News of the day 17 November 2023
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Cala Millor, Mallorca

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Carbon footprint of Mallorca's tourists almost double that of residents

Meeting 2030 Sustainable Development Goals can only be done if environmental impact is minimised.

Andrew Ede

La Bonanova care home in Palma, Mallorca

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Seven minors from small boats being accommodated at a Palma care home

Reception centres for unaccompanied foreign minors are currently full.

Andrew Ede

National Police arrests in Palma, Mallorca

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Mallorca operation against human trafficking uncovers international network

One of the most important investigations ever launched in Mallorca.

Andrew Ede

Britain's Foreign Secretary David Cameron arrives at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

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Your weekly news catch up in Mallorca

This week unexpected twists in British politics meanwhile, Spain faces controversy with Prime Minister Sánchez's divisive deal, and Spain seeks to scrap the 90-day rule for UK citizens.

Sarah Forge

New foghorn sparked early morning alarm in Palma.

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New Mallorca foghorn sparks alarm in Palma

Horn will eventually be directed out to sea.

Humphrey Carter

Defendants at a trial in Palma, Mallorca for police corruption

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Ex-Calvia chief of police acquitted of bribery

The arrest of José Antonio Navarro in 2014 was a key step along the way to what evolved into the 'Cursach case'.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
Tourism in the Balearic Islands


Tourist views welcome

“I think it is a refreshing change that the views of tourists are wanted and repected...”

Jason Moore

90-day rule in Spain


If France can, why not Spain?

France appears set to lift the 90-day rule for British second home owners. Spain has expressed an interest in doing the same. So what’s the delay, especially while Spain holds the presidency of the European Union?

Humphrey Carter

Tourists arriving at Palma airport


Happy days for second homeowners in Spain?

Let’s hope common sense now prevails and that the ludicrous and arcane rule is kicked into touch.

Anna Nicholas

Putting up your Christmas tree


Too soon for Christmas?

Ever since I can remember I have been a devout member of ‘Team Tinsel’, and strive to get my tree up as early as physically possible.

Peter Clover

Holiday / Lifestyle
Meet Melanie Borst, originally from Ireland who is looking for a Lead Deckhand or Bosun position on a sail yacht


Crew Focus in Mallorca

Melanie Borst, originally from Ireland, she’s here in Mallorca looking for a Lead Deckhand or Bosun position on a sail yacht.

Erica Lay

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Friday, November 17

The current cosmic weather encourages us to do our part to make the world a happier, more-welcoming place

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sarah, and her two Border Terriers, Edwin and Barnes


The Olive Fields: Where Paws roam free in Mallorca's exclusive dog haven

Safely behind some big metal gates and a high stone wall you will find The Olive Fields, a private dog park owned and run by Bulletin writer, Sarah Forge.

Vicki McLeod

Holiday / Travelling
MSC Fantasia cruise ship


Find out which ships are in port today

The MSC Fantasia is the only cruise ship in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Weather / Latest news
Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca's Canadian striker Cyle Larin.

Real Mallorca

Muriqi could be out until the New Year

The three below us in the table, Celta, Granada and Almeria, are still in a state of panic!

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Nadal is about to name the date of his return.

Other Sports

Rafa Nadal confirms he’ll be back

"I think it would be nice for the sport to have at least one more match between Nadal and me," Djokovic said.

Humphrey CarterReuters

Food and drink / Food and drink
The chocolate espresso martini

Food and drink

Cocktail Hour: Olive Tree in Palmanova

Since last week they have been organising an arts and crafts market every Wednesday afternoon and collaborating with Cancer Research Group.

Mia Naprta

Edition of 17 November 2023