News of the day 27 March 2024
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Video of confrontation between a Mallorca restaurant owner and the leader of a Hells Angels gang

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Hells Angels' extortion in Playa de Palma

The owner of a well-known restaurant was beaten up; payment of 10,000 euros had been demanded.

Andrew Ede

Seaplane in Pollensa Bay, Mallorca

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A Mediterranean seaplane centre planned for Puerto Pollensa

A maintenance and training centre with specialised engineering and R&D.

Andrew Ede

Traffic has to be dealt with in Mallorca.

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Drive to limit “foreign” vehicles in Mallorca

Traffic data from the Council of Mallorca point to a 14.7% year-on-year increase in the number of vehicles on the Andratx-Palma MA-1.

Humphrey Carter

Restaurant terrace in Mallorca

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Mallorca restaurant concerns about lack of Easter bookings

The hoteliers federation says there is no evidence of cancellations because of the weather.

Andrew Ede

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Terraces make a comeback for Easter as the first phase of works on Palma's Paseo Maritimo is completed

The president of the Balearic Port Authority said he estimates the improvement work will be finished by January.

MDB Digital

News / Comment
Arsenal player Benjamin William White


Benjamin White's bold stand against football expectation

So why did White turn down the chance when there is a general assumption amongst most football fans that players must love the game as much as we do?

Richie Prior

Tourists enjoying Easter Week in Palma


Should we be worried about the season in Mallorca?

My advice to the Mallorcan tourist industry is don’t count your chickens before they hatch, it is a very long season.

Jason Moore

The Plaza de las Columnas, the epicentre of Palma's clean-up plan


Palma could do with a bit of a spring clean

The mayor of Palma was in pole position when it came to cleaning last year, but he appears to have run out of gas.

Humphrey Carter

Cyclotourism in Mallorca


Cyclotourism in Mallorca

It’s a multi-million euro business which will undoubtedly continue to grow as Mallorca establishes itself as the Biker’s Balearic Dream!

Peter Clover

Holiday / Lifestyle
RMRigging offer a bespoke rigging and sailing service to yachts in Mallorca

Crew focus in Mallorca

Sailor spotlight: Conversations with Mallorca's maritime mavericks

Today I’m speaking with Russell Brown and Mark Timmins, both professional sailors and riggers originally from the UK who’ve recently launched their own company, RM Rigging.

Erica Lay

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Wednesday, March 27

Exercising healthy boundaries can also ensure that the day is as stress-free as possible

MDB Digital

Jonathan H. Syrett has some fifty years experience in the nautical business.


Egypt is pushing the boat out for yacht tourism but the Balearics is still a top global nautical destination

“Between 44 and 46 percent of the recreational fleet in Europe is owned by Americans plus the yachts are being built in Europe and we’re seeing the benefits rub off on the Balearics.”

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Airport
Chaos at Palma airport this morning.


Mallorca Easter airport nightmare continues

Work-to-rule is expected to last until March 31.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling


Find out which ships are in port today

There's only ferries and merchant ships docking in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions
The procession Crist de la Sang in Palma


The Easter penitents of the Blood of Christ

There are 33 brotherhoods. They depart at 7pm, so the 2023 procession had taken a whole nine hours to wend its way along the route.

Andrew Ede

Godzilla x Kong : The New Empire | Official Trailer


Godzilla and Kong join forces this Easter holiday across Mallorca

This Easter week brings plenty of films in English to Palma and Marratxi. Take your pick as there is a movie genre for everyone. See you at the movies!

Christina Buchet

Weather / Latest news
Sunny in March in Palma, Mallorca

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Thursday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Thursday, 28 March.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 22 March 2024