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Drama for Avyca: opening night of new club in playa d’en bossa Ibiza postponed

The new club AVYCA in Playa d’en Bossa, Ibiza, which previously housed Sankeys and later Octan, is experiencing a rocky start. The highly anticipated opening night, scheduled for tonight with a performance by Phase_2, has been canceled. On Instagram, Phase_2 announced that the club cannot open due to licensing issues. AVYCA, which hoped to bring […]

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Man arrested with stolen gold worth €45,000!

In April, a significant theft occurred in Sant Miquel (Sant Joan), where 19 gold ingots and five gold coins were stolen from a villa, leading to the arrest of a Paraguayan man by the Civil Guard during a checkpoint at the port of Vila. 5 things you need to know The theft involved 19 gold […]

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Spanish worker trapped under transformer in Ibiza

A 54-year-old Spanish construction worker suffered serious injuries after being trapped under a fallen electrical transformer at a hotel in Port de Sant Miquel, Ibiza. Despite the efforts of his colleagues and emergency services, he sustained multiple fractures and was hospitalized in stable condition. 5 things you need to know The accident occurred while installing […]

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City Council nets millions in urban penalty crackdown!

Since January 1, 2023, the City Council of Santa Eulària has collected 76 million euros in fines from six major infringement proceedings related to violations of town planning and activity regulations, surpassing the total fines collected in the previous year. 5 things you need to know The total fines collected amount to 76 million euros […]

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Supermarket scandal: illegal shelter traps 20 in Ibiza!

A supermarket on Aragón Street in Vila, Ibiza, has been covertly used as an illegal shelter for nearly a year, housing around 20 people in poor conditions, with slow response from local authorities despite reports from neighbors. 5 things you need to know A supermarket in Vila, Ibiza was illegally converted into a shelter housing […]

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Discover hidden explosives off Ibiza’s coast!

Over the past seven years, the Spanish Navy has safely deactivated 13 artillery shells found near the islets of es Daus, off the coast of Ibiza, which were believed to have been dumped at sea as a disposal method previously common until the 1990s. 5 things you need to know The Spanish Navy has neutralized […]

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Ai in hotels: is your privacy at risk?

At a recent conference, Malvina Costela, MEWS sales manager, highlighted the increasing use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the hotel industry to personalize guest experiences by analyzing their online activities and preferences. This technology is not only enhancing guest satisfaction by tailoring services according to their feedback but also raises concerns regarding privacy. 5 things […]

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Discover why Cala Calada limits beach access now!

The City Council of Sant Antoni de Portmany has initiated a service for monitoring and controlling road access to Cala Salada and Cala Saladeta beaches starting May 1st, to manage traffic flow and ensure safety during the tourist season. This move, highlighted by Councilor for the Environment Pepita Torres, addresses the high risk of forest […]

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British man fakes robbery, Police uncover truth.

A British man in Spain falsely reported being robbed of his watch and wallet by two compatriots, only to later admit to the Civil Guard that he fabricated the story to claim insurance, leading to his arrest for simulating a crime. 5 things you need to know A British man claimed he was robbed by […]

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Ibiza crackdown on illegal rentals shocks tourists!

José Luis Benítez, manager of Ibiza’s Leisure Association, has advocated for stricter regulations on the island’s tourism sector to address the challenges posed by illegal tourist rentals and ensure the well-being of local residents. 5 things you need to know José Luis Benítez calls for tighter control over illegal tourist rentals in Ibiza. Unregulated accommodations […]

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Don’t miss tonight’s spectacular pink moon and planets

The Pink Moon, the second full moon of spring, is visible today and will remain so until Thursday. This April full moon, not actually pink but named after North America’s blooming creeping phlox, coincides with other visible celestial bodies like Mars, Saturn, and Mercury. Its peak will be around 23:30 hours tonight, according to the […]

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British tourists swap Ibiza for cheaper Galician Shores

Despite the economic downturn in Great Britain, the influx of British tourists to Ibiza is expected to remain stable, thanks to low unemployment and low savings rates that encourage spending. However, the economic situation has prompted British newspapers to highlight cheaper alternative destinations like the Galician coast and Bodrum in Turkey, which offer significantly lower […]

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Help Louis escape Bali jail: €25K needed now!

Louis Quest, an Ibiza resident, is currently detained in Bali, Indonesia, for possessing a small amount of cannabis and is facing severe legal consequences. A crowdfunding campaign has been initiated to gather the 25,000 euros required for his fine and facilitate his return home, with the fund already amassing 17,920 euros thanks to contributions from […]

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Shocking brawl erupts at Mallorca beach party

A violent incident occurred on the beach of Illetes in Calvià, where a group of drunk British tourists, celebrating a bachelor party, clashed with local bathers, police, and civil guards after littering and causing a disturbance, resulting in injuries and multiple arrests. 5 things you need to know The brawl involved British tourists who were […]

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Cab drivers face theft and threats in Ibiza!

