News of the day 3 June 2022
News / Latest headlines
MSC Meraviglia docked in Palma

Latest headlines

Find out which ships are in port today

One cruise ship is scheduled in port in the morning.

Christina Buchet

Balconing in Mallorca - a film project will ridicule it

Latest headlines

Balconing, the movie, seeks funding

The intention is to "ridicule" balconing.

Andrew Ede

Two of thirteen German tourists charged with arson in Mallorca

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Bail for four German tourists charged with arson in Arenal

Eight remain in custody; the incident occurred on May 20.

Andrew Ede

Playa de Palma, Mallorca

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Almost 5,000 "deficiencies" in Playa de Palma

Palma town hall has been sent a report detailing these issues.

Andrew Ede

Cruise ship in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Barcelona to have a cruise ship pollution tax

Cruise passengers will soon face a third tax for visiting Barcelona.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee celebrations in London

Latest headlines

No Queen Elizabeth, but royals and politicians attend her Jubilee service

Four days of events kicked off on Thursday.

Michael Holden

Police on patrol in the Playa de Palma.

Latest headlines

Booze crackdown in Palma flash points

Police are braced for a budy summer in Palma.

Humphrey Carter

The tourism industry is struggling to find workers willing to wait tables.

Latest headlines

Spain to grant more work visas to combat labour shortages

Labour shortages have been reported in tourism.

Belén Carreño

News / Comment
Gatwick airport delays in London


The long summer holiday delay

“The long queues at airports could make people think twice about taking a holiday next year...”

Jason Moore

French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros


Time to thank Rafa Nadal

Whatever happens in today’s semi final, it’s high time Mallorca properly pays tribute to Rafa Nadal.

Humphrey Carter

Treating your dog like a mascot


Dogs have dignity as well you know!

Today in this ‘Frank Talking’ column of mine I know that I will probably upset quite a few readers, but hopefully also make people consider their relationship with their pets and dogs in particular.

Frank Leavers

News / Celebs
Renovation work is being carried out on Becker's Mallorcan estate.


Boris Becker Mallorca mansion gets a facelift

Luxury property has had a string of problems.

Humphrey Carter

Oyez! Oyez! Oyez! Tony Appleton – Lord of the Manor of Great Baddow talking to Queen Elizabeth II in Windsor


“I first met the Queen when I was 17” It makes me so proud to celebrate the Jubilee

“I hid in a taxi round the corner from the hospital until it was time to jump out and make the announcement.”

Humphrey Carter

Laura Whitmore landed in Palma yesterday.


Love Island host has landed in Mallorca

New series from a new villa goes to air on Monday night.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
The Mayor during the interview with Bulletiin editor Jason Moore


Palma: A city for the future

This week we interview the Mayor of Palma, Jose Hila, who shares their biggest project on the table which is the tram-link between the airport and the centre of Palma.

Jason Moore

Holiday / Hotels
Hotel in Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Hotel occupancy returning to 2019 levels

Occupancy in the principal resorts is between 80% and 90%.

Andrew Ede

Gabriel Escarrer Jaume, CEO of Meliá Hotels International


Top award for Meliá hotels CEO

Mallorcan hotel company Meliá is one of Spain's most important tourism businesses.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Airport
The first direct flight from the United States landed in Palma this morning.


The Americans have landed in Palma

Some 10,000 Americans expected to fly United to Mallorca this summer.

Humphrey Carter

Air traffic control in Palma, Mallorca


More air-traffic controllers for the Balearics

In April, the control centre in Palma handled more flights than in pre-pandemic April 2019.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Travelling
The local authorities with the crew and Patrick Quayle, United’s Senior Vice President International Network and Alliances.


Americans excited to be in Mallorca

Palma will receive 1,500 Americans every week. Watch the video.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Attractions
Elrow at Son Fusteret


Let's go out: A party packed June

The best festivals, nightclubs and live music Mallorca has to offer.

Ashlee Caliz

Weather / Latest news
Record temperatures in the Balearics in May.

Latest news

May was a scorcher in the Balearics

On May 22, it was 37.8ºC in Sa Pobla.

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Temperatures
Blue skies and cloud over Pollensa, Mallorca


Friday's weather in Mallorca

Possible showers in the morning; Minorca on amber alert for "rissaga", a meteotsunami.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Paperwork / Schools
Queen's College field trips


Field trips and first hand experiences

The summer term at Queen's College brings a return to normality and beautiful weather; the perfect combination for outdoor learning.

Queen's College

Paperwork / Living
Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations in London.


Seventy Years of Selfless Service to the People of God

But not so with you; rather the greatest among you must become like the youngest, and the leader like one who serves. (Luke 22:26)

Revd. Ishanesu Gusha

Sport / Real Mallorca
In RCD Mallorca’s case the top priority is the permanent deal to buy Vedat Muriqi from Italian side Lazio.

Real Mallorca

Deal on the way to sign Vedat Muriqi

Other players in the news are Pablo Maffeo and Dani Rodriguez who have extended their contracts.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
The presentation of the ATP 250 Mallorca Championships.

Other Sports

Mallorca all set for smash hit tennis tournament

Up to five top 20 players will be competing in Santa Ponsa.

Humphrey Carter

Food and drink / Food and drink
The paella was delish and worth a 10

Food and drink

No menú paella was ever as good as this

The rice was tongue-burning hot, it was beautifully al dente and it was scrummily juicy and bursting with taste.

Andrew Valente

Edition of 3 June 2022