News of the day 2 March 2023
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Find out which ships are in port today

There are no cruise ships visiting Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Guardia Civil rescue helicopter lands on a football pitch in Soller, Mallorca

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Storm Juliette - Rescue and restoring power in Mallorca

A woman and her child were rescued by helicopter.

Andrew Ede

Workers with the ORA parking company in Palma, Mallorca

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Palma parking workers denounce secret recordings

Conversations by employees of the company with the ORA blue-zone parking contract were recorded without them knowing.

Andrew Ede

Balearic president Francina Armengol met rescue teams yesterday.

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Balearics wants to be declared a disaster zone after storm

It is currently “impossible” to make an economic assessment of the damage.

Humphrey Carter

Damaged tree in Mallorca's Tramuntana Mountains

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Storm Juliette - Trees in Mallorca's mountains will take years to recover

Up to ten years for olive trees to be producing normally again.

Andrew Ede

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Spanish government fury at Heathrow co-owner

The move by Spain’s 13th biggest company by market capitalisation comes in an election year and the conservative People’s Party blamed the Socialist-led government for Ferrovial’s move

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Mallorca snow in Valldemossa


The weather

“I think that some people were being rather killjoys complaining about the snow crowds”

Jason Moore

Formentera beach


The colour turquoise

Well, there are four lines. These would appear to represent the four islands of the Balearics. But which line is which island?

Andrew Ede

Paying with a credit card


Plastic pain

Fewer and fewer places are accepting cash in this new world of plastic and online banking

Humphrey Carter

A person at a hairdresser get her hair done


Hair today - gone tomorrow!

“Why is it that so many women are seemingly obsessed by their hair and sometimes talk of little else?”

Frank Leavers

Mallorca snow February 2023


Don’t drive so close to me!

The last time I remember such crazy conditions was probably about 12 years ago and more recently we have suffered a flooded orchard.

Anna Nicholas

Holiday / Lifestyle


Spain requirements for a Nomad visa

"You must have an employer outside Spain...."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Airport
Planes at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca


Balearic airports provide a fifth of airports authority profit

Commercial activity and passenger numbers exceeded forecasts.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Attractions
Marratxi Ceramics Fair


The Pottery Fair in Marratxi opens this Saturday

Ceramics fair in Marratxi, Real Mallorca play at home, Paco de Lucia Mallorca Festival, fun fair in Palma, Puerto Portals Classic Car Rally just to mention a few of the events coming this weekend and next week. Also complete listing of daily markets.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
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Paperwork / Schools
Queen's College Year 3 visit to Soller


Queen's College Year 3 visit the Botanical Gardens in Soller

This week at Queen's Colldge: Year 3 on a school outing plus two very exciting projects. Congratulations to the winner of Mallorca Fashion Outlet's Christmas Art competition and Year 6 House Captains.

Queen's College

Academy School on Children's Mental Health Week


The Academy School worked together on the Children's Mental Health Week

This week at the Academy School a range of activities took place to support the children's mental health week.

The Academy International School

Edition of 24 February 2023