News of the day 10 June 2022
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Interview with the five businesses of aFinance Group.

Latest headlines

Grupo aFinance, a leader in financial and property services, opens in the Balearics

There is now a branch on the islands, located on C. Unió in Palma. The four headquarter divisions offer clients premium apartments and commercial units and look for the best credit arrangements

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

'Seabourn Ovation' an exclusive cruise ship will be in Palma

Latest headlines

Find out which ships are in port today

Today there are three cruise ships: MSC Meraviglia, Seabourn Ovation and MSC Orchestra due to dock in Palma.

Christina Buchet

Scene of a fatal accident in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Palma police driver under investigation for reckless homicide

Indications that the police car was travelling at excessive speed.

Andrew Ede

Asadito in Playa de Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Mexican nightlife brand coming to Mallorca

Asadito in Playa de Palma has been sold by the Cursach Group.

Andrew Ede

Rising cost of petrol and diesel in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Price of petrol in Mallorca more than before the discount

The rising prices have eaten away at the Spanish government's discount.

Andrew Ede

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Latest headlines

The high cost of living in Spain as inflation rockets

The economic consequences of Russia's invasion of Ukraine have sent inflation rates soaring worldwide since Feb. 24, though the Spanish government expects a slowdown in the coming months.

Over 200 extra members of the Guardia Civil will be deployed to the Balearics.

Latest headlines

Nearly 400 extra police for the Balearics this summer

The Balearic operation will last until the end of September.

Humphrey Carter

Cabbies camping out at the airport for more lucrative trips.

Latest headlines

More cabbies promised for Palma this month

Cabbies complaining that the tests are too difficult.

Humphrey Carter

Cala Agulla, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Two drownings in Mallorca

A Swedish man was seen floating in the sea.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Holidays in Mallorca

Comment

Sort it out

“People have been dreaming of their summer break. Just sort it out sooner rather than later...”

Jason Moore

Four cruise ships at one time at Palma's port

Comment

Cruising is swinging

Like it or not the cruise industry is back and it is going to play an important part of the future of tourism.

Humphrey Carter

Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations in London

Comment

The show goes on

This week in My Column we talk about Boris Johnson, the children of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during the Platinum Jubilee celebrations, Mallorca hot weather and the upcoming event at the Museu Fundación Juan March with the Bulletin is interviewing me in relaxed fashion about Mallorca and my books.

Anna Nicholas

Holiday / Lifestyle
Fantastic views from the Hotel Jumeirah in Soller

Lifestyle

All things Soller: Normal holiday life is back

The new New York to Palma flight route is important to all the island but has a special significance in the Soller Valley.

Shirley Roberts

Kathleen Bendelack has a host of new projects

Lifestyle

Mallorca has so much talent

The Bulletin interviews the Cambridge-born actress, director, playwright, producer, coach and writer who has lived in Mallorca for over 30 years and has played a key role in introducing young Mallorcans to the works of Shakespeare while also discovering and helping local talent on stage and TV.

Humphrey Carter

Anglican church in Palma

Lifestyle

The Church and the Social Activities

Significantly, this week is a famous play: Educating Rita to be held at the church on the 10th and 11th June at 7.30pm.

Revd. Ishaneus Gusha

Holiday / Hotels
Holiday / Airport
More air traffoc controllers for Palma airport.

Airport

More air traffic controllers for Palma airport

Over 750,000 flights expected between now and September.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Attractions
Weather / Temperatures
Playa Peregons Grans in Mallorca

Temperatures

Friday's weather in Mallorca

Current forecast for next week is for highs up to 38C.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Schools
Sports Days at The Academy.

Schools

The Sports Days at The Academy International School

The Sports Days at The Academy International School this year have been absolutely amazing!

The Academy

Sport / Real Mallorca
2,000 Real Mallorca fans returned to the Son Moix on Thursday night with a fitting farewell to two of the most important protagonists in the club’s recent history, Salva Sevilla and Manolo Reina.

Real Mallorca

Mallorca fans bid farewell to two club legends

The Son Moix stadium is changing its appearance from an athletic stadium to a football stadium day by day.

Monro Bryce

Food and drink / Food and drink
Grapefruit

Food and drink

A ‘newcomer’ to the world of citric fruits

Grapefruit was recognised as a species in 1830.

Andrew Valente

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Food and drink

Sardinas… para chuparse los dedos!

“Espetos de sardinas” are one of the most appreciated delicacies by locals and tourists alike in beach bars and restaurants all along the extensive coast of Malaga.

Marc Fosh

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