News of the day 12 April 2022
News / Latest headlines
A ferry and a cruise ship is seen in the bay of Palma

Latest headlines

Which ships are in port today?

Take a look who is in port today and you can find out who will be coming next.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A hotel in Menorca preparing to open

Majorca tourism

Hotels looking at buying apartments in order to house employees

Cost to rent and availability of employees could result in staff shortages this season.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Souvenir shop in Can Pastilla, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Souvenir shops hopeful of a recovery of sales

Recovering the losses of the past two years will take longer than this season alone.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Guardia Civil in Mallorca rescued 25 dogs in December 2021

Latest headlines

Twenty-five dogs in "legal limbo"

The dogs were rescued during a Guardia Civil operation four months ago.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Magaluf Expanded Literature Festival in 2021

Latest headlines

Magalluf literature festival to return in the autumn

Irvine Welsh, the author of Trainspotting, was one of the writers who took part in the first festival.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hotel in Playa de Palma, Mallorca, prepared for opening

Majorca tourism

Balearics hotel prices lowest for Easter

Average hotel price in the Balearics is less than half the highest in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Covid intensive care in Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Tuesday, April 12

There has been a slight increase in Covid hospital admissions.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

PM Sanchez.

Latest headlines

Man jailed for discussing assassinating Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez

The judges dismissed Murillo's defence that he was drunk when making those comments.

Latest headlines

Easter weather update: there will be sun!

"Temperatures of 25 degrees Centigrade being forecast..."

The drugs were destroyed today.

Latest headlines

Over three tons of drugs go up in smoke in Palma

Security forces working closely in war against drugs.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
Mud rain in Mallorca


Comment: Climate change holidays

The tourist industry is facing a major challenge and that is climate change.

Humphrey Carter

Sunday roast beef


Comment: Local food

“I think the local authorities could do more to encourage tourists to eat local...”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle
Blue skies in the Port.


Sparkling clean in Soller this week

We are all hoping that after our run of poor weather that Easter will be sunny and glorious.

Shirley Roberts

Cettis Warbler.


Wild Mallorca: Chatting Cettis

Now, spring has already sprung, and butterflies are on the wing, and coupled with this, the landscape is slowly changing as more and more plants reveal their beautiful colours.

Neville James-Davies

What's on / Films
People at Ocimax movie theatre


Win free tickets to the movies with the Bulletin!

Be advised films will be changing on Wednesday this week due to the Easter public holidays on Thursday and Friday. Watch this space to find out what will be showing on the big screen.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

What's on / Coming soon
Easter celebrations. Holy Week Semana Santa in Palma de Mallorca (spain) 2015

Coming soon

What's On this week across Mallorca

This week more Easter processions to take place in Palma for Holy Week. Be advised the one for Wednesday at 20.30 has been suspended.

Christina Buchet

Weather / Latest news
People at Santa Ponsa beach

Latest news

Today's weather in Mallorca

The weather will be changing later in the day and rain is forecast once again so hold off washing your car just yet!

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 12 April 2022