News of the day 18 July 2022
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The maximum temperatures in Mallorca on Sunday,

Latest headlines

Climate change blamed, 360 heat related deaths in Spain

In Spain, helicopters dropped water on the flames as heat above 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) and often mountainous terrain made the job harder for firefighters.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Latest headlines

Now Zara owner wants to buy his own skyscraper

Ortega is also the main shareholder of fashion retail group Inditex and one of the world's 30 wealthiest entrepreneurs.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic government wants everyone to have the booster jab.

Latest headlines

Balearic Covid data for July 18

87% of the Balearic population has been fully vaccinated.

Humphrey Carter

Photo: Instagram.

Latest headlines

Rafa Nadal: nice to be home!

"His wife is expecting their first child later this year...."

Jason Moore

The sqautters jave set up a solarium on top of a public building in the square.

Latest headlines

Squatters take over part of main Palma square

The police and the city council have been accused to failing to take action.

Humphrey Carter

Wonder of the Seas and the USS Harry S. Truman in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Two biggest ships in the world in Palma

Aircraft carrier will leave the port of Palma on Tuesday.

Jason Moore

News / Comment
Tourist arrive at Palma airport

Comment

Problems in the relationship

“It is evidently clear that relations between Spain and Britain have been strained by Brexit...”

Jason Moore

The project will take at least five months

Comment

Bob the Builder Palma

"Just what the so-called high-spending cruise ship visitors want to see, a building site in front of the Cathedral."

Humphrey Carter

Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak launches leadership campaign, in London

Comment

Ready for Rishi?

For now, only Rishi seems ready for the challenge and he has the resources to give it his all.

Anna Nicholas

Holiday / Lifestyle
Huw Jones

Lifestyle

"As a qualified and licensed doctor I am directed to only do good for my patients..."

Huw offers a range of aesthetic procedures such as anti-ageing, teeth whitening, medical facials, micro needling, PDO threads and even non surgical rhinoplasty.

Vicki McLeod

Striped Hawk Moth

Lifestyle

Stripes and Streaks

Moths are not particularly palatable to a lot of bird species, but one summer breeder we get here will certainly have a go at eating them, and that is the Mediterranean Flycatcher.

Neville James-Davies

Holiday / Hotels
Holiday / Beaches
Holiday / Airport
Holiday / Travelling
Travelling to the Balearics from the UK is not easy any more.

Travelling

More complications for Britons coming to the Balearics

UK sources claim the Spanish could make life easier for British holiday makers.

Humphrey Carter

Airline strikes and airport chaos could be making people think twice.

Travelling

Balearic bookings fall by five percent

The Balearics is the fourth most popular destination.

Humphrey Carter

Palma airport struggling to cope.

Travelling

One in four visitors to Spain from the UK, Canaries and Balearics top destinations

According to the Ministry, the Balearic Islands registered the highest number of British tourists.

Malorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
Weather / Temperatures
Cala Romantica in Manacor, Mallorca

Temperatures

Monday's weather in Mallorca

On Sunday, the high in Mallorca was again over 39C.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Food and drink / Food and drink
The smoked salmon before guests started on it

Food and drink

Hotel breakfast kept me on go for 24 hours

These breakfasts are good fun and that they cater for just about every kind of breakfast you may want.

Andrew Valente

A refreshing lime sorbet

Food and drink

When the heat gets too high try sorbets

Some Mallorcans like to take their granizados through a straw before eating it with a spoon in the final stages.

Andrew Valente

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Food and drink

Gazpacho… Here comes the sun!

Gazpacho is a breeze to make and keeps well for 2-3 day's in the refrigerator without a problem.

Marc Fosh

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