News of the day 18 April 2022
News / Latest headlines
A shortage of lifeguards.

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SOS from Palma lifeguards

"Thousands head for the beach...."

The Government managed to save 337 million euros

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Balearic Government tax revenues soar

The surplus will be used to pay off debts owed to the banks and the central government.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sailors and technicians from the Cantabrian Sailing Federation posing with King Felipe VI

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Felipe VI makes surprise visit to Mallorca

The king’s visit to Mallorca during Holy Week has caused a bit of a stir on the island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Laser guns are already being used by the National Police, the Guardia Civil, Regional Officers and many local police patrols in Spain

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Manacor Police fury over taser refusal

"On one occasion a person was injured and on another a dog was killed."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma terraces were packed over the Easter weekend

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Palma bars and restaurants were packed this Easter!

Now that the sun’s out, business is brisk at bars and restaurants in Palma, Andratx, Alcudia and other tourist hotspots.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Health inspections across Balearic pharmacies

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Pharmacy inspections stepped up in the Balearics

Inspections were also carried out at social and health centres with less than 100 beds.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Abandoned cars in Palma

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Abandoned cars in Palma causing concern

The hefty fines of between 1,600 and 3,000 euros haven’t made one jot of difference.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A general view of Palma

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A better, greener, healthier Palma

The Palma of the next 20 years has already been written on paper, now these plans for a greener city just need to be carried out.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Keep those umbrellas handy!

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Mallorca sunshine to give way to more rain!

The rain is forecast to return to Mallorca.

Tourists on the beach in Arenal

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Easter at the beach in Mallorca

Thousands of locals and tourists headed for Palma's beaches at the weekend.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

British community grows in Spain.

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British community explodes in Spain

The need to be legal may have pushed up the number of Britons.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
Activists from Just Stop Oil block an entrance to a fuel terminal during a protest in Grays


Oiling the wheels

Anna Nicholas this week talks about the soaring electricity bills in the Balearics and the Just-Stop Oil campaign in the UK.

Anna Nicholas

Holiday / Lifestyle
The Balearic Islands serve a typical cream cheese tart called “Greixonera de brosat”


Sweet Spanish kitchen at Easter

Marc Fosh shares three sweet dishes that are eaten over Easter week. Why not give them a try?

Marc Fosh

Our biggest fan and most famous person to lend her support is Dame Julie Walters


A Dame in Brave Bird Pants!

This week in Majorca Mallorca: “Never underestimate the power of Brave Bird Pants! These pants are pre-washed with hope and magic, and carefully made in Portugal to the highest standards.”

Vicki McLeod

Weather / Latest news
Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca lose again.

Real Mallorca

Mallorca self destruct after 3-0 defeat

It's make or break for Real Mallorca

Monroe Bryce

Edition of 17 April 2022