News of the day 19 August 2019
News / Latest headlines
Hot in Majorca on Monday.


Monday's weather in Majorca

Up to 36C in areas on Monday; possible showers on Tuesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fire Palmanova


Palmanova fire

Investigation underway.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Stabbing in Palma


A young man is stabbed during a robbery in Palma

The event took place yesterday in the neighbourhood of La Soledat in Palma shortly after midnight.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cruise ships in Palma's port


What's On Today

Today Palma's port will have three cruise ships in. Complete listing of weekly markets and Films in English across the island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

NGO Open Arms rescue boat

Refugee crisis

Update: Spain says no deal with Italy on migrants, offers its ports

The only correct information is that the Spanish government had offered to Open Arms to head for the nearest Spanish port.


Soller train


Soller train controversy

Residents of Sóller have said their railway is not for sale.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Electric car


Tax incentives for electric vehicles and charging points

Town halls will also be offering incentives.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Holiday season

“The penny has finally dropped. Fewer tourists equal less profit and could mean fewer jobs...”

Jason Moore

Anti-Brexit protest


My Column by Donald Trelford

Only the Queen can end a Parliament and she can only do that on the recommendation of her government.

Donald Trelford

Holiday / Lifestyle


Tired of civiche... bring on the Escabeche!

Escabeche is in fact a derivation of the Catalan word escabeix and is an ancient way of preserving foods in a spiced vinegar marinade.

Marc Fosh

Letters to the editor

Santa Ponsa and Magalluf workers

A reader respons to the Open Letter regarding Santa Ponsa and Magalluf workers.

Shiela Peczenik

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca


Dream start as Mallorca win 2-1

Eibar threw everything at us in the second half but solid defending kept them at bay – just!

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
La Liga football season

La Liga football

Talking points from the La Liga weekend

Here are the five big talking points from this weekend's football matches.


Edition of 18 August 2019