News of the day 23 February 2024
News / Latest headlines
Pilar Bonet with the mayor of Llucmajor in 2022

Latest headlines

Company accuses former Mallorca councillor of embezzling 2.7 million euros

Pilar Bonet resigned as a councillor at the Council of Mallorca two weeks ago.

Andrew Ede

Cala Varques in Manacor, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Still no go-ahead for a car park to end chaos at a Manacor beach

The plan for the Cala Varques car park was first submitted in April 2022.

Andrew Ede

The vehicle checks carried out in Palma this week.

Latest headlines

Police crackdown on foreign plated cars in Mallorca

As a general rule, a non-resident can drive a foreign registered vehicle in Spain for up to six months in a calendar year.

Humphrey Carter

Road on the Bellevue complex in Alcudia, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Alcudia - Getting to grips with Bellevue's parking and fences

A pedestrian path is to be created, but will there be sufficient parking once changes are made?

Andrew Ede

Local police directing traffic

Latest headlines

Traffic restricitions in Palma the last week of February

Due to the tarmac works and the adaptation of the bike lane on Camí dels Reis street, there will be traffic limitations and restrictions on the road next week.

MDB Digital

News / Comment
Passengers arriving at Palma airport


No more travel paperwork

Just more red tape being added to all the red tape which already exists in Spain.

Jason Moore

Summer weather in Mallorca


The water in Mallorca...

It some areas of the island it still neither tastes how it should, nor is there enough of it with the tourist season looming.

Humphrey Carter

A person walking with their dog


What a mess!

It amazes me that people can be so lazy, dirty and selfish and show such blatant disregard for fellow residents and the environment.

Neville James-Davies

Aerial view of Palma with the Cathedral in the background


Why I love Palma

Having moved here from London in 2015, I felt that Palma offers everything I left behind – architecture, culture, social life, gastronomy and more – sprinkled with better weather and friendlier people.

Mia Naprta

Holiday / Lifestyle
Learning your role and responsibilities on the superyacht

Crew focus in Mallorca

Understanding your role: A comprehensive guide for new crew members

Embarking on a career in the luxury world of superyachts is an exciting journey, but one that demands a clear understanding of the responsibilities and expectations associated with various roles.

Erica Lay

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Friday, February 23

Major decision-making should be put off for another day, as our judgement could be cloudy

MDB Digital

Holiday / Travelling
MSC Fantasia cruise ship


Find out which ships are in port today

The MSC Orchestra is one of the two cruise ships in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

More checks and paperwork for British travellers.


Yet another warning for Britons heading to Mallorca and Spain

The free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is being phased out following the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union.

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Latest news
Puig Roig, Mallorca

Latest news

Saturday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Saturday, 24 February.

Andrew Ede

Sport / Real Mallorca
Spanish football's worst referee Pablo Gonzalez Fuertes!

Real Mallorca

Mallorca to stay quiet over terrible referee

I’ll settle for a draw. Alaves lie five points above us in 12th place with 28 points.

Monro Bryce

Food and drink / Food and drink
Pornstar Martini cocktail

Food and drink

Cocktail Hour: Ritzi Lounge Bar in Puerto Portals

By midnight it was nearly as full as on any given summer night, just more comfortable and with more space to dance.

Mia Naprta

Edition of 23 February 2024