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Franky Wah’s iconic Ibiza residency makes explosive return!

Franky Wah, the legendary DJ from the UK, has announced the return of his infamous residency, “Shen,” at Club Chinois for summer 202 The residency will consist of five exclusive dates, featuring music inspired by Wah's own Asian heritage and offering a unique experience as audiences are transported to a world full of music, magic, […]

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Gruesome motorcycle Vs car collision!

A motorcyclist has been seriously injured in a frontal collision with a car on Tuesday, April 16, near Ibiza airport. The motorist is in severe condition after the shocking accident that is being investigated by the local police. 5 things you need to know The incident was a frontal collision between a car and a […]

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Summer fun in Formentera: Top activities for kids

Formentera, with its pristine beaches and serene landscapes, is not just a paradise for adults but also a fantastic summer getaway for families with children. Its small size, safe environment, and relaxed atmosphere make it an ideal destination for family activities. Here are some enjoyable and kid-friendly activities to make your family vacation in Formentera […]

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Exploring Formentera on foot

Formentera, the smallest of the Balearic Islands, is a paradise for walkers. With its unspoiled landscapes, clear blue skies, and tranquil paths, the island offers a unique opportunity to explore nature at its most pristine. Walking in Formentera is not just a form of exercise; it’s an immersive experience into the island’s vibrant natural environment […]

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The enigmatic history of Formentera

Formentera, the smallest of the Balearic Islands, is often overshadowed by its larger neighbor, Ibiza. Yet, its history is rich and varied, marked by waves of conquerors, periods of isolation, and a unique cultural evolution. This tranquil island has more to offer than just beautiful beaches and serene landscapes; it boasts a compelling historical tapestry […]

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You won’t believe what’s happening to Ibiza’s water quality

Ibiza, once celebrated as an idyllic vacation destination, now grapples with a significant environmental challenge—deteriorating water quality. This issue has far-reaching implications not only for the island’s tourism sector but also for local livelihoods and the broader ecosystem. Understanding the critical aspects of this crisis is essential for both residents and visitors, as collective awareness […]

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New film by Spanish director set to premiere

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Escape to Ibiza: The Ultimate Digital Nomad Paradise

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Major Changes in Parking Regulations on Formentera

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Shocking 74% Increase in Electric Scooter Accidents!

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Find out which short film won the audience’s heart!

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Sant Antoni 365: The Ultimate Year-Round Travel Destination

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – The Sant Antoni Town Council has participated in the tourism fair Fitur 2024 to promote the campaign ‘Sant Antoni 365. A sun all year round’, aiming to position the town as a year-round destination. – The campaign focuses on promoting the town in northern Spain leveraging […]

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Airport Security Revolution: Easy Travel Ahead!

In a significant change to airport security procedures, Spanish airports, including Ibiza, will implement high-resolution 3D scanners in 2024. These advanced scanners will allow passengers to keep liquids and laptops in their bags during security checks, making travel more convenient and efficient. The new technology aims to enhance security while reducing passenger hassle. 5 Things […]

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Pyramid Special 2024 Ibiza Date Confirmed!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Pyramid Special 2024 in Ibiza has been confirmed for Friday, April 26th – The event will coincide with the IMS Ibiza and will feature a lineup of top artists – In the Main Room, DJs such as Amelie Lens, Héctor Oaks, Indira Paganotto, and Luca Donzelli […]

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PP Rally in Ibiza Slams Sánchez Government in Protest

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – The People’s Party of Ibiza held a large event on the Conté Rosselló pedestrian street. – Local mayors signed a manifesto “in defence of equality” as a measure against Pedro Sanchez’s government. – Many PP members and allies were present, as well as some former public […]

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Unbelievable Entertainment Options This Weekend: Music, Magic, and More! Check Out the Exciting Events Happening in Ibiza Now!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Excursion ‘Anem de lluna i mirem-nos sa flor’ to unite Sant Antoni and Santa Agnès. – Notable performances by DJ Anthony Blake and musical acts ‘La Bella y la Bestia’ and The Metrallas. – Theatre shows such as ‘Juicio a una zorra’ and ‘L’òpera mola’. – […]

