News of the day 27 May 2022
News / Latest headlines
The scene of where the Briton fell.

Latest headlines

Update: British tourist seriously injured after Palma hotel fall

Briton fell ten metres, had been drinking according to the police.

Humphrey Carter

The whale was cut free by divers in Mallorca last week.

Latest headlines

Whale rescued in Mallorca sadly dies

Divers in Mallorca carried out a daring rescue operation.

Humphrey Carter

Palma's Son Espases hospital is feeling the pressure.

Latest headlines

Palma hospital feeling the pressure

Top doctor says balcony accidents just the tip of the iceberg.

Humphrey Carter

Protest outside Justice Ministry in Madrid

Latest headlines

Spain's Congress passes bill qualifying all non-consensual sex as rape

"Spain is a freer and safer country for all women".

Emma Pinedo

One more death reported.

Latest headlines

Friday Covid figures for the Balearics

Palma still has the highest number of new cases.

Humphrey Carter

Santa Catalina, Palma, Mallorca - people on the streets at 4.30am.

Latest headlines

Santa Catalina - the noise goes on, and the complaints mount

Palma's Santa Catalina - a focus for the apparent incompatibility between lives of residents and nightlife culture.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
Shopping in Palma


Open all hours in Palma

“What is the point of shops opening on a Monday when there are no cruise ships in Port?”

Jason Moore

Travel from New York to Palma in June 2022


The Americans are coming to Mallorca

Mallorcans love New York but I think the Americans are also going to enjoy coming to Palma.

Humphrey Carter

Illustration shows test tube labelled "Monkeypox virus positive"


Funky Monkey Mania

This week Anna Nicholas discusses the lastest pandemic: Moneypox. Also warns people about the recent incidents of pick pocketing and pavements in Soller so watch out!

Anna Nicholas

Holiday / Lifestyle
The Lloseta Shoe Fair


How the poor shoemakers of Mallorca came to be an export force

The shoemakers of the late nineteenth century were in fact the best paid workers in Mallorca, but even so, they weren’t that well paid.

Andrew Ede

Sunny terraces everywhere


"We are a traditional hotel, with traditional values"

Meet Lorraine and Martin Xamena, who run the Bon Sol hotel in Illetes, which began as a guest house with 14 rooms.

Vicki McLeod

Holiday / Beaches
Cala Major is one of the most searched for beaches.


Cala Major is most searched for beach in Spain

Mallorca's beaches topping the charts again.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Airport
Flights through French airspace will be delayed.


Fears of flight delays to Mallorca this summer

France is upgrading is air traffic control system.

Humphrey Carter


It's not fair, long queues for taxis at Palma airport

"Bulletin readers complain of queues and increase in parking charges...."

Jason Moore

Holiday / Attractions
The Social Club is the place to be this weekend!


Let's go out: Places to go, things to drink on Mallorca

Looking for somewhere to have a drink this weekend?

Ashlee Caliz


Travelling around Mallorca: A walk into the past of Soller

This walk starts from Soller station where you turn right up the alley past the El Guia Hotel...

Shirley Roberts

Magalluf's Hippy Market


Hey Man! Magalluf's Hippy Market is now open

Magalluf take us to a hippy era this summer!

Christina Buchet

Castell de Santueri in Felanitx, Mallorca


Castell de Santueri open to the public again

One of Mallorca's most important historical landmarks.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Temperatures
Mallorca mountains and sky


Friday's weather in Mallorca

May be cloud first thing, but it will clear. Up to 28C.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Schools
Queen's College students working hard to make a difference


Change is happening! Queen’s College students working hard to make a difference

The students at Queen's College aim to reduce our paper consumption and use recycled paper.

Queen's College

Dos Manos Schools Programme at Can Pere Antoni beach in Palma


News roundup from The Academy International School

This week the students worked with Save the Med Foundation, nursery children use iPads and going to Son Bonet airport to talk to the firefighters who protect the environment of the islands.

The Academy International School

Island life / Living
New farming technologies need to be introduced in African farming


Strengthening resilience in nutrition and food security on the African Continent

This year marks 60 years after the formation of the Organization of African Unity.

Revd. Ishaneus Gusha

Sport / Real Mallorca
Pablo Maffeo, he was undoubtedly our best signing last Summer.

Real Mallorca

Big changes on the way at R.C.D Mallorca

A busy summer is coming to Mallorca.

Monro BryceMonro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Cricket in Mallorca

Other Sports

Mallorca’s first ever junior cricket tournament

The tournament will be made up of 4 teams of 8 players from across Spain; Costa Del Sol, Madrid, Barcelona and the hosts Mallorca Meerkats.

Chad Harwood-Jones

Rafael Nadal against Botic Van De Zandschulp at Roland Garros

Other Sports

Nadal eases into the fourth round at the French Open

Nadal now faces an opponent who is trained by his uncle Toni.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Food and drink / Food and drink
Juicy apricots

Food and drink

Precocious Apricots

At this time of year apricots are just about the best fruit choice in local markets.

Marc Fosh

Edition of 27 May 2022