News of the day 12 February 2024
News / Latest headlines
Accident caused long traffic jams.

Latest headlines

A 36-year-old man dies in Mallorca traffic accident

The Guardia Civil has opened a full crash investigation.

Humphrey Carter

Images of the stabbing of a young man outside a nightclub in Palma.

Latest headlines

Man stabbed outside a Palma nightclub

The nightclub has gained notoriety for frequent altercations, particularly during closing hours.

MDB Digital

Swimming pools under the spotlight.

Latest headlines

Calls for a ban on the construction of private swimming pools in Mallorca

Balearic government is currently “monitoring the situation very specifically to see how it evolves”.

Humphrey Carter

The Brits just can't get enough of Spain.

Latest headlines

Spain is the number one destination for Britons this year

Britons rate continental destinations as providing far better value for money.

Humphrey Carter

The beer drinking competition in Mallorca is getting tough.

Latest headlines

New Mallorca beer drinking record set: 1,300 glasses

The last record stood at 1,234 glasses of beer and was set in October last year.

Humphrey CarterMelike Yasaroglu

News / Comment
Son Moix new stadium


Navigating the ups and downs: A fan's perspective on Real Mallorca's journey

This weeks thoughts are a bit of a double edged sword. I want to give out praise where praise is due but there are a couple of negatives coming too.

Richie Prior

I’ve visited Dubai several times for work or while passing through en route to another destination


Fond farewells, Dubai dilemmas, and Burns Night delights in Lloseta

“There are so many nicer, more stimulating, and cultural places to visit without the constant fear of being thrown into jail for saying or doing the wrong thing. I simply cannot understand why people are willing to take the risk...”

Anna Nicholas

Holiday / Lifestyle
Maira Petrella runs her own company based in Mallorca: Fork Seasons Catering and Chefs

Crew focus in Mallorca

From yacht chef to Mallorca's culinary entrepreneur

This week I’m chatting to Brazilian/Italian Chef Maira Petrella, who, after eight years in the yachting industry is now running her own company based in Mallorca.

Erica Lay

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Monday, February 12

The air is full of enthusiasm and energy, giving us ample fuel for reaching our goals

General view of Bunyola


Discovering Bunyola: Gateway to scenic walks and historical charms

Many walkers don’t hire cars and use the bus to get to the starting points of good walking trails.

Shirley Roberts

Holiday / Travelling


Find out which ships are in port today

There are only ferries and merchant ships docking in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Ryanair is one of the airlines in the firing line.


Balearics wants ban on extra flight charge to sit together

Consubal has argued that this practice is “contrary to the rights of consumers and users”.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Attractions
The Burial of the Sardine in Pòrtol marks the end of carnival


Mallorca events: What's On from Monday to Thursday

On Tuesday is the traditional Burial of the Sardine ceremonies in various towns.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Sport / Real Mallorca
Celebrations for Real Mallorca.

Real Mallorca

Magic Muriqi wins it for Mallorca

Next up is Real Sociedad in the Son Moix next Sunday at 18:30.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 9 February 2024