News of the day 9 August 2023
News / Latest headlines
Palma Mallorca poster campaign to try and reduce nightlife noise

Latest headlines

Town hall's solution to Palma nightlife noise - Posters asking for quiet

The federation of residents associations says: "A poster won't fix anything."

Andrew Ede

People on the streets in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

One in five Balearic residents are foreign

Population growth this year is mainly due to foreign immigration.

Andrew Ede

Mick Schumaher in his father's overalls and with his old helmet.

Latest headlines

Mick Schumacher sends message to his father Michael in Mallorca

Schumacher's Ferrari F2001b to be sold at auction later this month for over six million pounds.

Humphrey Carter

News / Celebs
Ana Obregon, Spanish TV actress.

Celebs

Spanish TV star and her adopted baby who was conceived using her late son's sperm on holiday in Mallorca

Obregon's only biological child, her son Aless Lequio, died of cancer in 2020 at the age of 27. He was related through his father to Spain's King Felipe VI.

Jason Moore

Celebs

Elen Rhys on the brutal beauty of filming The Mallorca Files

"What we achieved in those five months was spectacular..."

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Wednesday, August 9

It may be best to avoid making big changes for the time being.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Airport
Mallorca flights from the UK face disruption.

Airport

Britons heading for Mallorca to be hit by August Gatwick strike action

Warnings of flight disruptions during the peak summer travel period.

Humphrey CarterReuters

Holiday / Travelling
Valient Lady cruise ship

Travelling

Find out which ships are in port today

The Valient Lady is the only cruise ship to dock in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions
The Garrova Estrucada party where carob paste and water are used in this event for the fiestas of Santa Candida

Attractions

Mallorca events: What's On from Friday, August 11 to Sunday, August 13

Fiestas this weekend are: Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas, Sant Roc, Santa Maria del Mar, Santa Candida, Sant Llorenç, Sa Marina and Sant Baromeu. Summer fiestas in Cala Llombards, El Toro, Portals and Bendinat and S'Illot. Port Adriano concerts as well music festivals in Pollensa and Valldemossa.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Island life / Paperwork
His Majesty’s Ambassador to Spain, Hugh Elliott.

Paperwork

British Embassy urges UK licence holders in Spain to exchange their licence before 15 September cut-off: Mallorca problems

Licences can be exchanged after the six month period, but will no longer be considered valid for driving in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Food and drink / Food and drink

Food and drink

Our top 10 places where you can try this traditional Mallorcan tapas dish

Experts say that tourists were looking for a variety of tapas and it was when someone who ran an inn had the idea...

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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