News of the day 30 June 2023
News / Latest headlines
Building work in Ibiza

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Building works in Mallorca being abandoned because of costs

Public authorities are failing to adjust valuations to take account of increased costs.

Andrew Ede

Resident of the old prison in Palma, Mallorca

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Living in a rubbish dump: Palma's old prison

The town hall is well aware of the situation but hasn't done anything.

Andrew Ede

It's been a busy week for Rafa Nadal.

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New statue unveiled of Rafa Nadal in Mallorca

The first statue of Nadal was unveiled at Roland Garros in May 2021.

Humphrey Carter

ATP 250 Mallorca Championships 2023

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Your weekly news catch up in Mallorca

This week opening of a new hotel in Palmanova, new night club, buggies and quads, music festival problem, dirty Palma and the weather.

Andrew Ede

Our dear volunteer Gaetane with the bell at the Son Llatzer hospital

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Bell of Dreams inaugurated at Son Llatzer hospital in Palma

Such bells can be seen in many other major cancer wards and hospitals.

Cancer Support Group

Angela McGrath donating €15,000 to Aspanob

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A Mallorca charity shop donated 31,000 Euros to cancer charities

The charity shop has been raising vital funds for cancer charities in the Balearic Islands since it first opened in 2011.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporterCalanova Cancer Care Charity Shop

Push for tougher controls of jet skis.

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Mallorca calls for jet ski speed limits

Concerns that jet skis pose a threat to marine life.

Humphrey Carter

Photo Twitter: Tom Osman.

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Some thoughts about living in Mallorca which have caused a social media sensation

Taking your children to the beach after school is one of the greatest pleasures in life.

Jason Moore

Hotel chambermaid in Mallorca

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Reinforcements for high-season employment inspections

The inspection plan has been organised by the acting government.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
Brexit and the European Union


Time to vote again

“All those who are responsible for Brexit should be made to eat their words in public...”

Jason Moore

Harry and Meghan


Harry and Meghan Meltdown

Rebranding the Sussexes would not be easy because, frankly, what do they have to offer?

Anna Nicholas

The traditional Mallorcan "tumbet"


Traditions industry: Mallorcan food is cultural heritage

“Gastronomy is much more than food. It reflects the culture, heritage, traditions and sense of community of different peoples ... Gastronomy tourism is emerging as an important protector of cultural heritage.”

Andrew Ede

Concert by Simply Red in Palma in 2016


It’s only Rock & Roll, but I like it!

Then there was a number of fantastic gigs I did the press & media for when a number of superb artists visited Mallorca in the noughties.

Frank Leavers

News / Celebs
Nicole Kidman in Mallorca


Diary of a news and celebrity photographer in Mallorca

Today I am writing this column for the first time after several years of publishing some of my photos and now I will tell you my “little stories”.

Joan Llado

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Friday, June 30

Excitement, adventure and big laughs should be in ample supply today.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mallorca’s Fun Dog Show: Magawoof


Magawoof closes on a Paws-itive note

"The biggest thanks goes to all who attended and donated so generously to Music Therapy at Hospital Son Espases. See you next year.”

Sarah Forge

Trends & Fashion

Mango unveils the most stunning jumpsuit of the season

The colour is a real hit because it enhances the summer tan and is also very elegant.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourists and holidaymakers enjoy the sunset on the beach in Puerto Soller


Soller Valley is all about visitors and tourism

‘Can we really afford that holiday?’ is the question.

Shirley Roberts

Holiday / Hotels


New twist in battle of the towel in Mallorca

The worker was praised by a number of people online.

Jason Moore

Holiday / Beaches
Water is being tested at Illetas beach,


Popular Mallorca beach closed, water being tested

If you are looking for an alternative beach consult the app.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Airport
Holiday / Travelling
The MSC Seaview is one of the ships visiting Palma today


Find out which ships are in port today

There are three cruise ships scheduled to visit Palma today

Cathy Caliz

United Airlines are flying direct to Palma again this summer.


Americans going crazy for Mallorca

10,000 travellers from the US flew to Mallorca in 2022.

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Latest news

Latest news

What a night! What a storm!

Lower temperatures forecast for this weekend.

Jason Moore

Chart of lightning in Mallorca on June 30, 2023

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Saturday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Saturday, the first of July.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Food and drink / Food and drink
Bulletin contributor Andrew Valente at the Bulletin offices

Food and drink

Not adiós, simply until the next time

I am now about to undergo another total turnaround that will take me back to my culinary roots: I am giving up food writing.

Andrew Valente

Edition of 30 June 2023