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Booking joins forces to combat illegal holiday rentals

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know Collaboration announced between the Balearic government and Booking to combat illegal holiday rentals. The partnership aims to detect and eliminate pirated rental offers through data sharing and access to platforms. The agreement is a pilot project that will serve as a precursor to upcoming European regulations to […]

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Senator demands end to historic injustice in constitutional reform

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Senator Juanjo Ferrer has called for the next constitutional reform to end the “historical grievance” that the island of Formentera suffers from not having its own senator. – The senator expressed regret that the opportunity to address this issue was not taken, stating that it seems […]

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Formentera Senator Calls for Constitutional Reform for Island Representation

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know Senator Juanjo Ferrer has called for the next constitutional reform to address the historical grievances of Formentera. Ferrer voted in favour of the constitutional modification to eliminate the term “disminuït” from the Magna Carta. He expressed disappointment that this occasion was not used to address Formentera’s historical […]

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Ibiza and Formentera sign deal with Booking.com

News Roundup Content: The president of the Balearic Government, Marga Prohens, has announced an agreement with Booking.com to fight against illegal accommodations in the islands. 5 Things You Need To Know – Booking.com and the island councils will share information about illegal accommodations – Airbnb has a similar agreement with the Council of Ibiza, but […]

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Dare to Challenge Reality at Jesús de Miguel’s Exhibition

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Jesús de Miguel and 66 Talents Agency are presenting the exhibition “Act Normal” at the Bes restaurant in Talamanca beach. – The exhibition will be open from January 26th to February 11th, from 2pm to 6pm. – “Act Normal” is a collection that challenges conventions and […]

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Vocal Training Secrets for Teachers Revealed: How to Care for Your Voice in a Noisy Classroom Environment!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Pilar Riera Marí has visited Formentera to give voice care training to teachers at the CEP. – There is a lack of awareness on the importance of voice care among educators. – The excessive noise in classrooms can lead to prolonged speaking at higher volumes, causing […]

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Formentera’s Smart Tourism Strategy Unveiled at FITUR

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Representatives from Formentera have focused on smart tourism and the digitalisation of the island as a tourist destination at Fitur. – There is a clear strategy for making Formentera a pioneering destination in smart tourism within the Balearic Islands and across Spain and Europe. – The […]

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Vice President of Government Demands Action from State

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Antoni Costa, the vice president of the Govern, is pressing the Spanish Government for the continuation of the 75% resident discount for air and sea transport. – Costa is advocating for additional funding for the indemnity for civil servants of the General State Administration and the […]

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Legendary DJs Headline I Music Sessions in Ibiza

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – I Music Sessions by DIPEF will feature Joan Ribas and DJ Pippi in their third session. – The session, titled ‘Ibiza: la génesis del DJ’, will be at The Standard Hotel on January 25th at 18:30 with free entry. – Both DJs have been dedicated to […]

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BREAKING: Education Minister’s Plan to Tackle Teacher Shortages

News Roundup Antoni Vera announces the first technical insularity meeting in Ibiza to address teacher vacancies and housing issues. 5 Things You Need To Know – Antoni Vera visited several schools in Ibiza and announced the first technical insularity meeting for the island. – The meeting will address issues such as teacher vacancies, housing, and […]

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President of Balearic Islands Government’s Bold Action Plan

News Roundup Content: President of the Balearic Government, Margalida Prohens, attended the constitution of the Water and Response and Adaptation to Climate Change Council. Two meetings were held to address the need for water management in the face of climate change. 5 Things You Need To Know – President Prohens attended the establishment of the […]

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Minister vows to address teacher shortage in Ibiza

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know The Minister of Education visited educational centres in Ibiza to address the issues in finding teachers to fill open positions. The minister announced that a technical meeting on insularity in Ibiza would be held to discuss the problems in covering teaching positions on the island. The Minister […]

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These Days in Ibiza and Formentera are Packed with Activities to Keep You Busy! Check Out What You’re Missing!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – This weekend, there are various events happening in Ibiza and Formentera, including music, theatre, art, film screenings, and more. – On Thursday, there will be music events with performances by artists Yan Adrover, PJ González, and The Rosemary Family. – Friday’s events include art and film, […]

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Unmissable Fun Day in Ibiza this Weekend!

