News of the day 4 August 2023
News / Latest headlines
Scene of a fatal accident in Alcudia, Mallorca

Latest headlines

The worrying increase in fatal road accidents in Mallorca

Some of the deaths have been due to awful error or circumstances.

Andrew Ede

Magalluf beach

Latest headlines

Your weekly news catch-up in Mallorca

This week Britons "fleeing" Magalluf and workers leaving, no clean sheets, nautical sector, Royal Family summer visit, warming of the Med and road accidents.

Andrew Ede

Tourists by Palma Cathedral, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Balearic president promises to keep some of the previous government's tourism policies

Seen as a response to remarks by the boss of Meliá Hotels International.

Andrew Ede

Queue of traffic for the Soller Tunnel, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Soller Tunnel closed because of heavy traffic

The Guardia Civil closed the tunnel temporarily; there were very long tailbacks.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
Two tourists strolled in the sun at the Parc de la Mar


"Mallorca’s tourist industry learns harsh lessons from a lacklustre 2023 summer"

“Mallorca has learnt a hard lesson this season. You can’t take tourists for granted...”

Jason Moore

Low season tourism in Mallorca


Mallorca’s low season boom

Climate change and global warming are certainly going to lead to a change in holiday habits and could boost low season tourism.

Humphrey Carter

Soller's church


For whom the bell tolls in Soller

“Mediterranean rural towns and villages often have churches with noisy bells and in my book, this is also to be respected...”

Anna Nicholas

Going to the beach


Come on: Are you beach ready?

“If you are a tourist visiting this lovely island - a word to the wise; follow a group of Mallorcan day-trippers to the beach (as they always know the best places to go) and then move as far as you can away from them...”

Frank Leavers

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 - Group A - Qatar v Ecuador


A winter World Cup? It will never work

I actually think the winter World Cup wasn’t such a bad thing...

Richie Prior

News / Celebs
Marcel Remus Nightlife Party 2023


Liz Hurley wants to film and buy a house in Mallorca

Would you ever trade the UK for Mallorca? "Absolutely, I love it here. Marcel, find me a house!"

Humphrey Carter

Linda Robson and Leslie Joseph in Mallorca.


Catherine Zeta-Jones made her own curtains for Mallorca villa

"Me and Leslie are sitting there talking to Michael Douglas and she’s there kicking me under the table..."

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Friday, August 4

It's a gold-star day for anything related to fun, romance and entertainment...

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Travelling
The Celebrity Edge is one of the cruise ships in port today


Find out which ships are in port today

There are three cruise ships visiting Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions
The artistic director of the Cap Rocat Festival, Ilias Tzempetonidis


Ilias Tzempetonidis: We have a consolidated festival

Cap Rocat Festival starts tonight (Friday) and will be held until Sunday, August 6

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporterEsteban Mercer

Weather / Latest news
Sport / Real Mallorca
6’2” 28-year-old Canadian/Jamaican striker Cyle Larin.

Real Mallorca

Cyle Larin finally signs for R.C.D. Mallorca

The club are hoping to arrange a friendly, possibly in January, against PSG to inaugurate the “new” Son Moix.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 4 August 2023