News of the day 6 July 2023
News / Latest headlines
Susanna Sciacovelli, the new councillor for tourism at the Council of Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Ex-head of Balearic tourism agency is the new councillor for Mallorca tourism promotion

Susanna Sciacovelli has most recently been the director for institutional relations for the El Corte Inglés travel group.

Andrew Ede

Formentor in Pollensa, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Protests planned against the "privatisation" of Formentor

Demand that Formentor doesn't become an increasingly closed and restricted area.

Andrew Ede

Gold bracelet stolen from a jeweller's in Palma Mallorca

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14-year-old used to steal gold bracelet in Palma

The girl was with four adults who were posing as potential buyers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Spanish royal family in Girona this week.

Latest headlines

Mallorca ready for a royal summer

King Felipe expected to compete in the Copa del Rey sailing regtta in Palma.

Humphrey Carter

Part of the abandoned San Pedro Camping in Colonia Sant Pere, Mallorca

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Colonia Sant Pere 'camping' will soon be history

A controversy that has lasted more than two decades.

Andrew Ede

Two members of the Guardia Civil were killed in the Palmanova bombing.

Latest headlines

Mallorca terrorist attack investigation plea

The attack on July 30, 2009 in Palmanova, Calviá was the last fatal attack committed by the terrorist group ETA in Spain.

Humphrey Carter

The heat map issued this afternoon.

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The Balearics is burning hot!

Temperatures could hit 42ºC by Tuesday.

Humphrey Carter

The new President of the Balearics Marga Prohens.

Latest headlines

The Balearics has a new Conservative President

The first measure of her Government will be “a tax reform that will benefit 80% of taxpayers”

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
Toursts taking a stroll in Puerto Alcudia


The quiet holiday season in Mallorca

“I do find some parts of the island to be strangely quiet at the moment and few tourists are about....”

Jason Moore

Gathering in support of elected officials after rioters' attack on Paris suburb town mayor's home


Killer Go fund me in France

France has all but descended into a state of civil war following the tragic shooting of 17-year-old Nahel Merzouk in Nanterre, a West Paris suburb.

Anna Nicholas

Kasabian, a huge mad rock band from Leicester


Famous celebs and their quirky requests

Find out which band requested there be no brown M&M’s in the backstage area!

Richie Prior

A 15th century Mallorcan finca which had been restored at great cost


Go wild in Mallorca

There is so much more to Mallorca than the beaches. Head inland, get away from the crowds and make the most of the island’s rural estates.

Humphrey Carter

There's are slump in the birthrate in general


Kids! Who’d have them?

The very process and desirability of parenthood is not what it was just a few decades ago.

Frank Leavers

Restaurant El Bungalow in Ciutat Jardi


Fifty years of Mallorca’s environmentalism

Who were among the organisers of the huge protest against tourism “massification” in September 2017?

Andrew Ede

News / Celebs
George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley formed WHAM! in 1981.


WHAM! hit gets Balearics remix to celebrate 40th anniversary

WHAM! The Documentary is about to hit streaming giant Netflix.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling
Costa Diadema cruise ship


Find out which ships are in port today

The Costa Diadema is the only cruise ship visiting Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions
Peace & Love Puerto Portals


What's On this weekend across Mallorca

This weekend summer fiestas are in full swing across the island with Sant Cristòfol, Mare de Déu del Carme, Sant Victoria, Santa Praxedis, Sant Pere and Santa Margalida. Plus concerts, markets and other events not to be missed!

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporterAndrew Ede

Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One | Official Teaser Trailer (2023 Movie) - Tom Cruise


Here is what is showing in English this week at cinemas across Mallorca

This weekend there are no new films however on Wednesday next week premiere's Tom Cruise's lastest blockbuster film! Showtimes now posted for Rivoli, Ocine and Festival Park.

Christina Buchet

Weather / Latest news
Paperwork / Living
A British retired couple on a beach


Why retirement planning matters at any age

Deciding what to do with your pensions may be one of life’s most important financial decisions.

Cathal Rochford, Partner Blevins Franks

Sport / Other Sports
Marcos Asensio has joined PSG.

Other Sports

Mallorcan star leaves Real Madrid for PSG

The Mallorcan broke out under Zinedine Zidane in the 2016-17 season

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 30 June 2023