News of the day 5 May 2023
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Taxis at Palma airport

Latest headlines

Your weekly news catch up in Mallorca

This week taxi fights, Magalluf arrests, Mallorca 312, temperatures on the rise, illegal tourist accommodation, warm sea, higher temperatures this spring and finally caravans.....

Andrew Ede

Today's meeting in Palma.

Latest headlines

British America’s Cup team INEOS Britannia to be based in Mallorca for three years

Mallorca has become the permanent home of INEOS Britannia to prepare for the America’s Cup sailing competition.

Humphrey Carter

Porto Pi naval station

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Palma hosts NATO exercise Esp-Minex-23 this weekend

During the exercise, operations will be coordinated in the search for and detection of mines as well as in their identification and deactivation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
London prepares for King Charles III coronation


Opportunity missed

This was an opportunity to show the world modern-day Britain not the Britain of the 1950s.

Jason Moore

News / Celebs
Amber Heard in Mallorca last summer.


Amber Heard swaps Mallorca for Madrid

Actress spent much of last summer in the village of Costitx.

Humphrey Carter

Zoe Saldaña on set in Mallorca with snow still on the mountains.


First clips of Nicole Kidman and Zoe Saldaña in Mallorca

Hollywood stars were joined by Morgan Freeman on location.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Seadeck yacht


Palma Boat Show closes on a high

96% of exhibitors interviewed said they’d come back for more in 2024.

Sarah Forge

One of many of HRH The Prince of Wales Watercolours


New King paints Mallorca

Who knows, perhaps Mallorca will get a royal visit with King Charles following in the footsteps of his later mother.

Humphrey Carter

The King and I; meeting the then Prince of Wales at the home of the British ambassador in Madrid


The King and I

A high speed chase through the streets of Palma with a French photographer was how I will aways remember the new King's visit to Mallorca in 1988.

Jason Moore

Es Repic beach in Puerto Soller


Check the rules if you are going to the beach in Soller

We have a Lifeguard with ‘attitude’ on patrol now and don’t mess with him!

Shirley Roberts

Holiday / Beaches
Cala Estancia in Palma has lost its Blue Flag


Playa de Palma hoteliers: "A lamentable image for visitors"

The loss of Blue Flags is just one source of complaint.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Airport
Conflict at Palma Airport in Mallorca between taxi drivers and so-called pirate operators


Palma Airport taxis and 'pirate' minibuses call a truce

Agreement to a trial period for the number of passengers that minibuses can pick up.

Andrew Ede

Passengers at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca


Palma Airport has become an election issue

The recent negative publicity to do with parking and pirate transport has pushed the airport higher up the political agenda.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Travelling
The Celebrity Infinity is one of the cruise ships in port today


Find out which ships are in port today

Aswell a four cruise ships visiting Palma today, there is also a flotilla of war ships docking for a few days

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions
History of Rock 2 to rock Palma's Auditorium


The history of rock includes Mallorca... just

In 1968, The Jimi Hendrix Experience played a legendary gig in Palma.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Temperatures
Cala Deya, Mallorca


Saturday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Saturday, the sixth of May.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Paperwork / Living
Britain's King Charles III to be crowned in coronation ceremony at Westminster Abbey in London on 06 May 2023


The Dawn of a New Era in the history of the British Monarchy

The British Monarch holds a special leadership position in the Church of England as the Church’s Supreme governor with privileges of approving the appointment of archbishops and other church leaders.

Revd. Ishaneus Gusha

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca lack that little bit of “je ne sais quoi” in midfield.

Real Mallorca

Defensive errors see Mallorca lose 2-1

Bad defending from Mallorca saw us lose two goals from set pieces.

Monro Bryce

Food and drink / Food and drink
The King and The Queen Consort's Coronation Quiche

Food and drink

King Charles puts quiche on the table

Although the quiche is considered to be a classic French dish, it has its origins in the middle ages in the German kingdom of Lotharingen.

Andrew Valente

Edition of 5 May 2023