News of the day 6 June 2024
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Mallorca protest about the housing crisis and tourist overcrowding

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Meliá Hotels' CEO - Holiday lets to blame for overcrowding

Expansion of the holiday rental sector - legal and illegal - is "key" to understanding the situation that many overcrowded destinations are experiencing.

Andrew Ede

Guardia Civil and Llucmajor Police at an incident involving young Algerians in Arenal, Mallorca

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Trouble flares in Arenal because of the young Algerians

Some 200 gypsies gathered and said they were going to lynch the Algerians.

Andrew Ede

The protests against mass tourism have only just begun.

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British tourist industry warned to take Mallorca protests “seriously”

Mallorca searches are down by 15 per cent year on year while destinations such as Turkey and Greece have seen searches up by 45 per cent and 35 per cent.

Humphrey Carter

Famous Menorcan village can't cope with visitor numbers any more.

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Balearics island planning to hike tourist tax in July and August to combat mass tourism

There are mounting calls for the tourist tax to be raised for the cruise industry.

Humphrey Carter

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Sexual assault on flight to the Balearics forces plane to divert

As the plane was leaving Britain, the crew was alerted to a passenger in need of medical attention.

MDB Digital

The scratches to the hire car and the warning sticker.

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Hire cars being vandalised in Mallorca

Stickers warning: “Your rental car is not safe. Beware of the locals, they are angry."

Humphrey CarterFernando Fernandez

Police in Arenal, Mallorca at a building being boarded up

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Mayor says that Algerians have left Arenal

The police say that it is not certain that the Algerian men had come from Son Gotleu.

Andrew Ede

British detective, Miranda Blake (Elen Rhys), and a German detective, Max Winter (Julian Looman) in action in Mallorca.

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It’s official The Mallorca Files is back

The Mallorca Files will continue “Introducing global audiences to the stunning island of Mallorca..."

Humphrey Carter

Gabriel Escarrer Julià, after whom the promenade in Magaluf has been named

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Magalluf's promenade has a new name ... that of a hotelier

Gabriel Escarrer Julià founded what was to become Meliá Hotels International in 1956.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Thursday, June 6

It's an ideal time for setting goals and starting new projects

MDB Digital

We cannot talk about marine conservation and quality tourism without mentioning a key variable: quantity


Quality (and quantity) tourism in the Balearics

After years of hearing that we need to grow in value and not in volume, we hope that we can finally move from words to action.

Aniol Esteban

Holiday / Travelling
Costa Pacifica cruise ship


Find out which ships are in port today

The Costa Pacifica is visiting the Port of Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions
BAD BOYS: RIDE OR DIE – Official Trailer (HD)


'Bad Boys' Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are back this summer!

New films showing from Friday, June 6 in English in Palma and Marratxi are: Bad Boys: Ride or Die, The Watchers and Ex-Husbands.

Christina Buchet

Weather / Latest news
View in the background of Puerto Soller

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A hot day expected in Soller

Very hot weather om Soller for Thursday, June 6.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather forecast for Alcudia for June, 6 2024

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A beautiful day awaits Alcudia

Weather Forecast for Thursday, June 6 2024.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather forecast for Santa Ponsa for June, 6 2024

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Welcoming warmth in Santa Ponsa!

Santa Ponsa is gearing up for an outstanding day on Thursday, June 6 with zero chance of rainfall.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather forcast for Puerto Andratx for June, 6 2024

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Chilly start but warm finish in Puerto Andratx

Puerto Andratx will be under 70% cloud cover for Thursday, June 6.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The beach is going to be the best place to be over the next few days in the Balearics.

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Warning: Temperatures about to hit 36ºC in Mallorca!

Serra de Tramuntana will be on alert for high winds.

Humphrey Carter

Temperatures in Mallorca for Thursday, 6 June, 2024

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Friday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Friday the seventh of June.

Andrew Ede

Paperwork / Paperwork
You also need to consider the ongoing costs of maintaining and renting out property, plus tax implications, to establish the real returns


Look beyond property to unlock investment potential in Mallorca

While property offers potentially higher long-term returns, this is not guaranteed. You also need to consider the ongoing costs of maintaining and renting out property, plus tax implications, to establish the real returns.

Cathal Rochford, Partner Blevins Franks

The Mallorcans / News
The Mallorcans Chapter 15 Vicenç Mulet

The Mallorcans

In harmony with home and nature in Mallorca

The new episode of the video series by German TV journalist Sibylle Tiessen is about the well-known Mallorcan architect Vicenç Mulet, who is setting new standards in house construction.

MDB DigitalAnja Schmidt

Edition of 31 May 2024