News of the day 18 October 2022
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Find out which ships are in port today

The Island Sky is one of the five cruise ships visiting Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Rafa Nadal: retirement speculation.,

Latest headlines

New Dad Rafa Nadal in retirement speculation

"Speculation over his retirement has continued to grow, particularly after he became a father and his good friend Federer announced he would be quitting the sport.

Es Murterar power station in Alcudia, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Balearics raise the target for reduction in greenhouse gas emissions

Carbon dioxide emissions were reduced by over 2,500 tonnes between 2015 and 2021.

Andrew Ede

Tourism chief Andreu Serra gets into the swing of things!

Latest headlines

The best golf comes to Mallorca in style

European Ryder Cup vice-captain Thomas Bjorn will be playing.

Jason Moore

Latest headlines

How a small Mallorca town offered Amber Heard some peace and quiet

No-one is too sure but for much of the summer she was able to live a “normal life” and take her daughter to the park without being followed by a small army of photographers.

Jason Moore

A bus in Palma Mallorca splattered with eggs

Latest headlines

Eggs thrown at Palma buses

A union is warning that this was not a one-off act of aggression towards drivers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic Covid death toll has risen.

Latest headlines

Six more deaths from Covid in the Balearics

976,355 people have been fully vaccinated - 87.2% of the vaccine-eligible population.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment

Comment

An opportunity missed. Bring northern Europeans in from the Cold

"As I have said on numerous occasions, Mallorca has a golden opportunity to become a major winter holiday destination; 300 days of sunshine a year rather sums it all up."

Jason Moore

News / Celebs
Sadie Frost showing her love for Soller.

Celebs

British award-winning actress just loves Mallorca

Frost fell in love with the island while filming in 1999.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
After 40 years of working in London, Dragan Mirosavljevic has moved to Palma and wants to revive the famous choir and attract singers from across the whole multicultural spectrum in Mallorca.

Lifestyle

Celebrating multicultural Mallorca by relaunching the Mallorca Gay Men’s choir

"One thing I want to make quite clear is that it is all inclusive, it’s about singing not people’s sexuality."

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Airport
Guardia Civil air marshalls will be deployed on Spanish flights.

Airport

Guardia Civil ‘air marshalls’ for domestic and international flights in Spain

The flights to which these marshalls will be assigned will be decided on the basis of risk assessment.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling
Agrotourism establishment in Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Big discounts as Spain takes aim at "Winter Nomads...."

On the Costa del Sol, there is a specific campaign to attract long-stay winter visitors.

London Fair / What to do
The roller skiers in Mallorca over the weekend.

What to do

Road skiing takes off in Mallorca

So, never mind the cyclists, look out for the roller skiiers.

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Temperatures
Playa de Palma, Mallorca

Temperatures

Wednesday's weather in Mallorca

Temperatures continuing to be in the high 20s.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca's stadium is being redeveloped

Real Mallorca

Real Mallorca stadium redevelopment hits a snag over regulations

There are two contradictory regulations, both of which are currently in force.

Andrew Ede

Food and drink / Food and drink

Food and drink

Gone fishin’ for a €35 delish meal in Palma

Some restaurants actually encourage their customers to ask for half dishes by printing the prices on the menu.

Andrew Valente

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