News of the day 24 July 2023
News / Latest headlines
Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez' Socialists have more options to form a government.

Latest headlines

Spain faces political uncertainty after right fails to win predicted majority

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez' Socialists have more options to form a government.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Dolphin found washed up on Muro beach

The animal was in an advanced state of decomposition

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The rock which was apparently thrown at the British couple.

Latest headlines

British couple victims of “Rock attack” in Mallorca

"I felt a large whack on the side of my head, my arm and leg stung moments afterwards."

Humphrey Carter

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Magalluf doorman sent to prison on attempted murder charges after brutal beating of three customers

Another security worker, a colleague of the main offender, was also arrested for this violent episode.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

National Police officers moving boxes of evidence to the National Police station.

Latest headlines

National Police investigate the discovery of two corpses in Manacor

One of the deceased had been missing for thirteen days and is a member of a well-known family clan in the area.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
General view of Puerto Soller


Daylight robbery in Soller

“Maybe it’s the crime writer in me but there was something about the man that seemed odd. For one thing, he was exaggeratedly mopping his face with a large colourful handkerchief which looked ridiculously theatrical...”

Anna Nicholas

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak


Tall and slim, or short and fat?

What do British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Ukrainian President Zelensky have in common?

Frank Leavers

Just Stop Oil protest


Do you have sympathy with the Just Stop Oil protesters?

We absolutely should be investing in clean, alternative energy, but we’re simply not at a place to just stop using fossil fuels at this moment in time.

Richie Prior

The environmentalists have been vandalising trappings of the wealthy in Ibiza


Tourism protests: This time they are different

The anti-tourism protests that occurred in Mallorca a few years ago had a degree of coordination in that they mainly involved agitators like Arran, who also had a political agenda due to close links with Catalan independence groups.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Monday, July 24

We should find ourselves in a social mood, which can be ideal for meetings, events and relationship-building.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cyclists have been shaving their limbs for years


Hair today gone tomorrow

“Men everywhere in 2023 are shaving their arms, chests and anything they can reach in between...”

Peter Clover

Holiday / Hotels
Hadley´s Beach Club


Hadley’s Club Mallorca

Hadley's Club: Combining different areas of activity and relaxation to offer the best experience to our guests

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Beaches
Holiday / Travelling
Symphony of the Seas - one of the largest cruise ships


Find out which ships are in port today

The Symphony of the Seas is the only cruise ship visiting Palma today

Cathy Caliz

The new blue British passport.


New visa for Britons heading to Mallorca now set for August next year

ETIAS will give UK citizens the right to stay in Europe for up to 90 days within a 180-day period.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Attractions
Procession by the Santanyi horseriders for the fiestas of Sant Jaume


Mallorca events: What's On from Monday, July 24 to Thursday, July 27

The fiestas continue this week with Sant Jaume as the main one and in Pollensa La Patrona kicks off their fiestas.

Andrew Ede

The museum contains one of the most important private art collections


Sa Bassa Blanca, one of the best cultural experiences on the Island

An ideal visit for groups, couples, friends and families, and naturally a must for people who love art, architecture and nature

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sant Bartomeu fiestas in Soller with the demons Esclatabutzes


Soller gets ready to celebrate St Bartholomew in August

Soller is not the only place on the island who celebrates St Bart on August 24. However, we are the town that has five days of celebrations including live music extravaganzas and a fire run.

Shirley Roberts

The Consell car boot sale.


My top five Mallorca markets

There are a large number of local markets taking place across the island.

Jason Moore

Weather / Latest news
Island life / Paperwork
Five hundred euro notes


Strategic financial planning for Spain

Every family is different. Your strategic financial planning must be carefully designed for you.

Cathal Rochford, Partner Blevins Franks

Food and drink / Food and drink
The mezzer platter: bean and corn enchilada & a cauliflower and tofu tandoori

Food and drink

Eating out in Mallorca: La Mujer de Verde

“Vegan moussaka and other green wonders”

Mia Naprta

Edition of 21 July 2023