News of the day 5 September 2022
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Find out which ships are in port today

Club Med 2, a five-masted computer-controlled staysail schooner operated as a cruise ship, will be in Palma today.

Ashlee Caliz

Property prices in Mallorca are still going through the roof.

Latest headlines

House prices go through the roof in the Balearics

Capdepera, Calvia and Alcudia have witnessed the sharpest rise in house prices.

Humphrey Carter

American-owned super yacht Calex off Portals.

Latest headlines

U.S. Billionaire car dealer parks his super yacht in Mallorca

Wilson owns one of the 10 largest car dealership chains in the United States.

Humphrey Carter

Millions of people are trying to balance the books.

Latest headlines

Europe heading for recession as cost of living crisis deepens

Forecasts of a bitter winter as businesses and households are battered by sky-high energy prices.

Reuters

One of the new drones policing the skies.

Latest headlines

Spot the traffic drone in Mallorca

Keep your eyes on the road while the drones keep their eyes on you...

Humphrey Carter

Liz Truss announced new Conservative Party Leader

Latest headlines

Liz Truss named as Britain's next prime minister

Truss will become the Conservatives' fourth prime minister since a 2015 election.

Reuters

The marine reserve is a dream for divers.

Latest headlines

The government extends the Toro and Malgrats marine reserves in Mallorca

The aim is to reduce human impact and maintain the quality of the diving on offer in the new reserve.

Humphrey Carter

One of the trucks making daily deleiveries of water to Deya.

Latest headlines

Deya cuts the water flow to its residents by half due to the drought

The council has bought nearly ten times the amount of water delivered in 2021.

Humphrey Carter

Palma's popular Can Pere Antoni beach.

Latest headlines

Innocent couple bottled on Palma beach

By chance, a plainclothes National Police patrol was in the area.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
A view of Magalluf beach.

Comment

Sweet Caroline Magalluf

When the bar staff were feeling the pressure, especially during the heatwave, the DJ would be instructed to give Sweet Caroline blast.

Humphrey Carter

Playa de Palma.

Comment

Promoting nothing

Then this week the Palma city council announced that they wanted to promote the Playa de Palma, as an area for “nomad businesspeople".

Jason Moore

News / Celebs
Messi's 11 million euros estate in Ibiza.

Celebs

VAR being consulted over Messi's new Balearic estate

Questions of the legality of the development of the estate

Humphrey Carter

Annie Lennox's final view of her favourite island.

Celebs

Superstar’s Mallorca summer comes to an end

"You are still the most beautiful place on earth for me..."

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Hotels
Holiday / Travelling
Mallorca is no longer a cheap destination.

Travelling

Balearics being outpriced by Turkey and Bulgaria

"Prices have risen sharply in some destinations and fallen significantly in others."

Humphrey Carter

One of Silversea Cruises's luxury liners.

Travelling

Super luxury cruise line sailing for the Balearics

Balearics to be included in luxury global cruise programme.

Humphrey Carter

The tourist season in Mallorca is far from over.

Travelling

Final reminder of Covid requirements in Spain for late British tourists

Masks still have to be worn on all forms of public transport.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Attractions
Dragonera Tango

Attractions

What's on in Mallorca on Thursday

Santa Ponsa and other fiestas; concerts; markets.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
Hot and humid in Mallorca.

Latest news

Sleepless in Mallorca

No easing of the tropical nights for the short term.

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Temperatures
Aemet weather map for September 4 and 5

Temperatures

Monday's weather in Mallorca

Remaining quite hot - highs up to 35C. Balearic Webcams (majorcadailybulletin.com)

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Living
Tourism is expected to drop quickly.

Living

Spanish services sector growth slows to a crawl in August

Many Balearic businesses in the tourist sector may close this winter.

Humphrey Carter/agencies

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca fans in the new East stand melt in the sun.

Real Mallorca

Fans’ anger as Mallorca draw 1-1 in 34º Son Moix

Hiding to nothing next game away at Real Madrid on Sunday at (guess what) 2pm!!

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin

Other Sports

UEFA chief Ceferin certain 2030 World Cup will be in Spain and Portugal

Mallorca could host Woeld Cup matches.

Humphrey Carter/agencies

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