News of the day 5 August 2019
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Correfoc in Santa Margalida


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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The beach and sea; where to be to keep cooler.


Monday's weather in Majorca

High temperatures continuing, with the forecast suggesting even hotter weather by the end of the week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Alcudia hotel


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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Playa de Palma


Arrested for trying to drown policeman

The event took place on the beach in the Playa de Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cruise ships in Palma


What's On today

Today check out the fiestas, markets, ships in port and films in English.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

annual walk to Lluc


Big success for annual walk

All ages took part in the event.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Espases Hospital


Teenager in serious condition after balcony fall

He was rushed to Son Espases Hospital.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cars for hire


Anti tourism group release video of attacks on hire cars

The group over the past two years has become more active in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Actor and singer Jared Leto on holidays


Jared Leto climbing Majorca's mountains

He has been been on the island previously.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bullring in Palma

Animal welfare

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

EastEnders star on holiday


EastEnders swap Walford for Majorca

Cast enjoy some R&R in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


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.

Humphrey Carter

Carl Beech


Time for the truth about this sordid episode

The Met’s reputation will remain indelibly stained unless this happens.

Donald Trelford

Holiday / Lifestyle
Pot roast quail


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.

Marc Fosh

An English Rose


Gardening in Majorca

Not all Roses have any perfume but are still a beautiful bloom.

Dorothy Loeffler

Luxor in Majorca


Nan’s Day Out to Luxor . . .

August is a great month to chill out in the pools as an alternative to the crowded beaches.

Shirley Roberts

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca match

Real Mallorca

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.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 4 August 2019