News of the day 17 October 2022
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Latest headlines

Find out which ships are in port today

There are two cruise ships scheduled to dock in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Young passengers clashed with security guards on Thursday night.

Latest headlines

Violence on the Mallorca trains

The group is very violent and will be banned from the railway.

Humphrey Carter

Busy weekend on the beaches of Mallorca.

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Mallorca’s Indian summer set to continue

The weather will not change until at least next week.

Humphrey Carter

British Prime Minister Liz Truss is under fire.

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How's Brexit going?' British politics mocked at home and abroad

Spain's Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, who slammed Truss's original tax cut proposals.

Holiday / Lifestyle


Paddle board Paradise

Paddle boarding is a growing sport which seems to attract the ladies, who incidentally excel at this aquatic activity.

Peter Clover


One woman’s trash is another’s treasure

She is now working on stock for Christmas and you might see her at a market near you soon, or you can make an enquiry for a bag through her website.

Vicki McLeod

Holiday / Airport
Airports like Palma have experienced a swift recovery.


Spain's number of flights in September reached 94% of pre-pandemic 2019 levels

Spanish tourism industry has shown during the summer a swift recovery.

Holiday / Travelling
United Airlines operated direct flights from New York to Palma this summer.


Mallorca gives U.S. airline massive boost

Palma was the most profitable route for United in Spain.

Humphrey Carter

Island life / Paperwork
The British Ambassador is determined to reach a solution and soon.


Embassy gives a sneak preview of new UK driving licence deal

Driving licence negotiations appear to have gathered some speed over the past few weeks.

Humphrey Carter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Abdon comes close in the third minute.

Real Mallorca

“Worldy” goal sees R.C.D. Mallorca lose 0-1

Our next home game is against Espanyol on Friday 28th at 21:00 hrs.

Monro Bryce

Food and drink / Food and drink

Food and drink

Eating Out in Mallorca: Il Chiringo - Palmanova

This was an expectedly pleasant experience in a lovely setting, with fresh food and friendly staff.

Mia Naprta

Food and drink

Chorizo: The king of the Spanish Larder

The best chorizos are labeled “Iberico”.

Marc Fosh

Edition of 14 October 2022