News of the day 10 September 2022
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Find out which ships are in port today

There will be 4 cruise ships visiting Palma today

Ashlee Caliz

Emergency services in Mallorca carry the body of a victim of a lightning strike

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Autopsies confirm deaths by lightning strikes

Death by lightning strike is extremely rare, but more frequent storms in the Mediterranean may increase the possibility.

Andrew Ede

Board of directors of the Mallorca Economy Circle

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Balearic economy: "Slowdown does not mean recession"

The government is highlighting the current situation of "full employment and economic growth".

Andrew Ede

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Remembering the Queen's visit to Mallorca in 1988

The Queen was in Mallorca to relax during what was otherwise an official state visit to Spain.

Andrew Ede

Police vehicles in Palma Mallorca

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A fifth of Palma police vehicles are off the road

An opposition councillor says that repairs for simple things take way too long.

Andrew Ede

Artisan is owned by one America's biggest investors.

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Netflix and Twitter yacht premieres in the Balearics

Chaffee’s biggest success continues to be his early bet on Twitter.

Humphrey Carter

One of the small boats intercepted off Mallorca.

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Immigrants flooding into Mallorca by boat

So far this year, 75 small boats with 1,177 people on board have been detected arriving off the Balearic coast.

Humphrey Carter

What is said to be rubble in Formentor, Mallorca

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Pollensa town hall to appeal Hotel Formentor waste fine

The town hall accepts that there was an "administrative error" but is nevertheless critical of the environment ministry.

Andrew Ede

In the sea in Palma, Mallorca

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Three marine heat waves in the Balearics this summer

These heat waves are a "very serious" sign of climate deterioration.

Andrew Ede

Migrants in Portocolom, Mallorca

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350 migrants arrive in the Balearics in just over 24 hours

Slightly more than a quarter of all migrants this year have arrived since Friday morning.

Andrew Ede

The Prince and Princess of Wales and Prince Harry and Meghan at Windsor Castle

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Queen Elizabeth's funeral will be on September 19

The Queen will lie in state for four days before the funeral.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rescue of a British tourist in Mallorca

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Difficult rescue of British tourist with broken leg

In all it took almost three hours to get her to an ambulance.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Hotels
Gabriel Escarrer, CEO of Meliá Hotels International

Majorca tourism

Meliá Hotels: "One of the best tourist seasons in history"

Mallorca has been one of the strong destinations for Meliá this summer.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Temperatures
Weather map for the Balearics, September 11, indicating no alerts

Temperatures

Sunday's weather in Mallorca

No alerts; should be a decent Sunday. Balearic Webcams (majorcadailybulletin.com)

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Living
Retiring to the Balearics is still very attractive for many Britons.

Living

Spain still top retirement destination for Britons

Cost of living is making more Britons consider moving abroad.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 9 September 2022
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