News of the day 2 August 2022
News / Latest headlines
Hire-car operator at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

More hire cars shipped to Mallorca to meet demand

The number of available cars is still way lower than it was in summer 2019.

Andrew Ede

Rubbish in the morning in Playa de Palma, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Clean-up operation in Playa de Palma - every morning

A resident says that the amount of rubbish is "a disaster".

Andrew Ede

Hippie market in Magalluf, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Magalluf hotel occupancy as good as if not better than in 2019

Price increases are said not to be denting business activity.

Andrew Ede

Image of the incident in a club in Magalluf, Mallorca involving the brother of Maximillian White

Latest headlines

Investigation into the death of the brother of British medicinal cannabis billionaire

The brother of Maximillian White was involved in an altercation at a Magalluf club.

Andrew Ede

A BMW that was being driven recklessly in the Tramuntana Mountains, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Skidding and speeding - reckless driving in the Tramuntana

It's no longer just the illegal motorbikes races in the mountains; there is reckless car driving as well.

Andrew Ede

Ice production at Cubito Veloz in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Mallorca experiencing problems with the supply of ice

There has been some rationing at supermarkets; restaurants haven't been affected.

Andrew Ede

Moors and Christians battle in Pollensa, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Moors and Christians return to Pollensa

Because of Covid, there was no battle in 2020 or 2021.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Celebs
María Laura Medina and Ricardo Salinas Pliego in Mallorca.

Celebs

One of the richest women in the world in Mallorca

Ricardo Salinas Pliego owns the Lady Moura super yacht.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Es Repic

Lifestyle

All about Soller - Life on a small island with big aspirations…

The front page of the Travel section of the New York Times recently had an article about tourism to ‘small island’ Mallorca.

Shirley Roberts

Holiday / Beaches
Holiday / Airport
Holiday / Travelling
The Balearics is Spain's top destination for foreign visitors this year.

Travelling

Balearic tourism is booming, busting pre-pandemic figures

Balearics is Spain's top destination for foreign tourists.

Humphrey Carter/Reuters

BA have grounded more flights out of the UK.

Travelling

BA halts short-haul ticket sales until Aug. 8

Airlines and airports across Britain and Europe have struggled to cope with the rebound in post-lockdown travel.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
People walk near a thermometer that displays a temperature of 26.8 degrees Celsius at a shopping mall in Madrid

Latest news

Spain mandates temperature highs and lows in buildings to save energy

The measures promote working remotely several days a week to save fuel.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Temperatures
Island life / Schools
A Level Sport programme at Palma College

Schools

BTEC International Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport

The course is a mixture of in person teaching at Palma College with a Loughborough College teacher and a small part online direct with Loughborough College.

Mallorca International School

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