News of the day 3 January 2018
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Hairy Bikers in Palma with Marc Fosh.


Majorca's top British chef in Hairy Bikers' Adventure

The Hairy Bikers' Mediterranean Adventure begins this evening, and the series will feature Marc Fosh.

Humphrey Carter

The roscón cake for Three Kings.

Food and drink

A cake fit for Three Kings

The roscón, the ring-shaped or King cake, is a treat for Three Kings.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Low-season tourism in November showed an increase in spending.


Tourist spending up by almost a quarter in November

While there was an increase in tourist spending, it was under four per cent of the total for the whole of Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The winter sales have started, though the small retailers expect business to be similar to last year.


Slight increase in retail businesses in 2017

The number of retail businesses increased in 2017 for the first time since 2008.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Snow in the Tramuntana Mountains in December.


A colder December than usual

January, meanwhile, has started off very mild, if rather breezy at times.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


The three-month break

We now have a nine-month holiday season; perhaps the island needs to rest.

Jason Moore

Edition of 3 January 2018