News of the day 26 May 2022
News / Latest headlines
Guardia Civil officers in Magalluf, Mallorca

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Magalluf businessman accused of robbery with violence

The 35-year-old had apparently been excluded from involvement with establishments in the Punta Ballena area.

Andrew Ede

Panel discussion at the Mallorca Real Estate Summit in Palma

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Mallorca moving from being a second residence to a main one

Telework possibilities mean that Europeans are making Mallorca their main place of residence.

Andrew Ede

Illustration shows a woman holding a mock-up vial labeled "Monkeypox vaccine" and medical syringe

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Spain to buy monkeypox vaccine as cases reach 55

Of the total of cases, 51 have been reported in the region of Madrid.


New traffic laws will complicate life further for British expats in Spain.

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More bad news for British residents driving in Spain

British Embassy in Madrid working long and hard to resolve the driving licence problem.

Humphrey Carter

Check your Premium Bonds standing.

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Premium Bonds blow for expats in Mallorca

News comes just days after winnings were increased.

Humphrey Carter

Arrests have already been made in Playa de Palma.

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Ring of steel in Mallorca this summer

Summer security operation will run until the end of September.

Humphrey Carter

A holiday rental in the Balearics

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Up to forty per cent of properties are holiday lets - Can this be justified?

Pollensa’s rental activity has existed for decades and to such an extent that the number of accommodation places has consistently outstripped those offered by hotels in the municipality.

Andrew Ede

One more death has been reported.

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Covid figures for Thursday

63 care home residents have tested positive.

Humphrey Carter

A speaker used at an illegal party in Palma. Mallorca

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Police end party with speakers connected to a streetlight

Palma police had received numerous calls complaining about the noise.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Hotel in Menorca


All-inclusive-light: Maybe it's a way forward

The restriction on free alcohol in all-inclusive hotels in areas of certain resorts has created a new offer.

Andrew Ede

News / Celebs
Elvis - Premiere - 75th Cannes Film Festival


Shakira loses appeal to avoid trial in Spanish tax fraud case

Legal team intend to fight on.

Emma Pinedo

Holiday / Beaches
Spirits remain high in Magaluf in spite of the weather


It's a washout in Magalluf but not for long!

Spirits remain high in Magalluf in spite of the weather.

Alex Smith

Holiday / Travelling
Holiday / Attractions
Hike Palma's coastline.


Mallorca wins top awards for hiking

Four award-winning hiking routes to enjoy.

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Temperatures
Cloudy weather in Mallorca


Thursday's weather in Mallorca

Continuing cloudy with a risk of showers; much better on Friday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Living
Mallorca Design District


Homes to love and live in

Vicki McLeod talks to Knox Design is a well known name on the island.

Vicki McLeod

Sport / Other Sports
Rafael Nadal at the French Open

Other Sports

Nadal through to French Open third round

Rafael Nadal has been struggling with injuries.

Andrew Ede

Medvedev is returning to play the ATP Mallorca Championships next month.

Other Sports

World number two Medvedev returns to Mallorca

The road to Wimbledon is already underway in Santa Ponsa.

Humphrey CarterMajorca Daily Bulletin reporterMalorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Food and drink / Food and drink
Hop from bar to bar and tapas to tapas in Santa Catalina.

Food and drink

Palma gets top billing for tapas

Leading international travel magazine singles out Santa Catalina for tapas.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 20 May 2022