News of the day 22 January 2024
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The scene in Mallorca where a baby was found in a rubbish container

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Mother accused of murdering her baby says it was an abortion

Why would she have asked relatives to take her to hospital if the intention had been to kill the baby?

Andrew Ede

Big investment.

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British Airways owner to invest five billion in Spain

An increase from 5 billion euros invested in the past five years,

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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The top schools in the Balearics are named

The first place goes to Col-legi Sant Pere, a state-subsidised

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The incident took place in the Juníper Serra car park

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Two-year-old boy injured after being hit by a car in the car park of a Palma high school

Both the mother and the driver suffered an anxiety attack.

MDB Digial

Cruise passengers in Palma, Mallorca

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Business groups demand that Palma recoups "disastrous" loss of cruise passengers

310,000 fewer passengers in 2023 because of the reduced number of cruise ships.

Andrew Ede

Gorg Blau reservoir in Mallorca

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Government ruling out water restrictions in Mallorca

The situation with water reserves is not comparable with other regions of Spain.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
Gatwick airport


A traveller's odyssey from Jamaica to Mallorca

Airports aren’t really designed for you to spend a significant amount of time landside, the fun only starts once you get airside.

Richie Prior

A wet run in Soller Valley


Running to catch up in Mallorca

January is notoriously a flat month despite the many fiestas that cast a little light in the gloom.

Anna Nicholas

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Monday January 22

Taking a time-out or making good decisions that support our emotional well-being can keep stress low

Holiday / Travelling


Find out which ships are in port today

There's only ferries and merchant ships docking in the Port of Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Balearics stand at the Fitur fair in Madrid

Majorca tourism

Balearics look to build on the number one August tourist market - the Spanish

The Fitur international tourism fair opens in Madrid on Wednesday.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Freezing temperatures.

Latest news

Freezing in Mallorca! -3 overnight

Campos one of the coldest places on the island.

Jason Moore

Paperwork / Paperwork
Luxury homes in Mallorca


Balearics reduces wealth tax

In welcome news, the government of the Balearics autonomous region announced significant changes to the wealth tax allowances in December.

Cathal Rochford, Partner Blevins Franks

Edition of 19 January 2024