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Baby in father's arms killed by passing van in Mallorca, Spain

Inca - A father was walking along the road between Sencelles to Costitx on the island of Mallorca in Spain's Balearic Islands, carrying his three-month-old baby in his arms. A passing van hit the baby with its wing mirror, mortally wounding the child.

James Blunt & Sofia Wellesley wed, cause ruckus over Ibiza beach

Santa Eulalia - James Blunt recently wed Sofia Wellesley, granddaughter of the Duke of Wellington, and it happened twice apparently. Once in London at the beginning of September, and the second time in Mallorca, Spain on Friday. Then the trouble happened in Ibiza.

Thomson & Thomas Cook sued by 70 tourists after stomach bug

A group of 70 British tourists, who traveled to Mallorca and Menorca through the services of travel companies Thomson and Thomas Cook, are now suing after becoming seriously ill from stomach bugs due to food served at the hotels as well as poor hygiene.

German homeless man dies at Mallorca airport, no one notices

Palma De Mallorca - René Becker, 61, had been living outside Mallorca's Son Sant Joan airport for seven years. When he passed away Thursday morning, thousands just passed him by without noticing, for at least six hours.

Amateur flamethrower torches Mallorca apartment building

Palma De Mallorca - Maguluf on the Balearic Island of Mallorca in Spain is a popular destination for British tourists and is infamous for its drunken brawls and bar-crawls. One such tourist took things too far Wednesday morning, setting an apartment block ablaze.

Rapist nabbed 3 years later after friend request to victim

Palma De Mallorca - Three years ago a French woman was attacked and raped on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Her attacker was never found, until now, when he sent the victim a friend request on a social network.

Lamb thief in Mallorca makes getaway in a wheelchair

Palma - A man with a noticeable limp was seen pushing a woman in a wheelchair, with two whole skinned lambs on her lap. Police became suspicious and decided to follow up on the matter.

3 injured, 2 seriously as explosion rocks stadium in Mallorca

Palma - Two workers suffered serious injuries when a generator exploded in the parking lot of the Son Moix stadium in Palma on the Spanish Balearic island of Mallorca. A third person suffered lesser injuries.

Palma de Mallorca man kills, cuts up and freezes brother

Palma - Spain's National Police on Monday arrested a 39-year-old Palma de Mallorca man, who allegedly killed and dismembered his own brother. The prisoner handed himself in at police headquarters on the island.

Video: 'Chuck' getting romantic in Mallorca, Spain

There was a minor upset in the town of Sóller on the island of Mallorca recently, when locals thought they saw Chuck Norris in town, and even posed with him for photos. Turned out he was a lookalike there to make a video - which we now have.

'Chuck Norris' visit to Mallorca first excites then upsets locals

Residents on the island of Mallorca in the Spanish Balearic islands were thrilled that the action movie legend, Chuck Norris, was in town. Some even got photos taken with the hero, but then they got a horrible surprise.

German expat dies after robbery in Mallorca, Spain

A German pensioner has died after being tied up and beaten in a robbery at his home on the island of Mallorca in the Balearic Islands. His wife is being treated for head injuries and shock.

Mallorca: Three men arrested for devastating forest fire (video)

The major forest fire which blazed through the island of Mallorca in Spain over the weekend was caused by a barbeque held on Thursday that went horribly wrong. People are now gradually returning to their homes.

Hundreds evacuated in Mallorca due to out-of-control forest fires

Andraitx - 700 people have been evacuated from the town of Estellencs in the west of Mallorca as a fierce forest fire rages out of control. 300 firefighters from all over the island are fighting the blaze.

Mallorca: German Hells Angels raided by Spanish police

In what has been described as a major blow to Mallorca's powerful German mafia, Spanish police have raided the Mallorcan chapter of the Hell's Angels Motorbike Club and made several arrests, including Frank Hanebuth, president of the Hannover chapter.

Video game inspires 19-year-old man to kill millionaire father

After suffering "constant humiliation" from the treatment of his father, the 19-year-old son ended the 57-year-old man's life using a spiked bat, similar to that used in a video game he had been playing.

Mallorca police nab 'radical' hairdresser as suspected terrorist

Alcudia - A German national of Tunisian descent was arrested on Thursday after claiming he had been sent by Allah to "kill all the Spanish." The alleged terrorist was arrested in Alcúdia, Mallorca, and charged with a number of crimes.

Crisis, What Crisis? Tourism in Mallorca

PALMA DE MALLORCA (dpa) - Tourism in Mallorca has suffered a lot of negative headlines this year ranging from a coach drivers' strike to stories about tourist taxes, environmental worries and cuts in package tourism.So is the Balearic island's bubble a...
 

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Son Sant Joan Airport in Palma de Mallorca  Spain
Son Sant Joan Airport in Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Andrés Nieto Porras
Mallorca s German Hells Angels raided by Spanish police on July 23  2013.
Mallorca's German Hells Angels raided by Spanish police on July 23, 2013.
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View across Inca in Mallorca  Spain.
View across Inca in Mallorca, Spain.
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Cala Fornels in Mallorca  Balearic Islands  Spain.
Cala Fornels in Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain.
Guenter Wieschendahl
Son Moix Stadium in Palma de Mallorca  Spain.
Son Moix Stadium in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
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British tourists caused a fire in Magaluf  Mallorca  Spain
British tourists caused a fire in Magaluf, Mallorca, Spain
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Belongings of a suspected terrorist arrested in Mallorca.
Belongings of a suspected terrorist arrested in Mallorca.
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Forest fire in the Tramuntana mountains of Mallorca - July 2013.
Forest fire in the Tramuntana mountains of Mallorca - July 2013.
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A view of the Tramuntana mountains in Mallorca after the serious forest fire in July 2013.
A view of the Tramuntana mountains in Mallorca after the serious forest fire in July 2013.
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Platja de Palma  Mallorca
Platja de Palma, Mallorca
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British tourists sit in Punta Ballena street  in the Magalluf zone  in Calvia on Mallorca Island lat...
British tourists sit in Punta Ballena street, in the Magalluf zone, in Calvia on Mallorca Island late on August 1, 2014
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Frank Armin Hanebuth  president of the Hannover chapter of the Hells Angels.
Frank Armin Hanebuth, president of the Hannover chapter of the Hells Angels.
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A man allegedly killed and dismembered his brother and placed the remains in a freeze in the house t...
A man allegedly killed and dismembered his brother and placed the remains in a freeze in the house that they shared on the island of Mallorca, Spain.
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Sa Coma  Sant Llorenç des Cardassar  Mallorca  Spain.
Sa Coma, Sant Llorenç des Cardassar, Mallorca, Spain.
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A forest fire rages out of control on Mallorca in the Balearic Islands  Spain - July 2013.
A forest fire rages out of control on Mallorca in the Balearic Islands, Spain - July 2013.
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Son Espases Hospital in Mallorca  Spain
Son Espases Hospital in Mallorca, Spain
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A forest fire rages out of control on Mallorca in the Balearic Islands  Spain - July 2013.
A forest fire rages out of control on Mallorca in the Balearic Islands, Spain - July 2013.
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