News of the day 27 May 2024
News / Latest headlines
It is becoming increasingly difficult to live on the islands.

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Mallorca neighbourhood organisation proposes requirement of living in the Balearic Islands 5 years to buy a house

The organisation also proposes recognising the islands as a "tense zone" to regulate rental prices.

MDB Digital

Saturday's mass demonstration against mass tourism in Palma

Latest headlines

Mallorca tourism protest “is just the beginning”

Tourism generates 45% of the islands’ gross domestic product.

Humphrey Carter

Gridlock on the road to Formentor lighthouse.

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Traffic restrictions to top Mallorca tourist spot

The traffic restrictions will be in place from 10 a.m. to 10.30 p.m.

Humphrey Carter

Can Calo boasts being set in one of the best locations on Mallorca.

Latest headlines

How about living next door to Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones in Mallorca?

"Can Calo offers the best sunset location in the heart of the Serra de Tramuntana".

Humphrey Carter

Video capture on Twitter

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Spain's foreign minister condemns 'scandalous' Israeli flamenco video

The video shows the Spanish flag then a couple dancing to flamenco music.

Graham Keeley & MDB Digital

Fortunately, the stingray eventually managed to free itself and swim away.

Latest headlines

Spectacular stingray spotted in Mallorcan waters

See the video here! This is the second incredible sea encounter in Puerto Soller this month.

MDB Digital

News / Comment
Shouty voices sometimes hurt my ears


Shouty people in Mallorca

Of course, not everyone on the island is ‘shouty shouty’, yet it’s fair to say that a lot of Mallorcans are loud!

Peter Clover

FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Emergency landing at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport, in Bangkok


Singapore sling?

Having just returned from a whirlwind business trip to Singapore, I felt a certain unease reading about the ordeal of those who suffered severe turbulence on a recent flight to the country.

Anna Nicholas

News / Celebs
FILE PHOTO: Premiere for Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour in Los Angeles


Taylor Swift makes surprise stop in the Balearics

The islands are visited every summer by the most varied and top-level personalities.

Marina J. Ramos & MDB Digital

Holiday / Lifestyle
Agencies like mine interview crew in person wherever possible

Crew focus in Mallorca

Captains, Managers and Owners: Getting the best out of your Crew Agent

Each yacht has its own programme and demands, your crew agent should understandthat, and more importantly understand you.

Erica Lay

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Monday, May 27

It's a great day to host or attend an event, as many people will be in a friendly kind of mood

MDB Digital

Holiday / Travelling
The Seven Seas Navigator is one of the cruise ships in Palma today


Find out which ships are in port today

The Oasis of the Seas is one of the cruise ships in the Port of Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Weather / Latest news
A change in the weather is forecast for the end of the week.

Latest news

Mallorca braced for a cold snap

An unsettled week ahead in Mallorca and across the Balearics.

Humphrey Carter

Cuber reservoir, Mallorca

Latest news

Tuesday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Tuesday, 28 May.

Andrew Ede

Paperwork / Schools
Year 6 fruit party


The Academy International School news roundup

The Academy International School had a fruitful science week, university tours in the Netherlands, a farm visit for young children, and musical activities enhancing piano skills from Year 1 to Year 6.

The Academy International School

Sport / Other Sports

Other Sports

Diego Krasimirov: Bulgarian Mallorcan boxer, coached by a Brit, aiming to conquer the world

Diego's fight is on June 7 at 7pm at the Palau d’Esports Melani Costa in Calvia - Tickets on sale now!

Mia Naprta

Food and drink / Food and drink
Cocktail Hour: Restaurante Miró in Deya

Food and drink

Cocktail Hour: Restaurante Miró in Deya

Cocktail Miró came in a classic rock glass, garnished with thinly sliced kumquat on a cocktail stick.

Mia Naprta

Edition of 24 May 2024