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Editor of The Ibizan - previously, and for many people eternally, known as The Ibiza Sun.

San Antonio, Restaurat ’16 Gastronomic Festival

San Antonio Restaurat 2016, for 312 euros you could eat a fantastic 3 course menu at some of Ibiza’s best restaurants, 5 nights a week, for the next month.

National Police Make 56 Arrests in Child Pornography Operation

Agents of the National Police have made a major breakthrough in the fight against child pornography in Spain.

Finally, Some Action on Cala de Bou Eyesore Hotel? West Coast...

07/11/16; Nick Gibbs The abandoned hotel complex in Cala de Bou is a blot on the San Antonio Bay Skyline. Every year a new round...

Ibiza Winter Tourism; Dutch Operator Corendon Show Us How To Do...

Dutch tour operator Corendon are offering a new Ibiza winter package holiday from Holland. The first 100 travellers arrived at the beginning of November.

Ibiza Jobs; It’s All Good! Unemployment Down, New Employment Up!

Ibiza Jobs; it's all good on the employment front, figures for the end of season month October show big drop in unemployment & big increase in new contracts

Flashback; The Ibiza Sun #37, 30th August 2000

Ibiza Sun 37; Moby plays to 7,000 at Privilege. Space 6 days a week. Salinas Trance Club demolition. 'Looky Looky' violence. Taxis, Drugs & Female DJs!

WTM London; Ibiza Tourism Aims For Low Season Brits to Offset...

Ibiza is participating in the WTM fair in London with the aim of consolidating the growth of British tourism in the low season, counteracting the effects of Brèxit

Ibiza Tourism 2016; Info, Stats, Charts

San Jose Occupancy from Bottom to Top in 4 Years, Ibiza Town Average Room Rate up 90% in 7 years. Ibiza 5 Star Average Room Rate up 75% in One Year

Luke Rhoden Inquest Rules Death Due to Excessive Force of Police

Though widely reported in the UK press, there has been a disturbing silence among Ibiza based media in reporting the inquest into the death of Luke Rhoden.

San Antonio: Armed Police Arrest Terrorist Suspects

Two Moroccan Imams have been arrested this morning by the Civil Guard on suspicion of supporting the terrorist group Islamic State, as announced Tuesday morning by the Interior Ministry.

Ibiza Halloween Parties 2016; Everything You Need to Know …

Ibiza Halloween parties for kids, strictly for grown ups, before and after Halloween parties, & this year for the first time there is even a party for dogs. Ibiza Halloween is taken very seriously – we don’t need much of an excuse for a party here and the island’s creative’s come out in force with their ghoulish costumes and theatrical makeup. Do not dare to go out without making an effort!

Ibiza Pirate Taxi Prosecutions Doubled in 2016. VIP Pirates Most Heavily...

The Consell de Ibiza have announced that in the year to date it issued 223 proceedings for breaches of regulations regarding the provision of public transport. This is more than twice the average amount of prosecutions in previous years. The total value of financial sanctions issued is 897,423€.

Ibiza Time Set to Become a Real Thing! 8pm Ibiza will...

The Balearic Government is asking the Spanish Parliament to approve a new law that will keep the Islands on permanent Summer Time. The Islands do not wish to turn the clock back one hour along with the rest of Spain (and the European Union) this coming Sunday. If agreed, it would put Ibiza 2 hours ahead of the UK in winter months, and 1 hour ahead as at present during British Summer Time.

Balearic Mortgage Services, Buying Property in Ibiza

Bettina Lorenz of Balearic Mortgage Services knows the Ibizan property market better than most. Here she gives the benefit of her 15 years experience in addressing some of the most important factors for anybody looking to buy property in Ibiza. Includes free download of RICS guide to buying property in Spain.

Mint Lounge Menu del Dia: Superb Food, Incredible Price

Never yet has the ridiculously good value menu—13.50€ for three courses—failed to live up to expectation, and nor did it today. But remember, this isn’t one to put on the wish list—you only have until October 31st to get along before the shutters come down. The menu changes weekly, so that’s 3 menus left. Be kind to yourself, try them all, it’s been a long hard summer and you’ve earned it.

All ExPats Will Have Voting Rights, 15 Year Rule to be...

The British government has published detailed plans on how it will deliver a commitment to allow all expats to vote in parliamentary elections

Nightmares on Wax; George and Amanda Evelyn Interview

Meet George and Amanda Evelyn, who between them are the people behind Nightmares on Wax and healing the world one person at a time ...

Ibiza Food & Drink; Six of the Best for Autumn

Ibiza food; autumn heralds the return of Ibiza’s many gastronomic festivals offering fantastic value and the opportunity to enjoy some deliciously themed menus

Sant Josep Council may ban extended opening & closing parties following...

"We will study the matter over the winter and put in place reforms that ensure better coexistence," said 1st Deputy Mayor and Councillor for the police, Paquita Ribas.

Ibiza Shady Business; Money Laundering, Drugs, Fraud, & Being a Right...

San Jose Beach Concession Auction & Editorial Response. The Ajuntamento of Sant Josep’s controversial plans to auction the boroughs beach concessions have resulted in accusations of money laundering, muscle man intimidation, drug smuggling, tax fraud, and just being a right bastard.