News of the day 8 June 2023
News / Latest headlines
Arrests for beating up a stepfather in Palma

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Arrests for beating up a stepfather in Palma

The stepfather had sought to prevent his stepdaughter being involved with some "bad sorts".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A file image of the Uber app

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How Uber works and what you have to do to book it in Mallorca!

Both users and drivers can rate each other, which is very useful information for ensuring the quality of the service.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Press conference by taxi driver representatives in Mallorca

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Mallorca taxi representatives meeting to discuss Uber "illegality"

Representatives are ruling out protests that would "paralyse the islands' airports".

Andrew Ede

Lío Mallorca in Palma under construction (as in April 2023)

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Lío Mallorca restaurant fully booked for opening night

The club is opening a bit later than had originally been thought.

Andrew Ede

Spanish students in Arenal, Mallorca

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Arenal security plan for Spanish students starts on Friday

An attempt to control the unwanted effects of so-called study trips.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
The first Uber's roll out of Poligono Son Olms


Taxi help in Mallorca

Local taxi drivers are going to have to learn to live with Uber, like their counterparts across Spain.

Jason Moore

The island of calm is drowning in overcrowding


“Not my Mallorca...”

I have heard this on a number of occasions over the past week. Not only are people moving out of parts of Palma, they are leaving the island.

Humphrey Carter

Phillip Schofield


Emotional incontinence

British newspapers have gone into overdrive and the public too.

Anna Nicholas

A restaurant who is specialist in meat


Specialists in meat (and other Mallorcan advertising)

If one restaurant claims to be specialists in meat, and the one next door also claims to be, then which specialists should customers opt for?

Andrew Ede

Sleeping alone


Up the wooden stairs to Bedfordshire!

Someone will be sleeping on a sofa I reckon, and it isn’t going to be me!

Frank Leavers

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Thursday, June 8

If we do have work scheduled, we should find that we're able to move along and get things done seamlessly...

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

When do the summer sales start?


When do the summer sales start?

It's the perfect opportunity to renew your wardrobe and acquire the most sought-after pieces at reduced prices.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Beaches
New rules and regulations for Colonia de Sant Jordi beaches.


New crackdown on one of Mallorca’s top beaches

Breaking the new laws will result in maximum fine of up to 3,000 euros.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling
Costa's Diadema is visiting Palma today


Find out which ships are in port today

There are two cruise ships scheduled to visit Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Drunk German tourists in Mallorca

Majorca tourism

The low-cost, 48-hour drinking holidays in Arenal

Young German tourists arrive solely with the intention of getting drunk.

Andrew Ede

The Spanish can't get enough of the UK.


Spanish tourists are splashing record levels of cash in London

Spanish market is the fifth most important in terms of both spending and visits to the UK.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Attractions
Weather / Latest news
Highs in the Balearics on June 8

Latest news

Friday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Friday, June 9.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Paperwork
You can only spend up to 90 days in any rolling 180-day period without a visa


Spain’s Non-Lucrative Visa

Spain continues to welcome UK citizens to their communities, but it is under different rules and the process is more bureaucratic and complex.

Cathal Rochford, Partner Blevins Franks

Edition of 2 June 2023