News of the day 28 October 2022
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Find out which ships are in port today

There will be four cruise ships visiting Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Child in Spain wearing a mask

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After Covid, now other respiratory viruses are returning

Young children in particular are being affected by the re-emergence of respiratory viruses.

Andrew Ede

Spanish inflation is slowing unlike in the UK.

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Spain's 12-month inflation slows to 7.3% in October

Many British households are turning away from healthier foods as rampant inflation pushes them towards cheaper processed meals.

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The stories that made the headlines last week in Mallorca

Described as, and rightly so, one of the greatest challenges facing the Balearics, overpopulation is a combination of the ever-increasing size of the resident population - faster growth than anywhere else in Spain - and of the high floating population, which mainly means tourists.

Andrew Ede

Calls for smaller liners with wealthier passengers.

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Megacruise ships doing more harm than good to Mallorca

“We want a cruise ship industry that provides cultural and social wealth, not one that extracts it."

Humphrey Carter

Palma suffering from a shortage of taxis.

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Palma hit by a lack of taxis

No plans to allow Uber of Cabify set up in Mallorca.

Humphrey Carter

Magalluf is changing but will it please everyone?

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Fears this is the end of Magalluf

Fears that the fun is being taken out of Magalluf.

Humphrey Carter

Be ready for the test alert on November 2.

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Balearics is now on full alert!

Civil Protection authorities will be able to send generalised and immediate alert messages to mobile phones.

Humphrey Carter

40 wildfires are raging today.

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Unseasonal heat sparks dozens of wildfires in Spain

Government figures indicate this year has been the worst year for wildfires in Spain.

Estate agent window in Menorca

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28 million euros of tourist tax for housing purposes

Social housing and the mortgage guarantee scheme.

Andrew Ede

Can Lluc restaurant in Cala Deya, Mallorca

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Environmentalists say that Cala Deya restaurant terrace should go

The Costas Authority has said that it will not be granting further concession for the terrace.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Hotels
Hotel Formentor in Pollensa, now completely demolished


Environmentalists on the Hotel Formentor saga: "We are not a banana republic"

"It is like so many things in Mallorca, with the 'logic' of not creating difficulties for what investors do."

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Travelling
Island Princess in Palma, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Heir to 'The Love Boat' in Palma for the first time

The Pacific Princess was used for the American series The Love Boat.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ryanair plane in Malaga


Ryanair handling strike in Spain is called off

Minimum services' demands have made the strike "impossible".

Andrew Ede

Weather / Temperatures
Sa Calobra, Mallorca


Saturday's weather in Mallorca

A change in the weather forecast from Tuesday next week. Balearic Webcams (

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Schools


A Busy First Half Term at The Academy School

The Academy International School

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca v. Espanyol

Real Mallorca

Mallorca see red after VAR denies late penalty

Mallorca had gone up one-up thanks to goal machine Vedat Muriqi.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 28 October 2022