News of the day 22 February 2024
News / Latest headlines
Consignment of medical equipment at Palma Airport during the pandemic

Latest headlines

Balearics caught up in face masks corruption investigation

Twenty arrests were ordered by Spain's high court on Tuesday.

Andrew Ede

Latest headlines

Without an official invitation to visit Spain you could have a hefty fine

"It will help to keep track of foreigners who arrive in the country..."

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Thursday, February 22

If we're in need of a creative spark or some inspiration, we should be able to find it without a problem

MDB Digital

Holiday / Hotels
Beach in Mallorca


90% of Calvia hotels forecast to be open in Easter

Paguera currently has the highest percentage of hotels that are open.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Airport
The problem of pirate taxis flares up every summer at Palma airport.


Britons warned against using illegal airport taxis in Spain

“Only use official registered or licensed taxis" is the advice from the British government.

Humphrey Carter

Manston airport could soon be operating flights to Palma.


Flights from the heart of Kent to Mallorca back on the runway

Barnes Wallis used the base to test his bouncing bomb on the coast at nearby Reculver, prior to the Dambusters raid.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling


Find out which ships are in port today

There are only ferries and merchant ships docking in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Britons can't risk leaving their tea bags at home.


Airlines make way for Britons overpacking and it’s mostly tea bags!

16 per cent of Britons can’t do without ketchup or sliced bread when going abroad.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Attractions
Fira del Ram in Palma


Mallorca events: What's On from Friday to Thursday

Mallorca presents a rich array of entertainment over the next seven days.

Andrew Ede

Simple Minds will appear at Son Fusteret fairgrounds this July


Simple Minds to appear in Palma this summer

The concert in Palma Concert Series is part of the Simple Minds world tour.

MDB Digital

Weather / Latest news
Palma, Mallorca

Latest news

Friday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Friday, 23 February.

Andrew Ede

Sport / Other Sports
Former Brasilian footballer Dani Alves

Other Sports

Dani Alves gets 4-1/2 years for rape in Spain, will appeal

"It has been proven that the victim did not consent, and that there is evidence, in addition to the testimony of the plaintiff, to consider the rape proven."

MDB Digital & Reuters

Edition of 16 February 2024