News of the day 8 July 2017
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Majorca melts as temperatures reach over 40ºC in Palma

Yesterday was the hottest day of the year to date with the maximum reaching 40.3ºC at the university.

Humphrey Carter

For sale


Douglas drops the price of his Majorcan home again

Michael Douglas and his ex-wife Diandra Luker have dropped the asking price of their property in Valldemossa again.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter



“I’ve always loved James Bond and British cars”

The Daily Bulletin Bond theme dinner for subscribers and readers proved a great success on Thursday evening.

Humphrey Carter



Eleven illegal immigrants picked up in Majorca

The Guardia Civil and the National Police yesterday picked up eleven illegal immigrants who arrived by boat from north Africa over Thursday night.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Nothing like a drink on holiday.


Rubbish tourists and all-inclusive restrictions: the week in Majorca

Palma's new mayor hit the ground running by upsetting the Germans, the regional government was targeting boozing in all-inclusives, there were Islamic extremists, and the weather was hot.

Andrew Ede

No one knows how many vehicles there really are in Majorca in summer.


Over a million vehicles on Balearic roads this summer

The regional tourism ministry argues that it is impossible to know exactly how many vehicles there are.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Allegra Huston


Allegra Huston: "Everybody has a story to tell and I help them tell it..."

Author and award-winning screenwriter Allegra Huston, daughter of the late film director John Huston, talks about her life and work.

Humphrey Carter

Maria Salom, the national government's delegate in the Balearics.


Madrid to beef up government delegate's profile in the Balearics

The Balearic government is suspicious of Maria Salom, the national government's delegate for the islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Puerto Andratx is one of several places where the fiestas for the Virgen del Carmen are being celebrated.


What's on in Majorca: 10-16 July

Fiestas for the Virgen del Carmen, so demons, fireworks and night parties this weekend in Cala Bona, Cala Ratjada, Porto Cristo, Portocolom, Puerto Andratx, Puerto Pollensa. Santa Margalida fiestas start in the likes of Santa Margalida (as would be expected). Queen tribute show in Palma on Wednesday. Rolling Stones and Deep Purple trib shows in Alcudia on Saturday night.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment


The season

“The airport is breaking all records but spending is low...”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

Ours readers talk about Brexit and the planes with banners that advertise over the beaches.

Edition of 8 July 2017