News of the day 8 April 2022
News / Latest headlines
Hotel in Menorca

Latest headlines

Delays in supplies to Mallorca due to last two to three weeks

The hoteliers federation does not envisage there being a serious problem.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Protesters at a council meeting in Alcudia, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Alcudia bars demanding longer opening hours

The town hall has committed to reviewing the current bylaw.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

One of those arrested following the emergency landing of an Air Arabia Maroc flight at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Sedition charges for Palma plane "escapees"

There are 23 accused in all - 21 passengers who left the Air Arabia Maroc plane and two who helped them.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

President Francina Armengol of the Balearics (left) with Spain's first deputy prime minister, Nadia Calviño

Latest headlines

Balearics will be "one of the engines" for economic recovery

Spain's first deputy prime minister praised the Balearic government's management of European funds.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourists arriving at Palma Airport

Majorca tourism

Who spends the most in Majorca?

The Balearics, according to Balearic government numbers, attracted 149,627 foreign tourists in February.

Andrew Ede

Representatives of the residents association for Casetes des Capellans in Playa de Muro, Mallorca

Latest headlines

New legal defence for threatened coastal cottages in Muro

Twenty-two cottages in Casetes des Capellans are threatened by Costas Authority demarcation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
British Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murthy attend a reception to celebrate the British Asian Trust at The British Museum


Comment: The right thing

“British ministers should be setting an example for the rest of us to follow..”

Jason Moore

Chelsea FC vs Real Madrid


Comment: Age is just a number

I don’t support Real Madrid but I’ve always been a huge fan of Karim Benzema.

Humphrey Carter

White palms for sale in Palma.


The white palms of Mallorca (and Alicante)

What particularly interested Mallorca’s regal rulers was the white palm, the one which, by then, had become central to the Palm Sunday procession.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
News from Deya


Humans of Mallorca and the ‘dark side’

Scams, criminality and opportunism exist in Mallorca just like anywhere else in the world.

Shirley Roberts

Fishing boat.


The future of fishing in the Balearic Islands

What if instead of managing the current crisis and waiting for the next one to arrive, we take action?

Marilles Foundation

What's on / Films
Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore – Official Trailer


Films in English for Friday, April 8

This week we have two new films and also tickets on sale now for the newest Marvel film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness coming out on May 6.

Christina BuchetFrank Leavers

Bulletin winner of free movie tickets


Another lucky winner of free movie tickets!

Another lucky winner at the Bulletin collects her free movie tickets.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
Beautiful clear day where you can see the mountains

Latest news

Today's weather in Mallorca

A beautiful day with temperatures on the rise.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca beat At. Madrid 1-2 last December.

Real Mallorca

All we are saying is give us a goal!

Kick off 16.15 local time at the Son Moix stadium.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 8 April 2022