News of the day 1 May 2024
News / Latest headlines
Magaluf, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Balearic government accused of promoting drunken tourism

Stung by criticisms from business associations, the tourism minister is now promising full consultation.

Andrew Ede

Panoramic view of the roof of the property on which the lightning struck

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The 'ground zero' of the lightning strike that startled Palma

Residents in Calle Aragón in Palma were the epicentre of a very intense electrical storm that hit their rooftop on Sunday.

MDB DigitalFernando Fernández

Rockfall in the Tramuntana Mountains, Mallorca

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Valldemossa road closed temporarily following a rockfall

Rockfalls in the mountains do happen from time to time.

Andrew Ede

News / Celebs
Sir Richard will be hosting parties on board his cruise ships in the Balearics.


Boy George and Richard Branson plan Mallorca cruise party

These epic voyages are set to immerse sailors into the brand’s rock-n-roll history and exciting future.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Still got the dancer vibes!


From dance floors to weight racks: Alex Hipwell's journey to empowerment and strength

The Bulletin talks to Alex Hipw who was a professional dancer, and choreographer and has been a champion bodybuilder, and is now a Nike Master Trainer, personal trainer and mindset coach for athletes.

Vicki McLeod

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Wednesday, May 1

If we want to get through the day with minimal stress, it might be a good idea to give folks a wide berth

MDB Digital

Holiday / Beaches
Sunloungers and parasols on fire in Alcudia, Mallorca


Sunloungers set ablaze in Alcudia

In the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Travelling
Norweigian Viva Cruise ship


Find out which ships are in port today

The Marella Voyager and Norweigian Viva cruise ships are in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Weather / Latest news
Alcudia Bay, Mallorca

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Thursday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Thursday, the second of May.

Andrew Ede

Paperwork / Paperwork
Take personalised advice to establish how much you could improve your tax situation in the Balearics


How investment capital and income is taxed in Spain – Part 2

If you transfer or sell cryptocurrency, any gains would be subject to Spanish capital gains tax at savings income rates ranging from 19% up to 28%.

Cathal Rochford, Partner Blevins Franks

Edition of 26 April 2024