News of the day 27 August 2022
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Find out which ships are in port today

Three cruise ships will be visiting Palma today.

Ashlee Caliz

Tourists in Palma, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Calvia's mayor - "Fewer tourists? No"

Tourism will inevitably be high on the agenda at next year's elections.

Andrew Ede

Market in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Balearics facing a tough winter because of inflation

A buoyant summer, but in the winter there will be economic slowdown and a "very worrying" situation.

Andrew Ede

Can Serra in Palma, Mallorca

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Eight million euros of tourist tax sought for historic Palma building

Can Serra was bought by the Balearic government with revenue from the old ecotax.

Andrew Ede

Mallorca in the news...

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Your weekly catch-up

After a couple of relatively tourist-free years, Mallorca is really feeling the effects of ‘mass tourism’.

Sarah Forge

Two Vietnamese men were arrested for alleged sexual assault in Mallorca in June.

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Mallorcan Vietnamese rape claims sparks code of conduct warning for travellers

Artists must follow Vietnamese laws and the laws of other countries.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
Immigration office in Palma.



Paperwork in Spain has got more complicated in the post-Brexit era...

Jason Moore

Holiday / Travelling
Airport staff in Spain now going on strike.


Europe's travel disruption set to continue as summer ends

Strikes and staff shortages have forced airlines to cancel thousands of flights.


Weather / Latest news
Weather / Temperatures


Today's weather in Mallorca (Saturday); still with amber alerts

An absence of bad weather on Friday, but amber alerts remain in place for Saturday. Balearic Webcams (

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Paperwork / Paperwork
If there is no solution, Britons will have to take a Spanish driving test.


British Ambassador to Spain under pressure over driving licences

Negotiations are taking far too long for many British residents.

Humphrey Carter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Edition of 26 August 2022