News of the day 17 August 2019
News / Latest headlines
Toni Fuster


Shops' sales to cruise passengers up seven per cent

The increase, says Pimeco, coincides with a time of greatest tourist numbers in Majorca, with up to 60,000 cruise passengers in a week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fire at Cala Tuent.


Eighty-five forest fires so far this year

The worst fire so far this year was at Comellar de s'Ermita by Cala Tuent in Escorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weekly markets in Majorca


What's On today

Today Palma's port will have four cruise ships again but none on Sunday. Check the weekly markets across the island this weekend and the Films in English.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather Map

Latest headlines

Today's weather

Slightly warmer today with temperatures on the rise.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Usain Bolt


Usain Bolt on holiday in the Balearic Islands

Usain Bolt has been sharing some of the details of his holiday online.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Arpellots Havaneres Band

What's On

What's on in the North

Events from Muro to Cala San Vicenç.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Boats at Portals Vells


Majorca heading demand for boat hire holidays

British, Germans and Dutch are the leading nationalities.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fires in Majorca


Three fires on Saturday morning

One person needed treatment for burns to an arm.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Griff Rhys Jones in Palma for the Regata Illes Balears Clàssics.


"I still get plenty of work because I've got my own hair"

Interview with Welsh comedian, writer, actor, television presenter and yachtsman Griffith Rhys Jones OBE.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment


A great Majorcan idea

The Council of Majorca has come up with a very smart plan to boost Majorca.

Humphrey Carter

Greta Thunberg


My Column

Iman Barlow and her boxer boyfriend bravely thwarted a robbery here in Majorca.

Anna Nicholas

Holiday / Lifestyle
Summer fiestas


Fiestas and events on Saturday / Sunday

Today first Real Mallorca match at home. Tomorrow Holi party in Caimairi.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cala Molins in Cala Sant Vicenç, where there are fireworks on Sunday night.


Fiestas and events on Sunday / Monday

Fireworks in Cala Sant Vicenç on Sunday night; parties and food contests in Sa Coma; DJ/producer Richie Hawtin in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Lago Junior


Mallorca kick off in the Big Time tonight

Real Mallorca face Basque side Eibar in Son Moix tonight at 8 pm.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 17 August 2019