News of the day 26 May 2023
News / Latest headlines
Apartment development in Menorca

Latest headlines

Government buys new Palma development for affordable renting

A government right of first refusal had to be exercised this week.

Andrew Ede

Tour guide with tourists in Palma, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Mallorca fills up

April was a record-breaking month and an indication of what is likely to follow.

Andrew Ede

Taxis stop in Alcudia

Latest headlines

Operation Cloud, elections, transparency and taxis...

On Thursday, taxi and town hall representatives were due to have met in order to ratify an agreement by which taxi drivers can pick up from municipalities which aren’t their own.

Andrew Ede

S'Oratori beach in Portals Nous

Majorca tourism

Calvia forms part of the magnificent seven!

Madrid, Barcelona and Benidorm occupy the top three positions in the ranking.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Francina Armengol


Is it bye bye, Francina - or ... ?

Municipal elections owe only so much to what happens with the government and the Council of Mallorca.

Andrew Ede

News / Celebs


Yacht of Simpsons creator cruises Mallorca waters

16 guests can be accommodated on board.

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What sort of day are you going to have? Check your horoscope for today, Friday May 26

Should we have big plans on the agenda, though, being flexible and employing a step-by-step process in the execution phase will help keep stress low...

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Parking issues are a priority for the season between April and October


The needs of locals and those of tourism have gone ‘head-to-head’ in Soller

The Soller Valley is a thriving place and over the years has moved from being a farming area to a factory town and now to high end tourism to fund its life.

Shirley Roberts

British tourists at Palma airport


Friend or Freebie?

The annual pilgrimage of friends and relatives visiting family residents on the island.

Peter Clover

Founder Bryan Visser


Point to Point in Mallorca

Last weekend the Reverence 6Points cycling challenge ran its biggest ever event in aid of local charities. We caught up with founder Bryan Visser just before he started planning for next year’s event.

Vicki McLeod

Holiday / Airport


"My first visit on the first flight." U.S. tourists arrive in Palma on direct flight

"It was a smooth and excellent flight," he said, shortly after arriving at Palma airport.

Jason Moore

Passengers at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Record May weekend at Palma Airport

Figures not dissimilar to high summer.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Travelling
The Disney Dream is one of the cruise ships visiting Palma today


Find out which ships are in port today

There are two cruise ships scheduled to visit Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions


The villages of Mallorca that are a must for visitors

10 of the island's villages that will make you fall in love.

Ashlee Caliz

Weather / Latest news
Storm coming our day!

Latest news

Enjoy the rain... this summer is going to be very HOT

"Rainfall will not be enough to ease drought fears..."

Jason Moore

Paperwork / Schools
Queen's College learn with Save the Med


Earth Matters! Queen's College students making a difference

This week Year 4 students working on their summer topic "Our Ocean Planet" and created a mural of a lion. Nursery designed woodland homes, summer swimming programme started and Year 2 visit Natura Park.

Queen's College

Paperwork / Paperwork
A pensioner strolling along the beach


Looking after your financial wellbeing

Your portfolio needs to be designed around your circumstances, needs, objectives and risk profile – too many people have investments that aren’t suitable and too risky for them.

Cathal Rochford, Partner Blevins Franks

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca: The pairing of Muriqi and Kang In Lee delight fans again

Real Mallorca

Kang In Lee to the rescue again 1-0

Once again, in a rain-soaked Son Moix, he delighted the 14,631 spectators which included many of his countrymen/women.

Monro Bryce

Food and drink / Food and drink
Arroz seco "U Mayol"

Food and drink

Eating out in Mallorca: U Mayol in Cala Sant Vicenç

Food inspired by “seafearer’s soul” and gorgeous views.

Mia Naprta

Drink In Academy Mallorca cocktail

Food and drink

Cocktail Hour: Drink In Academy in Palma

Learn how to make your own cocktail by an American and a Londoner in Palma!

Mia Naprta

12 restaurants in Mallorca to celebrate International Burger Day

Food and drink

12 restaurants in Mallorca to celebrate International Burger Day

Its unmistakable flavour and wide variety of sauces and ingredients make it a dish that can be adapted to anyone's taste.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporterM. Lluc García

Edition of 26 May 2023