News of the day 8 February 2023
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Find out which ships are in port today

There are no cruise ships visiting Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Estate agent window in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Average price of homes in the Balearics fell over five per cent in December

The notaries stress that one month's figures can't be taken in isolation when assessing property market behaviour.

Andrew Ede

Under reconstruction - the Hotel Formentor in Pollensa Mallorca

Latest headlines

Hotel Formentor to finally get its reconstruction licence

The licence has been pending a report from the environment ministry.

Andrew Ede

José Hila, the mayor of Palma Mallorca, with other town hall councillors

Majorca tourism

Palma calling for greater control of illegal holiday lets

Supreme Court ruling on tourist apartment lets "a great victory", but more needs to be done to stop illegal letting.

Andrew Ede

Politics in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Gearing up for the elections in Pollensa

Whether they join or not, it is curious that a coalition is being formed by the right and centre at a time when the coalition of the left, Junts Avançam, is splintering.

Andrew Ede

Police in Palma Mallorca acting against gang violence

Latest headlines

Palma police concern at increase in gang violence

Two gangs are said to be fighting for control of areas of the city.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Tracey Ivell and Soller Shirley


A Day in the Life of ‘Sollerweb’

‘Soller Shirley’ started as a Facebook Page to tell people of events. Sollerweb emerged from a collaboration with Tracey Ivell, super web designer.

Shirley Roberts

Snow on Mallorca


A winter warmer

I can honestly say I’ve never known weather quite like it here..

Peter Clover

TITANIC Trailer 4K (2023) 25th Anniversary ᴴᴰ


"Titanic" returns to the big screen after 25 years in Palma in English!

The film became the No. 1 worldwide box office hit of all time and is currently the third highest-grossing film in history will be shown in English in Palma.

Christina Buchet

Holiday / Airport
Holiday / Attractions
Marratxi Mallorca Carnival parade


What's on in Mallorca from Friday to Sunday

Early parades for Carnival, the Palma Jazz Festival, and a big music festival in the park in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Temperatures
Fonts Ufanes springs in Campanet, Mallorca


Thursday's weather in Mallorca

Weather forecast for Mallorca for Thursday, February 9.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Paperwork
Sport / Real Mallorca
Food and drink / Food and drink
Michele’s burrata and raf tomato salad

Food and drink

For the best dishes get the right tomatoes

Five things happen when tomatoes are sold on the vine: they look better, are tastier, are firmer, have a longer shelf life and are slightly dearer.

Andrew Valente

Edition of 3 February 2023