News of the day 24 August 2019
News / Latest headlines
Weekly markets


Where to go and what to see

Three cruise ships are in Palma's port today. Check the weekly markets and films in English for the weekend.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter



Balearics hotel occupancy falls over two per cent

Overnight stays by foreign tourists in the Balearics fell by 1.6%.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma airport


Expulsion from Majorca because of airport thefts

There was no particular pattern to the thefts.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Drugs raid


International cocaine gang in court as Guardia Civil display drugs seized by operation

The operation resulted in the seizure of 3.5 kilos of cocaine, quantities of cash, three cars and a tractor unit for hauling loads.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

James Costos


Google ex-CEO and U.S. ambassador exploring business opportunities in Majorca

The former ambassador is no stranger to Majorca and has in the past hosted Michelle Obama when she visited.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Strike at Palma airport

Industrial action

So far so good

It is feared that long queues could start forming towards lunchtime as the volume of flights increases.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Yellow flag at Albercuix beach


Advice against swimming because of contamination in Puerto Pollensa

Provisional analysis suggested that it was not necessary to raise a red flag.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Esclatabutzes in Soller on Sunday.


Fiestas and events in Majorca on Sunday / Monday

Esclatabutzes, one of Majorca's most spectacular demons' gangs, present "Nit de ..." in Soller on Sunday night.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Miquel Garau.


"We all love to have clean beaches and a clean planet"

Interview with Miquel Garau, who is leading a global campaign to keep beaches free of cigarette butts.

Humphrey Carter

The yacht off Es Trenc on Saturday.


Fifteen people rescued from blazing luxury yacht

The yacht caught fire off Es Trenc beach.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Behaving badly

“It is a great pity that there are more incidents of bad behaviour.”

Jason Moore

Boris Johnson


My Column by Anna Nicholas

Luckily, the Neolithic temple has become visible once more due to the drought in the western part of the peninsula.

Anna Nicholas

Wildfire Gran Canaria


Gran Canaria’s Inferno

Gran Canaria is often referred to as the miniature continent as its geography and climate are so contrasted within its small surface.

Vanessa Cabau Wolf

Holiday / Lifestyle
Summer fiestas


Fiestas and events on Saturday / Sunday

Today festival of the lanterns in Alcudia and tomorrow fireworks in S'Illot.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather Map


Today's weather

A chance of some scattered showers this afternoon.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 24 August 2019