News of the day 25 July 2022
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Latest headlines

The heatwave is coming to an end, temperatures to drop by 10 degrees

"It will be in the north of the island where temperatures drop the most...."

Jason Moore

Rubbish containers in Alcudia on Sunday.

Latest headlines

Alcudia still facing a rubbish problem

Alcudia clean up taking longer than expected.

Humphrey Carter

The horse on the ground in Palma on Sunday.

Latest headlines

Outrage after carriage horse collapses in the centre of Palma in heat wave

Palma council under mounting pressure to ban the horse-drawn carriages.

Humphrey Carter

Death toll remains sready.

Latest headlines

Covid data for the Balearics July 25

Low number reflect fewer tests carried out on a Sunday.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment


Stuck aboard a U.S. aicraft carrier from Palma heading to a war-zone

So there I was sitting in the aircraft waiting for the fairground take-off, when a U.S. sailor announced that there was a fault with the aircraft and there would be no take-off.

Jason Moore

News / Celebs
Annie Lennox is back relaxing in Mallorca.


Superstar puts her feet up in Mallorca

Looks like Annie Lennox is not planning on leaving the island in a hurry.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
A view of the Soller Valley


All things Soller: New faces in the Valley

The fascination of the Soller Valley is that it will ebb and flow dependant of who is in its landscape.

Shirley Roberts

Holiday / Hotels
A prototype of an energy-neutral carbon-neutral hotel marked by a variety of gastronomic options that are a tribute to Menorcan cuisine and way of life


VILLA Le BLANC Gran Meliá, the first Gran Luxe hotel in Menorca and a benchmark in sustainable hotels, opens its doors on Santo Tomás beach.

Located on the beach of Santo Tomás, the hotel has spaces dedicated to wellness, with a spa by the French firm Anne Semonin, as well as a gastro proposal based on local produce and Mediterranean flavours

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Beaches
The quality of the water in the Bay of Pollensa will be improved.


Puerto Pollensa emergency sea quality operation

Pollensa council is going to take drastic action.

Humphrey Carter

Teenager saved from drowning by a drone in Spain.


Drone saves 14-year-old from drowning on a Spanish beach

Lifeguards reached the scene by jet ski.

Oscar Corrons

Holiday / Airport
Holiday / Travelling
Peak time for overseas travel in the UK.


Top tips for British families heading for the Balearics on holiday

It is the busiest time for travel for most Britons so plan ahead.

Prices have reportedly fallen in Mallorca since 2019.


Mallorca is actually cheaper than it was in 2019!

Huge demand for great value all-inclusive holidays.

Malorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Temperatures
Island life / Paperwork
Blue Badge complications for British drivers.


More Brexit blues for British drivers in the Balearics

Another Brexit problem for Blue Badge drivers in Spain.

Humphrey Carter

The British Ambassador is determined to reach a solution and soon.


UK driving licence negotiations could spill over into September

It appears another period of six months to exchange UK licences will be granted but when?

Humphrey Carter

Island life / Living
Mallorca’s first hydrogen plant in Lloseta was opened earlier this year as part of the Balearic government’s drive decarbonise the local economy.


Spain could be the energy hub of Europe

Mallorca already has one of Spain's first hydrogen plants.

Humphrey Carter

Food and drink / Food and drink
Free fruity tonic on table photo, public domain beverage CC0 image.

Food and drink

Try a spritzer when the heat is too high

Few drinks are as easy to make as a spritzer: fill a tall glass with ice cubes, add white wine to taste, and top up with soda water. And that’s it.

Andrew Valente

Edition of 22 July 2022