News of the day 19 May 2022
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Former king Juan Carlos with King Felipe

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Juan Carlos arriving in Spain on Thursday

The former king has been away from Spain for almost two years.


Construction workers in Mallorca

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A fifth of workers in the Balearics are foreign

Italians, Germans and Moroccans are the most numerous.

Andrew Ede

At home with Can Lavanda

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In your Mallorca Bulletin this week

"News, views, features, puzzles and lots more...."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Suspect assaulted and robbed a tourist in the Playa de Palma.

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Dangerous criminal on the run in Palma

Thief on the run has at least 15 previous convictions.

Humphrey Carter

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Why monkeypox cases are spreading in Europe, US

Smallpox was eradicated by vaccination in 1980, and the shot has since been phased out. But it also protects against monkeypox, and so the winding down of vaccination campaigns has led to a jump in monkeypox cases in areas where the disease is endemic, according to Anne Rimoin, an epidemiology professor at UCLA in California.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Longer holidays.

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Longer holidays could mean that there is no room at the Mallorca inn place!

There is a speculation that Mallorca could welcome more visitors than it did in 2019, considered a record year.

Jason Moore

No further deaths have been reported.

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Covid figures for Thursday in the Balearics

Palma has the highest number of new cases over the past two weeks.

Humphrey Carter

The kitchen knife used during the argument.

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Couple arrested for violent argument

Victim claims to have been attacked before.

Humphrey Carter

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Mallorca on forest fire alert as temperatures hit record high

Temperatures forecast to hit the 38 degrees Centigade mark.

Jason Moore

Sasha, moored at Club de Mar, Palma, Mallorca

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"Provisional seizure" of yacht in Palma

Checks are being made on Russian ownership.

Andrew Ede

News / Celebs
Maeva D'Ascanio is currently filming in Mallorca.


Made in Chelsea filming in Mallorca

Love is in the air for UK reality show in Mallorca.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Beaches
Playa de Muro is one of Europe's best beaches.


Mallorca beach makes Europe's top ten yet again, see the top posts

What is your most instagrammable beach in Mallorca? Send us your pictures or videos.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Airport
Passengers at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Hoteliers demanding more police for passport control

Hoteliers, coach operators, the police themselves are calling for more passport control officers.

Andrew Ede

Entry restrictions to be eased for UK visitors.


Mallorca travel restrictions for Britons to be eased

"Spain is a safe destination, 92% of the population has been vaccinated".

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling
The Queen's Jubilee weekend is giving Britons time to grab a short sunshine break.


Britons snub Queen’s Platinum Jubilee for Mallorca

There will be plenty of celebrating on the beach in the sun.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Attractions
Walking through Soller valley


Travelling around Mallorca: Sa Figuera

This week our travels take us up the small road path, towards the little hamlet of Sa Figuera.

Shirley Roberts

Weather / Latest news
Things are hotting up in Mallorca

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Mallorca gets tropical

Hot air from North Africa is pushing temperatures up.

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Temperatures
Food and drink / Food and drink
Spicy red chillis.

Food and drink

The pros and cons of liking spicy food

There’s a chemical in hot peppers that activates nerves on the tongue.

Andrew Valente

Edition of 13 May 2022