News Roundup A music and child activities day will be held in plaza de sa Graduada in Ibiza, Spain this Saturday to liven up the area during traffic restrictions. Several cultural activities are also planned for this weekend. 5 Things You Need To Know – A music and child activities day is scheduled for Saturday […]

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Opposition Parties Raise Serious Doubts Over President’s Role

News Roundup 5 Things You Need to Know – The relationship between the president and eight Sa Unió councillors is tense. – The PSOE and GxF have raised concerns about how the next plenary session will function. – The opposition parties are seeking clarification from the institution’s secretary. – There are unresolved contradictions between Sa […]

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President of Formentera Criticizes President of the Congress

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Llorenç Córdoba, president of the Consell Insular de Formentera, has criticized the decision of the president of the Congress of Deputies, Francina Armengol. – The criticism is due to Armengol preventing a vote on an amendment to the Spanish Constitution that would eliminate the term ‘disabled’ […]

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Massive Cliff Collapse Sparks Urgent Safety Measures

News Roundup La Dirección General de Costas del Govern balear esperará a la evaluación de los técnicos del Ayuntamiento de Sant Josep de los terrenos afectados por el desprendimiento de tierra en un acantilado de Porroig antes de tomar medidas técnicas. 5 Things You Need To Know – Técnicos de Emergencias y de Costas acudieron […]

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Massive £100 Million Investment to Transform Ibiza Port in Next Four Years – Record Breaking Cruise Season Predicted!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know Initial approval from the Eivissa City Council of the Special Plan of the city’s port at the end of December allows the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands to invest more than 100 million euros in port facilities over the next four years Eivissa’s port saw 3.5 […]

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Formentera Authority Grants License for Ambitious Restaurant Project

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – The old restaurant ‘Caminito’ in es Pujols, Formentera is undergoing a reform project led by Nimbus Formentera S.L. – The project was initially planned to be a new type of business similar to Ibiza’s Lío and involved restaurant with a show, but has been scaled down. […]

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Formentera Approves Groundbreaking Equality Plan for 2024-2027

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – The Consell Insular has approved the II Equality Plan of Formentera 2024-2027. – The plan aims to promote equality of opportunities between men and women in all areas of the Consell de Formentera. – It includes specific objectives such as promoting equality in the workplace and […]

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The 150 Most Influential People in Spanish Tourism

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Sergestur has released the fifth edition of the list “The 150 most influential professionals in the Spanish Tourism Sector”. – The selection criteria are knowledge, experience, reputation, and social and personal responsibility. – Among the influential personalities on the list are Alicia Reina, Abel Matutes Prats, […]

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Patronal Diplomacy Amid Government Crisis on Formentera Island

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – The Pime de Formentera discussed the crisis within the Consell government regarding the expulsion of Sa Unió consellers and its president, Llorenç Córdoba. – The Pime de Formentera expressed concerns about the situation and hoped that internal work within the Consell would be carried out without […]

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Cinematographer Javier Riera to showcase ‘Lost Highway’ in Ibiza.

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Director Javier Riera will present a psychological drama from filmmaker David Lynch at Can Jeroni in Ibiza. – The cycle of movies at Can Jeroni is designed to enrich the cultural offerings in Sant Josep, Ibiza. – Riera considers that the concept of a cinema club […]

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Vinyl Market Returns to Barcelona – Free Entry!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Hola Sundays! event dedicated to vinyl returns to Ocean Drive Barcelona on Sunday, January 28th. – Vinyl sales reached their highest level since 1990, increasing by 11.7% to 5.9 million units in 2023. – Over 20,000 records will be available for purchase and exchange at the […]

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Spanish Woman Arrested for Fatal Hit-and-Run in Ibiza

