rise in number of foreign nationals

    Germans and Britons still the main groups The foreign population of the Balearics has rocketed by 17.2% in just one year, according to new figures from the National Statistics Institute. The figures show that the flow of migrants to the islands remains intense, with over 32,000 foreigners and 9,000 Spaniards arriving in one year. The […]

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  • Cyclist becomes first Balearics road victim of 2009

    Cause of accident unknown A 49 year old man was killed on Wednesday afternoon after being hit by a car while riding his bicycle along the Bunyola Road 3km from Palma. The incident was relayed to the emergency services but, upon arrival at the scene, paramedics were unable to save the man’s life. The death […]

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  • Fire engulfs flats

    More than 200 residents evacuated, several injured A block of flats in Palma has been destroyed following a devastating fire. The blaze at the flats, located on Calle Francesc Fiol, started at around 7am and spread extremely quickly. By the time firefighters arrived at 7:30 the fire was burning out of control and it took […]

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  • Cold front brings snow and ice to Mallorca

    Miserable weather set to continue An icy cold front moving down from northern Europe brought snow and freezing rain to Mallorca yesterday (Wednesday). By the morning the temperature in the mountains had dropped to zero and people sat shivering in their houses, while at lower altitudes people had to put up with incessant rain. A […]

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