News of the day 15 April 2024
News / Latest headlines
Building project in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Are planning procedures in Mallorca about to get simpler?

The Balearic government believes that the environment commission creates unnecessary delays and planning bottlenecks.

Andrew Ede

Illegal building in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Over three million euros' worth of fines for illegal building in Mallorca

A year's worth of fines for illegal building on so-called rustic land.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
Watch those prices in Mallorca


Watch those prices in Mallorca

If Mallorca is to become the new Monaco then something needs to be done and fast because the majority of the population won’t be able to afford to live here.

Jason Moore

At Seville with 20,000 islanders


A footballing odyssey with Real Mallorca

Grown men, women and children were crying around me, but in truth the best team won.

Richie Prior

Holiday / Lifestyle


Join a wine community: Dan and Emelie Marsh and Ses Rotes

The wine community holds events all year round, and asks its members to get involved with bottling the wine, picking the grapes and everything in between, there’s always a glass or two of wine to be enjoyed and quite frequently a large communal paella to tuck into.

Vicki McLeod

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Monday, April 15

Today can be useful for revising or updating any plans or projects that we've been working on

MDB Digital

Mark moved to work ashore in 2017

Ship to Shore in Mallorca

Mark Williams' journey from yachts to land-based living in Mallorca

This week we meet a British ex captain/enginner who has been in the yachting industry for 19 years.

Erica Lay

Holiday / Travelling
GNV ferry in Palma


Find out what ships are in port today

No cruise ships scheduled in Palma's port for Monday, April 15.

Christina Buchet

Weather / Latest news
Muddy rain on a car in Mallorca

Latest news

Risk of more muddy rain in Mallorca

The Saharan dust can be bad for people's health.

Andrew Ede

View across Alcanada, Mallorca

Latest news

Tuesday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Tuesday, 16 April.

Andrew Ede

Paperwork / Schools
IBDP Visual Arts students


Arts exhibition, Easter parade and Educational Workshops at the Academy International School

This week the IB Visual Arts Exhibition showcased talented students and their teacher, Ms. Juncosa. The Easter Hat Parade featured creative designs, supported by parents. Year 4 students learned road safety at the local police station, while Year 6 and 7 excelled in a road safety competition.

The Academy International School

Sport / Other Sports
Food and drink / Food and drink

Food and drink

Eating out in Mallorca: Open sandwich, anyone?

Aside from being very “Instagrammable,” open sandwiches are a healthy and nutritious alternative to the more traditional “menú del día.”

Mia Naprta

Edition of 12 April 2024