News Roundup A 43-year-old Spanish woman has been arrested in Ibiza for driving under the influence, hitting a 74-year-old woman, and fleeing the scene. 5 Things You Need To Know – The woman was arrested for reckless homicide and two counts of driving offenses – She was found thanks to the help of witnesses who […]

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Formentera’s Lucky Winner: 500 Euro Shopping Spree!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know The winner of the ‘Compra a Casa’ campaign on Formentera was Francisco Javier Ferrer Cerdà, who received a 500 euro gift card. During December 2023, there was a total of 135,637 euros worth of purchases in the participating establishments – an increase of almost 3% from the […]

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UGT Union demands action from Balearic Government!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know UGT Baleares has requested the Balearic Government to implement measures to retain public service workers. The union has criticized the government for taking unilateral measures without proper negotiation. They have called for an agreement on social dialogue and the improvement of work conditions for healthcare workers in […]

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You Won’t Believe the Intense Lineup for Anem al Cine’s Spring Film Series at Multicines Ibiza!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – The Anem al cine film series is returning to the screens of Multicines Ibiza every Thursday at 8:30 pm, with a total of 10 sessions this quarter. – All films are in original version with subtitles. – The series starts with the Japanese film “Monstruo (Kaibutsu)” […]

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Former Podemos councillor to take taxi driving test

News Roundup Content: The former Mobility Councillor of Vila, Aitor Morrás, will take the taxi driving test next February 15 in Ibiza. 5 Things You Need To Know Content: – Aitor Morrás, from Unidas Podemos, will take the taxi driving test next February 15 in Ibiza. – Morrás used to be in charge of the […]

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Excavator clears land for new football stadium in Ibiza

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know An excavator has started removing vegetation from the land in Ca n’Escandell, near the school of Can Cantó, where the Ibiza City Council plans to build the new football stadium of es Putxet. The council has also put out to tender, with a budget of just over […]

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Diets and Discounts: What’s Happening in Ibiza This Weekend

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – The XX Flower of Sant Antoni will be celebrating their 20th anniversary this weekend. – ‘La bella y la bestia, el musical’, has been postponed, but the “El soldadito de plomo” puppet theater will take place in Can Ventosa on Saturday. – There will be Harry […]

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Massive Increase in Teacher Hires to Cover Short-Term Absences

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – The Conselleria d’Educació in Baleares will hire 10 teachers to cover short-term absences in public primary schools. – The hiring process will take place on January 16, 2023. – Seven teachers will work in Mallorca, two in Ibiza, and one in Menorca. – The purpose of […]

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Telecom Operators Launch 4G and 5G Services in Formentera

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know Telefónica, Vodafone, and Orange will implement 4G and 5G mobile telephony services in Formentera in the coming weeks. Llega700 has been launched to ensure compatibility of the new technology with digital terrestrial television. The new mobile network will provide innovative services and applications, as well as significant […]

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500 Weeks of Economic, Business and Tourism News

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – El Económico, a weekly publication focused on economy, business and tourism, has reached 500 weeks of existence. – The publication has been a witness to the economic evolution of the Balearic Islands, from a recession to growth and then a sudden halt due to the COVID-19 […]

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Socialist Party celebrates vindication of former councillor

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Aída Alcaraz, exconcejala socialista, has been acquitted of allegations of harassment by the Local Police. – The PSOE confirmed that this is the second and final acquittal by the Second Section of the Provincial Court of Palma. – The PSOE accuses the PP of using the […]

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Excavation of Ancient Fortification Reveals Shocking Discoveries

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – The Museu Arqueologìc d’Ibiza i Formentara will present the book ‘Can Blai. Una fortificaciòn tardoantigua de Ebusus (Formentera, Baleares) tonight at the Museu Monografic Puig des Molins. – The book was written by ex-director of the museum Jordi Fernandez and Ricardo Gonzalez Villaescusa, a professor of […]

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Ibiza and Formentera unite for Human Rights

