News of the day 7 June 2024
News / Latest headlines
It has been a busy week in Mallorca.

Latest headlines

Out of proportion: Mallorca news round-up

Some of the stories to have made the news over recent days.

Andrew Ede

Protest in Arenal, Mallorca against Algerian criminals

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Police operation to 'shield' Arenal

A 24/7 special deployment because of fears of further clashes between residents and Algerians.

Andrew Ede

Properties on the Calvia coast of Mallorca

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Ban on non-resident home buying in the Balearics, a theme for the European elections

The PSOE socialists will seek a ban on the purchase of second homes by non-residents.

Andrew Ede

Avenida Pedro Mas y Reus in Alcudia, Mallorca (old photo)

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Alcudia budget passed despite claims of illegality

The opposition say that planned spending is contrary to the budgetary stability law.

Andrew Ede

Plenty of fun in the sun in Magalluf this summer.

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Magalluf is the "cheating capital" of Europe for frisky Britons

"Alcohol, sun, and the sense of freedom you get from being in a different place are the perfect storm when it comes to a holiday fling."

Humphrey Carter

Sinkhole in Alcudia, Mallorca

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Alcudia's Hole Corner

The sinkhole and the work to now fix it just accentuate the rotten image of what's next to it.

Andrew Ede

Palma is one of the busiest private jet destinations in Europe during the summer.

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Surge in demand for private jet charters to Mallorca

Increased passenger numbers, lack of aircraft, sporting events, staff shortages and strikes will cause problems this summer.

Humphrey Carter

Scene of Palma, Mallorca

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Palma mayor says there will be 1,200 homes for social housing

The tender for the building of these new homes will be issued as soon as possible.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
Daily collapse to enter Soller

Comment

Soller’s traffic woes

“The situation can only get worse this summer, so solutions need to be found quickly.”

Anna Nicholas

Image of traffic in Palma, well before the tourist season started this year.

Comment

Don’t blame tourists for the failings of government

It is not the tourists who should be blamed but the politicians who have allowed home-grown problems to get out of hand.

Jason Moore

A group of German tourists attacked a doorman and caused damages to a bar a few weeks ago in Playa de Palma.

Comment

Everybody needs to be responsible in Mallorca

Clubs and pubs should play their part in promoting respect.

Humphrey Carter

News / Celebs

Celebs

Zuckerberg mega-yacht 'Launchpad' gets plenty of likes in Palma!

In 2018, Mark Zuckerberg beacame the youngest person to appear on Forbes magazine's list of billionaires.

MDB Digital

Jack Grealish with Wayne Lineker.

Celebs

Man City star to spend summer as a DJ in the Balearics

Premier League champion could sign a “four-week loan deal” to clubs in Ibiza.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Ladies, let’s talk Menopause and holistic therapies – do they actually work?

A Qualified Homeopath will work with you to discover the underlying cause of your symptoms, looking not just at the declining hormones, but at your nutrition, lifestyle and stress levels.

Amanda Butler

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Friday, June 7

Many of us may find that our emotional well-being needs some extra support

MDB Digital

I would like to be working on yachts as an engineer

Yacht Business Focus in Mallorca

Charting new waters: A conversation with yacht crew member Trevor Allred in Mallorca

Today I’m speaking with 25 year old Trevor Allred, originally from the US, Trevor’s been in Mallorca for a year and a half working on a 26m Motoryacht.

Erica Lay

Holiday / Travelling
MSC Seaview cruise ship

Travelling

Find out which ships are in port today

The MSC Seaview is the only cruise ship to visit Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions
The Mallorca Live Festival, taking place next week, will have 5 different stages.

Attractions

Your guide to Mallorca Live Festival 2024

In addition to live music, the Mallorca Live Festival will feature an Art Zone, a World Food Market, a Chill Out Zone, and Visual Arts displays.

Ashlee Caliz

Evening potato fair in Sa Pobla

Attractions

Mallorca events: What's On from Friday to Sunday

This weekend (June 7-9) there are fairs in Selva (Herbs), Sa Pobla (Evening potato) and Son Servera plus fiestas in Santa Ponsa (Rocio). Also Palma will host the Binter NightRun and the friendly football match between Spain and N. Ireland. Plenty of musical concerts, tributes and parties!

Andrew Ede

Mallorca Live Festival 2024

Attractions

Mallorca events: What's On from Monday to Thursday

This week the anticipated Mallorca Live Festival kicks off in Magalluf.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Weather forcast for Friday, June 7 2024 in Palma

Latest news

Friday's weather in Palma: it's going to be hot

Relatively high temperatures in Palma for Friday, June 7.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather forcast for Friday, June 7 2024 in Soller

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Getting hot in Soller!

Blazing day in Soller for Friday, June 7.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather forcast for Friday, June 7 2024 in Alcudia

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Scorching heat in Alcudia!

Brace yourselves for a toasty day this Friday, June 7 in Alcudia.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather forcast for Friday, June 7 2024 in Puerto Andratx.

Latest news

Sunny with a gentle breeze in Puerto Andratx

A fantastic day in Puerto Andratx is forecast for Friday, June 7.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

People on the beach in Santa Ponsa

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A scorching day for Santa Ponsa on Friday

High temperatures and partial cloud cover forecast for Friday, June 7.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cala Agulla, Mallorca

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Saturday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Saturday, the eighth of June.

Andrew Ede

Paperwork / Living

Living

Take a look at what's on offer in our Classifieds this week!

Cars, Properties, Services, Items for sale - Don't miss what's on offer in this week's classified's!

Cathy Caliz

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca goalkeeper Predrag Rajkovic

Real Mallorca

Summer transfer window opens on July 1 for Real Mallorca

During the 36 days of the transfer market this summer, there won’t be the usual whirlwind of activity as money for most clubs in La Liga looks to be too tight to mention.

Monro Bryce

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