News of the day 2 September 2022
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Find out which ships are in port today

There are two cruise ships scheduled to come to port today.

Ashlee Caliz

Coaches in Palma, Mallorca

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Balearic pay agreements of up to 15%

Agreements already reached will send out a signal to negotiators for larger sectors - hospitality in particular.

Andrew Ede

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Joys of living in Spain overcome Brexit paper mountain

Calls for a by-lateral agreement between the two countries.

Jason Moore

Nadal is keeping a very close eye on his wife's condition from New York.

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Nadal keeping an eye on wife's condition in Mallorca hospital

The family is not pleased that news of Perello's medical condition was leaked.

Humphrey Carter

Liz Truss taking part in the final Conservative Party hustings event.

Latest headlines

'No time to waste on Brexit': EU uneasy about Truss as UK leader

Truss was originally opposed to Britain's exit from the bloc ahead of the 2016 Brexit referendum.

Reuters

Committee meeting for Balearic tourist tax spending decisions

Majorca tourism

Environmentalists tell government to stop using tourist tax for tourism promotion

The government has adopted an "increasingly lax interpretation" of tourist tax revenue decision-making.

Andrew Ede

Balearic minister for the economic model, tourism and employment, Iago Negueruela (right)

Latest headlines

Record August employment in the Balearics

The government says that the employment figures and tourist spending justify salary increases.

Andrew Ede

Izan, a boy in Mallorca who has suffered bullying for years

Latest headlines

Lloseta school bullying case shocks Mallorca

The Guardia Civil are now investigating the matter and will be speaking to all the parties involved.

Andrew Ede

Iago Negueruela, Balearic minister for the economic model, tourism and employment

Majorca tourism

There hasn't been tourism promotion for high summer "for years"

More important to focus on "regulations" for the main summer months.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
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Comment

Military have to give their blessing to some Mallorca home sales

This licence apparently is required for purchasing country houses or plots for all non-Europeans, including UK Brexiteers and can take between 3-6 months!

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Travelling
Passengers at the Ryanair information desk at Palma Airport, Mallorca

Travelling

4,000 passenger claims against airlines in the Balearics

Largely brought about by the disputes at easyJet, Iberia Express and Ryanair.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Mallorca monitoring a number of storm fronts.

Latest news

First tropical cyclones could reach the Balearics next week

High sea temperatures could spark medicanes or tropical cyclones.

Humphrey Carter

Island life / Schools
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Schools

Queen's College - Celebrating Exam Results

Prizes and diplomas were given out at a special ceremony held on Friday 26 August.

Queen's College

Sport / Real Mallorca
26-year-old Zimbabwean internationalist Tino Kadewere.

Real Mallorca

Mallorca scanning transfer market as window shuts

Mallorca go into tomorrow’s game fired up and should be able to get past Girona.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Rafa Nadal wins his match against Fabio Fognini at the US Open

Other Sports

Nadal overcomes blow to the nose to reach US Open third round

Next up for Rafa Nadal is Richard Gasquet, to whom he has never lost.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Arsenal face their first big test this weekend.

Other Sports

Premier League gets down to the real business with big spend over

Mikel Arteta moved smartly in the window to add Gabriel Jesus and Oleksandr Zinchenko.

Reuters

Ronaldo spent his family summer holiday in Mallorca.

Other Sports

Simeone evasive about Atletico's interest in Ronaldo

Ronaldo spent his family summer holiday in Mallorca.

Humphrey Carter/Reuters

Rafael Nadal and his wife, Xisca Perelló

Other Sports

Rafa Nadal: "My wife is fine"

Mery Perelló was recently admitted to hospital for observation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 2 September 2022
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