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Ibiza and Formentera are participating in the lighting of the towers and watchtowers of the Mediterranean for Human Rights 2024. – The lighting will take place at 13:00 at various locations, including Baluarte de San Bernat, Torre de sa Sal Rossa, Torre de ses Portes, Faro […]

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Spanish restaurants experience surge in bookings for 2023

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know Restaurants in Menorca saw a 50% increase in reservations, while the Pitiusas region experienced a 19% growth compared to the previous year. Online restaurant reservations showed stable growth in 2023 after several years of increases, with a significant 16% rise in 2022. Other regions with significant reservation […]

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Pioneering Music Industry Sessions in Ibiza Unveiled!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – DIPEF inaugurates the I Music Industry Sessions by DIPEF with the collaboration of the Consell d’Eivissa. – A total of 10 sessions will take place, featuring guest speakers and professionals from the music industry. – The sessions are free and open to both DIPEF members and […]

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PSOE demands transparency on Formentera council president’s situation

News Roundup El PSOE de Formentera exige explicaciones a Sa Unió sobre la situación del presidente del Consell, Llorenç Córdoba, al frente de la institución y la gobernabilidad. Mientras, el PP asegura que los servicios jurídicos del Consell están trabajando en un informe sobre la expulsión de Córdoba. 5 Things You Need To Know El […]

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Young YouTuber warns of impending storm in Spain

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Jorge Rey, a young meteorologist, warns of the arrival of a storm that will affect Ibiza and Formentera. – The weather will be unstable in the Cantabrian area, extending to the Iberian system, and will later bring precipitation to the central and southern parts of the […]

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First Baby of 2024 Born at Formentera Hospital

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – The first two births of 2024 in the Hospital de Formentera have been announced, Salman and an unnamed baby, both born on January 6th. – Salman, weighing 3.67 kg, is the second child of Salima and Abdeslam, both from Morocco, and was born in normal birth […]

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Storm and Cold Front Hits Ibiza and Formentera

News Roundup The cold weather brought to Ibiza and Formentera has led to the activation of a yellow alert for wind and coastal phenomena for the Pitiusas. 5 Things You Need To Know – The State Meteorological Agency has activated a yellow alert for wind and coastal phenomena in the Pitiusas. – The weather will […]

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First baby of 2024 arrives on Three Kings Day

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know Salman is the first baby born in Formentera in 2024, arriving on Three Kings’ Day. He weighed 3,670 grams and was born to Salima and Abdeslam, who are both from Morocco. Salman’s birth was followed by a second birth at the same hospital a few hours later. […]

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Famous pizzeria robbed using giant stone!

News Roundup A pizzeria in Sant Francesc, situated on Pla de Rei street, was robbed using a large stone to break the glass door and steal the cash register. 5 Things You Need To Know – A pizzeria in Sant Francesc was robbed using a large stone to break the glass door and steal the […]

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Unemployment in the Balearic Islands at Record Low

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Only 3,162 people are registered as unemployed in the Pitiusas, a record low. – The number of long-term unemployed people has decreased to 857, close to pre-pandemic levels. – Ibiza saw a decrease in unemployment across all sectors: agriculture, construction, hospitality, and commerce. – A total […]

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LAST CHRISTMAS WEEKEND ARRIVAL OF KINGS AND MAGICAL PARADES EXCITE FESTIVE PARTICIPANTS! Tons of family-friendly events and activities happening in Ibiza and Formentera. Read on to plan your weekend full of fun and excitement!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – The final weekend of Christmas will be a full of festivities, with different spectacles and shows planned, as well as the arrival of the Three Kings to various villages on Friday. – There are various activities and events scheduled for each day throughout Ibiza and Formentera, […]

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Shocking report reveals water quality crisis in Balearic Islands

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know 44 of the 87 groundwater bodies in the Balearic Islands do not meet the conditions for good status Main concerns are excessive presence of nitrates and chlorides, mainly due to agricultural activities In Mallorca, 18.8% of groundwater bodies are in poor condition for nitrates, and 32.8% for […]

