News of the day 18 September 2023
News / Latest headlines
easyJet has banned British tourist from flying with them again.

Latest headlines

British Balearic Mile High Club member banned from easyJet

He says he went along with it as he had been drinking since 10am.

Humphrey Carter

The search lasted weeks hampered by bad weather.

Latest headlines

Mallorca bodies identified as those of missing father and son

The 50-year-old father and his 19-year-old son were caught by a storm.

Humphrey Carter

Latest headlines

Final places to see the Red Arrows in Minorca

Visit will also include a tour of the Isla de Rey

Jason Moore

The Siesta apartments

Latest headlines

Why would anyone pay quarter of a million euros for a place in Bellevue?

According to Bellevue representatives, they are only in the process of testing the market. And how are they doing this? Via a website that has essentially rebranded Bellevue as ‘BlueBay Aqua Resort Mallorca’.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
I must say that I have always been highly suspicious of smart speakers


Is your doorbell spying on you?

You will have to believe me when I say that I am not (repeat not) a conspiracy theorist of any description. However, on occasions I have been known to ask myself - how on earth did he/she/they know about that?

Frank Leavers

Life in Soller


That was the week that was, in the Soller Valley

“The normal life of the Soller Valley picks up its own momentum now. The saturated tourism months are ending and, although October and November are very busy months...”

Shirley Roberts

Left to right: Mateu Alemany, Elvira Andres and Iker Casillas


The hunt is on for Luis Rubiales replacement

He decided to tell Piers Morgan in an interview that he was quitting but added he would be denying the charges of sexual assault brought forward by the Spanish player Jenni Hermoso.

Richie Prior

News / Celebs
Six part series: Photo: Joan Llado.


Sophie Turner plays "master criminal" in new ITV series being filmed in Mallorca

Instead of following orders, she pocketed diamonds worth a staggering £800,000

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle
Personal stylist and Insta fashion influencer Abby Wood


Abby’s Top Ten Style Tips

The good news is you don’t have to be born with a sense of style; you can learn it.

Sarah Forge

Holiday / Hotels


Looking for a hotel in Mallorca this Autumn - Winter?

Our 5 top choices for an off-peak stay on the island.

Ashlee Caliz

Holiday / Airport
Holiday / Travelling


Find out which ships are in port today

There are two cruise ships scheduled to visit the port of Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions
Vermar noodles party in Binissalem for their fiestas


What's On in Mallorca from Monday to Thursday

Bunyola and Binissalem continue with their fiestas this week. Deya holds its International Music Festival and Pollensa will have music in the streets.

Andrew Ede

16th Edition of the Jazz Voyeur Festival


16th edition of the Jazz Voyeur Festival returns this November to Palma

Once again Mallorca welcomes, thanks to the programme of the Jazz Voyeur Festival great musical figures from the international scene

Christina BuchetMDB Digital

Weather / Latest news
A wet and cool week ahead.

Latest news

Wet and wild end to summer in Mallorca

The worst will hit on Wednesday when the island will be placed on yellow alert for rain and storms.

Humphrey Carter

Rain in Mallorca

Latest news

Tuesday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Tuesday, 19 September.

Andrew Ede

Island life / Paperwork
Financial advisor in Spain


The first step on your financial journey in Spain – choosing your adviser

Your UK adviser is unlikely to know the ins and out of local regulations in the Balearics (which vary from elsewhere in Spain) or keep on top of reforms.

Cathal Rochford, Partner Blevins Franks

The TIE card.


211,000 Britons have not taken out the new TIE ID card in Spain

DGT traffic departments still refusing to accept paper licences.

Humphrey Carter

Sport / Real Mallorca
“El Pirata” Vedat Muriqi scored in the 85th minute.

Real Mallorca

A smash and grab 0-1 win for Real Mallorca

The second half was laden with mistakes, but our defence were pretty watertight.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 15 September 2023