News of the day 9 September 2022
News / Latest headlines
Bar in Magalluf, Mallorca - news of the death of Queen Elizabeth II

Latest headlines

Britons on holiday in Mallorca lament the passing of Queen Elizabeth

Around half seven on Thursday evening, holidaymakers were stunned by the news from back home.

Andrew Ede

Police by the body of a person killed by lightning in Mallorca and shielded by beach furniture

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Man on honeymoon one of two killed by lightning in Mallorca

The other man was on holiday and celebrating his recent retirement.

Andrew Ede

Police in Palma, Mallorca with robbery suspects

Latest headlines

Six arrests for robbery at knifepoint in Palma

Family and neighbours were involved in intercepting the six.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The scene of the accident in Palma.

Latest headlines

Drunk electric scooter driver causes accident in Mallorca

Police have warned people not to drink and drive electric scooters.

Humphrey Carter

Nadal says he would have loved to have met the Queen.

Latest headlines

Rafa Nadal regrets missing lunch with the Queen

“My most respectful, sincere and deepest condolences to the Royal Family of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the British people on the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.”

Humphrey Carter

Remembering the Queen in Palmanova

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Remembering Her Majesty in Palmanova

"A time to remember..."

Alex Smith

Can Pere Antoni beach in Palma, Mallorca

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Beaches and the danger of lightning strikes

"When lightning strikes at a beach, you must get out of the water."

Andrew Ede

King Charles makes his first address

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King Charles: "May flights of Angels sing thee to thy rest"

"I shall endeavour to serve you with loyalty, respect and love, as I have throughout my life."


News / Comment
New British Prime Minister Liz Truss at Downing Street, in London



She has made no attempt to bring on board her leadership rivals and she has not invited the various leaders of the opposition for fire-side chats.

Jason Moore


Come, winter in Mallorca

TravelTime World has launched a marketing campaign called ‘The Heat Is On’ highlighting the low cost per day of long-stay holidays.

Humphrey Carter

Can Gavella in Playa de Muro, Mallorca


Will Mallorca's beach bars get a reprieve?

The Balearic environment ministry has been accused of "wanting to wreck everything that smacks of tourism, even if it is quality".

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Travelling
Britons being advised to check their Covid vaccinations are in order.


Britons being warned to check Covid requirements for the Balearics

If second vaccination is more than 270 days old, a booster is required or a negative test resulkt.

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Temperatures
Rain alerts for Mallorca and the Balearics


Friday's weather in Mallorca

Mostly sunny, but a yellow alert for rain and thunderstorms. Balearic Webcams (

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather map showing probability of storms in Mallorca (September 10)


Saturday's weather in Mallorca

Yellow alert for rain and thunderstorms for much of Mallorca. Balearic Webcams (

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca preparing for Real Madrid.

Real Mallorca

Tough test as Mallorca face Real Madrid

At present we have a serious problem in midfield.

Monro BryceMonro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Real Madrid will be without talisman Karim Benzema.

Other Sports

Real look to extend perfect start without Benzema as Hazard steps in against Mallorca

Second-placed Barcelona, who sit two points behind Real, will look to put pressure on their arch-rivals.


Edition of 9 September 2022