News of the day 7 August 2019
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Leo Messi


Boys would like Leo Messi to be their boss

Girls opted for Catalan singer Aitana Ocaña.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Plastic on the beach


Need for more recycling points by beaches

Fifty-two per cent of beachgoers in the Balearics take aluminium cans in their cool boxes, while 64% have plastic bottles.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather in Majorca

Latest headlines

The weather in Majorca

Hot and humid weather continues on Wednesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pollensa Music Festival


What's On today

Today the Pollensa Music Festival holds their annual concert with the Balearic Symphony Orchestra and soloist Pacho Flores. Also check out film times, markets and which cruise ships are in Palma's port.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Espases Hospital


Serious accident in Soller

Both young people are in the hosptial, one in critical condition and the other stable.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fires in Majorca


Majorca on extreme fire alert

High temperatures and strong gusts of wind expected.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Roberto Cavalli's yacht Freedom.


Italian designer arrives in Majorca on board Freedom

The designer moors his impressive yacht at Palma's Moll Vell.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Queues at Palma airport


Passport control strike threat

Airport chaos at Palma airport.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

HMA Simon Manley

Civil service

HMA Simon Manley bids farewell to UK Nationals in Spain

The next British Ambassador to Spain will be Hugh Elliott, who begins his post on Monday 19 August.

Super yacht Azteca in Majorca


Luxury yacht sails into Palma

This twin-screw superyacht measures 72 metres and can accommodate up to 12 guests.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pedro Sánchez in Palma.


Prime minister "not throwing in the towel"

Pedro Sánchez was in Palma on Wednesday for his meeting with King Felipe.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Minister Iago Negueruela with employer and union representatives.

Industrial action

Rubbish strike is postponed

The strike has been postponed until 9 September.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Some positive negativity

We all want the best for the Balearics but let’s ditch the word ‘anti’...

Humphrey Carter

Pollensa Music Festival


Culture and Chaos

Come rain or shine the Majorcans totally love a fiesta.

Peter Clover


Frank Confidential

Let's go camping shall we? No thanks!

How civilised can a sporting encounter be when the players themselves take time out to have luncheon and tea and if necessary to call a halt to play if it should rain or become dark?

Frank Leavers

Holiday / Lifestyle
Avocado Club


Avocado Club, new for lovers of avocado

Avocado lovers will agree that it is one of the tastiest and most exquisite dishes of the moment...

Edition of 7 August 2019