News of the day 22 July 2022
News / Latest headlines
Queen Letizia at the 2021 Atlàntida Mallorca Film Fest in Palma Mallorca

Latest headlines

Queen Letizia will close Mallorca film fest

The Atlàntida Mallorca Film Fest starts this Sunday.

Andrew Ede

Beatrix Boros/Stocksy

Latest headlines

Former Manchester city star counts cost of fire at his Spanish vineyard

“A fire is always terrifying because it kills everything around it and the feeling is just awful. The feeling, the smoke, the smell ... There’s a sense of total destruction,”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A luxury villa in Formentera has been bought under a co-ownership scheme

Latest headlines

Co-ownership - a way to buy a luxury property in the Balearics

There has been recent controversy in Mallorca because of an advert which specified German buyers only.

Andrew Ede

Juli Fuster, director-general of the health service in the Balearics

Latest headlines

Health service director-general to resign because of selection scandal

Juli Fuster was involved in the selection procedure for a position for which his daughter was an applicant.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
The weather in Mallorca is definitely changing


Heatwave blues

The weather in Mallorca is definitely changing.

Jason Moore

Cruise ships in Palma port


Cruise ships: love and hate

CruiseNOTWelcome hopes to draw attention to what it calls the detrimental impact the cruise industry has on the environment.

Humphrey Carter

Summer sizzling heat has arrived


Whatever the weather

There have been murky tales of melting rail lines, out-of-control forest fires, drownings in natural lakes, closed schools and surgeries and people becoming perilously overcome by heat.

Anna Nicholas

Holiday / Lifestyle


Olaia Fergusson, Changemaker: “We created a social enterprise set up for the youth, by the youth”

Olaia is turning 16 very soon but the idea of becoming a young Changemakers Ambassador puts a big smile on her face.

Save The Med

Holiday / Hotels
Tourists in Palma, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Hoteliers pointing to "moderate" price increases for summer 2023

The president of the Association of Hotel Chains on prices, pay, tourism of excesses and holiday rentals.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Hot in Palma, Mallorca

Latest news

Now the met agency says Mallorca's heat wave could last beyond Monday

The heat wave in Mallorca, the longest on record, began on July 13.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Temperatures
Food and drink / Food and drink

Food and drink

Frozen Delights!

At times like these we need to find some refreshing, delicious ways to us cool down and a frozen ice cream is very tempting and often hits the point.

Marc Fosh

Edition of 22 July 2022