News of the day 2 May 2024
News / Latest headlines
Restaurant terraces in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

More businesses than ever in Mallorca, and almost a fifth are hospitality

A record number of businesses can't disguise a fundamental problem with the Balearic economy.

Andrew Ede

A car parked on a corner over a yellow line.

Latest headlines

Residents demand action as rental car chaos grips Arenal

The problem extends beyond cars to rented motorcycles, exacerbating the strain on public parking spaces.

MDB Digital

Big investment in Magalluf.

Latest headlines

Home from home for Manchester City fans in Magalluf!

"Deal is estimated to be worth about 250 million euros..."

Jason Moore

Traffic jams already building up in the direction of Mallorca's top beauty spots.

Latest headlines

May chaos on the roads in Mallorca

14 kilometres of traffic jams to the Formentor lighthouse.

Humphrey CarterFernando Fernadez

Jumbo was rescued while walking in the mountains.

Latest headlines

A barking mad dog rescue in Mallorca mountains

Jumbo the dog was so big fire fighjters had to mount rescue operation.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Majorca Beach Rugby Tournament.



This weekend (May 3 to 5) kicks off with Puerto Portals Farmers' Market, Real Mallorca play at Son Moix against Atletico Madrid and there are fairs in Selva, Ses Salines, Sineu and Soller.

Andrew Ede

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Thursday, May 2

No matter what we might have planned for today, going with the flow will give us the best results

MDB Digital

I’ve been in hospitality for over 20 years

Chef Spotlight in Mallorca

Cheryl Amy Jones, From artisan baker to yachting adventure

"I’ve made food for the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Nelson Mandela, Jay Z and Beyonce."

Erica Lay

Holiday / Beaches
Lifeguards in Llucmajor


The lifeguard service starts at one of the 'high-risk' beaches in Mallorca

This classification is attributed to all those beaches that, due to the crowds of bathers, orography or sea currents, deserve special vigilance.

MDB Digital

Holiday / Travelling


Find out which ships are in port today

There are only ferries and merchant ships in the Port of Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Weather / Latest news
Palma Cathedral, Mallorca

Latest news

Friday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Friday, the third of May.

Andrew Ede

Food and drink / Food and drink
Chocolate Orange cocktail, inspired by a favourite sweet treat of many Brits

Food and drink

Cocktail Hour: Alchemist in Magalluf

“Alchemist, now in their second season, offers innovative cocktails in a stylish setting right in the centre of Magalluf”

Mia Naprta

Edition of 26 April 2024