News of the day 12 August 2022
News / Latest headlines
Bar terrace in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

High hospitality job mobility in search of better working conditions

Around 10,000 workers in the hospitality sector have changed jobs this summer.

Andrew Ede

Marina in Puerto Pollensa, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Boat vandalism in Puerto Pollensa

There have been regular complaints about a lack of security.

Andrew Ede

UK Met Office announces amber weather alert for extreme heat

Latest headlines

Britain running dry....new restrictions introduced

A ban on hoses and sprinklers for South East Water customers came into effect on Friday. Thames Water, which supplies 15 million people around London, has said it is also planning restrictions.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Russian-owned superyacht off Portals today.

Latest headlines

Russian-owned superyacht off Portals

Superyacht is said top be up for sale for $100 million.

Humphrey CarterHumphrey Carter

National Police in Playa de Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

17-year-old arrested for false needle-spiking claim

The 17-year-old hadn't even been in the club where he said he was needle spiked.

Andrew Ede

Hortella Fest concert in Sant Joan, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Concerts called off because of holiday rental pressure and threats

Organisers claim that the authorities are on the side of tourists and not local people.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
Tourists in Palma low season.

Comment

Winter tourism

The winter weather in Mallorca is far nicer than in Britain so it is a win win situation.

Jason Moore

Less snow is falling and the ski season is getting shorter.

Comment

Climate change tourism

Just how long can one spend in this burning sun which is beating down on the Balearics and the rest of southern Europe?

Humphrey Carter

The concept of CASH seems to be making a welcome comeback.

Comment

The cost of living crisis - “How ****** much?”

The concept of CASH seems to be making a welcome comeback.

Frank Leavers

News / Celebs
Robbie Williams rocked Ibiza on Thursday night.

Celebs

Robbie Williams rocks and shocks the Balearics

Williams sung some of his greats hits and rocked the DJ.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
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Lifestyle

All things Soller: transport and communication

Vision planning is very important for the Town Hall as the countdown begins to next years’ elections.

Shirley Roberts

Anita (right) with shoe designer Ana.

Lifestyle

There are many factors to think about in the design of the perfect bag

Anita, is originally from Belgium, and has had connections to Mallorca for several years.

Vicki McLeod

Holiday / Airport
Holiday / Travelling
British residents in Mallorca being denied travel discount.

Travelling

British residents refused travel discount, charged 600 euros for Palma-Barcelona return flight

"The problem appears to be it says temporal on our TIE cards but they are valid for five years..."

Humphrey CarterHumphrey Carter

Holiday / Attractions
Weather / Temperatures
Cala Molins, Cala San Vicente, Pollensa Mallorca

Temperatures

Friday's weather in Mallorca

Yellow alert for high temperatures everywhere except the south on Friday; amber alerts over the weekend.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Rodrigo Battaglia, part of RCD Mallorca's solid midfield.

Real Mallorca

La Liga turnstiles back in action this weekend

Our first home game of the season is Saturday (20th) when we play Real Betis in the Son Moix, kick off 19:30.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Conor McGregor at Mallorca BJJ gym in Palma, Mallorca

Other Sports

Conor McGregor training in Palma

The MMA fighter joined a jiu-jitsu session in Palma on Wednesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Food and drink / Food and drink
Sweetcorn should be cooked in boiling water with a little sugar but not salt.

Food and drink

Sweet Child O'Mine...

Sweetcorn is highly nutritious and gluten free.

Marc Fosh

Ravigote.

Food and drink

Cold roasts are a hot weather treat

It’s convenient to have an interesting assortment of cold sauces in your culinary bag of tricks because some of them are multi-functional and can double as salad dressings, dips or spreads.

Andrew Valente

The salt cod suprême with chips and veggies.

Food and drink

Still Palma's best ever menú del día

I don’t know of any restaurant doing a menú del día with so many up-market choices.

Andrew Valente

Edition of 12 August 2022
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