In Eivissa, cab drivers are facing ongoing challenges from pirate drivers who not only compete unfairly but also engage in aggressive behavior, as witnessed in a recent incident at the airport involving a cab driver and a pirate driver targeting newly arrived tourists. 5 things you need to know Pirate drivers are causing daily issues […]

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Ibiza to limit car entries, locals push back!

The government team of the Consell de Ibiza, led by Vicent Marí, is set to propose a legislative initiative to regulate vehicle entry to the island, similar to existing regulations in Formentera. This proposal follows a participatory process and discussions with various stakeholders and aims to address the significant increase in vehicle numbers during peak […]

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New crackdown on Ibiza’s wild tourism sparks outrage!

New regulations aimed at curbing excessive tourism and improving coexistence between visitors and residents in the Balearic Islands came into effect last Saturday, introducing stricter measures than those established in 2020. 5 things you need to know Fines for street drinking have been increased to between 500 and 1,500 euros. Stores are now banned from […]

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Ibiza club fires janitor over illegal cab scheme.

A janitor working at an Ibiza discotheque was dismissed after being identified by the Consell de Ibiza’s Transport Service as attempting to establish himself as a recruiter for illegal taxi services. The club took immediate action following the investigation, which is part of a broader initiative by the Consell to combat unauthorized transportation services, particularly […]

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Space Ibiza’s explosive lineup revealed, tickets on sale now!

Space Ibiza is set to make a grand return with a 24-week residency at Eden Ibiza in Sant Antoni, starting April 26 and concluding on October 4, 202 The season will kick off with a star-studded opening party featuring top international DJs, and tickets are now available for purchase online. 5 things you need to […]

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Ibiza’s rental crisis: companies house seasonal workers!

In response to the challenging rental market during the summer in Ibiza, companies are increasingly renting accommodations for their seasonal employees. This strategy, confirmed by the Petita i Mitjana Empresa d’Ibiza i Formentera (Pimeef), continues to be adopted despite a 10% to 20% increase in rents, as businesses strive to ensure stable housing for their […]

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Benidorm ban leads Brits to unexpected holiday twist!

Graham, 38, and Darren, 48, two English friends known for sharing their travel experiences on TikTok, faced an unexpected twist during their latest trip. After a problematic visit to Benidorm, where Darren vowed never to return, Graham tricked him into flying to Alicante, only to reveal their actual destination was Ibiza. Their humorous journey was […]

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Half-Million Euro Rolex snatched at Ibiza gas station

The upcoming BBC Three documentary “Ibiza: Secrets of the Party Island” delves into the luxurious yet troubling aspects of Ibiza, exploring its nightlife, luxury, and underlying issues with crime and emergency services, as experienced and narrated by Zara McDermott. 5 things you need to know The documentary captures a high-profile incident where a VIP’s luxury […]

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Win A Dj spot at Ibiza’s hottest event!

The BBC has launched a contest to find new DJ talent for Radio 1’s Dance Weekend in Ibiza, offering a unique platform for emerging UK artists who produce their own music and have not yet performed in major Ibiza clubs. 5 things you need to know Contestants must be at least 18 years old and […]

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Legendary club “Space” reopens in San Antonio

The iconic nightclub Space, which closed in 2016, has made a surprising comeback in San Antonio, Ibiza, hosting club nights at Eden every Friday from April 26th to October 4th. The revival aims to recapture the magic of its past with a mix of renowned and emerging DJs, enhanced by one of the world’s top […]

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Megan Thee Stallion sued for harassment, shocking details!

Megan Thee Stallion, an American rapper, is facing a lawsuit from her former personal cameraman, Emilio Garcia, who alleges sexual harassment and a hostile work environment. Garcia claims he was fired in retaliation for complaining about salary issues and was subjected to derogatory comments about his physical appearance by the singer. 5 things you need […]

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Fisher delays Ibiza party for baby joy!

Famed DJ Fisher, known for his summer residency ‘FISHER’ at Hï Ibiza, will have a delayed start to his season due to the upcoming birth of his first child with wife Chloe. The lineup for his events includes notable DJs and a special room hosted by Vintage Culture. 5 things you need to know Fisher’s […]

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Shocking mid-air brawl delays Naples-Ibiza flight

A violent altercation occurred on an EasyJet flight from Naples-Capodichino to Ibiza involving two female passengers, which escalated before takeoff and required police intervention. The incident caused a delay but was eventually resolved, allowing the flight to proceed to its destination. 5 things you need to know The fight broke out on an EasyJet flight […]

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Knife-wielding teen terrorizes supermarket, cashiers fight back

Last Tuesday at 22:05, police arrested a man near Platja d’en Bossa, Ibiza, after he threatened a supermarket cashier with a knife and attempted to steal money from the cash register. 5 things you need to know The incident occurred last Tuesday at 22:05 near Platja d’en Bossa. A man entered the supermarket with a […]

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Car flips near supermarket, shocking onlookers!

