News of the day 29 August 2022
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The Valiant Lady.

Latest headlines

Find out which ships are in port today

There are two cruise ships scheduled to arrive in Palma today.

Ashlee Caliz

Photo: Michael Stadler.

Latest headlines

Warship turned superyacht off Puerto Portals

She is a very long yacht with an aerodynamic shape that allows her to retain speed while still looking elegant and luxurious

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Michael Gove has been relaxing and partying in the Balearics.

Latest headlines

Michael Gove parties in the Balearics

Gove being tipped to make a return to The Times.

Humphrey Carter

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht, Evrima

Latest headlines

Super luxury cruise ship heading for Alcudia

Evrima is the first of three custom-built yachts that The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection has on order

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International

Better late than never. Gibraltar finally becomes a British city!

"It is excellent to see official recognition given to the City of Gibraltar, a huge accolade to its rich history and dynamism," British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a statement.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Latest headlines

Mystery finally solved. The key to Kingdom of Mallorca returned after 500 years

By the nineteenth century they were the possession of the Rothschild family.

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Latest headlines

Aubameyang assaulted in armed robbery at his home in Barcelona

It is the second time in the last two months that Aubameyang's home in Castelldefels,

News / Comment
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Comment

Shortage of chicken has meant that favourite Sunday roast has flown!

I have tried all of the supermarket chains and local butchers but the result is always the same, a tough old boiler of a bird that gets fed to the dog.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Lifestyle
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Lifestyle

All Things Soller: Moving from one season to the next...

This winter heralds the beginning of uncertainty with the cost of living crisis likely to impact tourists next year.

Shirley Roberts

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Lifestyle

Stay humble and hungry

What is CrossFit? It is a fitness regimen that involves constantly varied functional movements performed at high intensity.

Vicki McLeod

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Lifestyle

The gas trap

Current geopolitical challenges have given gas a new lease of life.

Marilles Foundation

Newspaper cut outs of Mestelrich reports.

Lifestyle

Mallorca's greatest ever showman

With the aid of an aviation mechanic, Miquel came up with the design for the bike, the trapezes and the wire.

Andrew Ede

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Lifestyle

Benito, a ‘Human of Mallorca’ and a 'Man of the Sea'…

Benito knows every inch of the coastline and all the creatures who live in it.

Shirley Roberts

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Lifestyle

A Fig for All Seasons

Fresh figs don’t come cheap, and in the UK are considered a rare luxury.

Peter Clover

Holiday / Airport
Some 200 trolleys have been stolen from Palma airport.

Airport

200 trolleys stolen from Palma airport

Police ask passengers to keep a close eye on their belongings and trolleys

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling
Palma has struggled to cope with mass tourism this summer.

Travelling

Palma council blames lack of planning for excess tourism this summer

Proper plans are needed to extend the season and ease peak summer pressure

Humphrey Carter

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Travelling

Travel disruption set to continue as summer season ends

London's Gatwick airport does not plan to extend existing limits on passenger numbers beyond the end of August as it has ramped up security staffing

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Attractions
Plenty to do!!

Attractions

Enjoy your Mallorca holiday even more with a range of free and bargain activities

As the foremost destination in the Mediterranean for families and couples, we have selected a range of activities that are either free/or cost 10€ or under to make your holiday budget go further.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
This summer in the Balearics has been a very hot and harsh one.

Latest news

Spain hit by hottest and deadliest summer in 20 years

Sharp rise in heat related deaths reported this summer.

Humphrey Carter

Weather forecast for Wednesday.

Latest news

Sweet and sour weather forecast for this week

"One of the hottest summers on record...."

Weather / Temperatures
Puerto Alcudia, Mallorca

Temperatures

Monday's weather in Mallorca

Yellow alert on Tuesday for high temperatures, but Monday has a forecast high of 38C.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca's scorers Kang In Lee and Muriqi in action on Saturday.

Real Mallorca

Mallorca’s first win in “Vallecas” for 10 years (0-2)

Kang was a real pain in the “butt” for Rayo’s defence.

Monro Bryce

Real Mallorca’s American President, Andy Kohlberg spoke to the Bulletin this week.

Real Mallorca

“We want Mallorca to be the best club in Spain” says American club president

“We’ve had the Suns for the best past of 20 years, there was no time frame and is there is not one for Real Mallorca, we’re here for the long haul.”

Humphrey Carter

Food and drink / Food and drink
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Food and drink

The Cool Dude

When you're shopping for cucumbers, look for ones that are firm and free of blemishes and soft spots.

Marc Fosh

The deep-fried fresh anchovies were worth a 10.

Food and drink

When the simplest dishes are the best

Expect well cooked Mallorcan and Spanish dishes and if you’re on a budget go for the tapas.

Andrew Valente

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Food and drink

Three Spanish cold drinks for hot days

In Mallorca, where almonds are plentiful, you will come across bars that have horchata de almendras (almond horchata).

Andrew Valente

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