News of the day 27 October 2022
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Find out which ships are in port today

There are two cruise ships scheduled to dock in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Josep Melià of El Pi in the Balearics

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Market intervention needed to limit sales of Mallorca homes to foreign buyers

"There are mechanisms in the free market for when imperfections occur." Overpopulation in the Balearics is an imperfection.

Andrew Ede

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Plans to limit Mallorca property sales to non-residents slammed by estate agents

"Our urban planning system is so muddled after years and years of politicisation of housing that civil servants and architects are desperate to interpret urban planning regulations..."

Jason Moore

Santiago Sanchez, walks in Iraq's Kurdistan region towards Qatar, where he aims to attend the 2022 World Cup, near Zakho

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Spanish soccer fan walking to Qatar World Cup missing in Iran

Some Spanish media suggest Sanchez had been arrested by the Iranian authorities.

Rishi Sunak doppelgänger throwing shapes in Wayne Lineker's Ibiza club

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Video of “Sunak” partying in the Balearics goes viral

The resemblance is unmistakable but it is a ‘double’ of Sunak

Humphrey Carter

Face masks will remain on transport for a while for the moment.

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Face masks may remain on public transport in the Balearics until next year

Experts argue that “it is not the right time to remove the masks because of the onset of winter.

Humphrey Carter

Palma port, Mallorca

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Green light for massive superyacht refit and repair centre in Palma

A demonstration to protest against a lack of space in the port is now likely to be called off.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Airport
Flight information board


Balearics airports generating 20% of airports authority's profits

The profit has to be considered in the context of the debate in the Balearics regarding overpopulation.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Attractions
Inca fair of leisure and sport, Mallorca


What's on in Mallorca on Sunday

Inca's second fair, with Harry Potter, Halloween special and Leatherfest; Alcudia's street circus festival; and more.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
Swimmer in Menorca in October

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Hottest October on record in Spain

"Abnormally high temperatures for the time of year."

Andrew Ede

Weather / Temperatures
Almond tree coming into blossom in Ibiza in late October


Friday's weather in Mallorca

Fog for part of Mallorca on Friday; highs of 28 and 29C.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Paperwork / Living
It does not get cold enough in the Balearics says the British government.


Britons in the Balearics frozen out of extra winter payments

Despite rising food and energy costs in the Balearics, no extra help for British pensioners.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 21 October 2022