News of the day 24 April 2023
News / Latest headlines
Residents of Sa Pobla stage a protest

Latest headlines

Solar panels - Not in my backyard

GOB claim that the government is “imposing” solar projects on municipalities, Ramis arguing that there has been no “territorial planning” for them.

Andrew Ede

Motorhomes and caravans are parking up some of Palma's most exclusive areas.

Latest headlines

Mallorca being overrun by caravans

They are parking in exclusive expensive residential areas.

Humphrey Carter

Spanish police have smashed global cryptocurrency scam.

Latest headlines

Massive global cryptocurrency fraud busted in Mallorca

Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, Russia and Israel were the final destinations for the money.

Latest headlines

British ambassador to Spain at centre of political storm

Rabb behaved in an "unreasonably and persistently aggressive" way.

Jason Moore

Big polluters could be facing bigger taxes.

Latest headlines

Calls for cruise ships to pay a Balearic eco-tax for contamination

The ecologists want the same to be applied to hire car and boat rental companies.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
Tourists on the beach


Stories of hate and phantom candidates - Tourism and elections

“The hated tourism for authorities such as those of the Balearics and Barcelona is becoming a key factor in the elections”.

Holiday / Travelling


Find out which ships are in port today

The Symphony of the Seas is scheduled to visit Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Could be a complicated summer for travel.


Strikes, Brexit and airport congestion pose threat to record Balearic season

"Brexit is causing many sectors to see a lack of capacity to recruit all the people that are needed."

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Latest news
Weather / Temperatures
Playa de Muro, Mallorca


Tuesday's weather in Mallorca

Later in the week, temperatures up to 13 or 14 degrees above normal for the time of year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Paperwork
Serena Farr claims she has been blacklisted for being British.


The British teacher fighting for her right to teach English in Mallorca

"When I first started to complain, I was told to take up the matter with Boris Johnson because it was because of Brexit.”

Humphrey Carter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca goal celebrations.

Real Mallorca

Mallorca virtually safe after 3-1 win

In a breathtaking second half his two goals sent Mallorca into the top half of the table.

Monro Bryce

Food and drink / Food and drink
Sliced gammon (Lacón in Spanish)

Food and drink

It is now gammon galore on my table

If you can’t find any real Galician lacón and you don’t fancy making your own gammon, there’s a third solution — book a table at your nearest Galician restaurant...

Andrew Valente

Edition of 21 April 2023