News of the day 18 June 2017
News / Latest headlines
Yesterday's presentation of tourist places numbers by Terraferida.

Holiday rentals

Terraferida condemn "avalanche" of tourist accommodation places

At present over 50,000 new places are being processed, which equate to a 15% increase on the existing number of tourist places.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Guillem Balboa of Més with Aina Munar of PSOE.


Balboa becomes Majorca's first black mayor

Guillem Balboa's investiture was confirmed in front of a packed gathering at Alaro town hall.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hairy Bikers with Marc Fosh.


The Hairy Bikers ride into Palma to meet Marc Fosh

David Myers and Simon "Si" King spent the day with Marc Fosh, the first and only British Michelin Star chef in Spain.

Humphrey Carter

Just another day in the transformed Magalluf.


Kit-off and failed kidnapping: the week in Majorca

Tourists behaving badly were seemingly everywhere. A British holidaymaker said a woman attempted to snatch her two-year-old daughter. Hotel security was in the spotlight. And the Guardia Civil were determined to "destroy" the sale of drugs.

Andrew Ede

Midsummer's Eve, the Nit de Foc, including on some beaches.


What's on in Majorca: 19-25 June

The fiestas really crank up now. The feast day for Sant Joan is Saturday. There is Palma's Nit de Foc with ten demons' gangs on the Friday night. Deya's correfoc is on Sunday. Sant Pere fiestas start in Puerto Alcudia on Thursday; Sant Marçal in Marratxi on Friday. The Hairy Johns are out in Felanitx, Sant Joan and Sant Llorenç on Saturday. For World Music Day (Wednesday) there are two major free, open-air events in Palma. Tinie Tempah is in Magalluf on Tuesday.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment


May Day!

Theresa May should be given a chance to govern Britain without a constant barrage of criticism.

Jason Moore

Sport / Real Mallorca
Maheta Molango is continuing for now.

Real Mallorca

Segunda B: A division lost in no-man's land

General manager Maheta Molango and his sidekick director of football Javi Recio have been given a stay of execution.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
WTA tournament director Fabrizio Sestin and players director for Majorca, Johan Kjellsten.


All set for the WTA Mallorca Open Tennis

The WTA Mallorca Open Tennis tournament in Santa Ponsa starts on Monday.

Laura Stadler

Edition of 18 June 2017