News of the day 11 July 2022
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Wonder of the Seas

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Find out which ships are in port today

The world's largest cruise ship Wonder of the Seas will be in Palma today.

Ashlee Caliz

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Temperatures reach a record 43 degrees Centigrade

In June, Spaniards weathered the earliest heatwave since 1981, according to AEMET, with temperatures surpassing 40C in parts of central and southern Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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New travel advice for Britons

The report says that strike action may affect easyJet bases in Spain, such as Malaga, Barcelona and Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Property rentals prices in Palma are going through the roof.

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Balearics rental prices go through the roof

Palma is one of the most expensive cities in Spain to rent a flat.

Humphrey Carter

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Second COVID booster jab for those above 60

"It is crucial that everyone above 60 and all vulnerable persons come forth for a second booster dose as quickly as possible."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Jury still out over the wearing of masks again in parts of Spain.

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Covid data in the Balearics for July 11

120 of the new cases were reported in Mallorca.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
Tourists on a terrace in Puerto Soller


Memory lane

As visitors pour into Soller, many having valiantly battled through huge queues at Palma airport, it has given me time to reflect on the Soller of today.

Anna Nicholas

Holiday / Lifestyle
Beach in Pollensa


It Ain’t Alf Hot

This year, with so many travel complications, failures and unreliable promises from unreliable airline companies, we consider ourselves extremely fortunate to already be here on this fantastic holiday island of Mallorca – heat wave and all, without having to experience airport chaos.

Peter Clover

Holiday / Airport
Balearic government would like to cap the number of flights.


Balearics wants to cap air traffic

Calls for better airport management in Palma.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling
Balearic holiday prices set to rise next year.


Mallorca holiday prices to be more expensive next year

Rising fuel prices will be passed on to the consumer.

Humphrey Carter

Protesting Ryanair employee at Madrid Airport


Cabin crew strikes in Spain confirmed

Cabin crew will be striking from Tuesday (Ryanair) and from Friday (easyJet).

Andrew Ede

Weather / Temperatures
Cala Llombards, Santanyi, Mallorca


Monday's weather in Mallorca

A yellow alert for high temperatures in Mallorca's interior on Monday; forecast to get somewhat hotter over the course of the week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Edition of 8 July 2022