News of the day 21 April 2022
News / Latest headlines
Merchant ship at Ibiza port

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Find out which ships are in port today

Today all the Balearic ports except Formentera will have a cruise ship docking.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Planes at Palma Airport.

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A bumper summer in store for Mallorca

Balearic flight bookings have increased by more than 10% compared to 2019.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Calvia Local Police & Guardia Civil Officers in Santa Ponsa.

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British tourist arrested in Santa Ponsa

The 44-year-old Brit spent the night in jail and is expected to appear in court shortly.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Firefighter douses container flames in Es Molinar.

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Minor arsonist caught in Palma

National Police Officers have activated a surveillance device to try to prevent arson.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sant Elm beach, Andratx.

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No sun beds or umbrellas at Andratx beaches

“We hope that everything will be awarded within the next 10 days.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Vueling flight from Palma-Zaragoza.

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Vueling flight nightmare

Bad weather caused major luggage problems for passengers on Palma-Zaragoza flight.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Wonder of the Seas is coming to Palma next month.

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World's largest cruise ship is heading for Palma

She will be a regular visitor to Palma this summer.

Humphrey Carter

Tests continue to be varried out.

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Balearic covid figures for Thursday

Nearly half of the population have had the booster jab.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
Typically most couples rub along happily within a system that suits both parties,

Frank Talking

Did You Know That Happiness Is... A Joint Bank Account?

It has been found that couples with joint bank accounts tended to have a better and more trusting relationship than those who kept their money separate - and moreover, they were less likely to split up.

Frank Leavers

Highly populated Palma de Mallorca

The Blog

Mallorca has too many people for the Spanish government

Grand mediaeval cities such as Ávila in Castile and León, a Unesco World Heritage Site since 1985, are not immune to the crisis of depopulation.

Andrew Ede

Spanish politics

Comment

Comment: Spain’s right on the march

Far right party Vox has cemented its affair with the PP and it could prove crucial.

Humphrey Carter

Tourists in Punta Ballena.

Comment

Comment: Policing Mallorca’s summer

The hoteliers are calling for the summer police operation to start earlier than July.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Clare and Charlie

Humans of Mallorca

Clare and Charlie are Humans of Mallorca

Clare and Charlie pursued their media careers in London and visited Mallorca as often as they could.

Shirley Roberts

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Food & Wine

Verdejo - a white that is very dry and crisp

I last tasted Rueda reds some 20 years ago and I remember them as being fruity and interesting.

Andrew Valente

Weather / Latest news
Weather forecast for Mallorca

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Today's weather in Mallorca

Overcast day with rain forecast in the Tramuntana mountain rainge.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tornadoes off the coast of Mallorca today.

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Tornadoes off the coast of Mallorca

Not as dangerous and land-based tornadoes.

Humphrey Carter

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