News of the day 20 May 2024
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The ‘Santa Maria Manuela’, contrasting with the mega-cruiser ‘Mein Schiff’

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A classic of the sea comes to Palma

The sailing training ship Santa Maria Manuela visits Palma after calling at Minorca.

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Europa Viva 24 convention

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Spain recalls ambassador after Argentina's Milei calls PM's wife 'corrupt'

Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Albares said he expected an apology from Milei.

MDB DigitalAna Cantero

Two electric bicycles stolen in broad daylight in Palma

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Two electric bikes stolen in broad daylight in Palma

One of the thieves used an iron bar to break the chains securing the bicycles, while his accomplice pulled hard on the handlebars to exert force in the opposite direction.

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A swimming pool available for rent in Ibiza, showcasing the beautiful and inviting outdoor space for private enjoyment.

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Swimming pool rentals in Mallorca are about to become a 'thing'

Pool rentals are booming and have been dubbed as "the business of the summer."

MDB DigitalAshlee Caliz

Woman arrested in Palma for leaving her child alone in her home.

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Police rescue a child at risk of falling from a balcony who had been left home alone by his mother

A witness told police that such incidents were common and that the child often spent extended periods alone.

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Klopp´s home in Santa Ponsa. Photo credit: Bulletin files.

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Adios Anfield, hola Santa Ponsa for Klopp

"Numerous Liverpool greats live in the same area"

Jason Moore

The flooded Manacor secondary school.

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Heavy rainfall causes flooding at Manacor school

The northeast of Mallorca will be on yellow alert between 1pm and 5pm on Tuesday.

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News / Comment
Working from home


Homebound vs. headquarters: The great workplace debate in Mallorca

I wonder what the reaction would be here in Spain if a head of a company was to say to his workforce, “If you don’t like it, please seek alternative employment”.

Richie Prior

Picnics on the beach in Puerto Soller are part of the Sant Joan traditions


Summer in Soller: Embracing traditions and tackling change

The Fiesta of San Juan, the summer solstice, is next in the calendar of annual events.

Shirley Roberts

Holiday / Lifestyle
Katharine, who moved to Mallorca two years ago, is passionate about bees and a relatively unknown stone called shungite, spending much of her spare time educating the wider community about the health benefits of shungite for both bees and humans.


How the Shungite Lady is helping to save the bees in Mallorca!

The bee crisis has become so important, that in order to encourage governments, organisations and concerned citizens to protect pollinators and their habitats, the UN has declared May 20th - World Bee Day.

Amanda Butler

Don’t you want to make sure you have the best of the best working on board?

Crew focus in Mallorca

Captains, Managers and Owners: Why should you use a Crew Agent in Mallorca?

At the end of the day, you can have the best yacht in the world, but if you have the wrong crew on board, it’s going to cost you in more ways than just financially.

Erica Lay

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Monday, May 20

With planning and problem-solving, a cool, levelheaded approach will help us achieve the best outcomes

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Holiday / Travelling
Oasis of the Seas Cruise Ship


Find out which ships are in port today

The Oasis of the Seas is one of the cruise ships visiting Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions
S'horta fiestas


Mallorca events: What's On from Monday to Thursday

Experience a week (May 20 to 23) of vibrant cultural events in Palma and S'Horta.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Cloud over the Bay of Pollensa, Mallorca

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Tuesday's weather in Mallorca - Another alert for rain

The forecast for Mallorca for Tuesday, 21 May.

Andrew Ede

Monday morning in Palma witnessed a torrential downpour, soaking the city streets with heavy rainfall.

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Thunderstorm warnings extended in Mallorca on Monday

20 litres of water per square metre may be recorded in just one hour.

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Paperwork / Schools
The Nursery and Reception children had a wonderful day out at Fresopolis


Queen's College Primary: Out and about on the island!

There are so many wonderful places to visit in Mallorca and the primary children have been making the most of outdoor learning opportunities.

Queen's College

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca celebrate their opening goal against Almeria

Real Mallorca

Nail-biting stuff as Mallorca stay up

Coupled with Cadiz’s 0-0 draw, Mallorca's place in La Liga was secured for another season.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 17 May 2024