News of the day 1 September 2023
News / Latest headlines
Motorhomes and camper vans in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Fines announced for parking motorhomes by the sea

New regulations are guided by the application of Spain's Coasts Law.

Andrew Ede

Palm tree brought down during the late-August storm in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Mallorca weekly news round-up

The storm, airport misery, empty properties and more ... .

Andrew Ede

Balearic opposition party has accused government of being absent during the storm.

Latest headlines

Calls for Balearic emergency boss to resign for “having a coffee” during the storm

Key members of the Balearic government were at a political party event on the mainland.

Humphrey Carter

Playa de Palma, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Three million tourists in a month for the first time ever in the Balearics

The Balearics remain on course to shatter annual tourist records.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
Tourists seek shade.


Hotter summers

In July, the top temperature on the island reached 43.9 degrees Centigrade marginally cooler than the 44.5 degrees registered in 2022.

Jason Moore

Spanish, German and Dutch policemen together on the Platja de Palma.


Too little too late Mallorca

But why the need for extra foreign police now is a mystery to me?

Humphrey Carter

News / Celebs
Rafa´s new home: Photo credit: The Helicopter Centre.


Rafa Nadal's new family home almost complete in Porto Cristo

Construction began shortly after his wedding in October 2019,

Jason Moore

Mr.Winklevoss in Cala Deya .


Diary of a news and celebrity photographer in Mallorca

Days before and days after the storm, the island was visited by two big businessmen.

Joan Llado

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Friday, September 1

If we want to avoid a headache, we should aim to be cooperative and thoughtful of those around us

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Can Fressa team.


In Alaro with Helga Velasco: "It all comes down to quality"

“We serve breakfasts, and brunches. We don’t have a set menu and serve fresh food every day.”

Holiday / Travelling
The Norweigian Getaway is one of the ships visiting Palma today


Find out which ships are in port today

There are three cruise ships visiting the port of Palma today

Cathy Caliz

HAV Finally Readies For Airlander 10 Production


Inside the 40 million pound “air bum” airship heading for Mallorca

Airlander 10 has a top speed of 130kph and can stay airborne for up to five days.

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Latest news
Warning for yacht skippers, mooring bans.

Latest news

Update: Mallorca placed on immediate emergency footing for heavy rain, mooring bans

The port authority is urging skippers to exercise extreme caution and to seek shelter in harbours and sheltered coastal areas.

Humphrey Carter

Rain in Palma, Mallorca

Latest news

Saturday's weather in Mallorca - Weather alerts for all areas

The forecast for Mallorca for Saturday, the second of September.

Andrew Ede

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca striker Vedat Muriqi.

Real Mallorca

In-form Athletic club up next for R.C.D. Mallorca

It’s match day four in the newly named La Liga EA Sports and Mallorca haven’t had a great start to the new campaign.

Monro Bryce

Food and drink / Food and drink

Food and drink

The perfect summer lunch

I can't think of anything better than a simple tomato salad, “ensaladilla Rusa” and fat Soller prawns cooked “a la Sal” for the perfect Spanish-style al fresco lunch!

Marc Fosh

Edition of 1 September 2023