News of the day 8 December 2022
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Find out which ships are in port today

There are no cruise ships scheduled to visit Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Gorg Blau reservoir in Mallorca

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Balearics falling well short in meeting sustainable development goals

An important and troubling report; the conclusions won't come as a huge surprise.

Andrew Ede

Mallorca is facing tough competiton from Turkey.

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Turkey set to knock the stuffing out of Mallorca this year

Turkey was the number one travel destination on UK users' minds this year.

Humphrey Carter

Luis Enrique quits.

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Adios Luis, Spain coach departs

Enrique, who was first appointed Spain coach in 2018, had a contract until the end of the year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Nadal is proving a winner for Mallorca and Spain in the United States.

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Nadal boosts Spain’s positive image in the United States

Rafael Nadal reached levels of up to 3.3 million mentions on social networks.

Humphrey Carter

Palma Lights

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A tour of festive Palma

The lights will remain illuminated until 6 am on Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve, and on the night of the Three Kings Parade on the 5th of January.

By Alex Smith

Becker expected to be home in Germany for Christmas.

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Becker soon to leave jail in the UK and his Mallorca troubles behind

Mallorcan estate was worth 50 million pounds at the height of the property market.

Humphrey Carter

El Bungalow in Ciudad Jardin, Palma, Mallorca, which is threatened with demolition

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Palma town hall cannot stop demolition of beach restaurant, say environmentalists

GOB say that Palma town hall does not have the legal powers to intervene in the case of El Bungalow.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Hotels
Redevelopment of the Hotel Formentor in Mallorca


Hotel Formentor employee taking the company to court

Employees had been promised that they would be back at work in April 2023; this is no longer the case.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Travelling
Flying to the Balearics is going to get more expensive.


Balearics facing higher air fares

Higher travel costs will help to rein in emissions by curbing growth in traffic.

Holiday / Attractions
Weather / Temperatures
Highs in the Balearics on December 8, 2022


Friday's weather in Mallorca

Mild temperatures on Friday; some risk of thunderstorms in the evening.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 2 December 2022