News of the day 2 June 2022
News / Latest headlines
Ships in Palma

Latest headlines

Find out which ships are in port today

Second day running without any cruise ships!

Christina Buchet

Woman from Palma, Mallorca who is in a coma following aesthetic surgery.

Latest headlines

Palma woman in a coma after aesthetic surgery

Silvia Idalia Serrano underwent aesthetic surgery at a Madrid clinic on April 29.

Andrew Ede

Motorists queue at petrol station in Kyiv amid shortages of fuel

Latest headlines

U.S. in talks with Spain, Canada about taking more refugees -sources

Spain could accept refugees from Central America.

Matt Spetalnick

Sa Pobla is celebrating its annual spud fair this weekend.

Latest headlines

UK may no longer get its Mallorcan spuds

Seven out of every ten potatoes that Spain exports to the UK are from Sa Pobla.

Humphrey Carter

The accused (right) arriving at court.

Latest headlines

Briton facing 18 years in Palma court hearing

Accused has asked the victims's family for forgiveness.

Humphrey Carter

Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations in London

Latest headlines

Thousands gather to salute Queen Elizabeth as Platinum Jubilee celebrations begin

Opinion polls show she remains hugely popular and respected among British people.

Michael Holden

Bartolomé Cursach (left), following a court appearance in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

BCM owner now only facing an eighteen-month sentence

The prosecution now believes that certain evidence is "implausible".

Andrew Ede

Scene of an accident in Palma Mallorca - a pedestrian was ran over and killed by a police car

Latest headlines

Palma pedestrian death - police driver lost control of the vehicle

The road was wet, but the reason for the loss of control of the vehicle has yet to be confirmed.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
Tourists in Palma, Mallorca


A new tourism law - Or is it?

Circularity and sustainability - but the law goes only so far.

Andrew Ede

News / Celebs
The Rolling Stones kick off their European tour in Madrid


Rolling Stones kick off 60th anniversary European tour in Madrid

During the 14-show tour the British band will play stadiums and arenas in 10 countries.

Silvio Castellanos

Holiday / Beaches
Summer at Alcudia beach, Mallorca


Summer has arrived at Alcudia beach

Video report from the beach in Alcudia.

Alex Smith

Cala Molins, Cala San Vicente, Pollensa Mallorca


Cala Molins beach in Pollensa closed because of sewage fault

Described as a "serious fault", but it is being stressed that there has been no sewage spill into the sea.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Airport
Tourists arriving at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

UK tour operators predicting further Palma flight delays

The UK government and the travel industry are blaming each other for the problems.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Travelling
Holidaymakers in Mallorca

Majorca tourism

British holidaymakers in Mallorca are spending more

Higher spending, but then there is inflation ...

Andrew Ede

Some checks will remain in place for UK arrivals in Mallorca.


Spain scraps Covid passport for EU and Schengen members

Certain checks will remain in place for third-party countries.

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Temperatures
El Clot del Cap Blanc in Llucmajor, Mallorca


Thursday's weather in Mallorca

Cloudy in the north of the island in the morning; otherwise a fine day.

Paperwork / Paperwork
The British Ambassador to Spain Hugh Elliott.


Update: UK driving licences in Spain for British residents

Ambassador confident of a deal being reached within weeks.

Humphrey Carter

Paperwork / Living
Sport / Other Sports
Koeman and Guardiola in Mallorca.

Other Sports

Guardiola takes a swing in Mallorca

Golf tournament is great promotion for Mallorca.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 27 May 2022