News of the day 7 March 2023
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Find out which ships are in port today

The is one cruise ship scheduled to visit Palma today

Cathy Caliz

TravelgateX office in Palma, Mallorca

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Businesses attack four-day week proposal for the Balearics

An "electoral proposal" from PSOE, the main partner in the current coalition government.

Andrew Ede

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They wined, they dined and they fled....

The couple left the hotel before dawn and quickly fled Spain, but after a nine-month hunt across Europe, they were detained by border guards while crossing from Montenegro into Croatia.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Scene of Palma, Mallorca

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30,000 empty homes in Palma - an election issue

The main opposition party, the Partido Popular, has announced its plan to get empty homes onto the rental market.

Andrew Ede

Britons heading for Mallorca robbed in Barcelona.

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Britons heading for Mallorca robbed in port of Barcelona

"Keep your eyes open and lock the car, even if you are just standing next to it..."

Humphrey Carter

View of Palma, Mallorca

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Balearic house prices up 20% year-on-year - property website report

Fotocasa says that it has "never detected such a large price increase in such a short period of time".

Andrew Ede

Members of the Balearic parliament spoke at Congress about the need to cap rents

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Spain's Congress rejects Balearic rent cap proposal

But only because a bill with the same objectives is currently being processed.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Boxing in Mallorca


Eight go into the ring in Mallorca

The event was to raise money for the Cancer Support Group.

Vicki McLeod

Holiday / Travelling
Germany is the largest foreign tourism market in Mallorca

Majorca tourism

TUI: More Germans than Brits heading to Mallorca

Balearic representatives gathering in Berlin for the ITB fair.

Andrew Ede

Francina Armengol with Ximo Puig, the president of Valencia

Majorca tourism

Balearics say again - Quality tourism, not quantity

The Balearics must become "one of the most sustainable destinations in the world".

Andrew Ede

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Sport / Other Sports

Other Sports

Top Mallorca tennis and golf events unveiled in Berlin

"This year tennis tournament will be bigger and better..."

Jason Moore

Food and drink / Food and drink
Tomatoes for sale at the market

Food and drink

Never panic over a lack of fresh veggies

Lettuce, cucumbers, peppers and tomatoes aren’t, and never have been, one of the staples, those foods of everyday use such as bread and milk.

Andrew Valente

Edition of 3 March 2023