News of the day 13 February 2023
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Find out which ships are in port today

There are no cruise ships visiting Palma today

Cathy Caliz

The foreign population in the Balearics has grown over the past 25 years.

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Foreign population explodes in the Balearics

The number of foreigners living in Palma has increased by 900%.

Humphrey Carter

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Super pre-party Super Bowl event in Santa Ponsa

A wide range of events will be taking place at Mallorca Country Club.

Jason Moore

Have you seen any of these men?

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UK’s most wanted being caught in Spain

“If you know the whereabouts of any of the remaining Most Wanted fugitives, please tell our charity."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Trains were the targets in the Balearics and across Spain.

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“Graffiti tourists” busted in the Balearics

A total of 98 criminal acts committed in Mallorca and various locations throughout Spain have been cleared up.

Humphrey Carter

Driver was four times over the limit.

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Drunk driver crashes into parked cars in Alcudia

Police had previously responded to another incident involving a drunk driver.

Humphrey Carter

Renting in the Balearics is getting more expensive.

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Balearic rent rises 21% in January, the highest rise since 2017

Balearics is the third most expensive region to rent a property in Spain.

Humphrey Carter

Anger over delay to repairing sa Calobra road.

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Tourist sector is losing money, tension rising over Sa Calobra repair work

Concerns landslide damage will not be repaired in time for the tourist season.

Humphrey Carter

Estate agent window

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Spanish government pours cold water on Balearic non-resident home-buying restrictions

The Spanish government cites freedom of movement of capital within the EU.

Andrew Ede

News / Celebs
Barlow will be cruising to Mallorca and giving a special charity concert on board Arvia.


Gary Barlow is cruising to Mallorca

As part of the group Take That, he has won eight BRIT Awards and sold over 45 million records.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Carnival in Soller Valley


'Things that matter' in Soller

'Things that matter’ as February 2023 starts have been exercising me this week.

Shirley Roberts

Holiday / Hotels
New Hotel Formentor under construction


The new Hotel Formentor, one step closer

This week in Northern Spotlight: Find out when the hotel will open; the March family political dynasty in Pollensa and what are the changes in Can Picafort.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Airport


Spanish airports flying high after Covid

Spain's tourism industry has recovered faster than in other European countries.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Temperatures
Meteosat image for the Mediterranean on February 13, 2023


Tuesday's weather in Mallorca

Valentine's Day weather forecast for Mallorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca cannot keep doing this to their fans.

Real Mallorca

Another away game disaster as toothless Mallorca lose 2-0

We had no idea against a Sevilla side who were all over us for most of the game.

Monro Bryce

Food and drink / Food and drink
Mallorcan lemons are now in season

Food and drink

Get cooking with Mallorcan lemons!

“Lemon appears in all kinds of cooking, sometimes as the star, sometimes in a small, uncredited cameo...”

Marc Fosh

Seafood recipes

Food and drink

Something old, something new...

“In Spain the fishing villages all along the coastline are famous for their popular fish stews and soups...”

Marc Fosh

Edition of 10 February 2023