News of the day 19 July 2022
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Palma port

Latest headlines

Find out which ships are in port today

Two cruise ships are scheduled in Palma toda: the Marella Discovery and the Costa Smeralda.

Ashlee Caliz

Aircraft landing on the USS Harry S. Truman

Majorca tourism

Mission accomplished - US aircraft carrier's beneficial stay in Palma

The USS Harry S. Truman will leave Palma at midday on Tuesday.

Andrew Ede

Boris Becker's property in Arta, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Wanted - Boris Becker estate squatter whose dog attacked intruder

The squatter was due to have appeared in court last week.

Andrew Ede

Menorca scene

Latest headlines

Tax cut being considered for purchase of "average-priced" homes

And a further increase in the tax on luxury properties is also being looked at.

Andrew Ede

Latest headlines

Women police officers told: size doesn´t matter!

The process of selection for police officers includes physical and medical tests which guarantee the candidates are fit enough to comply with the job, the court said.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hero digger driver escapes Spanish wildfire

Latest headlines

Man runs for his life from Spain forest fires

Arjona ran out of the flames, stumbled and fell, then kept running, his trousers still burning and a firefighter in protective gear following him.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Permanecen desalojadas dos localidades en Navarra por incendios

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WARNING: Air pollution at record highs

Scientists with the EU Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) warned today of unhealthy levels of ozone pollution

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Death toll has risen by four in the Balearics.

Latest headlines

Covid figures for July 18 in the Balearics

1,176 people have died from Covid in Mallorca

Humphrey Carter

Athletics track in Inca, Mallorca damaged by music festival

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Inca athletics track trashed by music festival

Inca town hall rented the sports centre out for the Reggaeton Beach Festival.

Andrew Ede

Latest headlines

New British-owned hotel in Santa Ponsa will be open all year

"The resort will have a number of bars, restaurants and swimming pools...."

Jason Moore

The beach where the tragedy happened.

Latest headlines

Woman drowns while swimming in Mallorca

Victim is thought to have suffered a heart attack while swimming.

Humphrey Carter

News / Celebs
Lewis Tan (left) is enjoying Mallorca.


Top British actor keeping fit while enjoying Mallorca

Lewis Tan is enjoying the delights of Mallorca.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Beaches
Cala Torta.


Hidden gems: the best Mallorca beaches

"The rugged natural landscape of sand dunes and pine trees is stunning, and full of wildlife...."

Sarah Forge

Holiday / Airport


EasyJet says flight cuts have stabilised summer season, melting runways causing havoc

Lundgren said he backed airports capping flights, adding that easyJet's cuts were in line with the moves.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Travelling
Airport chaos could be much worse.


More flight cancellations planned for August

Only two percent of Europe's flight schedule for August has been cancelled.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Attractions
Palma guide


A tongue-in-cheek look at Palma!

"The beauty of Palma...."

Ruairidh Mason

Weather / Temperatures
Cala Mondragó, Mallorca


Tuesday's weather in Mallorca

On it goes ... 40 degrees forecast for central areas at the weekend.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Other Sports
England women's team head coach Sarina Wiegman

Other Sports

England coach Wiegman hopeful of being present for Spain clash

Spain began the tournament as favourites but hosts England have now taken that role.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Food and drink / Food and drink

Food and drink

Kitchens and Cooks with Passion Summer 2022 Tasting menus under the stars

Menus to enjoy in the open air with interesting wine pairings and a very interesting price: 54€ per tasting, all inclusive.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 15 July 2022