News of the day 27 September 2023
News / Latest headlines
Russian-owned Sasha seized by the Spanish authorities in Palma, Mallorca

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Russian yachts seized in Mallorca - but who pays?

The annual cost of mooring Lady Anastasia in Port Adriano is put at over 200,000 euros.

Andrew Ede

Protest against bullfighting in Palma, Mallorca

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Vox want to declare Palma 'a bullfighting city'

Eight years ago, Palma was declared an anti-bullfighting city.

Andrew Ede

There have been a number of shark sightings in the Balearics this summer.

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No need to worry about sharks off the Balearics

Shark appearances in the Mediterranean Sea might have become more frequent, but, in general, the number of attacks has been low.

Humphrey Carter

An investiture plenary session is held, in Madrid

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Spain's conservative leader Feijoo fails in first bid to become prime minister

Spanish law allows Feijoo a second attempt on Friday.

Charlie Devereux

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Wednesday, September 27

We can expect little to no resistance or issues in executing our agenda for the day

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sarah at the last evening event/talk on Oscar Wilde with Simon Whitehouse, their speaker from London.


A new dawn for The Arts Society Mallorca

“ Now we have the new venue, I think we can reinvigorate the society which suffered a bit as a result of the pandemic and Brexit. We want to put all that behind us and look to a new bright future and appeal to a wider audience.”

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Beaches
Beach bar in Alcudia, Mallorca that has been sealed off


Six new beach bars in Alcudia to be ready for next summer season

There has long been a demand for the six balnearios to be renewed.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Travelling
A Norwegian Cruise Line ship in Palma.


Now Spain torpedoes all-inclusive cruise deals with extra booze and food taxes

Spain charges 10 per cent in VAT on food and drink consumed on land - and, it turns out, water.

Humphrey Carter

The Norweigian Gem Cruise Ship


Find out which ships are in port today

The Norweigian Gem is the only cruise ship visiting Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions
Alcudia and its fair


Mallorca events: What's On from Friday to Sunday

This weekend Mallorca will be bursting with fairs so you are spolit for choice. Plenty of concerts, music festivals, exhibitions and loads more.

Andrew Ede

Castell de Sant Elm.


Hike through history: 4 of Mallorca's Castles worth a visit

Visiting these castles is like stepping back in time, each unveiling a unique chapter of Mallorca's history.

Ashlee Caliz

Weather / Latest news
Mallorca as seen from the Sentinel-3 satellite on 27 September, 2023

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Thursday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Thursday, 28 September.

Andrew Ede

Paperwork / Paperwork


The importance of legal guidance when purchasing properties

Whether you're a first-time homebuyer, a seasoned investor, or someone looking to downsize, the decision to buy real estate is a significant one that involves substantial financial implications

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca's Abdón Prats celebrates scoring.

Real Mallorca

Barcelona held to 2-2 draw at Mallorca

Mallorca took their foot off the gas in the second half.

Janina Nuno Rios

Food and drink / Food and drink

Food and drink

Indulge in Spanish bar culture with these 8 popular snacks in Mallorca

The origin of the aperitif dates back to the dawn of the 20th century, when Spanish bars and taverns began serving small portions of food to accompany alcoholic drinks.

Ashlee Caliz

Edition of 22 September 2023