News of the day 16 May 2024
News / Latest headlines
Building in Palma Mallorca said to have illegal holiday lets

Latest headlines

Panama Papers link to illegal tourist apartments in Palma

The opposition in Palma have drawn attention to three particular buildings where there are illegal holiday lets.

Andrew Ede

The incident took place at around 11an on Pere Vaquer Ramis Avenue

Latest headlines

Tourist seriously injured after motorbike accident in Magalluf

As she was wearing a helmet that did not cover her entire face and head, she suffered serious injuries.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

File photo: Almost 400 Germans arrive on Monday with Tui in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Tour giant TUI expects bright summer despite higher prices

60% of the summer programme has been sold so far.

MDB DigitalRachel More & Alexander Smith

News / Comment
General view of the Playa de Palma


A tale of two resorts in Mallorca

“The entrance to the restaurant was partly blocked by a large number of tourists who were clearly under the influence...”

Jason Moore

The annual Spanish student invasion will be starting soon


Tourists paying to control themselves in Mallorca

Eleven per cent of tourist tax for security and “awareness” in four limited areas of four municipalities.

Andrew Ede

The blue sharks in the Mediterranean are on the Critically Endangered list


Fish are friends in the Balearics!

Although usually not aggressive, the blue shark is a curious creature and could approach human.

Erica Lay

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Thursday, May 16

Stress and irritability could also be an issue today

MDB Digital

Holiday / Hotels
Holiday / Travelling
Costa Pacifica cruise ship


Find out which ships are in port today

Scarlet Lady and Costa Pacifica are both visiting Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions
The knights taking part int he Medieaval Market in Capdepera


Mallorca events: What's On from Friday to Sunday

This weekend (May 17-19) there are fairs in Capdepera (Mediaeval Market) and Sant Jordi (Snail Fair).

Andrew Ede

IF - Official Trailer (2024) Ryan Reynolds


Ryan Reynolds brings his new film "IF" to Mallorca cinemas this weekend

These are the films showing across the island from Friday, May 17 until Thursday, May 23. See you at the movies!

Christina Buchet

Weather / Latest news
Cas Català, Mallorca

Latest news

Friday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Friday, 17 May.

Andrew Ede

Sport / Real Mallorca
Javier Aguirre and Jagoba Arrasate greet each other in the technical area

Real Mallorca

More suspense for Mallorca fans

With only two games remaining, we need two points, but if we beat Almeria on Sunday our long-suffering fans will be more than happy.

Monro Bryce

Food and drink / Food and drink


Pure Barbacana brings the essence of the Mediterranean to Portocolom

Typically Mediterranean, but with features of creativity and fusion of styles

MDB Digital

The meat of the day.

Food and drink

Eating out in Mallorca: Jacaranda Restaurant in Montuïri

The food was good, made with high quality locally sourced ingredients.

Mia Naprta

Edition of 10 May 2024