News of the day 3 March 2023
News / Latest headlines
Filling in a huge sinkhole in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Palma sinkhole - Residents had warned of water leak

A jet of water appeared in a building's underground car park a week before the sinkhole.

Andrew Ede

President Armengol handing the keys to a tenant of new social housing in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Joy for tenants of new social housing in Palma

President Armengol - "We do not want more luxury homes but ones that the middle and working classes can access."

Andrew Ede

A Balearic government presentation about its social housing

Latest headlines

Balearics architects criticise the lack of new social housing

At the same time, there is a growing trend to the building of ever larger and more expensive houses.

Andrew Ede

Taxis in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

More taxi licences for Mallorca this summer

Town halls will be able to issue as many temporary licences as they need.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Former executive chef Roberto with the fresh catch of the day this week


Mallorca's new catch of the day set to get fresh fish lovers hooked

"Unless it's something very special like percebes, I am able to source any quality fresh fish or seafood within 24 hours, just ask."

Humphrey Carter

Rally Clasico Puerto Portals


Boy oh boy, it’s the Classic Rally

This week: A Renault Super Five GT Turbo from 1986 will be racing in the Rally Clásico Puerto Portals, North Mallorca Lions supporting the community and Nomads celebrate after a fantastic show.

Andrew Ede

Palma Cathedral


The crack of dawn

When you live and work somewhere, you often take your surroundings for granted.

Peter Clover

Life in Soller


Soller Valley is now a business hotspot

We are a small town which loves its gossip, so we have had plenty to cluck about over the past days.

Shirley Roberts

Holiday / Hotels
Employees are laid off at the end of the season and called back to work when hotels need them.

Majorca tourism

Winter hotels opening in Mallorca

For this February, says the hoteliers federation, 31% of hotels were open.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Attractions
Weather / Latest news

Latest news

Snow, snow and more snow on the sunshine isle!

Snow and rainfall have broken all records.

Jason Moore

Weather / Temperatures
Puig Galileu in Mallorca


Saturday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Saturday, the fourth of March.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Paperwork
Some risk is unavoidable to achieve an investment return to keep pace with inflation


Are your savings and investments suitable for you?

To avoid undue risk, obtain a clear and objective assessment of your personal appetite for risk.

Cathal Rochford, Partner Blevins Franks

Sport / Real Mallorca
RCD Espanyol against RCD Mallorca

Real Mallorca

R.C.D. Mallorca to play back-to-back home games

Good news for Mallorca was that club captain Antonio Raillo has said he wants to see out his career at Real Mallorca.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Rafael Nadal at the Indian Wells ATP event

Other Sports

Rafa Nadal - Patience needed for return to tournaments

His leg injury normally has a recovery period of up to eight weeks.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Food and drink / Food and drink
Fabada Asturiana recipe

Food and drink

White Bean Time in Mallorca

Miserable weather calls for desperate measures.

Marc Fosh

Nova del Mar cocktail

Food and drink

Cocktail Hour: Nova del Mar, Port Calanova

Aside from the regular drinks menu, they often have a “cocktail of the week".

Mia Naprta

Edition of 3 March 2023