News of the day 7 May 2024
News / Latest headlines
A motorhome dweller in Palma, Mallorca

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Motorhome dwellers to stage Palma protest against "persecution"

Mayor Jaime Martínez: "You cannot live in a motorhome because it is undignified."

Andrew Ede

Jimmy Carr heads to Palma.

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Jimmy Carr is heading back to Mallorca

"One night show in Palma in September...."

Jason Moore

The scene of the accident.

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Tourist falls to his death in Mallorca

Victim had arrived on the island just hours before the accident.

MDB DigitalHumphrey Carter

Incineration of drugs in Mallorca

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1.3 tonnes of cocaine incinerated in Palma

Operation Checkmate led to the seizure of the drugs.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
Going out to eat can be an expensive affair


Fancy eating out for a change? Better check your bank balance

I read a feature regarding how ridiculously expensive some places have become recently.

Frank Leavers

Tourism in Venice


A sinking ship?

Take Soller, my local town. Countless businesses and individuals thrive on tourism, but a chunk don’t, and they are increasingly resentful of the massive crowds now flooding into the valley.

Anna Nicholas

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Tuesday, May 7

It is a great time to start laying the groundwork for what we want to build

MDB Digital

Holiday / Beaches
Video of the shark in Menorca on Monday afternoon.


Balearics shark alert

Blue sharks are a critically endangered species in the Mediterranean.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling
The Seadream II is one of the cruise ships visiting Palma today


Find out which ships are in port today

There are four cruise ships in the Port of Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions
Soller Train, Mallorca


Mallorca's attractions boosted by pensioner holidays

The number of visits to attractions is said to have increased by 70%.

Andrew Ede

Moors and Christians in Soller, Mallorca


Non-residents will not be able to attend Soller Moors and Christians final battle

There is a capacity limit for the square where the battle takes place.

Andrew Ede

THE DEAD DON'T HURT Official Trailer (2024) Vicky Krieps, Western Movie HD


Viggo Mortensen returns to the director's chair in his latest film, 'The Dead Don't Hurt'

Western or Sci-Fi are the two new films in English for this coming weekend.

Christina Buchet

Weather / Latest news
A damp Wednesday forecast.

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Mallorca on storm alert (Tuesday night)

After the rain, a fine spell is expected.

Humphrey Carter

Cala Barques, Cala Sant Vicenç in Mallorca

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Wednesday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Wednesday, the eighth of May.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 3 May 2024