News of the day 7 February 2023
News / Latest headlines

Latest headlines

Find out which ships are in port today

There are no cruise ships scheduled to dock in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

C. Nuredduna in Palma, Mallorca - pedestrianised

Latest headlines

Reclaiming the centre of Palma from 'touristification'

Well-intentioned schemes like pedestrianisation can end up having a negative impact on residents.

Andrew Ede

Government has approved lifting masks on transport from tomorrow.

Latest headlines

Spain finally green lights end of face masks on public transport

Experts say that the mask continues to be particularly recommended for people with respiratory symptoms.

Humphrey Carter

Latest headlines

Come on down, Nomad visa is now available

Since Brexit the number of Britons moving to Spain has fallen and the Spanish government hopes that the Nomad visa will help reverse this state of affairs.

Jason Moore

Mallorca-based fraud against Amazon

Latest headlines

Suspended sentences for defrauding Amazon

Carried out in Mallorca, it was the largest fraud perpetrated in Europe against Amazon.

Andrew Ede

The Sa Calobra landslide.

Latest headlines

Mallorca landslide closes Sa Calobra road

Road will be closed for the next few days to non residents.

Humphrey Carter

News / Celebs
Zoe Saldaña has been filming in Mallorca with Nicole Kidman.


Avatar boost for Real Mallorca

Zoe Saldaña is the second-highest-grossing film actress of all time.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Jon Brown joined the Virgin Group some 25 years ago.


“The main thing I’ve learnt from Sir Richard is humility”

“I’ve been so lucky. Not many people can say they have been in charge of a castle in the Moroccan mountains, a winery in South Africa, a Swiss ski lodge, two African game reserves, Necker Island and La Residencia in Mallorca.”

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Hotels
Richard Branson's Son Bunyola Hotel in Banyalbufar, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Mallorca's hotels - the trend towards ever more luxury

More luxury hotels mean higher tourist spending.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Travelling


Jet2 announces more flights to Mallorca from Britain after strong demand

"As the UK’s leading tour operator and airline to Majorca and Tenerife, we are always quick to react to the demand from customers and independent travel agents."

Jason Moore

Palma Mallorca - tourist apartment lets have been banned since 2018

Majorca tourism

Supreme Court backs Palma ban on tourist apartment lets

The Balearic High Court had accepted a holiday rental sector appeal against the ban.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Weather alert for heavy rain in Mallorca on February 7, 2023

Latest news

Amber alerts for heavy rain in Mallorca

Met agency weather updates for heavy rain on Tuesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Temperatures
Rain in Palma, Mallorca


Wednesday's weather in Mallorca

More weather alerts - the forecast for Wednesday, February 8.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Other Sports
LaLiga - RCD Mallorca v Real Madrid

Other Sports

Premier League battle for Mallorcan Real Madrid star

Asensio was part of the Real Madrid side which lost to Real Mallorca on Sunday.

Edition of 3 February 2023