News of the day 6 September 2022
News / Latest headlines

Latest headlines

Find out which ships are in port today

There will be 3 cruise ships in port today.

Ashlee Caliz

Sailboat sinks in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Sailboat sinks in Andratx

Explanation for the sinking has yet to be given.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rubbish piled up because of a strike in Alcudia, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Alcudia waste collection company facing town hall penalties

Opposition say that the situation has not "normalised" since July's strike ended.

Andrew Ede

Traffic chaos in Minorca in high season.

Latest headlines

Calls for further limits on vehicles in the Balearics in high season

Ecologists say there is no point wasting money on promoting sun and sand.

Humphrey Carter

Young victim was found on the ground by the police.

Latest headlines

Driver beats up a tourist who climbed on his car in Mallorca

The man, thought to be a tourist, was rushed to hospìtal.

Humphrey Carter

The Guardia Civil barracks in Inca where the report was lodged.

Latest headlines

Mallorcan teenager lies about kidnapping to avoid argument with girlfriend

He had made up the false report to avoid getting in trouble with his girlfriend.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
The plane truth


The plane truth

Have I missed flying? Not a bit of it.

Anna Nicholas

Holiday / Lifestyle


All things Soller: Our sunset world

The lighthouse above the Repic beach is a stunning location to see the sunset.

Shirley Roberts

Holiday / Travelling
Imserso holidaymakers in a hotel in Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Higher prices needed to save Spanish pensioner holidays in Mallorca

The Balearic government won't be topping up the payment to hotels.

Andrew Ede

Club Med 2 in Palma, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

World's largest sail cruise ship in Palma

Wind-powered, there is a back-up system if necessary.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Sultry conditions in Mallorca

Latest news

Mallorca heat and humidity set to continue

A "thermal sensation" of up to 40 degrees, especially in the north of Mallorca.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Temperatures
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts chart for the Balearics


Tuesday's weather in Mallorca

Temperatures still above average. Balearic Webcams (

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Living
The Second Vice-President and Minister of Employment and Social Economy, Yolanda Díaz.


Spain wants to cap the prices of basic foodstuffs

“Spanish employers have to be up to the task: they have to revalue wages".

Humphrey Carter

Sport / Other Sports

Other Sports

Nadal out of US Open

First defeat in a Grand Slam match this year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rafael Nadal following defeat to Frances Tiafoe at the US Open.

Other Sports

Nadal hints at extended break after US Open exit

Rafa Nadal and Mery Perelló are expecting their first child next month.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporterReuters

Food and drink / Food and drink

Food and drink

3 Healthy Summer Salads... Big On Flavour!

The Lebanese fattoush salad is essentially a "bread salad".It's a simple recipe very similar in some ways to the local “Trampó” salad from Mallorca.

Marc Fosh

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