News of the day 9 December 2022
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Find out which ships are in port today

The MSC Bellissima is the only cruise ship visiting Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Supermarket in Ibiza

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Supermarket shop in Mallorca 70% more expensive than a year ago

The consumers association questions why prices are continuing to rise.

Andrew Ede

David Guetta

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Ten-year sentences sought for theft from David Guetta's ex-wife

The thefts were from an apartment and offices in Ibiza.

Andrew Ede

Litter in Playa de Palma, Mallorca

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Palma studying returnable containers for fast-food takeaway

Bylaw change will address the problem of takeaway container litter.

Andrew Ede

Over 90 hotels up for sale in the Balearics.

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Balearics is for sale, over 91 hotels on the market

Any attempts to block foreign investors could hit the hotel industry.

Humphrey Carter

Keep your masks handy if coming to the Balearics.

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Masks remain on public transport until the experts say otherwise in Spain

Masks should be worn on flights to and from Spain and the Balearics.

Humphrey Carter

Mallorca’s top chefs launch Chef Aid to raise funds for The World Central Kitchen project

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Mallorca’s top chefs launch Chef Aid to raise funds for The World Central Kitchen project

“We’ve done the easy bit, now comes the hard work of raising money for the charity.”

Humphrey Carter

Balearics has the most expensive properties in Spain.

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House prices in the Balearics are the most expensive in Spain

Balearics is the most expensive region for both new and used housing.

Humphrey Carter

Police outside the Hotel Bellver in Palma, Mallorca, where Spanish students were confined after a Covid outbreak

Coronavirus news

Covid confinement of Spanish students in Mallorca was lawful

A Supreme Court decision brings an end to legal cases arising from the confinement in June 2021.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Bill Bristow with one of Thomas Harris's paintings of Mallorca.


The godson of famous British spy Thomas Harris who “died” in Mallorca says questions remain unanswered

Harris was a Spanish-speaking MI6 officer who worked with Juan Pujol García, ‘Garbo’, an important double agent for the British during World War II.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Airport
Passengers at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca


Strikes at Spain's airports over the festive period

The strikes will start on December 22; Palma, Mahon and Ibiza airports will all be affected.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Temperatures
Weather alerts for the Balearics for December 9 and 10, 2022.


Saturday's weather in Mallorca

High of almost 22C on Friday; it won't be over the weekend.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Paperwork / Schools


Christmas comes to Queen’s College

Pupils and staff united in raising funds for charity at their annual Christmas Fair

Queen's College

Sport / Real Mallorca
Dani Rodriguez in action on Wednesday.

Real Mallorca

Mallorca win friendly in Inca 0-5

Spain are one of the most frustrating football teams I’ve ever seen.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 9 December 2022