News of the day 20 August 2019
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Birdwatching in Majorca


Majorca promoting birdwatching to the UK market

Birdwatching tourists who are interested in coming to the island are of importance in addressing tourism seasonality.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Forest Fire in Andratx.


Municipal tax for forest fire protection

Property owners will be expected to adopt greater responsibilities for protection.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cruise ship in Palma.


Cruise industry calls for a reality check

Cruise ships have some of the most advanced means of recycling and reuse in the world.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Elton John in Palma

Royal Family

Elton John blasts relentless character assassination of Harry and Meghan

A contribution was made to Carbon Footprint Ltd.


Jets at Palma airport


Decrease in number of private jets because of competition

There is an issue in Palma and also in Ibiza with regard to space for planes to park.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Markets in Majorca


Where to go and what to see

Two cruise ships in Palma's port today, weekly markets and films in English. Coming on Friday is the premiere of The Angry Birds 2 in English at Ocimax Palma Aficine.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter



Magalluf hotel expulsions have more than doubled

There has been an obvious increase in expulsions this year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tennis Rogers Cup


Rafa Nadal enjoys some rest and relaxtion before the US Open

Rafa Nadal is now focused on the last Grand Slam of the season.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Jon Bon Jovi


Jon Bon Jovi will play on the 'Norwegian Pearl' from Barcelona to Palma

Bon Jovi will play two concerts onboard during the Runaway to Paradise themed cruise.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fire at sea


Panic off Port Adriano

Update: Two being treated in hospital after Port Adriano yacht explosion.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Wildfire Gran Canaria


Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations

The fire was propelled by high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Robberies from holiday rentals


Two arrests for holiday rentals robberies

Police investigations focused on current and former employees of the company managing the rentals.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

NGO Open Arms rescue boat

Refugee crisis

Spain sending navy ship to bring Open Arms migrants to Palma

The Audaz will depart this afternoon at 5 p.m.


News / Comment


Royal woes

“I suspect the rather unflattering headlines were a shock for Prince Harry.”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle


The Demon And Wheels On Fire

The tradition of the rodelles had a single demon who would fall down dead when the thunderclaps had finished.

Andrew Ede

Car Show


Focus on cars - Head Turners

Weekly Car Show August 14 2019.

Robert Klevenhagen

Weather Map


Tuesday's weather in Majorca

Hot humid day with easterly winds and a chance of rain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Other Sports
Andy Murray


Murray could play in Majorca next week

Entrance to the tournament at the Nadal Academy will be free.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 20 August 2019