News of the day 13 October 2021
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Palma Court.

Latest headlines

Man faces 4 years in jail for Magalluf tourist attack

The Prosecutor’s Office is also demanding that the suspect pay 9,460 euros compensation to the victim.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police investigating attempted kidnap in Palma.

Latest headlines

Palma kidnap foiled by quick thinking van driver

The suspect was wearing a balaclava and riding an electric scooter.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

President Francina Armengol of the Balearics

Latest headlines

Legislation necessary to "influence rental prices" in the Balearics

President Armengol insists that state regulation is needed in order to control rents.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Evacuation of La Laguna due to the Cumbre Vieja volcano erruption


Volcano update: More evacuations on the Spanish island of La Palma

Residents were ordered to abandon their homes as red-hot lava advanced towards their neighbourhood.


Traffic jam on Ma-13, Mallorca.

Latest headlines

Inca-Palma lanes of Ma-13 closed after truck accident

The road is likely to be closed for hours and many drivers are taking a detour via Consell to get to Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Nicole is the founder of Eden Sanctuary, for now based near Alaro

Latest headlines

All hands on deck for the Animals at the Eden Sanctuary

The fundraising event is Thursday, October 14 at the Palma Boathouse.

Christina Buchet

Playa de Palma, Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Wednesday, October 13

The number of ICU Covid patients is down to 19. One ministry report now gives 100,000 cases since the start of the pandemic.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Calvia mayor, Alfonso Rodríguez (centre)

Majorca tourism

Calvia, the European Winter tourism programme returns to Paguera

The programme, designed to boost low-season tourism, first started in 1992.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Blue Origin New Shepard rocket blasts off carrying Star Trek actor William Shatner on suborbital flight


Captain Kirk breaks space record

"That was unlike anything they had described, unlike anything I had ever seen," Shatner was heard saying on his way back.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The presentation of the budget for next year.

Latest headlines

Spain to more than halve subsidy for firms specialised in letting property

"This general budget will help all young Spaniards realise their life projects."

News / Comment
“The time has come for James Bond to say goodbye...”


Bye Bye Bond

“The time has come for James Bond to say goodbye...”

Jason Moore

Neither the Spanish not British authorities could have made the advice any clearer.


Residency problems go on

Neither the Spanish not British authorities could have made the advice any clearer.

Humphrey Carter

Brighton's beach, located on the south-east coast of England.


Has a side-effect of covid been the rediscovery of holiday Britain?

What will the future tourism industry look like? What do you think?

Frank Leavers

The Mancomunitat has taken on tourism promotion responsibilities


Sustainability rains mainly in the plain

Montuiri has become the unofficial tourism capital of sustainable tourism.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Estefanía Porqueras performing at the Tap on Mallorca festival.


Tap on Mallorca 2021 Festival a huge success

There are several different styles of tap, including classical, Broadway, post-modern and jazz, which is probably the most well known.

Wendy Urquhart

Buñuelos Cati


Buñuelos - Typical Mallorcan autumn street food

Have you ever tried them? Our bulletin food expert shows you how to find the best buñuelos on the street.

Andrew Valente

17th Century manuscript.


17th Century Manuscript details gruesome Royal Court sentences

Some prisoners were condemned to the gallows, others were to be dismembered, beheaded, exiled to Cabrera or were sentenced to forced labour in the royal galleys.

Wendy Urquhart

Wearing a mask outdoors

Letters to the editor

Wearing masks on Mallorca

Our readers thoughts about still wearing masks.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
Mallorca Weather Forecast for Thursday

Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for October 14

What is the weather like in Mallorca today? Check out our live webcams, just click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Schools
Young Scientists IB


News from the Academy International School: IB Diploma Programme

In today’s evolving global society, inquiry, critical thinking, and international mindedness are essential skill sets.

The Academy School

Edition of 13 October 2021