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Mallorca: Island in the Mediterranean Sea
Mallorca or Majorca is the largest island in the Balearic Islands, which are part of Spain and located in the Mediterranean. The local language, as on the rest of the Balearic Islands, is Catalan, which is co-official with Spanish.


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Love Island postponed to 2021 due to coronavirus

The upcoming series of Love Island has been postponed to next year because of coronavirus. The summer series of the ITV 2 dating show, which would have seen young single people couple up in a villa in..

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Spain's National Center for Microbiology confirmed on Sunday the country's second case of new coronavirus, after tests on one of four people suspected of having the virus in Mallorca came back..
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Spain's Magaluf and Ibiza crack down on alcohol-fuelled holidays

The Balearic Islands ban pub crawls and happy hours in popular destinations in Ibiza and Majorca.
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Barcelona 5-2 Mallorca: Lionel Messi hat-trick sends Barcelona top

Lionel Messi celebrates winning his sixth Ballon d'Or with a hat-trick as Barcelona beat Mallorca to move to the top of La Liga.
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Mallorca 1-0 Real Madrid: Los Blancos' unbeaten run ended

Real Madrid suffer their first league defeat of the season as they are beaten by La Liga newcomers Mallorca on Saturday night.
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Thomas Cook has been the lifeblood of one community in Majorca now fighting for survival following the collapse of the company.
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Hoteliers in Majorca fear future following Thomas Cook collapse

Once a magnet for Thomas Cook tourists, one Majorcan community is now fighting for survival.
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Seven killed in collision between helicopter, small plane in Mallorca

Seven people, including two minors, were killed on Sunday in a collision between a helicopter and a light plane on the Spanish island of Mallorca, the regional government said.
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Mallorca aircraft mid-air collision kills at least five

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Spain sends warship to pick up migrants off Italy's coast

Spain ordered a naval vessel on Tuesday to the Italian island of Lampedusa to bring migrants stranded there on a rescue boat to Mallorca after some of them jumped overboard, amid a prolonged stand-off..
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Spain says no deal with Italy on migrants, offers its ports

The Spanish government denied on Monday it had agreed with Italy to disembark the 107 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean at a Spanish port in Mallorca, while reiterating its readiness to receive..
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Spain and Italy deal to disembark migrants in Mallorca: Open Arms

Spain and Italy appear to have struck a deal that will see the 107 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean for 18 days disembark at the Spanish port of Mallorca, Spanish rescue ship Open Arms said on..
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The New Yorker reviving Jewish life on a holiday island

Dani Rotstein arrived in Majorca knowing nothing of its hidden Jewish past. Now he's helping reinvigorate its Jewish community.
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Bullfighting returns to Majorca after partial ban overturned

This is the first fight to be held in the region since a court ruled a partial ban was unconstitutional.
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Exclusive - Business and pleasure: how Russian oil giant Rosneft uses its corporate jets

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