Yesterday at around 16:30, a rental Peugeot vehicle with two occupants flipped multiple times near the Lidl supermarket at the entrance of Sant Antoni, resulting in minor injuries to the occupants and traffic management by the Guardia Civil de Tráfico while the vehicle was removed. 5 things you need to know The accident occurred near […]

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Ibiza launches E-Scooters, bikes; controversy ensues!

The Ibiza City Council has approved a pilot project for 18 months with Tier Mobility Spain to introduce a rental system for electric bicycles and scooters, aiming to provide a sustainable transportation alternative in the municipality. 5 things you need to know The pilot project will last 18 months and includes the rental of 100 […]

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Ibiza cracks down on illegal tourist home rentals!

The Department for the Fight against Intrusiveness of the Consell de Ibiza has imposed eleven sanctions totaling 500,000 euros on illegal tourist home marketing in various towns of Ibiza. These actions come after inspections revealed violations related to the advertising, contracting, and marketing of these homes without proper registrations. 5 things you need to know […]

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Discover why Ibiza is the future of collaboration

Emanuel Kuntzelman and Laura Rose, co-founders of multiple environmental and social initiatives, have chosen Ibiza as the venue for the 2024 Holomovement Wave event, aiming to foster global collaboration for the common good through a series of talks, workshops, and cultural activities. 5 things you need to know Emanuel Kuntzelman and Laura Rose have been […]

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Ibiza protests spark UK shift to quieter shores

Protests against tourist overcrowding in the Canary Islands and Ibiza have sparked a significant response in the British press, leading to suggestions of alternative, less crowded destinations such as the Loftenloften islands in Norway and the Galician coast in Spain. 5 things you need to know Protests organized by Prou! in Ibiza and Mallorca highlighted […]

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Speeding crackdown: 13,965 fines on Balearic roads!

In the Balearic Islands, the 14 fixed radars managed by the Directorate General of Traffic have recorded 13,965 speeding violations from January to April this year, highlighting significant variances in the number of fines issued across different roads and islands. 5 things you need to know The road to Sant Antoni (EI600) in Ibiza has […]

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13-year-old’s 100K Euro yacht birthday bash shocks!

In a recent BBC documentary hosted by Zara McDermott, the extravagant lifestyles of tourists in Ibiza were showcased, including a lavish 13-year-old girl’s birthday party on a yacht and a grand villa party with 70 guests. The series delves into the opulent parties, the work of concierges, and the darker aspects of the island such […]

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Taylor Swift’s chaotic Lisbon show sparks outrage!

Taylor Swift’s recent concert in Lisbon was marred by controversy, including a delayed start and a quick departure to Ibiza, sparking frustration among fans and raising questions about her brief stay in Portugal. 5 things you need to know Taylor Swift’s Lisbon concert started 45 minutes late without any explanation. Fans, frustrated by the delay […]

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Power outage chaos hits Ibiza street again!

An electrical breakdown at a hotel on Ramón Muntaner street in the district of Ses Figueretes de Vila caused a power outage affecting local residents and businesses for at least six hours. This recurring issue happens several times a year, particularly during the tourist season, causing significant inconvenience and economic losses. 5 things you need […]

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Ibiza’s tourist chaos sparks outrage, demands army intervention!

In Ibiza, a protest involving about a thousand people highlighted the growing discontent over tourist overcrowding, which has led to traffic congestion, high rents, and increased living costs. The debate extends online with various proposed solutions ranging from eliminating illegal rentals to potentially using the Army to manage crime, reflecting the residents’ frustration over political […]

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Shocking drug bust in Sant Josep, details inside!

The Guardia Civil has arrested two men of Spanish and Senegalese nationality for alleged drug trafficking near Cala Tarida in Sant Josep. During a routine vehicle check, officers discovered various illegal substances hidden within the car, leading to further seizures at the suspects’ residence. 5 things you need to know The arrests occurred in the […]

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Police recover stolen €42,000 watch before report filed.

Agents of the National Police in Spain have successfully returned a stolen high-end watch valued at 42,000 euros to its rightful owner, who had not yet reported it missing, following the arrest of the alleged thieves and recovery of multiple luxury watches. 5 things you need to know The police initiated an investigation following two […]

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Roger Sanchez reveals sober secrets to DJ success!

