What's On today
Two cruise ships are scheduled in port today. Summer fiestas are in full swing. Plenty of markets to visit and films in English.
Monday's weather in Majorca
High temperatures continuing, with the forecast suggesting even hotter weather by the end of the week.
Sharp reduction in all-inclusive holidays because of competition
In price terms, all-inclusives in the Balearics find it virtually impossible to compete with hotels in Egypt and Turkey.
Arrested for trying to drown policeman
The event took place on the beach in the Playa de Palma.
Anti tourism group release video of attacks on hire cars
The group over the past two years has become more active in Majorca.
Animal rights associations demand that the bullfight is prevented
The association wants to put pressure on the town hall and relevant government ministries so that they prevent the bullfight.
Time for the truth about this sordid episode
The Met’s reputation will remain indelibly stained unless this happens.
Hail the quail...
Originally native to the Middle East, quails are now found across Europe. As it’s a small bird, one will serve one person as a starter, but you’ll need at least two as a main course.
Nan’s Day Out to Luxor . . .
August is a great month to chill out in the pools as an alternative to the crowded beaches.
Two-goal comeback sees Mallorca draw 2-2
This game was our biggest test so far against La Liga opposition and in all honesty Mallorca didn’t look overawed, giving more than a good account of themselves after going 2-0 down to a couple of badly defended, sloppy goals.
Does big business still run Spain?
Caretaker Spanish Prime Minister is under pressure from big business not to let the far left into the new government.