News of the day 14 August 2019
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Antoni Noguera


Palma town hall's Twitter account hacked and threats made

Palma town hall's Twitter account hacked and filled with insults.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rally in Palma


Palma rally on behalf of Open Arms ship

The Maltese and Italian governments have refused to allow the ships to enter their territorial waters.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Caliu cove.


Demand for removal of Son Caliu posidonia remains

The cove is far from being presentable.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Couple arrested


Couple arrested for assaulting daughters who wouldn't wear veils

The two girls, aged 12 and 14, had not wanted to practise Islam or wear veils.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Meghan Markle summer holiday.

Latest headlines

Meghan's birthday bash in Ibiza

The Duchess of Sussex previoulsy visited the island in 2016.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Scene of the emergency


Man hospitalized after receiving four blows to the head in sa Pobla

Man found seriously injured at his home in Sa Pobla, police currently have no leads on the investigation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Films in English


What's On today

Tomorrow to premiere Tarantino's new film Once Upon a time... in Hollywood in English.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Reinforcement officers for Guardia Civil


The summer presentation of the Guardia Civil in Majorca

Foreign officers are presented at the Guardia Civil

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Annie Lennox at Port Adriano


Annie Lennox enjoys views over Palma

Annie Lennox posts views of Palma on instagram.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Unauthorised landing


Pilot of a helicopter denounced for landing in the Torrent de Pareis

Helicopter makes unauthorised landing in the Tramuntana natural park.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fire in Majorca


Fire next to Es Trenc beach

The scale of the fire is, at present, not known.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rafael Nadal y su novia Xisca Perello en la gala de la Fundación Rafa Nadal en París.


Rafa Nadal's wedding venue and date announced

Wedding will take place near Sa Fortaleza.

Esteban Mercer

News / Comment


Taxi shortage

There is a severe shortage of taxis in the centre of Palma.

Jason Moore

High Ropes Course


A Tourist's Tale!

This ‘Confidential’ column usually contains whatever takes my fancy, or fills me with ire, regarding the delights of living in Majorca.

Frank Leavers

Stephen Blue


An Event Beneath the Stars

Maestro Stephen Blue will perform his candel lit concert at the end of the month.

Peter Clover

Holiday / Lifestyle
Artisan soaps


Words and more...

Lower deck Royal Navy sailors used to call bread and cheese ‘soap and flannel’ but for railwaymen a bread and cheese meal was ‘soap and towel’.

Andrew Valente

Ramallet tomatoes


Gardening in Majorca - harvest time

Harvesting and what to plant in the garden in summer.

Dorothy Loeffler

Edition of 14 August 2019