News of the day 23 October 2022
News / Latest headlines

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Find out which ships are in port today

Not one, not two, but four cruise ships are scheduled to visit Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Table reservation in Spain

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Restaurants to charge customers who book but don't turn up

Restaurants will require a credit card when bookings are made.

Andrew Ede

Restaurant terrace in Spain

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Employers boss - Not true that businesses have been "making a fortune"

President Armengol has called for "historic salary increases".

Andrew Ede

Man in Mallorca accused of repeated rape

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50-year sentence demanded for repeated rape

A woman in Felanitx was raped on three different occasions by a man who also committed robbery with violence.

Andrew Ede

Volkswagen classics in Palma, Mallorca

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Vintage Beetles take to the roads of Mallorca

The Balearics Friends of Beetles club was founded in 1992.

Andrew Ede

View of the Tramuntana Mountains in Mallorca

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Finding the right balance for the boom in Mallorca mountain activities

Overcrowding and signage - two issues of concern in the Tramuntana Mountains.

Andrew Ede

Estate agent window in Menorca

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Rents predicted to rise in Mallorca as mortgage costs increase

A Balearic government mortgage guarantee scheme for first-time buyers is only for properties valued up to 270,000 euros.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment


Keeping warm without turning up the heat!

There are already newspaper headlines screaming at us about potential winter power cuts...

Frank Leavers

Shoal of barracudas (Sphyraena) photographed during a dive at El Toro’s buoy 6, at a very shallow depth.


More marine protected areas

These perfectly achievable objectives represent a medium- to long-term investment. We know that for every €1 invested in a marine protected area (MPA) we get a wellspring of benefits.

Aniol Esteban

News / Celebs
Much location work for Sword of Honour, starring Daniel Craig, was in Mallorca


007´s starring role in Mallorca before Bond

Various locations were used for filming Sword of Honour in 2000.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle


A glorious week in Soller

The Soller Valley holds magic for many who emerge from the Soller Tunnel into the mountain light and discover our whole new world.

Shirley Roberts

Weather / Temperatures
Beach weather in Mallorca in October


Monday's weather in Mallorca

Not the 34C on Sunday as had been forecast at one point. A high of 31.9 was nevertheless pretty warm.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Other Sports
Mallorca Golf Open 2022

Other Sports

Germany's Yannik Paul wins Mallorca Golf Open

Overnight leaders Dale Whitnell and Ryan Fox had to settle for a share of fourth spot.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Food and drink / Food and drink

Food and drink

Celeriac: The Ugly One

Root vegetables are the perfect winter food, and the cold weather is partly responsible for their delicious flavour as the cold helps to turn their starches into sugars.

Marc Fosh

Edition of 21 October 2022