News of the day 12 May 2022
News / Latest headlines
ITV, Palma

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ITV employee fired in Palma

The employee has worked for ITV for 30 years and denies all of the allegations.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

New cars for sale in the Balearic Islands

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New cars selling like hot cakes in the Balearics

"In the coming months, growth will moderate because the rent-a-car fleet has already been renewed.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Branson's cruise ship and new hotel

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Welcome home, Sir Richard!

"Massive investment by Virgin tycoon in Mallorca....."

Jason Moore

Buses in Palma

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Mallorca's entire bus fleet booked in June

"We are going to have a fully operational June thanks to the influx of tourists.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Taxi in Palma.

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Aid for Palma taxi drivers to buy electric vehicles

"It will be easier to generate a low-emissions zone in Palma with this type of vehicle.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bars and restaurants are struggling to find staff.

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Balearics struggling to find seasonal staff

Spain still has one of the highest rates of unemployment in the EU.

Humphrey Carter

Playa de Cala Estancía.

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Find out where Mallorca's blue flag beaches are

The Balearic Islands has 30 blue flag beaches this year, which is one less than last year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

An EMT bus on fire in Arenal

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Palma bus is gutted by fire

Emergency services were called around half nine in the morning.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Roadworks on Palma's Jaime III

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Retailers suffering because of Palma roadworks

The remains of an old city wall were found; this caused a delay.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Welsh tourist tax.

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Wales aiming to copy Balearics with similar tourist tax

"The move is deeply opposed by the Welsh travel industry...."

Jason Moore

Holiday / Airport
Scenes at Palm airport this week.

Airport

"Nightmare" at Palma airport

Long queues when departing the UK and on arrival in Mallorca.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling
Mask-wearing on planes

Travelling

Spain to maintain mask-wearing mandate on planes

The EU has dropped the recommendation for mask-wearing on planes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Temperatures
Weather in Mallorca

Temperatures

Mallorca Weather Forecast for May 12

Keep up with the weather all over Mallorca via our webcams,

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sa Porrassa island, Mallorca

Temperatures

Summer temperatures come early to Mallorca

Up to ten degrees warmer than normal for the time of year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Schools
Palma College and Mallorca International School

Schools

Palma College Joins Mallorca International School

The official announcement was made to the staff and parents before the Easter Holiday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News from Academy International School

Schools

News this week from The Academy International School

Things are starting to get back to normal at the school once again. Find out what has been going on this week from Reception to Seniors.

The Academy International School

Island life / Paperwork
The green certificate.

Paperwork

Exchange your Spanish residence document without delay, says Age in Spain

"Many people feel that since the paper certificate is valid indefinitely, it’s preferable to the TIE which needs to be renewed every ten years...."

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