News of the day 17 May 2022
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Illegal selling on Es Trenc beach in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Illegal selling increasing because of no bars on Es Trenc beach

The town hall is still waiting for Costas Authority authorisation for beach bars this summer.

Andrew Ede

Testing for allergies

Latest headlines

Public health allergy service for the Balearics

The Balearics is the only Spanish region not to have a public health allergy service.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

New housing boom.

Latest headlines

British buyers snap up 20,000 homes in Spain in three months

"This works out at almost 225 properties per day...."

Jason Moore

One of the many boats used to smuggle migrants into the Balearics.

Latest headlines

Four years for smuggling migrants to the Balearics

Migrants paid between 1,000 and 1,300 euros for the trip.

Humphrey Carter

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Victory for Mallorcan rapper fighting extradition

"The big fear of an exile is to be forgotten, but this hasn't happened."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Mayor of Inca, Virgilio Moreno, event organisers Pedro Rullán and Joan Gibert and members of the team at Fàbrica Ramis.

Latest headlines

The III edition of eMallorca Experience Week ready to roll

The event focuses on environmental care with Mallorca setting the benchmark

Humphrey Carter

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Former Spanish King coming home

Once revered for his role in Spain’s transition to democracy, Juan Carlos abdicated in 2014 following a number of scandals including his affair with Danish national Corinna zu Sayn-Wittgenstein Sayn.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Santa Catalina in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Santa Catalina noise complaints get political

Palma's mayor, José Hila, has come in for criticism from the councillor for the model of the city.

Andrew Ede

Strolling on a Mallorca promenade

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Mallorca, the island of Tonis and Marias

Less traditional Christian names are becoming more common.

Andrew Ede

Bryan Adams

Latest headlines

Bryan Adams Mallorca tickets on sale from Wednesday

Canadian singer and guitarist Bryan Adams is playing five dates in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Can Picafort, Mallorca

Comment

The lost days of the spirit of the beach

Chiringuito beach bars characterised the spirit of the beach; sun loungers did not.

Andrew Ede

Portable tablets and smartphones have become totally ‘de rigeur’

Comment

‘The Geek shall inherit the Earth’

Everyone is in the mix, keeping up, or treading water, trying to catch up with the latest trends, tweets, posts, news, downloads, celebrity gossip, etc, etc.

Peter Clover

News / Celebs
Sandra Lipski, founder of the Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival.

Celebs

Mallorca film festival ranked as one of the best in Europe

The Guardia rates Mallorca festival as one of the best in Europe

Humphrey Carter

A paella fit for a Lord of the realm.

Celebs

Jeffrey Archer enjoys paella break as he returns to Mallorca

"His books have sold 320 million copies worldwide...."

Jason Moore

Holiday / Hotels
Son Bunyola estate construction

Hotels

Sir Richard Branson’s Mallorcan dream finally comes true in Son Bunyola

“Celebrating and preserving the heritage of this important Mallorcan landmark has been at the very forefront of our restoration plans throughout”

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Beaches
Holiday / Airport
At the air-traffic control centre in Palma, Mallorca

Airport

Palma air-traffic control centre to expand by 50%

Thirty million euros are to be invested.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Travelling
TUI in Menorca

Majorca tourism

TUI - Bookings comparable to 2019; Mallorca the most popular

TUI UK are leading the way among the main tourism supplier markets.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Weather / Temperatures
Hot weather in Mallorca for May.

Temperatures

Tuesday's weather in Mallorca

Another hot May day, and the forecast is for hotter.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Other Sports
Food and drink / Food and drink
The table ‘mise en place’ at Siduri

Food and drink

Siduri in Palma: a mise en place for the table

This week our Bulletin Restaurant Critic visited one of Palma's most bistro-ike places.

Andrew Valente

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