News of the day 19 August 2023
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General view of Palma's housing

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Your weekly news catch up in Mallorca

This week empty homes, housing law, tourist saturation, the heat is on, passenger numbers and irresponsible behaviour.

Andrew Ede

C. Sant Miquel in Palma, Mallorca on a day in summer

Majorca tourism

Palma not among Europe's top-ten cities most 'saturated' by tourists

The study found that Dubrovnik was the most saturated European city.

Andrew Ede

Four of six arrested for alleged gang rape in Magalluf, Mallorca

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Two more suspects sought in Magalluf gang rape case

Investigating judge: The possibility that there was consent is "absurd".

Andrew Ede

Alcudia police, Mallorca

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Alcudia police - a strong presence on social media

Transparency, prevention and citizen collaboration - key reasons for the force's Facebook activity.

Andrew Ede

Very unsual behaviour by a Blue Shark.

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Blue shark bites a swimmer in Spain causing confusion

It is unusual for blue sharks to be on the shore and even less common to see an attack.

Humphrey Carter

Fruit and veg in a Mallorca supermarket

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Food price increase in Mallorca still in double digits

"Families have to eat. Even if the price rises, they will have to continue buying."

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Airport
The Guardia Civil were quickly on the scene.


Bomb scare on plane at Palma Airport

GEDEX bomb disposal experts with the help of sniffer dogs searched the aircraft.

Weather / Latest news
Highs in Mallorca on 19 August, 2023

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Sunday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Sunday, August 20.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Not a great home start for Real Mallorca.

Real Mallorca

Worst possible start for R.C.D. Mallorca

Aguirre’s decision not to pick our two new record signings from the start (Darder and Larin) was a real head scratcher.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 18 August 2023