News of the day 20 January 2023
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Find out which ships are in port today

There is one cruise ship scheduled to dock in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Accumulated rubbish in Palma, Mallorca

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Palma - average of a thousand complaints and requests per month

Some 40% of complaints were between June and September.

Andrew Ede

Customs in the Balearics during an operation.

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Trial for importing cocaine in packets of coffee

The value of the cocaine was in excess of one million euros.

Andrew Ede

Nicole Kidman is filming on location in Mallorca.

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Mallorca sets the scene as one of Europe’s emerging film locations with Hollywood’s finest shooting on the island

“Mallorca is travelling to Madrid to showcase all the attributes it has as an audio-visual stage.”

Humphrey Carter

Becker was released from prison in the UK last month.

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Boris Becker planning on returning to Mallorca

Former tennis star is due to play in a goilf tournament next month.

Humphrey Carter

Residents of Alcudia, Mallorca at a council meeting

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Alcudia residents planning demonstration against mainland electricity cable

Opposition to the cable among Alcudia residents has been gathering momentum.

Andrew Ede

False emergency landing was staged at Palma airport.

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Documentary about the great migrant plane escape at Palma airport

21 migrants were arrested and have just been released from prison.

Humphrey Carter

Crashed tanker truck in Alcudia, Mallorca

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Gas tanker truck crashes in Alcudia

The driver suffered only slight injuries.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Airport
The president of Baleària, Adolfo Utor, at the Fitur fair in Madrid

Majorca tourism

Airlines pointing to a record summer for Balearic airports

Forecasts for increased flights and ferry services suggest a record tourism season this summer.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Travelling
Prime Minister Sánchez and others at the Fitur tourism fair in Madrid

Majorca tourism

The Balearics will have "an excellent tourism season"

The Spanish government is upbeat and so is the Balearic government.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Hailstones in Palma, Mallorca

Latest news

Met agency says "wintry" episode is easing

But weather stations in Mallorca currently indicate quite low temperatures for the next few days.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Temperatures
Rough seas in Mallorca


Saturday's weather in Mallorca

The weather forecast for Saturday, January 21.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Schools


Our Junk Kouture Journey

A team from The Academy were selection to take part in the world Junk Koture final in Abu Dhabi

The Academy International School

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca training in Son Bibiloni.

Real Mallorca

R.C.D. Mallorca in post World Cup limbo

Since the league restarted there’s no doubt our form has dipped with several key players not at the same playing level they were back in November.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 20 January 2023