News of the day 30 March 2022
News / Latest headlines
Ukrainian refugees at the Palma Bellver Hotel in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Red Cross renting hotel rooms for Ukraine refugees

Some refugees protested on Tuesday against "degrading treatment".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Barcelona was confirmed on Tuesday as the venue for the next America's Cup in 2024.

International

Barcelona wins race to host America's Cup in 2024

Barcelona was confirmed on Tuesday as the venue for the next America's Cup in 2024.

Reuters

Court of a Mallorca hotel in a listed building

Majorca tourism

Tourism law exemption sought for listed buildings

The exemption refers to the freeze on new tourist accommodation places.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Penelope Knatchbull ralking to Prince Kyril of Preslav who also loves Majorca.

Latest headlines

The late Prince Philip’s closest confidante and Mallorca

The Queen and the late Prince Philip came on an official visit to Mallorca in 1988.

Humphrey Carter

Analysts polled by Reuters had expected 12-month CPI to rise to 8% in March.

International

Spain's inflation rises to 9.8%, fastest since 1985

Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the ensuing economic fallout have fuelled inflation worldwide.

Reuters

Image of the Balearicuni asteroid

Latest headlines

The Balearics asteroid

The asteroid was discovered in 2006 by the Mallorca Astronomical Observatory.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police are investigating cause of death.

Palma

Tourist dies after landing at Palma airport

Victim collpased while waiting for a taxi.

Humphrey Carter

Certain stocks in Spain have been running out

International

Supermarkets to be permitted to ration sales

A Spanish government decree gives supermarkets the legal cover to ration.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spanish chef opens restaurant in Valencia to feed Ukrainian refugees

International

Spanish chef prepares beachside paella for Ukrainian refugees

The restaurant has become a meeting place for Ukrainians to trade stories and seek help with paperwork.

Reuters

The death toll continues to rise.

Latest headlines

Covid figures for Wednesday in the Balearics

494 cases oer 100,000 inhabitants over the past two weeks.

Humphrey Carter

Three mega cruise ships were in port at the same time last week.

Palma

Storm brewing over cruise ships in Palma

Balearic Port Authority accused of secrecy.

Humphrey Carter

Covid travel requirements remain in place for Mallorca and Spain.

Latest headlines

Spain extends Covid travel rules for UK travellers

Spain has eased the rules for unvaccinated teenagers.

Humphrey Carter

Anger at the petrol pumps.

Latest headlines

Balearic petrol stations threaten to strike

Petrol stations fears they could be left out of pocket.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
“Will Smith, is a great actor but he should not be above the law...”

Comment

Comment: The Oscar incident

“Will Smith, is a great actor but he should not be above the law...”

Jason Moore

Not a great restart for the industry.

Comment

Comment: UK airports caught napping

Some of the main UK airports are not ready for the tourist season, why?

Humphrey Carter

Bad weather

Comment

How’s the weather with you: plus, what’s in a name?

"I hear that Mallorca has been suffering from wet and windy days"

Frank Leavers

Potatoes and nuts - that’s all

Comment

Water into oil and the illusion of self-sufficiency

Can Mallorca reduce his excessive external dependence? What do you think?

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
What's on / Coming soon
Mala Rodríguez - La Niña

Coming soon

Things to do in Mallorca Wednesday and Thursday

Today and tomorrow there are free concerts in Palma - Check out our guide!

Christina Buchet

Weather / Latest news
Westerly and north-westerly wind becoming northerly.

Weather

Mallorca Weather Forecast for Wednesday

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Snow in Mallorca

Latest news

Snow in time for April in Mallorca

No April Fool - "Cold, snow, wind and rough seas."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Temperatures with little change.

Weather

Mallorca Weather Forecast for Thursday

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Schools
Queen's College school

Schools

Queen’s College science week

Last week the primary children at Queen’s College celebrated National Science Week with a particular focus on the theme of Growth.

Queen's College

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