News of the day 31 August 2022
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Find out which ships are in port today

There will be one cruise ship coming to Palma today.

Ashlee Caliz

Mikhail Gorbachev, his wife Raisa with King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia

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Mikhail Gorbachev dies aged 91

Gorbachev visited Mallorca in 1992 and in 2000.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Shop in Palma, Mallorca

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Retail sales up in Mallorca, but employers aren't "firing rockets"

Retail associations don't share the government's "triumphalist tone".

Andrew Ede

Traffic congestion on the Formentor road in Mallorca

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Formentor fines overwhelming small car-hire firms

Firms have to send driver information to the traffic directorate.

Andrew Ede

Health centre in Sa Pobla, Mallorca

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Mallorca health centres ten per cent short of doctors

Increased workloads for the doctors that there are.

Andrew Ede

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Free rail travel in Spain!

With inflation near record highs of above 10% year-on-year, Spain’s Socialist-led government hopes to alleviate living expenses and encourage more people to take public transport by providing them with free monthly passes for all local and medium-range intercity routes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Baby dies after being hit by hailstorm

The intense hailstorm also caused damage to vehicles, roofs and street furniture

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police video of a marijuana plantation in Llucmajor, Mallorca

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Arrest after police discover over 150 marijuana plants

The 56-year-old was previously arrested because of another marijuana plantation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
The new TIE residence cards.

Comment

Mallorca Brexit; what we know now and what we didn't know then

"Driving licences and the 90 day rule are some of the biggest headaches."

Jason Moore

Holiday / Travelling

Travelling

Drunken tourist checks out in the Balearics, video goes viral

Drunken tourist checks out with some serious problems.https://twitter.com/JavierGraciaM/status/1564838099615621120

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Attractions
Thousands of revellers hurled some 130 tonnes of over-ripe tomatoes at each other today.

Attractions

130 tonnes of over-ripe tomatoes thrown at Spaniards

The Tomatina is said to have originated from a spontaneous bust-up amongst villagers in 1945.

Reuters

La Beata procession, Santa Margalida, Mallorca

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What's on in Mallorca on Sunday

The melon fair, La Beata procession, the big water fight in Palma, weekend markets and more.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
Another hot and heavy tropical day in Mallorca.

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Tropical Mallorca as humidity rockets

Yellow heat alert has been deactivated in most of Mallorca

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Temperatures
Radar map showing storm in Mallorca's northeast

Temperatures

Thursday's weather in Mallorca

Storm struck northern areas on Wednesday night. No weather alerts on Thursday; still pretty hot. Balearic Webcams (majorcadailybulletin.com)

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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