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Reyes Magos Parade in Sant Josep: All You Need to Know!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – The Three Kings will visit all the parishes in the municipality of Sant Josep, starting with activities in Caló de s’Oli. – Melchior, Gaspar, and Balthasar will arrive by boat and lead a procession through the town, delivering gifts to children in Sant Agustí and Sant […]

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Firefighter Conflict Escalates: Legal Battles and Scheduling Disputes

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – The island’s firefighter’s body claims that the Firefighters’ Union has created a conflict by refusing to create a quadrant for 2024. – A disagreement between the Conseller and the newly like STEI Intersindical surrounds issues of what is considered effective work, interpreted in the context of […]

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Struggles of Police in Ibiza Revealed: Click to Read More!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – David Pola, the leader of the sindicate CEP, is working to address the issues faced by police officers in Ibiza. – The CEP is focused on improving the salaries and working conditions of National Police officers in Balears. – The cost of living in Ibiza is […]

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Government Announces Seven New Marine Protected Areas

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – The Ministry for the Ecological Transition has designated seven new marine protected areas in Spain, including the Ibiza Channel, which will be part of the Natura 2000 Network. – Oceana has contributed to this designation through scientific data from expeditions in different parts of the country. […]

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Crisis in Formentera Government: President Expelled from Coalition!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know Llorenç Córdoba, the president of the Consell de Formentera, has been increasingly isolated despite trying to reconcile with his former colleagues of Sa Unió. Sa Unió insists that Córdoba resign from all his positions, despite retracting their request for his vice-president and environment minister to resign last […]

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BREAKING: Over 23% of Population Vaccinated

News Roundup A summary of the vaccination rates for flu and Covid in the Balearic Islands. 5 Things You Need To Know 23.28% of the target population has received the combined flu and Covid vaccine in the Balearic Islands. The coverage for the combined vaccination is 6.46% for those aged 5-59, and 34.07% for those […]

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Town council gives up coastal land for money

News Roundup Content: The town council of Sant Josep has decided to renounce 504 square meters of coastline land in exchange for half a million euros, despite having the opportunity to conserve a part of the original coast habitat. 5 Things You Need To Know – Town Council of Sant Josep renounced to 504 square […]

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PSOE Urges Free Public Transport for Everyone in Formentera

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – PSOE of Formentera urges the Insular Council to apply free public transport for all residents starting from January 1, 2024. – They are pushing for the cancellation of transportation benefit to be extended to all users, as it was approved in the previous legislature. – PSOE […]

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90 Immigrants Detained on Spanish Island Shores!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – 90 immigrants were detained by the Civil Guard in Ibiza and Formentera for arriving irregularly on pateras – Six pateras arrived, four at Formentera and two at Ibiza, carrying a total of 90 people of maghrebi origin – In total, 124 boats from North Africa arrived […]

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Hospital Can Misses Welcomes New Oncologist, Dr. Diego Iglesias

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – The Medical Oncology Department at Hospital Can Misses has a new oncologist, Dr. Diego Iglesias, previously from the Medical Oncology Service at the Hospital Universitario Son Espases. – The appointment was published in the Boletín Oficial de las Islas Baleares (BOIB), and the Medical Oncology Service […]

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Ibiza’s Population Skyrocketing: Latest Statistics Revealed

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – A new report from the INE found that Ibiza and Formentera have seen significant population growth over the last 20 years, with Ibiza’s population rising 66.79% and Formentera experiencing a decrease in residents. – The population in all of Ibiza’s municipalities has increased overall, with the […]

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72 immigrants rescued from perilous boat journey!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – 72 immigrants were rescued by the Spanish authorities from four boats in Formentera, Cabrera, and Mallorca – The immigrants were of North African and Sub-Saharan origin – All the immigrants are reported to be in good health – 106 boats with at least 1,906 immigrants have […]

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Over 200 Under-30s Benefit from Tax Relief in Balearics

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know Más de 200 jóvenes menores de 30 años de Baleares se han beneficiado de la supresión del impuesto por la compra de la primera vivienda habitual El ahorro medio obtenido por cada joven es de 20.000 euros Se han beneficiado seis personas con una discapacidad del 33 […]

