News of the day 22 March 2024
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Guardia Civil at a luxurious development discovered after a drugs raid in Palma, Mallorca

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Town hall to take action against drugs baron's Palma palace

The Guardia Civil raid last week revealed a luxurious development replete with pool and an underground tunnel.

Andrew Ede

Can Negret quarry in Alaro, Mallorca

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How vast will Alaro's giant quarry become?

A local pressure group continues to insist that quarrying should cease.

Andrew Ede

Balearic hoteliers struggling to fnd staff. the EU could solve that.

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Good news for Britons wanting to work in Mallorca

The Balearic tourism sector is responsible for 7 out of every 10 jobs created.

Humphrey Carter

Puigdemont concert

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Exiled separatist Puigdemont will run to lead Catalonia, return to Spain if he wins

"Let it be clear that my objective is to complete the process of independence we began in October 2017."

MDB Digital & Reuters

Half Marathon and 10km in Palma

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Traffic cuts due to Palma's Marathon on Sunday, March 24

This year's record number of registrations has been surpassed with nearly 6000 participants between the three races!

Christina Buchet

Lady Moura is back in Palma.

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One of the most famous superyachts in the world returns home to Mallorca

She was in fact the ninth largest private yacht when she was launched.

Humphrey CarterGabriel Alomar

A notice warning about illegal holiday letting in Palma, Mallorca

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Seventeen million euros of fines for illegal holiday lets in Mallorca

A new plan against illegal letting was launched last September.

Andrew Ede

Kate Middleton, in a moment of the video she posted on X to announce that she has cancer.

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UK royal Kate having chemotherapy after 'huge shock' of cancer discovery

Kate's office, Kensington Palace, said it would give no further details about the type of cancer that had been found.


News / Comment
Building boom in Palma


The highs and lows of property in Mallorca

Owning a home in Mallorca has to be one of the best investments ever, especially if you bought in 25 years ago

Jason Moore

Tourists arriving at Palma airport


The £17 billion British visitors to Spain

The Spanish tourist board has decided to change its approach to promotions in the United Kingdom.

Humphrey Carter

Mallorca tourism


Mallorca is the new Cornwall

Mallorca is not the cheap holiday destination it once had the reputation of, but as residents of the island, how are we supposed to afford to live here?

Vicki McLeod

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Friday, March 22

Taking care of our health and well-being can be great ways to make the most out of today's planetary energy

MDB Digital

Palma Boat Show

Crew focus in Mallorca

Looking into becoming a deckhand? Here are some tips

As a superyacht deckhand, you become an integral part of the crew responsible for maintaining the exterior of the yacht and ensuring a smooth and safe sailing (or cruising) experience for both owners and guests.

Erica Lay

Holiday / Airport
TIB has 4 direct airport services including one to the Calvia area.


How to get from the Airport to your holiday destination

Getting from the Airport to your holiday resort has never been so easy.

Ashlee Caliz

Chaos at Palma airport this morning.


Easter chaos at Palma airport

Ironically there has been a gig fall in the number of international flights at Palma this Easter.

Humphrey CarterElena Ballestero

Holiday / Travelling
New bus service connecting Calvia and Banyalbufar from today


New bus service connecting Calvia and Banyalbufar from today

The service, which will be operational until October 31, will accommodate up to 51 passengers - See here for timetable and route.

Ashlee Caliz

The MSC Fantasia is one of the ships visiting Palma today


Find out which ships are in port today

There are two MSC ships visiting the Port of Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions
Weather / Latest news
Son Caliu, Mallorca

Latest news

Saturday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Saturday, March 23.

Andrew Ede

Paperwork / Schools
Science week at Queen's College


Atoms, black holes and gravity - Queen's College celebrates science!

British Science Week 2024 took place between 12th and 15th March.

Queen's College

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca fans will be in the North end of La Cartuja.

Real Mallorca

Total success with cup final ticket sales

Whatever happens on April 6, Mallorca are guaranteed a place in January’s Super Cup to be played in Saudi Arabia.

Monro Bryce

Food and drink / Food and drink

Food and drink

Eating out in Mallorca: Bar Mavi - Palma

"A blend of history, excellent local cuisine, and very affordable prices has secured Bar Mavi a spot on my 'Places to Return to' list."

Mia Naprta

Edition of 22 March 2024