News of the day 11 August 2022
News / Latest headlines
Police officers in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Town halls don't want police to be involved with energy-saving enforcement

Businesses are concerned that there could be an avalanche of fines.

Andrew Ede

Online fraud on the rise

Latest headlines

Internet fraud cases doubling in the Balearics

Fake sources of messages include the Tax Agency and delivery services.

Andrew Ede

Water truck in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Deya imposes hosepipe ban

Water trucks from Palma are arriving each day.

Andrew Ede

Maximum temperatures on Mallorca on Wednesday.

Latest headlines

"Heat wave is more serious than energy crisis...."

Soaring air temperatures are not the only problem. The Earth’s skin is getting warmer too.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Rising Sun off Palma.

Latest headlines

Barack Obama's favourite super yacht returns to Mallorca

The super yacht is one of the largest in the world and a regular visitor to Mallorca.

Humphrey Carter

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Latest headlines

Council boss shown the yellow card after Real Mallorca deal

"Accused of keeping coalition partners in the dark...."

Jason Moore

Spain has asked to allow 'dose-sparing' for monkeypox vaccine.

Latest headlines

Spain asks EMA to allow 'dose-sparing' for monkeypox vaccine

The Balearic Ministry for Health has confirmed 155 cases of monkeypox in the Balearic Islands.

Reuters

Lluís Apesteguia, the mayor of Deya, Mallorca (right)

Latest headlines

Deya town hall wants to limit traffic

There has to be a stop to the "totally uncontrolled influx".

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
Real Mallorca's stadium in Palma

Comment

Real Mallorca are not Real Madrid

Might calling the stadium Visit Mallorca in January satisfy Més and Podemos?

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
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Living in Spain

Public holiday on Monday but all shops will be open

This year there will be five more public holidays or Sundays when shops will be open for business, three of them during the Christmas campaign and Black Friday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Travelling
EasyJet planes at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Travelling

60% minimum services for easyJet pilots' strike

The first strike by easyJet pilots in Spain starts on Friday (August 12).

Andrew Ede

New EU travel requirements for Britons will be introduced next year.

Travelling

Britons heading to the Balearics may not have to pay for visa until 2024

Stamping of passports will be replaced with new scheme in May next year.

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Temperatures
A hot one today!

Temperatures

Today´s weather in Mallorca (Thursday)

Weather stations still predicting up to 41C in central areas on Sunday, with 40C on Saturday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Paperwork
British residents in Spain could all be back on the road shortly.

Paperwork

Driving licence deal for British residents in Spain on the table

Agreement has still to be finalised, but it is as good as done.

Humphrey Carter

Sport / Other Sports
European Super Cup - Real Madrid v Eintracht Frankfurt

Other Sports

Champions Real Madrid ready to frustrate Barca's all-star line-up

Determined to end their three-year LaLiga title drought, Barcelona were Europe's biggest spenders in the close season.

Reuters

Food and drink / Food and drink
AROMATA 2022

BRANDED CONTENT

Aromata: Haute Cuisine with the best products from Mallorca

Aromata's cuisine is constantly changing as well as the variety of wines that are adapted to match the dishes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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