News of the day 29 July 2022
News / Latest headlines
Court in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Fifteen months for domestic worker who stole jewellery

The domestic worker will have to pay her former employer 10,700 euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

King Felipe VI with the Balearic President Francina Armengol.

Latest headlines

King of Spain interested in Balearic recovery

King full of praise for the respone from the Balearics to the crisis.

Humphrey Carter

Price rises are forcing consumers to change their shopping habits.

Latest headlines

Spain inflation highest since 1984; new record for eurozone area

Inflation expected to slow in the second half of this year.

Reuters

Nine more deaths confirmed in the Balearics.

Latest headlines

Balearic Covid data for July 29

Nearly 90% of the target population has been fully vaccinated.

Humphrey Carter

Pedro Sánchez heads off on holiday tomorrow.

Latest headlines

Spain to propose to EU a cap on carbon emission permit prices, PM says

Spain has urged its citizens to be mindful of their energy consumption.

Reuters

Francina Armengol, president of the Balearics

Latest headlines

Armengol - "I've not said goodbye to the King"

The last audience with King Felipe before next year's elections.

Andrew Ede

Scooter accident in Alcudia, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Serious injuries to scooter rider in Alcudia

The third serious accident involving a scooter in Alcudia this month.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
The Cotton Club Mallorca

Comment

The “Big Boys” arrive

This state of affairs underlines the fact that owning a hotel in Mallorca is good business.

Jason Moore

Tourists in Palma

Comment

The pain in Spain

Visitors may also be made to prove they have accommodation for their time in Spain, as well as a return or onward ticket out of the country, and an additional €900 (£766.94) minimum in funds.

Humphrey Carter

A no-cash operation

Comment

Cashing in

Soon, pockets full of centimos will be a thing of the past.

Anna Nicholas

News / Celebs
Tyson Fury is bringing his show to Mallorca.

Celebs

Tyson Fury to take on Mallorca at Son Amar

The Gypsy King will take on Mallorca with his Official After Party Tour show.

Humphrey Carter

Claudia Wells with a DeLorean in Alcudia.

Celebs

Back to the Future star in Mallorca

Actress played Jennifer Parker, Marty’s ( Michael J. Fox) girlfriend.

Humphrey Carter

A Spanish prosecutor has asked for more than eight years in prison for Colombian superstar Shakira

Celebs

Spanish prosecutor asks for 8 year jail term for Shakira, El Pais reports

Shakira could find herself in the dock for alleged tax fraud.

Reuters

Holiday / Lifestyle
Sharleen Spiteri is really excited about performing in Mallorca with Texas.

Lifestyle

"I'm a cowboy (from Glasgow"

“After the best part of 35 years, I’m extremely proud to still be a leading female in the music industry. So let’s go crazy in Mallorca.”

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Hotels
Travel agent sign announcing sale of holidays for Spanish pensioners

Majorca tourism

Mallorca hoteliers pull out of Spanish pensioners' holiday scheme

Imserso prices have been a bone of contention for years; they are even more so now.

Andrew Ede

Mallorcan hotels are reporting near record bookings.

Hotels

Mallorcan hotels smash prepandemic booking levels

Balearics is the region where hotel prices have risen the least.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling
easyJet pilots going on strike in Spain.

Travelling

Spanish-based easyJet pilots to go on strike for nine days in August

Three periods of strikes lasting 72 hours planned.

Reuters

Weather / Latest news
Record sea temperatures in the Balerarics.

Latest news

High temperatures unleash marine heatwave in Mediterranean Sea

Waters in the Balearics were up to 5°C warmer than at the same time last year.

Reuters

Weather / Temperatures
Playa de Muro, Mallorca

Temperatures

Friday's weather in Mallorca

A yellow alert for high temperatures on Friday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Paperwork
UK licence negotiations may get parked up for August.

Paperwork

Thousands of British residents could be parked up for summer in Spain

The main text has been agreed but still needs to be signed off.

Humphrey Carter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Muriqi and Rajkovic

Real Mallorca

Muriqi’s deal of the century

Real Mallorca have bet heavily on the return of Vedat Muriq.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Rafael Nadal at a recent press conference

Other Sports

Nadal faces being sued for ten million dollars

This has to do with an exhibition match in Argentina.

Andrew Ede

Food and drink / Food and drink
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Food and drink

Eat the seasons... with Aubergines!

This humble plant has played a major part in many popular regional cuisines throughout the world.

Marc Fosh

Edition of 29 July 2022
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