News of the day 20 October 2022
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Find out which ships are in port today

Latest headlines

Find out which ships are in port today

There is only one cruise ship scheduled to dock in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

El Bungalow in Ciudad Jardin, Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Environmentalists insisting on demolition of Palma beach restaurant

The original property in Ciudad Jardín was built over a hundred years ago.

Andrew Ede

One-time bank branch in Palma Mallorca now occupied by squatters

Latest headlines

Squatting in former bank branches in Palma is on the increase

The police can't do very much if the squatters are "installed" in premises.

Andrew Ede

The Russian superyacht, Tango, which is moored at the Real Club Nautico in Palma. Inset: Viktor Felixovich Vekselber a Ukrainian-born Russian–Cypriot billionaire, and businessman.

Latest headlines

Spain, France have owners pay for yachts frozen under Russia sanctions

The Russian superyacht, Tango, was seized in Mallorca.

The Balearics is battling to ease human pressure on the islands.

Latest headlines

Balearics wants to cap population growth

"There is no need for more places in the Balearics."

Humphrey Carter

British Prime Minister Liz Truss gives statement outside Number 10 Downing Street, London

Latest headlines

Truss resigns as PM

A leadership election will be completed within the next week

Holiday / Airport
Passengers at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Palma winter flights up six per cent over pre-pandemic number

"Everything will depend on variables affecting the main market, Germany."

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Travelling
UK travellers will be able to enter Spain restriction-free from tomorrow.

Travelling

Spain scraps all Covid controls for British visitors at midnight Thursday

The Spanish authorities have announced that the country will no longer apply Coronavirus entry rules for travellers from non-European Union/Schengen Area countries.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Attractions
Pebre Bord (paprika) Fair in Felanitx, Mallorca

Attractions

What's on in Mallorca on Sunday

Five fairs to choose from on Sunday, plus concerts, golf and markets.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
Beach weather in Mallorca in October

Latest news

October temperatures in Mallorca 2.5 degrees higher than normal

The average temperature is forecast to get even higher than usual.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Temperatures
Forecast for Palma Mallorca on October 20, 2022

Temperatures

Friday's weather in Mallorca

No sign of any change, other than probably getting warmer.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Paperwork
British residents do not fancy the idea of taking a Spanish driving test.

Paperwork

Countries where Britons can exchange their driving licence with no problems

A large number of countries allow British licences to be exchanged.

Humphrey Carter

Island life / Living

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Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca left it too late to grab a point.

Real Mallorca

V.A.R. robs Mallorca of a point

Aguirre’s side have only scored two goals in their last five games and unless we mend our ways in the foreseeable future, we could be involved in another relegation dog fight.

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