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Politics unresolved

Politics unresolved As the end of August loomed, Spain still did not have a formal government following the General Election in July.  That vote left both the country’s major parties – Pedro Sánchez’s Socialists and Alberto Núñez Feijóo’s Partido Popular (PP) – short of the number of seats in the House of Deputies which would […]

Fake danger beach warnings

Fake danger beach warnings Protestors are reported to have erected fake notices on the approach to popular beaches on Mallorca in an effort to deter tourists.  The group, Caterva, describes itself as “the anti-capitalist of Manacor,” and says they have taken the action to highlight the expropriation of the Balearic Islands by tourism, but claim […]

Check your passport!

Check your passport! UK newspaper Sunday Mirror last month drew attention to a little-known change to the EU’s rules surrounding passports, with a warning that it could lose some travellers the cost of their entire holiday. The story centred on a 28-year-old who had booked a holiday on Mallorca and had been sure to check […]

Soltalk Magazine Aug 23

Latest Soltalk Magazine Issue – August 2023 Hello and welcome to the August issue of Soltalk. Well it’s hard not to talk about the weather isn’t it? So I will use all my willpower and not do it! However I hope those of you who have to work during these hottest months are coping well, […]