News of the day 1 November 2021
News / Latest headlines
National Police in Barcelona dealt with a suspected kidnapping

Latest headlines

Woman arrested for kidnapping her grandson in Mallorca

The grandmother had apparently intended to take the boy to England.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Megayacht 'Topaz' in Palma.

International

Manchester City football club owner fined

The captain of the 'Topaz' argued that they were sailing for commercial purposes in order to take advantage of a tax exemption.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

It was the first such fatality in the country since such events resumed after COVID-19 curbs.

International

Man dies after being gored at Spanish bull-running festival

It was the first such fatality in the country since such events resumed after COVID-19 curbs.

Reuters

A view of the closed La Palma Airport

London Fair

Mallorca on course to be an all year round holiday destination, says tourism boss

“Next year, a large number of hoteliers have signed up to our plan to open in February..."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Es Murterar power station in Alcudia, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Balearic minister critical of lack of G20 climate change action

In the Balearics, energy transition will mean 25% renewable energy production within four years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Several ash-covered tombs from the Cumbre Vieja volcano

International

La Palma observatory gets smart to fight the dust

Dust from the eruption, which has been wreaking havoc on the Spanish Canary island for more than 40 days.

Reuters

News / Comment
“Brexit is changing our lives in Spain. I can live with it but it would have been nice if someone had told us.”

Comment

In the dark

“Brexit is changing our lives in Spain. I can live with it but it would have been nice if someone had told us.”

Jason Moore

Protester Steve Bray sits on a toilet outside Whitehall

Comment

Muddying the waters

Anna Nicholas’s views on some of the stories of the week.

Anna Nicholas

Holiday / Lifestyle
'Sky Princess'

Lifestyle

'Princess Sky' Cruise Ship returns to Palma

'Sky Princess' has plenty to keep passengers busy, including shops, bars restaurants, a large pool, a spa and a stunning 39 metre glass-bottomed SeaWalk.

Wendy Urquhart

Julie Waller

Community

“One of the good ones” A tribute to Julie Waller

Through her work and her personality, Julie had a profound effect on many people in Mallorca.

Vicki McLeod

Children in Halloween costumes.

Lifestyle

Monsters & zombies roamed the streets on Halloween

Halloween has become more and more popular over the last 20 years in Mallorca.

Wendy Urquhart

Weather / Latest news
Palma Bay & Bellver Castle.

Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for November 1

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Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mallorca Weather Forecast for Tuesday

Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for November 2

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Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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