News of the day 21 July 2022
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Three die in 24 hours in Spanish bull festivals

The three men were injured on different days during the past two weeks but all died within hours this week

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Latest headlines

Should work stop during heatwaves?

Over certain temperatures, the companies must also provide sun cream and caps to the 7,000 workers they employ and use only air-conditioned vehicles.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

European Commission press conference on Save gas for safe winter package

Latest headlines

Spain says it will not order consumers to limit gas consumption

Some EU countries considering gas rationing.

Reuters

Dangerous criminal was arrested this morning in Andratx.

Latest headlines

Guardia Civil mount lightning raid in Andratx

Suspect is one of two wanted for armed robbery

Humphrey Carter

Balearic government is urging everyone to have the booster jab.

Latest headlines

Covid figures in the Balearics for July 21

1,452 people have died from Covid in the Balearics since the pandemic began.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
Car park in Cala Llombards, Santanyi

Comment

Nowhere to park

Public administrations' own publicity contributed to "saturation" at beaches.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Travelling
Be prepared for queues at Balearic airports.

Travelling

Britons heading for Mallorca now waiting for their passports

More travel complications for Britons heading for the Balearics.

Humphrey Carter

Check your bar bills.

Travelling

Check your bar or restaurant bills in Spain

Prices in Mallorca have risen sharply over the past few years.

Humphrey Carter

Airlines have been warned to sort problems out.

Travelling

UK regulators tell airlines: minimise flight disruptions or face action

One million Britons will take off on holiday this weekend, Mallorca is a top destination.

Humphrey Carter/agencies

Holiday / Attractions
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Attractions

Big concert at Cap Rocat

"One of the best venues in the Mediterranean...."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Caves of Drach in Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Attractions struggling at times to deal with demand

There aren't always enough coaches for excursions.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Cooling down from the heat in Palma, Mallorca

Latest news

Mallorca is getting hotter as heat waves become more frequent

In the 1990s, there was only one heat wave. There have been two so far this year.

Andrew Ede

Joaquim Tintoré, director of the SOCIB coastal observation system in Mallorca

Latest news

The sea in Mallorca is three degrees warmer than usual

By July 27, the sea temperature is predicted to be almost four degrees higher than the average.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 15 July 2022
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