News of the day 13 May 2024
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Room rental increases as full flat affordability diminishes

The average room rental price in Calvia is 579 euros.

MDB Digital

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Call for 40 year sentence for repeatedly raping a minor in Pollensa

The Public Prosecutor's Office requests that he compensate the victim with 20,105 euros.

MDB Digital

Catalonia regional election, in Barcelona

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Spain's Socialists hail 'new era' in Catalonia as separatist support dims in elections

Spain's Socialists won the biggest share of the vote in Sunday's Catalan elections, dealing a serious blow to more than a decade of separatist governance and the independence dreams still nursed by some in the wealthy northeastern region.

Joan Faus

An Air Europa plane lands at Gran Canaria airport, Spain

Latest headlines

British Airways owner in talks to address Palma-based Air Europa bid concerns

IAG, which also owns Spanish carrier Iberia, aims to secure full control of Air Europa, which is based in Palma.

MDB Digital & Reuters

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Fewer areas in Magalluf will have booze restrictions but no drinking on the street

Shops which can sell alcohol must now close by 9.30pm where restrictions are in force.

Jason Moore

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Ibiza can't take anymore

Once again, we urge families, youths, adults or anyone who appreciates a respectful life and wishes to be treated with respect, to come and make their presence felt

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourist in ICU after falling from third floor of hotel

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Tourist in ICU after falling from third floor of hotel

The victim has suffered severe cranioencephalic trauma.

MDB Digital

News / Comment
Youth mobility scheme for people aged between 18 and 30


The Brexit fallout on the youth mobility scheme

Rishi Sunak has rejected an EU offer to strike a post-Brexit deal to allow young Britons to live, study or work in the bloc for up to four years.

Richie Prior

Most Mallorcans absolutely adore their animals


Barking mad in Mallorca

A dog is for life, not an accessory to pick up and drop whenever it suits.

Peter Clover

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


Soller locals are revolting

If you’re planning a trip by road to Soller any time soon, may I offer a few words of advice?

Anna Nicholas

Holiday / Lifestyle
Photos for your yacht CV

Crew focus in Mallorca

Yacht CV Photos – how to make the best first impression!

Your photo is the first look the captain (or recruiter or manager etc) gets of you.

Erica Lay

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Monday, May 13

Many of us may feel compelled to step outside of our comfort zone

MDB Digital

Holiday / Hotels
General view of Hotel Sis Pins


Mallorca's Hotel Sis Pins earns another Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award

The Puerto Pollensa hotel among the top 10% of listings around the globe on Tripadvisor.

Sarah Forge

New look Hotel Formentor.


Four Seasons hotel in Formentor to open in August

Reports that a heliport could be built.

Jason Moore

Holiday / Airport


Germans thrash Britons by 2 to 1 in Mallorca in April

Six million people have passed through Palma airport.

Jason Moore

Holiday / Travelling
The mega cruise ship Oasis of the Seas on a visit to Palma


Find out what ships are in port today

Oasis of the Seas is a cruise ship operated by Royal Caribbean International and is ona round-trip Western Mediterranean Cruise.

Christina Buchet

Holiday / Attractions
Soller experiences a great battle and another victory


Mallorca events: What's On from Monday to Thursday

On Monday, May 13 don't miss the big battle in Soller.

Andrew Ede

Ten wineries will feature at the opening event in Palma.


Days of some of Mallorca’s finest wines

See here for list of events for the 2024 edition of Wine Days Mallorca.

Andrew EdeAshlee Caliz

Weather / Latest news
Puerto Soller, Mallorca

Latest news

Tuesday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Tuesday, 14 May.

Andrew Ede

Paperwork / Paperwork


Responsible investing – earning returns while helping the planet

Investing responsibly doesn’t mean that you have to sacrifice returns.

Cathal Rochford


Ditch the Green Certificate and get TIE resident cards, Britons living in Spain are urged by British Embassy

We are working with the Spanish Government and the EU to prepare for the implementation of this new scheme

Jason Moore

Sport / Other Sports
Majorca Beach Rugby 2024 tournament in Magalluf.

Other Sports

Life's a Beach: Steve Redfern talks about the Majorca Beach Rugby Tournament

If you are interested to sponsor the event get in touch with Steve via the website.

Vicki McLeod

Edition of 10 May 2024