News of the day 19 March 2022
News / Latest headlines
Briton wanted in the UK arrested in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Extradition of Briton arrested in Palmanova who faces 14 life sentences

The Briton is estimated to have profited by up to 1.6 million euros from drugs trafficking.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Smokers on a bar terrace in Spain

Latest headlines

Inca lawyer challenging Balearics bar terrace smoking ban

The ban was a Covid measure and has been in place for some eighteen months.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

18 million euros of the surplus had been incorporated into the 2021 budget.

Latest headlines

How Alcudia comes to have so much spare cash

One project which could take a substantial chunk would be the as-yet undefined plan to regenerate the main tourist centre.

Andrew Ede

North Mallorca Lions branch

Latest headlines

North Mallorca Lions - Busier than ever!

The 56 clubs with more than 1,000 members in Poland are all working hard to help refugees.

Susan Mackay

Puerto Pollensa sightseeing | Mallorca

Latest headlines

Who said you could move that sand? Pollensa town hall in trouble

The directorate for the coasts at the ministry had in fact reported the extraction of sand on Thursday last week.

Andrew Ede

The so-called Covid terraces in Pollensa allowed “exceptional” occupation of the public way.

Latest headlines

An end to Pollensa’s ‘Covid terraces’

The so-called Covid terraces in Pollensa allowed “exceptional” occupation of the public way.

Andrew Ede

Lluc Sanctuary, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Church and hotels in Mallorca offer places for Ukraine refugees

The church has offered one hundred places to the Balearic government.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police operation against abuse of minors in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Arrested for drugging and sexually abusing runaway girls

A police investigation focused on a squat in Cala Major in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Puerto Andratx, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Boats deliberately set adrift in Puerto Andratx

There were five different types of vessel; it could have been "a disaster".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

King of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan was in Mallorca filming.

Latest headlines

The week in review: Ukraine side effects and Bollywood comes to Mallorca

These are the stories that made the Bulletin headlines this week in Mallorca.

Sarah Forge

The Belmond La Residencia in Deya, Mallorca.

Latest headlines

Balearic hotels voted the best

Seven out of the the best coastal hotels in Spain are in the Balearics

Humphrey Carter

Russian cosmonauts arrive wearing yellow and blue flight suits at the International Space Station

International

We all live in a yellow International Space Station

Space work not affected by the war

Reuters

New traffic laws this week.

Latest headlines

New traffic laws from next week in the Balearics

Zero-tolerance booze for drivers of all vehicles under 18

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
F35

Comment

Comment: Best defence

“There appears to be little co-ordination in defence buying in NATO....”

Jason Moore

The UK is the third most popular destination for Spaniards moving abroad.

Comment

Comment: Spanish love the UK

The UK is the third most popular destination for Spaniards moving abroad.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
People fleeing Russia's invasion of Ukraine arrive at Siret border crossing

Letters to the editor

Ukraine tragedy, sacrifice and kindness

A reader sends us letter about a guy from Romania called Ovi who went to the Moldova/Ukraine border to collect his family.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

What's on / Coming soon
San Patricio, la fiesta irlandesa en Mallorca

Coming soon

Things to do in Mallorca today and tomorrow

Santa Ponsa gears up for Saint Patrick’s Festival tomorrow!

Christina Buchet

Saint Patrick's Day

Coming soon

Things to do in Mallorca on Sunday and Monday

Saint Patrick’s Festival today in Santa Ponsa! - Also, be advised of road closures in Palma due to an sporting event.

Christina Buchet

Weather / Latest news
Precipitation that may be accompanied by mud

Weather

Mallorca Weather Forecast for Saturday

You can keep up to date with the weather across the island here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Eating Out / Festive Food
FRITO MALLORQUÍN

Restaurant review

When frito mallorquín tastes very mallorquín

The frito mallorquín made by Mari Carmen Serrano was in the true Mallorcan style...

Andrew Valente

Sport / Real Mallorca
Resumen de RCD Mallorca vs Real Madrid (0-3)

Real Mallorca

Must win match: Real Mallorca play Espanyol – the best of enemies

Real Mallorca play Espanyol tomorrow (Sunday) in their Estadio.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Barcelona coach Xavi.

Football

Clasico is perfect time to show what Barca can do, Xavi says

Xavi wants to change history against Real Madrid

Reuters

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