News of the day 7 August 2023
News / Latest headlines
The state of the balnearios in Alcudia

Latest headlines

Will Alcudia have its new beach bars next summer?

If memory serves, the previous administration made a budgetary allocation for the balnearios for this year from the town hall’s vast cash mountain.

Andrew Ede

The 3 million pound villa used for Love Island in Mallorca.

Latest headlines

Love Island’s strained relationship with Mallorca

It was the least watched Love Island final since the first season in 2016.

News / Celebs


Wolf of Wall Street and Spiderman splash out in the Balearics!

Di Caprio already holidayed in Ibiza earlier this year

Jason Moore

Rafa Nadal at his Greek tennis centre.


Rafa Nadal and family’s Greek Odyssey continues

Rafa visited his tennis centre in the Sani resort.

Humphrey Carter

Paloma Faith has been enjoying the Mallorca sun.


BRIT Award-winning singer Paloma Faith just loves Mallorca

“Just got back from holidays in Mallorca where I realised I speak 'survival Spanish'."

Humphrey Carter

Laura Hamilton has been getting fit in Mallorca.


Laura Hamilton gets fit in Mallorca

She has been based at an “exclusive, private 25-acre estate in the heart of rural Mallorca”.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Monday, August 7

Whatever tasks we've got planned, today provides us with the focus to get them done.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

On our Mediterranean cruise


The heat is on across Europe

It seemed like a really good idea at the time, two years ago, when we booked a luxurious Mediterranean cruise in the middle of July...

Peter Clover

Holiday / Beaches
Cala Llombards is under threat from overcrowding.


Germans worried about overcrowding in Mallorca

People queuing for up to four hours to get to the beaches.

Humphrey Carter

The turtle eggs that were on Can Pere Antoni (Palma) beach have hatched


Dozen baby sea turtles emerge from sand at Palma beach

Baby sea turtles have been transferred to marine medical facilities in Port d'Andratx.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Make sure you get the best spot on the beach.


Avoid fighting for a sunbed in the Balearics, reserve one for 500 euros!

Book a sun lounger and avoid having to get up at first light to grab a spot.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling
Symphony of th 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


Enjoy it while it lasts! Final summer in Mallorca without new EU travel pass

ETIAS is a travel authorisation set to begin in 2024 in 30 European countries. It will be valid for three years or until your passport expires - whichever comes first.

Jason Moore

Holiday / Attractions
Celebration of La Mucada fiesta


Mallorca events: What's On from Monday, August 7 to Thursday, August 10

Mallorca's summer fiestas continue all week long. Check to find out what is happening near you!

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Wildfires are spreading across Spain.

Latest news

Spain braces for heatwave as wildfires blaze

This heatwave is going to be generally more intense.

Humphrey CarterReuters

Son Bauló beach, Mallorca

Latest news

Tuesday's weather in Mallorca - Pretty much perfect

The forecast for Mallorca for Tuesday, the eighth of August.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Paperwork
UK inheritance tax


More families than ever caught in UK inheritance tax net

UK inheritance tax follows you to Spain since your estate is liable for as long as you remain a UK domicile.

Cathal Rochford, Partner Blevins Franks

Sport / Real Mallorca
Most of the crowd had come to see new signing Cyle Larin.

Real Mallorca

Real Mallorca's Larin plays 30 minutes in 1-1 draw

Mallorca are still interested in Espanyol’s Sergi Darder from Arta.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Caroline Ruud is currently in Mallorca.

Other Sports

Top tennis star’s sister is an ace in Mallorca

Norwegian is considered one of the strongest tennis players of his generation

Humphrey Carter

Food and drink / Food and drink
Fig in a burger? Oh, yes, please!

Food and drink

Eating out in Mallorca: Raimundo Burger

They have participated in The Battle of the Burger Mallorca since 2018 and won the competition twice, in 2018 and 2020.

Mia Naprta

Mallorca cocktails: The Aperol Spritz

Food and drink

Cocktail Hour: Bar Café at Real Club Náutico Palma

This place is also known for great mojitos and several other classics, as well as a good selection of snacks and sandwiches to accompany the drinks.

Mia Naprta

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