News of the day 8 June 2022
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Merchant ships unloading at Palma dock

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Find out which ships are in port today

No cruise ships scheduled in Palma's port today.

Christina Buchet

Event to call for east coast rail service in Mallorca

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Rail plans for Mallorca like "groundhog day"

A group has been pressing for an east coast rail service since 1998.

Andrew Ede

The eco-rally competitors and local authorities with their vehicles.

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Mallorca sets a green example to the world

Mallorca leads by example when it comes to building a carbon-neutral society.

Humphrey Carter

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Spain to draw up laws to abolish prostitution

The move is part of a progressive drive by the Socialist Party of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez to extend women's rights

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Cars banned on Formentor road in new crackdown

"Only vehicles which have special permission...."

Jason Moore

Bullfighting returns to Palma.

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Bullfighting to return to Palma

A wave of protests against bullfighting can be expeceted.

Humphrey Carter

The Guardia Civil are monitoring nautical activity in the Balearic waters.

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Wave of illegal immigrants sail into the Balearics

467 illegal immigrants on board 32 boats have been intercepted so far this year in the Balearics.

Humphrey Carter

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Balearic property prices rocket by 12 percent

"Price of new-build properties rises by 12 percent..."

Jason Moore

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Corrupt police officers played a key role in massive cocaine and hashish shipments from Spain

A total of 61 individuals were arrested for their involvement in this criminal operation,

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Why isn't my passport being stamped on arrival in the Balearics?

On my last two occasions visiting Ibiza on direct UK flights, my UK passport has not been exit-stamped by Spanish immigration authorities upon leaving Ibiza back to the UK.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Beer Palma (Mallorca) in 2017

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Legless in Palma - Town hall says no to beer

Palma town hall will no longer support events "related to the consumption of alcohol".

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Beaches
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Beaches

Smoking is banned on a number of top island beaches

"Smoking is banned on public terraces..."

Jason Moore

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

Majorca tourism

Fifty more police for Palma Airport control

The additional police will be deployed from June 20.

Andrew Ede

Passengers at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Airport breaking records for flights

In overall terms, Palma is Spain's third busiest airport, but there are times when it is the busiest.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Travelling
A TUI fly plane has been named Mallorca

Majorca tourism

TUI predicts an "exceptional" tourism season for Mallorca

A TUI plane has been named Mallorca - after the tour operator's most popular destination in the Mediterranean.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Temperatures
Cala Major, Mallorca

Temperatures

Wednesday's weather in Mallorca

More of the same - sunny with occasional high cloud.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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