News of the day 19 September 2022
News / Latest headlines
Hans Lenz, director of Engel & Völkers in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Foreign demand only a part of Mallorca's housing problems

The main reason for a lack of affordable housing is that "it is impossible" to build it at the required prices.

Andrew Ede

Traffic congestion on the Formentor road in Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Real data for managing Mallorca's traffic "saturation"

The Sustainable Tourism Observatory will provide data to the public for a variety of indicators.

Andrew Ede

A military flare was detonated in Alcudia, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Military flare detonated in Alcudia

The Guardia Civil's explosives unit was brought in.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

U.S agents on board the super yacht in Palma in April.

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Balearic court will have to decide whether the seizure of Russian yacht is legal

FBI agents and Homeland Security Investigations travelled to Palma in April.

Humphrey Carter

Joy off Portals this weeklend.

Latest headlines

Indian billionaire’s super yacht off Mallorca

Gehlaut is building a Mandarin Oriental hotel in London’s Mayfair area.

Humphrey Carter

LIVE: The State Funeral Procession of Her Majesty The Queen

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Farewell Your Majesty; Watch Live

Awaiting the arrival of Britain's longest-serving monarch, her son and heir King Charles and members of the royal family was a 2,000-strong congregation including some 500 world leaders and foreign royal families.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Watching the Queens Funeral in Magaluf and Palmanova

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Watching the funeral of Her Majesty the Queen in Mallorca

"As we all prepare to say our last farewell, I wanted simply to take this opportunity to say thank you to all those countless people who have been such a support and comfort to my family and myself in this time of grief," King Charles said in a statement.

Izzy Newman at Windsor.

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"A sombre moment but we all feel very proud." Mallorca´s Izzy Newman at Windsor

"I think those people who are not British feel great pride for the Britons in having a monarch, like Queen Elizabeth."

Jason Moore

Industry Minister Reyes Maroto (right),

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Spain: halting power-intensive firms during consumption peaks is an option

Spain's energy supply was guaranteed for the autumn and winter.

Police in Palma Mallorca seeking evidence after a shooting

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Police closing in on suspect who shot a woman in Playa de Palma

The shooting followed an earlier incident outside a Palma club.

Andrew Ede

Latest headlines

Spanish Left fury as King Juan Carlos attends funeral

Once revered for his role in Spain's transition to democracy, the popularity of Juan Carlos fell drastically amid financial scandals and public disgust at an elephant-hunting trip to Africa.

News / Comment


Mallorca losing its beaches

Climate change appears to have moved up a gear.

Humphrey Carter

The Balearic tourist tax is payable on arrival.


Is no one bothered about the tourist tax any longer?

The politicians most definitely are bothered.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Travelling
Balearic hotel bookings have taken a tumble over the past week.


Balearic hotel bookings fall by 14%

United Kingdom remains the top foreign source market for Spain

Humphrey Carter

Fornalutx is considered one of Spain's most unique villages.


Mallorca boasts one of the top eight most beautiful villages in Spain

Fornalutx singled out as one of Spain's eight most unique villages.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Attractions
Fideus party in Binissalem, Mallorca


What's on in Mallorca on Thursday

Binissalem, Cala Millor fiestas, markets, plus more ...

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
Weather / Temperatures
Palma, Mallorca


Monday's weather in Mallorca

Some cloud but mainly sunny. Balearic Webcams (

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sa Porrassa, Mallorca


Tuesday's weather in Mallorca

A good Tuesday. From Wednesday, looking a bit unsettled. Balearic Webcams (

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Paperwork / Schools


Outstanding GCSE Results at Mallorca International School

We provide an environment that allows our students to feel safe, supported and encouraged

Mallorca International School

Paperwork / Living
Change of British government appears to have slowed talks between UK and Spain down.


UK driving licence dispute in Spain could depend on Truss

"We want the situation to be as similar as possible to what it was before Brexit".

Humphrey Carter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Maffeo heads in the winner.

Real Mallorca

The “Pablo Maffeo show” sees Mallorca squeeze past Almeria 1-0

We’re going to find goal scoring a big problem if we don’t put more balls into the penalty area for our isolated striker Muriqi to deal with.

Monro BryceMonroe Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
LaLiga - Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid

Other Sports

La Liga talking points

Spanish football has long had problems with racism.


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