News of the day 29 August 2019
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Pere Garau market

Latest headlines

Where to go and What to see

Cruise ships in port, markets to visit and films to see in English.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The ex-military German on his way to the courts.


German pyromaniac remanded in custody

There had been three minor fires in Esporles woodland in the days prior to his arrest.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Wreckage from the collision


Microlight occupants initially survived Sunday crash

Air accident investigators, who had been expected to stay in Majorca longer, have now returned to the mainland.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Beaches are often closed due to contamination.


Former Emaya management could face five-year sentences

The toughest sanction is five years if natural systems are deemed to have been seriously harmed and if there was a risk of serious harm to public health.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Iberia ground crew to strike at Barcelona

Industrial action

Iberia ground crew to go ahead with tomorrow's 2-day Barcelona strike

Strikes last weekend caused the cancellation of more than 350 flights.


Cala Millor.


September hotel occupancy expected to exceed 80%

At present, it would seem that September occupancy is running highest in Cala Millor, Paguera, Palmanova-Magalluf and Playa de Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The cow outside the store.


Arrested after attempt to steal Playa de Palma cow

This attempt was captured on security camera, see video.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A migrant child intercepted off the coast in the Mediterranean Sea waves as she waits to disembark from a rescue boat at the port of Malaga


Spanish coastguard rescues 208 migrants crossing from Africa to Spain

The migrants from Sub-Saharan Africa were found in three rafts in the Alboran Sea, between Morocco and Spain.


The Tomatina festival in Buñol


Playing ketchup in Spain - thousands wage the Tomatina fight

Organizers of the annual Tomatina festival tossed 145 tonnes of over-ripe tomatoes into the crowd from six large trucks, quickly converting the town into a sea of pink and red.


Dragon Sushi, Calle Blanquerna, Palma.


Fifty cases of salmonella poisoning confirmed

The large variety of food served at the restaurant has made detecting the precise source quite difficult.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ryanair industrial action

Industrial action

Ryanair cancels small number of Spanish flights over cabin crew strike

Unions representing cabin crew announced the plans to hold 10 days of strikes throughout September.


News / Comment


Bold move

“Johnson may deliver Brexit but he could be out of Number 10...”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle
Andy Murray.

What's On

Fiestas and events on Thursday / Friday

Jazz at Festival Park, Clarinet festival in Alcudia and Melon Festival in Vilafranca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather Map


Today's weather

Mainly sunny today with light coastal breezes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The main course

Restaurant review

Picking a dish is such a big gamble

Restaurant review: Restaurante Fervor, Palma.

Andrew Valente

Hotel Receptionist


Words and more...

One term we talked about was ‘just the ticket’.

Andrew Valente

Edition of 29 August 2019