News of the day 23 June 2022
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The Eleanor Roosevelt fast ferry

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Find out which cruise ships are in Palma's port today

Another slow day at Palma's port with ferries docking as no cruise ships are scheduled.

Christina Buchet

Palma, Mallorca

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Balearics have the highest percentage of rented homes in Spain

Getting on for 40% of homes were bought by foreigners in 2021.

Andrew Ede

Chambermaid in a Mallorca hotel

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Average Balearics salary below the national figure

An explanation for this lower average is the high number of employees on 'fijo discontinuo' contracts.

Andrew Ede

Palma is the most expensive capital in Spain to buy property


Flats with terraces in the Balearic Islands, an increasingly expensive luxury

The pandemic has opened our eyes to the outdoors, creating an imperative need to connect our home with the open air.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Emergency services at an accident in Palma, Mallorca

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Palma worker dies after falling from a roof

The accident occurred on the Son Castelló industrial estate.

Andrew Ede

Many taxis are camping out at the airport for the dream ticket client.

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Taxi nightmare in Palma

400 cabs off the roads due to a lack of drivers.

Humphrey Carter

Malta is the only EU country that has a total ban on abortion.

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U.S. woman cleared to leave Malta for Mallorca after being refused abortion

Couple due to be airlifted to Palma today.

Humphrey Carter/Reuters

Pressure on Balearics hospitals on the rise.

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Covid hospital pressure on the rise in the Balearics

1,421 people have died from Covid in the Balearics so far.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
Naked man in Palma, Mallorca in August 2021


Don't pee in the sea

Not all regulations for beaches and elsewhere are daft.

Andrew Ede

News / Celebs
Ronaldo has been keeping fit in Mallorca with some dancing!


Ronaldo shows some moves in Mallorca

Ronaldo shows off his dancing skills in a rare funny TikTok video. Take a look.

Humphrey CarterHumphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Hairy John at the Felanitx fiestas


The uniqueness of Pollensa's Hairy John

The dance in Felanitx, every June 24, is a fiesta in the cultural interest.

Andrew Ede

Puerto Soller fishing village


Travelling around Mallorca: to the fishing village in Puerto Soller

The experience is different for everyone – come and join us soon and enjoy it yourself.

Shirley Roberts

Holiday / Airport
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British Airways staff vote to strike at Heathrow

The unions said the action was due to a 10% pay cut imposed during the peak of the pandemic not being reinstated.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Travelling
Passport control has become more complicated.


Britons advised to keep their boarding passes

Keep hold of boarding passes in case passports are not stamped.

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Temperatures
El Toro beach, Calvia, Mallorca


Thursday's weather in Mallorca

Any rain early on Thursday will give way to a mostly sunny day.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca players in a huddle

Real Mallorca

Real Betis first up at home for Mallorca in 2022/23 season

The first match of the new season will be away to Athletic Club.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 17 June 2022