News of the day 19 November 2022
News / Latest headlines

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Find out which ships are in port today

The Wind Surf is the only ship scheduled to dock in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Luxury property

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The rich in the Balearics already paying more than the new "solidarity tax"

The Spanish government's solidarity tax on "large fortunes" will apply from the first of January.

Andrew Ede

Site of the former Tito's nightclub in Palma, Mallorca

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From Tito's to a Lío cabaret-disco

The new club is due to be operational next summer, but there is no exact date yet.

Andrew Ede

Christmas light show parade in Palma, Mallorca

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Rain puts a damper on Palma Christmas shows

The weather forecast for Saturday evening isn't brilliant.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Christmas market stalls in Palma, Mallorca

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Palma Christmas market stalls broken into

The town hall hasn't organised security until November 26.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment


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"...what we don’t want is anti-tourism rhetoric which can be very harmful."

Jason Moore


When travel was fun

"I remember once being on a school trip to Dijon and we were set loose around the city without no aids, just our alleged knowledge of the language..."

Humphrey Carter


Come on, be honest: Who else avoids the news?

I know that a person should be interested, nay passionate, about all manner of things that should or should not happen in the world; but I wonder that at a given time in a person’s life he or she will just say - “sod it, I’m just not interested.”

Frank Leavers


Korean Magic in Mallorca

It was a delight to find a taste of Korea in Santa Ponsa set in the most magicalsurroundings and with exemplary yet relaxed and warm service.

Anna Nicholas

Holiday / Travelling
Tourists want to have space and freedom to enjoy their destination.

Majorca tourism

“Tourists don’t like tourists, it’s time for a rethink”

"Tourism has the potential to become an agent of positive transformation that can contribute to a better quality of life for all."

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Temperatures
Temperatures for the Balearics on 19 November 2022


Sunday's weather in Mallorca

Sunny for most of Mallorca on Sunday, but a dose of wild weather expected on Monday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Paperwork
Autumn Statement given by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt


British expats in line for a pension boost

“What is less clear is the position of those who left the UK to take up residence in EU states after we left the EU."

Humphrey Carter

Sport / Other Sports
INEOS Britannia T6 in the Bay of Palma.

Other Sports

British America’s Cup team, INEOS Britannia set for launch in Mallorca

T6 will operate throughout the winter from the team’s new base in Palma and will be testing in the Bay of Palma.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 18 November 2022