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Ibiza Building Fire Caused by Electric Scooter

News Roundup A patinete eléctrico caught fire in a building in Ibiza, causing a minor to be treated for smoke inhalation. 5 Things You Need To Know – A patinete eléctrico caught fire in a three-story building in Ibiza – The fire resulted in a minor being treated for smoke inhalation – The fire was […]

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Formentera’s Public Transport to See Massive Increase in 2023!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need to Know – 5,000 users used public transport in Formentera in November, 1,505 more than the same month last year. – It is projected that a total of 285,000 users will utilize the bus service in Formentera in 2023, with increased subsidies and free transport for residents, regular users, […]

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Papa Noel surprises hospitalized children with special gifts

## News Roundup ### 5 Things You Need To Know – Papá Noel visited the children at Can Misses hospital in Ibiza to deliver gifts. – The meeting took place in the paediatric ward, where he visited the children in their respective rooms. – Children of varying ages, including 7-year-old Sofía, 1-month-old Bruno, and twins […]

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President’s Shock Threat Sparks Government Crisis

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – The president of the Consell, Llorenç Córdoba, threatened to withdraw his unconditional support for the Balearic president, Marga Prohens. – Cordoba accused Prohens of a no-show at a meeting to discuss issues concerning Formentera. – Cordoba’s colleagues and opposition requested his resignation, but he refused and […]

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¡Mujer afortunada gana el quinto premio de la Lotería de Navidad en Ibiza y revela sus planes para repartir aún más premios! ¡Entérate de todos los detalles de esta historia emocionante!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know Quinto premio number 86007 was sold in Ibiza and is worth 60,000 euros per series First prize number 88008 was won and the number was called at 13:16 hours. The prize is worth 4,000,000 euros The second prize number 58.303 is worth 1,250,000 euros and was sold […]

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Island President Struggles to Hold Onto Power

Sa Unió: “No hemos cambiado” 5 Things You Need To Know – President of Consell de Formentera, Llorenç Córdoba, faces a crisis in the Insular government. – Sa Unió has withdrawn confidence in Córdoba and insists he resign from all his positions. – Córdoba states that he no longer demands the resignation of his fellow […]

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Shocking animal abuse scandal exposed on Ibiza farm

News Roundup 5 Things You Need to Know – The Servicio de Protección de la Naturaleza inspected an agricultural estate in Talamanca, Ibiza, where 160 cages with 55 hens and 142 fighting cocks were found. – The animals had injuries, amputations, and signs of abuse, and the caregiver did not have the required veterinary certificate. […]

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Massive Luck Strikes in Madrid with 2.59 billion euros up for grabs in the 2023 Christmas lottery- Check if you’re a winner now!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – The Theater Real in Madrid will host the annual Christmas Lottery Draw on December 22, with 2.590 million euros in prizes. – People in the Balearic Islands play less than those in other regions, with an average spend of 41.66 euros per person. – Winners are […]

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Lorenzo Cordoba secures full control of Formentera’s Estany des Peix.

News Roundup Lorenzo Córdoba, President of the Consell Insular de Formentera, has secured additional responsibilities for the local government to regulate and manage s’Estany des Peix, an area of interest in the Parc Natural de Ses Salines. 5 Things You Need To Know – Lorenzo Córdoba, Conseller de Litoral, has negotiated with the Balearic Government […]

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Police arrest Algerian migrants smuggling ring in Ibiza

News Roundup Summary: Three individuals of Algerian origin have been arrested by the National Police of Ibiza, accused of being part of a criminal organization dedicated to transporting migrants by boat from Algeria to the island. 5 Things You Need To Know – Three individuals of Algerian origin were arrested for allegedly transporting 16 Algerian […]

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Independent President’s Shocking U-turn in Support of Government

News Roundup Formentera President and independent deputy Llorenç Córdoba announced his intention to support the regional government’s budget after previously criticizing the President for deception. 5 Things You Need To Know – Llorenç Córdoba plans to support the regional government’s budget. – He had previously accused the President of deception regarding a coastal dispute. – […]

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Unforgettable Moments at Ibiza’s Wild Corner 2023!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – The Wild Corner at Hï Ibiza was a popular hotspot on the island during the summer of 2023. – The venue hosted a ‘Support Your Local Artists’ event, featuring different artists throughout the season. – Artists such as Wally Lopez, Manuel Grandi, and Maxinne performed at […]

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Mayor backtracks on street name change!