Grammy award-winning DJ Roger Sanchez shared insights on maintaining a healthy lifestyle in the demanding world of nightclub DJing, during a video presentation at the International Music Summit Ibiza. 5 things you need to know Roger Sanchez emphasizes the importance of not indulging in alcohol, drugs, or staying late at parties to sustain a healthy […]

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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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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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Shocking 74% Increase in Electric Scooter Accidents!

I would like you to write a summary of a news article. The original article is in Spanish. In this article there are DJ and venue names. These names are either fully capitalised or begin with a capital letter. These names should not be modified or rewritten in any way when the article is translated […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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¡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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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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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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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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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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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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Taxi sector in Balearic Islands unites against Uber chaos

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know Taxi sector in the Balearic Islands united against the impact of Uber and VTC services on the Islands’ mobility. Support for the proposal of a new law to regulate taxis and VTC services in the Balearic Parliament. Accusations of Uber not respecting the current legislation, supported by […]

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Bird expert explains stunning aerial acrobatics of starlings

News Roundup News about the spectacular flock of starlings near the ses Salines Natural Park. 5 Things You Need To Know – The starlings protect themselves from predators by flying in sync and making loud noises. – There has been an increase in starling migrations to urban and peri-urban areas. – Large groups of starlings […]

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Supermarkets Adapt Opening Hours for Christmas Sunday Shopping

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Supermarkets on the island of Ibiza will adjust their opening hours for Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. – Hipercentro will open on the 24th from 8:30 am to 7 pm and will remain closed on the 31st of December. – Eroski Ses Païsses will open […]

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Architect Studio Wins Contract for Ibiza Cultural Centre

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know The Centre de patrimoni cultural immaterial Ses nou Rodades de Ibiza, sponsored by the Consell de Ibiza, will have 2,200 meters of space and a budget of 3.3 million euros The project will be completed in seven months, and a new public competition will be held for […]

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Best Experiences to Gift Your Kids this Christmas

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Instead of giving children lots of gifts at Christmas, give them experiences, large or small. – Ideas for experiences that may inspire you to carry out others with greater or lesser budget include: visiting a farm in es Figueral, feeding animals at Can Musson, and a […]

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Government resolves 2.3 million in rental assistance payments

News Roundup The Govern in Spain has recently approved payments of 2.3 million euros to 1,150 beneficiaries for rental support. 5 Things You Need To Know – The Govern has approved three new payment resolutions for rental aid in 2021, totaling 1.07 million euros to 564 beneficiaries. – A total of 10.1 million euros has […]

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Politicians Clash Over Constitution Interpretation in Ibiza

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Vicent Marí, President of Consell de Eivissa, and Enrique Sánchez Navarrete, director insular of the Estado General Administration, gave speeches regarding the interpretation of the Constitution. – Both stressed the importance of values, unity, and concordance in society, as well as the need to recognize equal […]

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Top Cardiologist Set to Retire – What’s Next for a Medical Pioneer?

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Ismael Laplaza, jefe de Cardiología del Hospital Can Misses, se jubila siete meses después de cumplir los 65 años. – Deja tras sí un servicio de Cardiología con falta de médicos y hace un llamamiento para mejorar las instalaciones y servicios. – Ha negociado la incorporación […]

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Association Celebrates 25 Years with Heartwarming Recognition

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know – Apneef celebrated their 25th anniversary with a gala, attended by over 200 people. – The association recognised the efforts of parents raising children with special needs and two young members who are examples of effort and overcoming adversity. – Awards were given to organisations such as […]

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Christmas Market in Sant Josep Full of Surprises and Activities – You Won’t Believe What’s Happening! Click Here for Full Programme

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know Mercado de Navidad de Sant Josep del 1 de diciembre al 7 de enero, de lunes a viernes de 17.00 a 22.00 horas y sábados, domingos y festivos de 12.00 a 23.00 horas. El Viernes, 1 de diciembre, el alumbrado de Navidad en Sant Josep incluirá la […]

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City Council Approves Controversial Housing Agreement

News Roundup News relating to the agreement to adapt the municipality to the urgent housing decree from the Balearic Government. 5 Things You Need To Know – The Ibiza City Council approved an agreement to facilitate the conversion of existing commercial spaces into homes in eight different areas. – Exceptions to this proposal are found […]

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Rare baby goats births bring hope for endangered species

News Roundup 5 Things You Need To Know Two small pitiusas goats were born at the Formatgeria Es Collet in Manacor. This is an important initiative to recover an endangered dairy goat species. There are only around 200 of these goats in the world, with many of them in Mallorca. The goats are described as […]

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