News of the day 19 April 2022
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Ships in port

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Find out which ships are in port today

Cruise ship season is under way with two of them docking in Palma and one in Minorca today.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

People who own tourist rentals in Mallorca have been sent a letter telling

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More bills for tourist property owners in Mallorca

Holiday property owners told they will have to pay a new fee.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Smoking ban unlikely to be lifted.

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Terrace smoking ban unlikely to be lifted, ever!

New regulations to make it even harder for smokers to light up outdoors.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Traffic light radar in Son Oliva, Palma.

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New traffic light radar in Palma

Non-payment of the traffic radar penalty will result in the fine being tripled.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Foreign property sales in Mallorca.

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Foreigners snapping up property in Mallorca

Non-resident foreigners paid 2,481 euros per m2 for their homes, whereas residents paid 1,567 euros and nationals paid 1,503 euros per m2.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Petrol prices in Mallorca.

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Get the cheapest petrol in Mallorca!

The price of petrol in Mallorca on April 19 is 1,858 euros per litre.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palmanova traffic jam.

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Massive traffic jam in Palmanova

Long delays on Ma-1 after 3 vehicles were involved in an accident.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Deià, Mallorca

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Only one property offered for Deya social renting

Deya town hall introduced a scheme at the start of this year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Glorious Illetas over Easter.

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Mallorcan hoteliers report massive Easter bounce

Mallorca hotels which opened for Easter will remain open for the season now.

Humphrey Carter

A high price will be paid for illegal parties.

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Party with care in Mallorca

Tough crackdown on illegal parties.

Humphrey Carter

Today's complicated rescue mission.

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Cyclist rescued in Pollensa

Woman rushed to hospital in serious condition.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
People are seen sitting on a terrace in Palma


Comment: Price control

“A measure of price control is needed on the island at the moment...”

Jason Moore

Wearing face masks coming to an end


Comment: The end of the mask, but..

Well, it’s curtains for masks tomorrow, but watch the small print.

Humphrey Carter

Pancaritats fiesta in Mallorca

The Blog

Bread, charity and pines - the pilgrimage parties of a Mallorcan Easter

The day of charity was something of a moveable feast, and feast - in an eating rather than a religious sense - was to later surpass the meagre offering of bread.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Two hikers on Mola de s'Esclop with remains of n'Aragó hut in the background.


What's in a name in Mallorca?

Punta de na Dina is a toponym is named after the American, Dina Moore, who helped many people flee the Nazis.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

When the boat comes in.

Spotlight on Soller

Spotlight on Soller: The news is full of water and masks in Soller

Tradition is a friend of the Soller Valley and this year the Penitents Parades returned after a two year absence.

Shirley Roberts

Bee Eater

Wild Mallorca

Wild Mallorca: Merops has returned

Bee Eaters are gregarious, nesting colonially in sandy banks, preferably near to river shores, but not always.

Neville James-Davies

What's on / Films
People at Ocimax movie theatre


Win free tickets to the movies with the Bulletin!

Find out what this week's question is to be in our weekly draw.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

What's on / Coming soon
Feria de Abril in Pollensa

Coming soon

What's On this week across Mallorca

Last week to enjoy Palma's funfair. Also take a look what is coming to Mallorca!

Christina Buchet

Weather / Latest news
Tourists seen walking on the beach

Latest news

Today's weather in Mallorca

Today will be sunny but the afternoon will get cloudy and rain is on its way!

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Barcelona's Luuk de Jong after the loss to Cadiz

Real Mallorca

Cadiz shock win against Barcelona heaps more pressure on Mallorca

Real Mallorca, in the relegation zone, play bottom club Alavés on Tuesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Abdón Prats scores for Real Mallorca against Alavés

Real Mallorca

Mallorca hold on to grab three vital points

A goal for Alavés on 72 minutes made for a tense finish to the match.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 19 April 2022