News of the day 9 August 2022
News / Latest headlines
Taxi rank at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

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Palma taxi phone service "overwhelmed every day"

A shortage of taxi drivers is contributing to the strains on the phone service.

Andrew Ede

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Warning and spread the word. Injected with a Barbiturate

Seemingly, the culprits spot their victims in crowded bars late night when they are under influence of alcohol with their guards down.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A BMW after a fatal accident crash in Mallorca

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Drunk driver who caused fatal accident released on charges

A blood test at hospital proved positive for alcohol.

Andrew Ede

Montuïri is a hot spot for foreign investors.

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Montuïri is top Balearic town for foreign house hunters

Small towns not far from the coast are becoming more popular.

Humphrey CarterHumphrey Carter

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Government keeps cool, pushes ahead with energy plan despite tourism fears

Regions held by the right-wing opposition People’s Party (PP), such as Madrid, say the plan was too heavy a burden on their economies. In highly-decentralized Spain, regional authorities will be responsible for its enforcement, raising the risk they could derail it.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Niko III off Portocolom.

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Anger over luxury yacht in Mallorca

Yacht is said to have dropped anchor in an area of posidonia seagrass.

Humphrey Carter

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Top tips to fight the "Tiger Mosquito"

"It has a diurnal activity period, essentially from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.". "These are the time intervals in which most bites occur," he adds.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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The long wait for a taxi in Palma

Anyhow - it's clearly become worse and we watch it out of our window every night that tourists stand 28-32 minutes at this one stand to try and get a ride. We've been stranded even in Calvia just to get back to Palma!

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
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Summer blog: beaches and ties!

"The restaurant is popular, people were having takeaways in the car park..."

Jason Moore

Spain is apparently completely running out of ice.

Comment

Ice would be nice

My favourite story this week has been how Spain is apparently completely running out of ice, causing untold misery to many British holidaymakers.

Anna Nicholas

News / Celebs
George Russell (right) is chilling out in Mallorca.

Celebs

British Formula 1 star makes a pitstop in Mallorca

George Russell is considered the future of British F1 racing.

Humphrey Carter

Jason Statham and model Rosie Huntington-Whitley are enjoying a Balearic cruise with friends.

Celebs

One of the world's most bankable actors cruising the Balearics

Statham has been enjoying some water action.

Humphrey CarterHumphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Macià Batle winery in Santa Maria.

Lifestyle

Macià Batle highlighted among the best wines from European islands

The red wine Añada is the only wine from Mallorca present in the TOP 6 of the best wines from the island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Travelling
Holiday / Attractions
A view of the meteor shower from Mallorca.

Attractions

Tears of St. Lawrence and the rains of August

Best views of the meteor shower are where there isn’t light pollution - the Tramuntana reservoirs have long been popular viewing points.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Weather / Temperatures
Cala Blanca in Andratx, Mallorca

Temperatures

Tuesday's weather in Mallorca

Weather stations now suggesting it could get up to 40C in central areas at the weekend.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca's stadium in Palma

Real Mallorca

Political row over Real Mallorca stadium naming rights

"Beating the record for tourists year after year, it is not necessary to increase promotion."

Andrew Ede

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