News of the day 8 February 2024
News / Latest headlines
Cleaning company truck outside a hotel in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Hotel kitchen at the centre of food poisoning scare in Mallorca closed temporarily

In a separate incident, Imserso holidaymakers refused to check in to a three-star hotel.

Andrew Ede

Protesting farmers in Palma, Mallorca

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Mallorca farmers planning further protests

The potential for these protests to broaden and to include hauliers.

Andrew Ede

Spain's paella rice could 'disappear', say farmers angry at EU rules

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Spain's paella rice could 'disappear', say farmers angry at EU rules

"There's one set of rules for Europe and another for those producing outside."


Rail passengers will be able to travel with their pets this year.

Latest headlines

Pets on the train in Mallorca, mind the ferret!

Reptiles, spiders or insects, as well as dogs on the list of potentially dangerous animals, will not be allowed.

Humphrey Carter

Arrests in Playa de Palma, Mallorca

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Prisoners injured after a fight at the courts in Palma

The fight in the cell was apparently to do with agreeing sentencing.

Andrew Ede

Five Vox members of the Balearic parliament who expelled two other members

Latest headlines

Vox crisis that risked destabilising the Balearic government appears to be over

"Affected parties have resolved various misunderstandings and have agreed to continue working together."

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Thursday, February 8

Anything innovative or unconventional is encouraged

Holiday / Airport
New snap restrictions could be placed on EU travel.


Tighter European travel controls on the horizon

The decision may also include health-related travel restrictions such as testing, quarantine and self-isolation.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling


Find out which ships are in port today

The only vessels docking in Palma today are ferries and merchant ships

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions
Thousands of people enjoy the Palma Carnival parade


Mallorca events: What's On from Friday to Sunday

The weekend in Mallorca promises a vibrant array of Carnival celebrations so get ready to have some fun. Be advised of possible road closures during the parades.

Andrew Ede

FERRARI - Official Trailer

Films in English

Start your engines! "Ferrari" is coming to Palma this weekend

English films in Mallorca from February 9 to 13.

Christina Buchet

Weather / Latest news
Windy and grey in Palma, Mallorca

Latest news

Friday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Friday, the ninth of February.

Andrew Ede

Food and drink / Food and drink
A couple of big juicy Prawns in a crunchy breading, served with sweet chilli sauce

Food and drink

Eating out in Mallorca: Tentación in Paguera

Excellent food, exceptional service, stunning views and pet friendly.

Mia Naprta

Edition of 2 February 2024