News Roundup Content: The mayor of Sant Josep, Vicent Roig, announced during a press conference that the name of the Margalida Roig ‘Llogat’ street will be maintained and not changed. The council had offered the family of the renowned local daughter to name the future footbridge after her, but it has been declined. The decision […]

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Formentera President Strongly Supports President Prohens in Budget Debate

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – President of the Consell de Formentera, Llorenç Córdoba, confirms support for the government of Marga Prohens in the Balearic Parliament. – The support is based on electoral program coincidences and promises made for the benefit of the Balearic Islands. – Córdoba’s favorable vote was not assured […]

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Entire Population of Balearic Islands Eligible for Free Flu Vaccination

News Roundup The Conselleria de Salud has opened the flu vaccination campaign for the entire population of the Balearic Islands from the age of six months. Appointments can be made by calling Infosalut Connecta or using the Cita Previa Govern app. 5 Things You Need To Know Vaccination campaign against the flu has been opened […]

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Red Cross Project Assists Over 1,700 Migrants

News Roundup The Prepi Emergency First Response Project for Immigrant Populations of the Red Cross has assisted 1,713 people arriving in the Balearic Islands since the beginning of the year. 5 Things You Need To Know Cruz Roja has assisted 1,713 immigrants in 105 interventions in Mallorca and Ibiza. The assistance is provided to those […]

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Colombian man caught with pink cocaine facing jail

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – H.F.G.V. is on trial for being found with almost a hundred grams of a substance known as “tucibi” in his vehicle. – The substance he had with him was a mixture of caffeine, ketamine and MDMA, with very low purities, making it essentially pink caffeine. – […]

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Balearic Government Stands Firm on Coastal Protection Promise

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – José Manuel Lafuente expressed the commitment of the Balearic government to create an autonomous law to regulate and protect the coastal public domain. – There is a conflict between the Consell of Formentera and the Balearic president regarding the modification of the coastal demarcation. – The […]

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20 million euro investment announced for Formentera

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Juan Manuel Lafuente, the conseller for Water and the Water Cycle, announced an investment of nearly 20 million euros for the water cycle on the island of Formentera. – The investment will begin with 3.2 million euros in 2024, with a focus on the extension and […]

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Ibiza’s 2024 Budget Approved with Controversial Tax Cuts

News Roundup 5 Things You Need to Know – The Ibiza City Council has approved its 2024 budget, totalling 87.65 million euros, representing a 14.2% increase from the previous year – The budget includes a 1 million euro reduction in the Property Tax (IBI), which has drawn criticism from the opposition – The budget also […]

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New Ibiza Sewage Treatment Plant Almost Ready!

News Roundup A new water treatment plant in Ibiza is expected to be completed by June, according to the Director General of Water at the Ministry of Ecological Transition. 5 Things You Need To Know – The director general of the Ministry of Ecological Transition announced that the new water treatment plant in Ibiza should […]

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Government Crisis Unfolding in Formentera Leads to Chaos

News Roundup Content: A crisis has erupted in the Consell of Formentera due to the president, Llorenç Córdoba, who is requesting the resignation of two of his vice presidents and is unwilling to step down himself. 5 Things You Need To Know Content: – The eight members of Sa Unió and the eight members of […]

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IMS Ibiza Moves to New Location in 2024!

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – IMS Ibiza changes location, will be held in 2024 in Cala Llonga – The event will take place at Mondrian Ibiza & Hyde Ibiza from 24 to 26 April 2024 – Some of the key speakers at the 2024 event include Ninja Tune co-founder Matt Black […]

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