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A whale entangled in a fishing net off Mallorca was freed by divers.

The rescue of the whale caught in fishing net

Divers with cutting equipment managed to remove the net.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Smoking in Mallorca

Balearics one of the regions with the most smokers

The Balearics have the second lowest percentage of teenage smokers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Surge in monkeypox cases linked to sauna in Spain

"The Public Health Department will carry out an even more detailed analysis... to control contagion, cut the chains of transmission and try to mitigate the transmission of this virus as much as possible."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Queuing for Caló des Moro beach in Mallorca in summer 2021

Santanyi town hall advising of Caló des Moro traffic restrictions

Caló des Moro is very popular, but parking is a real problem.

Andrew Ede

Scooters in Palma, Mallorca

Palma town hall looking at measures for "two-wheelers"

Motorbikes, mopeds and scooters could all become subject to restriction and parking payment.

Andrew Ede

Fire at a bar terrace in Arenal, Mallorca

German tourists arrested for Arenal fire

The bar terrace caught fire immediately.

Andrew Ede

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PCR testing

Coronavirus news

Doctor accused of issuing false PCR tests is cleared

The doctor was the subject of a German TV investigation last year.

Andrew Ede20/05/2022 09:22

National Police in Mallorca

Woman arrested after leaving her daughter home alone for two weeks

Two people were hired to look after the girl, but this care was only limited.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/05/2022 08:43

Holidaying Spanish students at an event in Palma

Majorca tourism

Spanish student "study trips" generate 30 million euros

One of the main organisers has held a meeting with local authorities to address problems.

Andrew Ede20/05/2022 08:08

Motorhomes parked in Sa Coma, Sant Llorenç, Mallorca

Motorhome owners demanding camping spaces

There is to be a protest on Saturday to demand campsites and facilities.

Andrew Ede20/05/2022 07:03

Sasha, moored at Club de Mar, Palma, Mallorca

"Provisional seizure" of yacht in Palma

Checks are being made on Russian ownership.

Andrew Ede19/05/2022 20:48


Mallorca on forest fire alert as temperatures hit record high

Temperatures forecast to hit the 38 degrees Centigade mark.

Jason Moore19/05/2022 17:40

The kitchen knife used during the argument.

Couple arrested for violent argument

Victim claims to have been attacked before.

Humphrey Carter19/05/2022 14:55

No further deaths have been reported.

Covid figures for Thursday in the Balearics

Palma has the highest number of new cases over the past two weeks.

Humphrey Carter19/05/2022 14:43

Longer holidays.

Longer holidays could mean that there is no room at the Mallorca inn place!

There is a speculation that Mallorca could welcome more visitors than it did in 2019, considered a record year.

Jason Moore19/05/2022 13:22


Why monkeypox cases are spreading in Europe, US

Smallpox was eradicated by vaccination in 1980, and the shot has since been phased out. But it also protects against monkeypox, and so the winding down of vaccination campaigns has led to a jump in monkeypox cases in areas where the disease is endemic, according to Anne Rimoin, an epidemiology professor at UCLA in California.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/05/2022 12:41

Suspect assaulted and robbed a tourist in the Playa de Palma.

Dangerous criminal on the run in Palma

Thief on the run has at least 15 previous convictions.

Humphrey Carter19/05/2022 12:31

Construction workers in Mallorca

A fifth of workers in the Balearics are foreign

Italians, Germans and Moroccans are the most numerous.

Andrew Ede19/05/2022 09:46

Former king Juan Carlos with King Felipe

Juan Carlos arriving in Spain on Thursday

The former king has been away from Spain for almost two years.

Efe19/05/2022 08:41

Bus in Palma, Mallorca knocks over a lamppost

Palma bus knocks lamppost over

The bus had apparently stopped where it wouldn't normally stop.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/05/2022 20:40

Sunbathers on the beach during a warm spring day

Spain braced for the hottest May in two decades

32 degrees Centigrade is top temperature in Malorca today

Jason Moore18/05/2022 15:40