News of the day 1 April 2024
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Street brawl at the entrance of a bar area in Cala Ratjada

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Mass bar fight in Cala Ratjada

A large number of people took part, several of the members of the fight were injured to varying degrees.

MDB Digital

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Take an unlicensed taxi in Mallorca at your could face a big fine

In Mallorca there have been numerous incidents involving unlicensed cabs

Jason Moore

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"It does seem that the Princess of Wales is recovering and it is all preventive ," says her Ibiza based uncle

"I don't think there's anyone in the world who has had to deal with this, handle it with her children and then have to explain themselves to national and international media".

Jason Moore

Object was most likely a satellite from the Starlink network of the multibillionaire owner of Tesla, Elon Musk

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Investigation into mystery “ballistic missile” which ditched in the sea off Mallorca over Easter

Spain’s National Research Council (CSIC) has issued an official refutation of the ballistic missile hypothesis.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
Fans support Real Mallorca at the new stadium opening


Game On: Mallorca's football boost and Easter business blitz

This week we learned that the Balearic government and the Council of Mallorca will pay 2.6 million euros to the club, a new tourism promotion sponsorship agreement.

Richie Prior

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Monday, April 1

We should also be mindful that misunderstandings might escalate conflict

MDB Digital

The Guardian Angel at Bellver Castle


Bread and charity - the origins of Mallorca’s pancaritats

The old caritater procession suggests that this had long been a bit of a fiesta, which is how the pancaritats now are - they start on Easter Monday, depending on the village or town.

Andrew Ede

Christian is extremely excited about the future at the Mallorca Country Club.


“I don’t care how famous or how much money a client has, the quality and service has always got to be the best”

“Jeff Bezos’s team contacted me to prepare the in-flight catering for his private flight back to the States from Palma. That was quite a moment.”

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling


Find out which ships are in port today

There are no cruise ships scheduled to dock in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions
Palma Pictures made the smash-hit The Crown in Mallorca


By George! This is looking like a great event in Palmanova

The English will have their Saint George’s week of celebrations.

Jason Moore

Weather / Latest news
Colonia Sant Jordi, Mallorca

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Tuesday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Tuesday, the second of April.

Andrew Ede

Paperwork / Schools
Year 2 made marble runs in teams


STEM Week at The Academy School

The students worked in teams to boost their skills in problem-solving and creative thinking.

Academy School

Paperwork / Paperwork
British Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt


How does the UK budget affect expatriates?

Much of this reform affects foreign nationals living in the UK and their tax liabilities.

Cathal Rochford

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