News of the day 21 August 2019
News / Latest headlines
Traffic jam


PP warning of Palma traffic chaos

The PP and others had asked for the whole project to be put back until October.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The chiringuito at Colomer in Formentor.


Formentor bar reopens

Following the closure, the town hall forwarded documentation which shows that the bar is in compliance with planning regulations.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Guardia Civil raids on Wednesday.


Guardia dawn raids in major drugs operation

An underground drugs laboratory has been discovered in Lloseta.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ferrari with naked woman


Ferrari driver in Ibiza fined for driving with naked woman

The driver faces charges of reckless driving and putting other people's lives at risk.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Open Arms arriving in Lampedusa.

Refugee crisis

Open Arms docks in Lampedusa

The plan to receive the migrants in Majorca has been deactivated.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Films in English in Majorca


Where to go and what to see

Today MSC Divina is the only cruise ship in port. Tomorrrow none are scheduled. Check weekly markets and films in English. This coming Friday the new animated film The Angry Birds Movie 2 will be showing at Ocimax in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter



Superyachts cruise into Bay of Palma

Two of these are currently for sale.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Industrial action

Don't help Ryanair during Portugal strike, Belgian unions tell members

Unions representing cabin crew in Spain said their plans for 10 days of strikes next month still stood.


Guardia Civil at the scene

Animal welfare

Two women accused of having killed a dog

The dog was under a scorching sun.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Stakes are high

“There have been calls for Spain to close the border with Gibraltar”

Jason Moore

Correos delivery


Belive it or not...

Not everyone or everything falls into that ‘grey’ area of noncommitment.

Peter Clover

Holiday / Lifestyle
Weather map 21/08


Today's weather

Bright and breezey this morning with slightly lower temperatures throughout the day.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pollensa's Music Festival


Fiestas and events on Wednesday / Thursday

Tonight the Accademia del Piacere at the Pollensa Music Festival.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Camilo José Cela


Words and more..

Spaniards are more down to earth on these matters.

Andrew Valente

During these months, hotel, car rental and flight prices are vastly cheaper than during July and August.


How to book smarter Spanish holidays

Here are a few tricks to getting the best value out of your visit.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 21 August 2019