News of the day 18 August 2022
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Balearias' Eleanor Roosevelt.

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Find out which ships are in port today

The Eleanor Roosevelt will be making it's usual stop tonight.

Ashlee Caliz

Container lorries at the port in Palma, Mallorca

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Supermarkets stress that there are no supply issues with chicken

The distributors say that there are some problems with chicken and water.

Andrew Ede

People gathered in Formentor, Mallorca for the sunrise

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Now there are sunrise excursions to Formentor

The access restrictions are designed to prevent sunset excursions, but not sunrise.

Andrew Ede

British billionaire and Mallorcan home owner Jim Ratcliffe is interested in buying Manchester Unite

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Mallorca home owner looking to buy Manchester United

Ratcliffe has competed in the annual Ironman event in Alcudia.

Humphrey CarterHumphrey Carter/agencies

The eye of the storm hit the North East of Mallorca and Minorca.

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Mallorca finally cools down, but not for long!

Most of Mallorca escaped the eye of the storm which hit the north east of the island and Minorca.

Humphrey Carter

Property prices in Mallorca are still going through the roof.

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Calvia is the second most expensive place in Spain to buy a home

Calvia has the second most expensive street in Spain to buy a property.

Humphrey Carter

The bill for breakfast in Mallorca.

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600 beers for breakfast in Mallorca

Group have become social media stars with other Germans out to break the new breakfast record.

Humphrey Carter

Some European police forces are already using electric scooters.

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Palma Local Police could be jumping on their electric scooters

Rank and file officers claim they do not have enough motorbikes or cars.

Humphrey Carter

The dolmen of Guadalperal, also known as the Spanish Stonehenge, is seen due to the receding waters of the Valdecanas reservoir in the outskirts of El Gordo

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'Spanish Stonehenge' emerges from drought-hit dam

Climate change has left the Iberian peninsula at its driest in 1,200 years.

Reuters

Conor McGregor on board his yacht in Port Adriano, Mallorca.

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Conor McGregor going to have to lose three stone after Mallorca holiday

Conor McGregor has not stopped training during his long Mallorca holiday.

Humphrey Carter

Queuing traffic to get to Valldemossa, Mallorca

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Long queues of traffic to get to Valldemossa

The mayor of Deya, Lluís Apesteguia, says: "I have never seen anything like it."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Parties at the Council of Mallorca announce that a naming-rights deal for Real Mallorca's stadium has been dropped.

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Real Mallorca stadium naming-rights sponsorship is scrapped

The naming-rights deal had threatened to break the coalition at the Council of Mallorca.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
The duck swim in Can Picafort, Mallorca

Comment

Duck's off! Animals and fiestas

The Can Picafort duck swim is proof that traditions don't need animals for fiesta "entertainment".

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Aemet storm tracking map

Latest news

Mallorca weather alert downgraded to yellow

The bad weather hasn't been as bad as had been forecast.

Andrew Ede

Heavy rain in Porto Cristo, Mallorca

Latest news

Localised storms in Mallorca on Thursday

Thursday's weather wasn't nearly as bad as had been forecast.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Temperatures
Rain in Palma, Mallorca

Temperatures

Thursday's weather in Mallorca

Amber alerts have been downgraded to yellow.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Paperwork
British residents waiting to be able to drive again can take a Spanish driving test.

Paperwork

So how much will it cost to take your Spanish driving test?

British residents still waiting for news on driving licences in Spain.

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca gained a point from a creditable draw at Bilbao.

Real Mallorca

Rajkovic dazzles on his debut for Real Mallorca

This weekend Real Betis, last season’s Copa del Rey winners, are the visitors.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Tennis: Western & Southern Open

Other Sports

Nadal not discouraged by losing on return, says will be ready for US Open

Flushing Meadows has been a happy hunting ground for Nadal, who has won the U.S. Open four times, the last title coming in 2019.

Reuters

Premier League - Liverpool v Crystal Palace

Other Sports

Liverpool's problems dwarfed by United's ahead of Old Trafford clash

For the first time since 1992, United are bottom of the Premier League.

Reuters

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