News of the day 10 May 2024
News / Latest headlines
Scene of a fatal road accident in Mallorca

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Drunk driver caused Santa Margalida fatality

The woman who lost her life was a resident of Son Serra de Marina.

Andrew Ede

Tourists in Palma, Mallorca

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A better life with less tourism, according to a Mallorca survey

A great majority of people whose jobs depend on tourism believe this.

Andrew Ede

Traffic congestion in Mallorca

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One big terrace, one big protest: Mallorca news round-up

Some of the stories to have made the news in Mallorca over the past few days.

Andrew Ede

Vunipola is expected to move to a French club.

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England rugby star gets a formal RFU warning after Mallorca incident

Vunipola was arrested in Mallorca last month following a pub incident.


Concerns that Mallorca is reaching breaking point.

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Mallorca to slash number of hotel beds

More measures to ease overcrowding to come.

Humphrey Carter

A recent protest in Ibiza against luxury tourism.

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Mallorca protest against tourist overcrowding

According to travel agents and tour operators, UK holidaymakers aren’t being completely put off.

Humphrey Carter

Posada de Verano in Alcudia, Mallorca

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The shame of Alcudia's lost summer inn

Abandoned for years, the town hall wants to demolish the Posada de Verano.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
This island depends on tourism


A tourist, a friend in Mallorca

Remember that this island depends on tourism. There is no real industry and farming has all but disappeared. Be careful what you wish for.

Jason Moore

Tourists seen in Magalluf


Mallorcan sex on the beach is too expensive for Brits

I hate to say this but I have been saddened by the outcry from Brits over the cost of booze in Mallorca. There is so more to the island than drinking.

Humphrey Carter

Italian Open tennis tournament


Mallorca’s finest ambassador

Last week saw tears and an outpouring of respect in Madrid, as he left a Spanish tournament court for the last time flanked by a guard of honour. This year he retires.

Laura Stadler

Holiday / Lifestyle
I always emphasise the importance of fresh, high-quality ingredients

Chef Spotlight in Mallorca

Nathan Stern, crafting exquisite cuisine in the heart of Mallorca's yachting scene

Nathan’s currently seeking his next long-term role as rotational sous/crew chef, and he’s available for freelance land and yacht positions in the meantime.

Erica Lay

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Friday, May 10

The fast-paced energy of the day begins to slow down toward the evening

MDB Digital

Holiday / Beaches
Holiday / Travelling
MSC Seaview cruise ship


Find out which ships are in port today

The MSC Seaview is the only cruise ship visiting Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Weather / Latest news
Puerto Soller, Mallorca

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Saturday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Saturday, the eleventh of May.

Andrew Ede

Paperwork / Schools
Earth Day at the Academy International School


Earth Day at the Academy International School

All year round at The Academy International School we do projects, lessons and activities which promote sustainability and environmental awareness.

The Academy International School

Sport / Real Mallorca
Since their euphoric cup final participation, Mallorca have only added one point out of a possible 12.

Real Mallorca

Mallorca play three key games in a week

A win tomorrow (Saturday, May 11 at 2pm in Son Moix) against imploding Las Palmas is sacrosanct.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 10 May 2024