News of the day 8 March 2022
News / Latest headlines
Sunflower oil supplies being affected by Ukraine war

Latest headlines

Ukraine war affecting Balearic food prices and supply

No shortages, but limits being placed on the purchase of certain products.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Juan Carlos I

International

Spain's former king to remain in UAE after prosecutors drop fraud probes

The former king said he will return frequently to Spain to visit family and friends but will stay in private accommodations.

Reuters

Refugees from Ukraine in Poland

International

1.2 million Ukrainians fled to Poland since invasion by Russia - Border Guard

A total of 141,500 people crossed from Ukraine into Poland on Monday, fewer than on Sunday.

Reuters

Vladimir Putin

International

UK's Wallace says Putin is a spent force in the world

Wallace said the invasion was not going to plan for Russia.

Reuters

Terraces in Palma, Mallorca affected by fire

Latest headlines

Fires at two Palma restaurants

Terrace facilities at the restaurants were seriously damaged.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Global jet fuel prices have surged to near 14-year highs.

International

Jet fuel price surge deals heavy blow to fragile air travel recovery

Global jet fuel prices have surged to near 14-year highs.

Reuters

Estate agent window in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

January home sales in the Balearics rose by 66%

The Balearics had the highest percentage increases in terms of sales and price.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma is considered one of the best refit and repair centres in the world.

Latest headlines

Palma's shipyards are running out of space

Nautical industry is the second most important to the Balearics.

Humphrey Carter

Leonid Stanislavskyi with Rafa Nadal in Mallorca last October.

Latest headlines

From playing against Nadal in Mallorca to Ukraine

"I'm not afraid of anyone... I'm hoping that the war will end and I will be able to play tennis."

Reuters

News / Comment
“The last thing that Ukraine needs at the moment is untrained foreign fighters...”

Comment

Comment: Foreign fighters

“The last thing that Ukraine needs at the moment is untrained foreign fighters...”

Jason Moore

Bellver Castle in Palma is a hive of activitty on Sundays, but something is missing.

Comment

Comment: Palma missing a trick

Bellver Castle in Palma is a hive of activitty on Sundays, but something is missing.

Humphrey Carter

There’s a workshop for giants in Zaragoza.

Comment

When giants dance - centuries of Mallorcan tradition

The giant tradition has been around for hundreds of years...

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Signs of Spring

Community

Fiesta, Music and War...

Find out how Ukraine and horror are affecting the lives of the inhabitants of the Soller Valley.

Shirley Roberts

Black Redstart

Lifestyle

Quaking with the Phoenix

One winter visitor will soon be heading off on migration...

Neville James-Davies

What's on / Coming soon
Ringmasters

Coming soon

Things to do in Mallorca on the 8th and 9th of March

Do not forget that The Classic Car Rally in Puerto Portals kicks off this thursday!

Christina Buchet

Classic Rally

Coming soon

Top event this Thursday: 1939 to 2021 - the Classic Rally returns

Take a look at thursday’s route. Be advised of road closures. Check our website for all road maps and videos of the event.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Weather Forecast for next days

Latest news

Mallorca weather for March 8

Lightly cloudy skies forecast for the island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 8 March 2022
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