News of the day 20 April 2023
News / Latest headlines
Jeff Bezos's Abeona in Palma, Mallorca

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The Amazon boss's other yacht also in Palma

Koru arrived recently and it has now been joined by Abeona.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Air Europa strike

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Pilots at Spain's Air Europa call four-day strike in early May

An Air Europa spokesperson declined to comment on the ongoing dispute.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Record temperatures in Mallorca last summer.

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Mallorca set for a red hot summer

The last eight years were the world's eight hottest on record.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

British expats should be able to vote in the next general election in the UK.

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British expats to get UK vote for life “ahead of next election”

The overseas electors change is expected to be made and come into force in January 2024.

Humphrey Carter

Chaos at Palma airport parking access

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Your weekly news catch up in Mallorca

The stories that made the headlines this week in Mallorca.

Andrew Ede

Majorca tourism

Balearic tourism minister hits back at Jet2 CEO comments

Iago Negueruela insists that Jet2 have "always understood" the Balearic position regarding quality tourism.

Andrew Ede

Taxi drivers at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca protesting against pirate taxis

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Airport taxi drivers protest against pirate taxis

Demand for urgent action to be taken against pirate taxis.

Andrew Ede

People enjoy the sunny weather in Mallorca.

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Housing law loophole could fuel Mallorca's short-term rental boom

The number of houses rented to tourists in Spain rose 20% in the first quarter.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
"Privatisation" of a beach on the island of Cabrera


Another brick in the wall: Mallorca’s wounded land

Terraferida have generally always hit a majority opinion nerve, be this to do with holiday lets or beaches being taken over by the occupants of superyachts.

Andrew Ede

Tourists at Palma airport


A timely warning

“What Steve Heapy said will not go down well locally but it is the truth at least in my view....”

Jason Moore

Heavy traffic entering Palma


Why so many cars in Palma?

The season has hardly started, it’s the post-Easter lull, but Palma is nearing gridlock already.

Humphrey Carter

British tourists at Ibiza airport


Brits taking off on holiday; it’s up -up and away!

“A Tui Travel survey claims that there are at least “15 signs” that a typical Brit will exhibit when he or she should travel abroad by aeroplane...”

Frank Leavers

News / Celebs
Holiday / Lifestyle
A bar in Soller


Staffing issues in Soller have restaurants removing tables

The Moors and Christians have their battle on the beaches and in the Placa on Monday May 15.

Shirley Roberts

Holiday / Travelling


Find out which ships are in port today

There are no cruise ships scheduled to dock in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Concerns over flight disruption this summer.


Spain and EU under pressure to tackle French air traffic control strikes

Nearly all UK flights bound for the Balearics pass through French air space.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Attractions
BLUE JEAN Official Trailer (2023) UK Drama


UK film "Blue Jean" showing in English in Palma

New films in English in Palma and Marratxi from Friday, April 21 until Thursday, April 27. See showtimes and trailers here.

Christina Buchet

Weather / Latest news
An early heatwave is heading for Mallorca.

Latest news

Intense heat wave heading for the Balearics next week

This year could break the all-time temperature record for April.

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Temperatures
Cala Mondragó, Mallorca


Friday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Friday, April 21.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Food and drink / Food and drink

Food and drink

A gala family day to celebrate the coronation. LAST PLACES

Don't miss the Coronation of King Charles III, celebrate with us in style! Book now to avoid disappointment!

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Basque style baked crab

Food and drink

Sweet Crustacean

These amazing creatures are in season from April to late autumn so it’s the perfect time to enjoy their delicate, fragrant and delicious meat.

Marc Fosh

Edition of 14 April 2023