News of the day 15 December 2022
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Latest headlines

Rafa Nadal named Esquire's Man of the Year for 2022

Nadal also wins ATP Fans' Favorite Award for 2022.

Humphrey Carter

Becker is now free and expected to be deported from the UK to Germany.

Latest headlines

Boris Becker freed from UK prison after Mallorcan downfall

Becker was declared bankrupt owing creditors almost £50 million, over an unpaid loan of more than £3 million on his estate in Mallorca.

Various drugs were seized.

Latest headlines

Palma electric scooter drug dealer busted

The police carried out a search of his home and seized various substance.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
Bills to be paid before holidays.


Mallorca’s golden goose

Price is very much going to a deciding factor and Mallorca may find it is overpriced.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Hotels
Waste from redevelopment work at the Hotel Formentor in Pollensa, Mallorca


Hotel Formentor building waste to be used for car parks

The area where waste was dumped is said to have been "devoid of shrub and tree vegetation".

Andrew Ede

Gabriel Escarrer and Rafa Nadal.


Meliá and Rafa Nadal create new Zel hotel brand

In five years they will have 20 hotels around the world.

The Hotel Portixol near Palma.


Balearic hotels in top 24 Best Beachfront Hotels in Europe

"French doors open onto the pool terrace, where you can laze while nibbling on grilled mini-scallops.”

Humphrey Carter

Galeón Aparthotel in Puerto Pollensa, Mallorca


Rafa Nadal's uncle buys Puerto Pollensa hotel

Architects are apparently working on a significant upgrade.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Airport
Strike called off at Spain's airports


Christmas and New Year strike at Spain's airports is called off

Bonuses suspended during the pandemic will now be paid.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Travelling
President Armengol of the Balearics and President Puig of Valencia

Majorca tourism

Residents' discount vouchers for Balearics-Valencia tourism

Promoting low-season tourism between the Balearics and Valencia.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Attractions
Weather / Temperatures
Highs in the Balearics on December 15, 2022


Friday's weather in Mallorca

Not as warm as it has been, but a mostly sunny day.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 9 December 2022