News of the day 1 June 2024
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Holidaying Spanish students in Mallorca

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June tourist 'saturation' and Spanish students

The students represent only a small fraction of overall tourist numbers, but they also represent a major headache.

Andrew Ede

Magaluf Mallorca - red zones for tourism of excesses

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Magalluf red zone of tourism of excesses cut by 90%

The town hall administration (PP and Vox) says it is "committed to positioning Magalluf as a safe and quality tourist destination".

Andrew Ede

Manager of the Medusa Beach Club that collapsed in Playa de Palma, Mallorca

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Tragedy and tourist overcrowding: Mallorca news round-up

Some of the stories to have been in the news in recent days.

Andrew Ede

Millions of drivers have been hacked.

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Spanish police investigate whether hackers stole millions of drivers' data

Over the past month, three of Spain's largest companies - telecoms giant Telefonica, lender Santander and energy company Iberdrola - have reported suffering cyberattacks.


Traffic jam on the Formentor road in Pollensa, Mallorca

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Formentor - on and on it goes, but at least there are sunloungers

One senses a touch of Pollensa town hall weariness with the whole Formentor saga; just like everyone else.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
A group of people stage a performance protest in Mallorca


Protest? What protest?

What was this really, as the impetus appeared to have come from ill-chosen words by a Vox member of the Balearic parliament.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Saturday, June 1

The cosmos gift us some light-hearted and energising vibes

MDB Digital

Conor Benn is back in Mallorca, his second home, having spent twelve years growing up on the island.


“Mallorca is my second home” says top British boxer “The Destroyer” Benn

"I’m the number one boxer in my weight in the UK and Europe and one of the top three in the world and so far no one has got the blueprint on how to beat me so bring it on.”

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Beaches
Today's beach invasion in Mallorca.


Mallorcans storm the beaches in protest against overcrowding

“We will continue fighting for the interests of citizens and for coexistence between residents and tourists."

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Airport
Border guards will check you’re complying with the 90-day visa-free limit for short stays in the Schengen area.


Important UK travel rules and regulations reminder if heading for Mallorca this summer

Stick to the current rules for liquids and laptops when preparing their hand luggage for airport security.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling
The Marella Voyager is one of the cruise ships visiting Palma today


Find out which ships are in port today

There are two cruise ships schedule to dock in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Weather / Latest news
Cala Murta in Pollensa, Mallorca

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Sunday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Sunday, the second of June.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 31 May 2024