News of the day 4 January 2023
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Latest headlines

Find out which ships are in port today

There are no cruise ships scheduled to dock in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Newborn babies in Spain

Latest headlines

Almost 40% of babies in the Balearics have a foreign parent

The percentage has risen significantly over a 20-year period.

Andrew Ede

Balearic Minister for Health had her fourth Covid and flu jab today.

Latest headlines

Balearics urged to have the fourth Covid jab

Balearics is prepared for any new Covid variants.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Cristina Jiménez with her freshly made Mallorcan ensaimadas.


Australia tucks into the best of the Balearics

“I wanted to pay tribute not just to Balearic pastries but to the Spanish classics as a whole and the response has been extremely positive; we’re sold out by midday.”

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Hotels
Holiday / Airport
Ryanair planes at Palma Airport, Mallorca


Palma the only large European airport with more flights than in 2019

For the first time, Palma was in the European top ten in terms of flights.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Travelling
Rosana Morillo, Spain's secretary-of-state for tourism

Majorca tourism

No tourism price war for the Balearics

"The strategy of the Balearic tourism sector has not been to compete on prices with Turkey or Egypt."

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Attractions
Ara Malikian in Palma, Mallorca


What's on in Mallorca on Sunday and Monday

January fiestas start; Ara Malikian; the Hollywood Symphony Orchestra ... .

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Temperatures
Highs in the Balearics on January 4, 2023


Thursday's weather in Mallorca

Fabulously sunny day; clear skies for the parades in the evening.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 30 December 2022