News of the day 9 February 2024
News / Latest headlines
Onlookers at an emergency situation in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Removal of emergencies centre director "nothing to do" with Palma torrent death

The government says that someone with a more technical background is needed for the post.

Andrew Ede

The luxury Mallorca villa.

Latest headlines

Scotsman wins amazing Mallorca villa

He also walks away with £250,000 in cash.

Humphrey Carter

Thousands of people enjoy Sa Rua carnival in Palma

Latest headlines

Traffic cuts and bus lines affected this weekend by Carnival and the Chinese New Year in Palma

Find out which buses will be operating and which streets will have restrictions.

Christina Buchet

Hotel in Arenal, Mallorca at the centre of a food poisoning investigation

Latest headlines

Arenal restaurant inspected for possible food poisoning is reopening

Definitive results from analysis of samples taken from the kitchen won't be available until next week.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
Bill Gates


Gate way to a new future at the Hotel Formentor

“Don’t criticise those who have made a difference in the business world, try to emulate them....”

Jason Moore

Holidaymakers arriving at Palma airport


Tough Mallorca competition

TV viewers in the UK are being bombarded with adverts and some serious special offers for holidays all across the world. Will Mallorca stand strong?

Humphrey Carter

Playa de Palma, Mallorca


As Mallorca's tourism booms big time, where are the critics?

Indications are that 2024 could even exceed 2023's record number of tourists.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Mastering the art of cabin organization is a valuable skill in the superyacht world

Crew focus in Mallorca

The art of cabin organization: Tips for new crew

Here are essential tips for new crew to master the art of cabin organization and create a harmonious onboard living space.

Erica Lay

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Friday, February 9

This new moon inspires us to break free of anything that's become monotonous or overly restrictive

Susan Adele Greenfield, Baroness Greenfield


“The internet is not three dimensional and that is robbing young people of social skills...”

The British neuroscientist and researcher Susan Greenfield gave a fascinating lecture, “The future of the mind, the mind of the future”, on Thursday night to a full house at the Bulletin sister paper’s Club Ultima Hora-Valores cycle of conferences in Palma.

Jason Moore

Holiday / Travelling
The MSC Fantasia is one of the ships visiting Palma today


Find out which ships are in port today

There are two MSC Cruise ships visiting the port of Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Make the most of exploring the Balearics.


Massive Balearics flight giveaway

The flights available are for flights between 5 March and 16 June and places are limited.

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Latest news
Turbulent sea in Mallorca

Latest news

Saturday's weather in Mallorca - Rain; what rain?

The forecast for Mallorca for Saturday, the tenth of February.

Andrew Ede

Island life / Schools


Annual music show by BIC at Trui Teatre in Palma

This year their performance is Over The Rainbow.

Baleares International College

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca fans' favourite Samu Costa.

Real Mallorca

A vital game on Sunday for R.C.D. Mallorca

Our precarious league position is worrying as we’ve only won three games out of 23.

Monro Bryce

Food and drink / Food and drink
Cocco in Portixol

Food and drink

Cocktail Hour: Top 5 terraces in the sun

As January has treated us to some uncharacteristically warm days, most of us have enjoyed a drink on a sunny terrace.

Mia Naprta

Edition of 9 February 2024