News of the day 6 October 2022
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Find out which ships are in port today

The Le Champlain is the only cruise ship visiting Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Magaluf beach, Mallorca

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Calvia sunlounger assistants misappropriated 21,000 euros

They will avoid prison if they repay the money within two months.

Andrew Ede

Tragic accident took place in the early hours of this morning.

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One dead and five injured in Balearic boat accident

One of the victims was flown to hospital in a critical condition.

Humphrey Carter

Drunk driver was caught racing in the early hours in central Palma.

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Fast and furious on the streets of Mallorca

Woman caught speeding on a motorbike at 124 klometres per hour in Palma.

Nine small boats were intercepted in 24 hours in the Balearics.

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151 migrants caught in the Balearics in 24 hours

So far this year 104 small boats with 1,513 people on board have been detected off the Balearic coast.

The father was taken to prison while the mother was released with charges.

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Father accused of abusing two-month-old baby in Palma jail

Forensic doctor said that injuries had been caused by some kind of object.

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Amber Heard has been on the island for a few months.

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Is Amber Heard going to set up home in Mallorca?

"She moved to the island in June shortly after the end of her trial...."

Jason Moore

If you are catching public transport, don't forget your mask!

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Still no plans to lift masks on public transport in Spain

Masks shoud still be worn in chemists in Mallorca.

Holiday / Travelling
Passengers on the inaugural United Airlines flight to Palma, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

American travel agents to hold annual conference in Mallorca

Something of a coup for Mallorca, as this conference has always been held in Miami.

Andrew Ede

easyJet will be linking Palma with Southend again next year.


The only way is Essex for Mallorca next summer

Airline operated four weekly flights between Southend and Palma this summer

Holiday / Attractions
Blauets choir at the fair in Lluc, Mallorca


What's on in Mallorca on Sunday

Fresh fish weekend in Cala Ratjada; Lluc fair; Oktoberfest.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
Mallorca is now on storm warning.

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Mallorca is now on heavy storm alert

The rain will ease over the weekend but isolated showers can be expected.

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Temperatures
Weather alerts for the Balearics issued on October 6, 2022


Friday's weather in Mallorca

East and northeast of Mallorca have been very hard hit by torrential rain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Living
Reducing wealth tax on second home some say would boost investment.


Calls to scrap wealth tax on second homeowners in Mallorca

Reducing the wealth tax is a move to ease the cost of living and boost investment

Has the menu del dia had its chips?


Mallorca’s menu del dia could be eaten up by inflation

The menu del dia was dreamt up as a "tourist menu".


Edition of 30 September 2022