News of the day 1 October 2019
News / Latest headlines
Punta Ballena, Magalluf


Season ending but police maintaining operations in Magalluf

Over the summer months there have been nightly police operations involving up to a dozen officers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A boat typically used by illegal immigrants


Five more illegal immigrants detained

Seven boats have landed in Majorca this year or have been intercepted.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Iago Negueruela, tourism minister


Cruise tourism in "excesses" legislation

"There will be "balanced regulation" of cruise tourism."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sineu Market

What's On

Where to go and What to see

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather map for today


Today's weather

Partly cloudy with high of 29º.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Joan Lainez

What's On

What's on in Majorca on Tuesday / Wednesday

The Three Tenors at Cala Millor, African-jazz fusion in Palma and Charlie Chaplin's Limelight at Cineciutat.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Christmas lights in Palma-


Citizens' group to switch on Palma Christmas lights

In order to be shortlisted for the voting, citizens' groups, which must be not-for-profit, will need to present proposals related to the switching-on.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The barbecue set up at Cala Egos.


Germans reported for beach barbecue

The Guardia Civil returned later on with Andratx police officers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Government meeting at the Consolat de Mar headquarters.


A raft of measures for dealing with an "exceptional crisis"

The government estimates that between this month and March there could be the loss of 300,000 tourists.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The burnt sign at Carrefour.


Arrested for setting fire to hypermarket sign

The man informed officers that, once he was released, he would "set Carrefour on fire".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Protest at the Guardia Civil headquarters in Girona


Catalan separatists protest on anniversary of banned independence referendum

Tensions between separatists in the region and Madrid have run high in recent days after Spain's high court sent seven Catalan activists to jail.


CCOO meeting last night in Palma


Thomas Cook employees face a "difficult process"

As well as the employees at the headquarters, there are some 2,500 who are employed by the 23 hotels that Thomas Cook managed in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Helping passengers

“It wouldn´t have hurt senior politicians to have visited the airport.”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle
Teatre Principal, Palma

Enjoying Majorca

Visions Of An Orchestra

In 1935, the Conservatory in Palma, which had come into being as the Conservatori de Música Balears in 1879, was officially declared the regional conservatory, and a superior one at that, by the national ministry for public instruction.

Andrew Ede

Concours d'Elegance.

Focus on Cars

A Classic Week

The fourth edition of Mallorca Classic Week by Port Adriano was blessed with good weather.

Robert Klevenhagen

Puerto Soller

Local news from your area

Spotlight on Soller

This has been a sad week on our island and the only good news story is in the humanity of the businesses and people who live here.

Shirley Roberts

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca lose 2-0


“Var-cical” penalty call sees Mallorca lose 2-0

This was an abject performance (the Spanish have a word for it, “flojo”) on the road from Real Mallorca.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 1 October 2019