News of the day 24 June 2022
News / Latest headlines
The cruise ship Celebrity Edge docked in Palma

Latest headlines

Find out which cruise ships are in Palma's port today

There are three cruise ships due in port: Silver Dawn, MSC Meraviglia and Celebrity Edge.

Christina Buchet

Sant Joan fiestas in Palma, Mallorca

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The return of the magic of Sant Joan Eve

People took to the beaches, while demons ran with fire.

Andrew Ede

Palma town hall building, Mallorca

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Palma town hall official charged with stealing fines cash

He was arrested on Wednesday and charged with embezzlement of public funds.

Andrew Ede

Sign for no swimming in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Appeal against Palma Bay faecal spills court ruling

This concerns the environment ministry and an alleged failure to sanction the municipal services agency.

Andrew Ede

Spanish economy continues to struggle.

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Spanish economic growth slows

Earlier this month, the Bank of Spain lowered its growth forecast.

Marta Serafinko

Number of new cases of Covid on the rise again.

Latest headlines

Balearics could be facing the seventh wave of Covid

Experts in Mallorca are monitoring developments closely.

Humphrey Carter

Emmergency teams in action in Minorca as the island celebrates.

Latest headlines

British tourist suffers broken arm on Balearic party night

Minorca celebrating one of its largest fiestas of the year.

Humphrey Carter

National Police in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Man critical after being kicked in the neck

The attacker fled the scene; the National Police homicide squad is in charge of the investigation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A drowning in Peguera, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Drowning in Paguera

Medics and police spent half an hour trying to revive him.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Palma airport.

Comment

Airport delays

“Palma airport was not prepared for Brexit and British tourists are paying the price...”

Jason Moore

News / Celebs
Holiday / Lifestyle
Stephen Blue in concert

Lifestyle

A Piano Beneath the Stars

The traditional two week festivities are already in full swing!

Peter Clover

Aina Bauzá on board her 6.5-metre Mini yacht Redó at the Club de Vela Port d’Andratx

Lifestyle

Aina Bauzá on course to become the first Balearic woman to cross the Atlantic single-handed

This week's Theme of the Week we talk to Mallorcan sailor Aina Bauzà who is busy preparing and training for the Mini Transat is one of the most demanding transoceanic races in the world.

Humphrey Carter

The pool in Soller is now open!

Lifestyle

All things Soller: Summer is here

Soller’s outdoor pool has just opened and that is very important for local people and visitors who use it as their beach club.

Shirley Roberts

Madrid hosts 2022 World Dog Show

Lifestyle

Who's top dog? Spain holds world contest

Special entry from Ukraine this year.

Guillermo Martinez

The summer sales have started in Palma.

Lifestyle

Summer sales kick off in Mallorca, tourists cash in

Small retailers claim the sales have started too early.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Airport
Holiday / Travelling
Stricter enrty rules for Britons coming to the Balearics and Spain next year.

Travelling

Britons could be denied entry to the Balearics next year

Since Brexit, UK citizens have not needed a visa to visit any EU member states and passengers have just been using their British passport.

Humphrey Carter

Airport disruptions expected as Ryanair cabin crew kick off strike in Spain

Travelling

Europe's summer travel chaos: update

Surging inflation causing labour unrest across Europe.

Reuters

Holiday / Attractions
BCM, Magalluf

Attractions

Let's Go Out: Summer Party Time

Where to go, what to drink? This is the big question this weekend on Mallorca!

Ashlee Caliz

Weather / Temperatures
Puerto Pollensa, Mallorca

Temperatures

Friday's weather in Mallorca

Very pleasant, with good breezes but not as strong as those on Thursday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Schools
Year 6 students graduate Primary School at The Academy

Schools

End of school year at the Academy International School

Another year goes by and this year's school term has come to an end. Here is how the Academy International School ended their week.

Academy International School

Sport / Real Mallorca
Argentinian Matias Dituro, a Mallorca goalkeeping option.

Real Mallorca

Season tickets go on sale from Monday as Mallorca open new 22/23 campaign away at At. Bilbao

Kubo is a bit like Neymar and doesn’t look to be a team player and tries to beat everybody on his own.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Rafael Nadal during practice this week in London.

Other Sports

Nadal, and his foot, under scrutiny as he chases third Wimbledon title

During the French Open, there was a lingering fear that every match Nadal played at Roland Garros could be his last.

Pritha Sarkar

Cristiano Ronaldo training in Mallorca

Other Sports

Ronaldo trains at Real Mallorca's facilities

Manchester United's first match of the new Premier League season will be on August 7.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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