News of the day 20 March 2023
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Latest headlines

Find out which ships are in port today

There is one cruise ship scheduled to dock in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Voting at the 2019 elections in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

16,000 foreign citizens will be able to vote in Balearic municipal elections

The number registered to vote is less than ten per cent of the foreign population in the Balearics.

Andrew Ede

People on the streets in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

German population of the Balearics has fallen by half

Brexit, oddly perhaps, is probably the reason why more UK citizens than German are now registered in the Balearics.

Andrew Ede

Police at a squatter eviction in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Squatting cases in the Balearics fell by 20% in 2022

Criteria for expediting evictions led to a significant increase in court proceedings up to 2021.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Learing languages


Lost in Translation

But part of the fun with learning any new language are the mistakes which you are invariably going to make along the way.

Peter Clover

Pollensa's Half Marathon


Pollensa Half Marathon again affected by police dispute

At time of writing, the 2023 half marathon on April 2 is not happening.

Andrew Ede

Tourists walking through Soller and on the tram


Paying the price in Soller

“A price rise to 8 euros for a one-way ticket on the Soller Train is eye watering...”

Shirley Roberts

Holiday / Travelling
Holiday / Attractions


Mostra de Cuines: Calvia gastronomic event takes off April 7

Many establishments also offer the possibility of Take Away so that you can take the menu home with you.

Ashlee Caliz

Weather / Temperatures
Pollensa Bay, Mallorca


Tuesday's weather in Mallorca

Forecast for Mallorca for Tuesday, March 21.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Paperwork / Schools
A moment of joy before breakfast - Bianca. Highly commended


"Moments of joy" at Queen's College

Find out what the students at Queen's College have been doing this week.

Queen's College

Paperwork / Paperwork
Filing your taxes in Spain


Modelo 720 March deadline

With joint assets, each owner needs to declare the full value (even if your share is less than €50,000) and indicate your percentage of ownership.

Cathal Rochford, Partner Blevins Franks

Sport / Real Mallorca
Food and drink / Food and drink
Fiery chicken, chickpea & harrisa soup

Food and drink

The Butchers Block...

A whole chicken is such a valuable and versatile ingredient, and if you get a little creative, it can easily supply fast, tasty meals for 3-4 days easily.

Marc Fosh

A safer Magalluf / News
Aerial view of Magalluf beach

A safer Magalluf

A new safer Magalluf

Practices that are dangerous to life are strictly forbidden. These include moving from one balcony to another or jumping from balconies into swimming pools. Such practices will result in immediate expulsion from the premises as well as a fine.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 17 March 2023