News of the day 7 March 2024
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Restaurant terrace in Palma, Mallorca

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Mallorca mayors say no to early restaurant closing

The proposal by Spain's employment minister, Yolanda Díaz, represents an invasion of municipal powers.

Andrew Ede

Residents of Inca, Mallorca, who saved a man from jumping from a bridge

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Inca residents save man from jumping from a motorway bridge

Pedro Mas and Cati Civera saw a man acting strangely on the roundabout over the motorway.

Andrew Ede

Underground car park in Palma, Mallorca

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Car parking in Mallorca - guaranteed returns for investors

Rents for parking in the Balearics have risen by 30% over the past five years.

Andrew Ede

More than four million people in 120 countries have signed up to have their irises scanned by Worldcoin’s “orb” devices

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Worldcoin suspends operations in Mallorca

The venture scans irises in exchange for a digital ID and free cryptocurrency.

Humphrey Carter

2013 protest against property development in Soller, Mallorca

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Amount of compensation owed to property developer Matthias Kühn is "a disgrace"

Political parties are blaming each other for the compensation ruling by the Supreme Court.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
Eating Jamon Serrano


Jamon Jamon in Mallorca

“Mallorcans aren’t afraid to splash out on something which they consider to be really special.”

Peter Clover

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Thursday March 7

Kindness and generosity are encouraged today as we're invited to spread positivity far and wide

MDB Digital

The Mediterranean is one of the most threatened marine ecosystems on the planet


Protecting 30% of the Mediterranean: towards a sustainable future

Currently, 1.7% of the Balearic Sea is highly protected, and at the Marilles Foundation we are working to reach 10% by 2030 through the Balearic Blue Deal.

Aniol Esteban

Simon coaching a group at one of his Fresh Fitness Clubs


No one is lazy

Meet Simon Kenion Shears, author and fitness coach, training groups of people every week in Santa Maria.

Vicki McLeod

Holiday / Hotels
A slower start to the season now expected in the Playa de Palma.


Playa de Palma hoteliers lower their expectations for the start of the German season

Hotels hoilding back from opening due to last-minute cancellations.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling
The battle for sunbeds has being fought on cruise ships.


The battle for sunbeds hits the high seas

Carnival Cruise Line has a strict rule to help combat 'chair hogs'.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Attractions
Dune: Part Two | Official Trailer 2


Oscar film contenders showing in English in Palma

This week there are no premieres but there are plenty of films to see in English in Palma and Marratxi.

Christina Buchet

Weather / Latest news
General view of Palma's Cathedral in the background

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Chilly start and pleasant day ahead: Palma's Weather Forecast for March 7, 2024

The day in Palma promises to be delightful as winter lingers before the arrival of spring.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Wind in Mallorca

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Friday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Friday, the eighth of March.

Andrew Ede

Paperwork / Paperwork
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