News of the day 29 September 2023
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Building worker in Mallorca

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Decree for limited-price housing in the Balearics to be approved on Friday

But how many affordable homes will be created and how long will they take?

Andrew Ede

Bus in Palma, Mallorca

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Palma buses will not be free in 2024

The town hall maintains that EMT is a loss-making concern.

Andrew Ede

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Are Spain and Britain still good amigos?

It is a pity that Minorca paid the price for Gibraltar.

Jason Moore

Autumn weather in Mallorca 2023

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Your weekly news catch up in Mallorca

Indian summer, winter flights, road deaths, speed limits....

Andrew Ede

A half-naked man tries to measure his strength against a lorry in Son Gotleu.

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Man confronts a lorry in Palma

The pedestrian was gesturing to the lorry that he wanted to 'fight'.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pet shops can no longer sell cats, ferrets and dogs

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How to avoid penalties under the new animal welfare law

Farewell to lions in circuses and buying pets in shops, but compulsory insurance and training course are delayed.

Christina BuchetEfe

An investiture plenary session is held at the Spanish parliament, in Madrid

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Conservative Feijoo fails in bid to become Spain's new prime minister

All eyes will now turn to the socialist-led bid to form a government.

David Latona

Raid on a property in Palma, Mallorca

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Four on trial for fighting cocks and dogs offences

Sentences of eleven months are being called for.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
The sting has gone out of the heat and sleeping is much easier


An idyllic September spell in Soller

Change is all around us, with lovely, excited incomers ready to start their adventure, and others swapping the Soller scene for another and looking forward to new locations and adventures.

Shirley Roberts

The road up to Fornalutx


Tourists take over Soller

The problem is that locals cannot go about their daily business and all the while, tourists are blissfully unaware of the fierce polemic raging in the town.

Anna Nicholas

World Paella Day Cup


Arroz, by any other name...

So what does make an authentic paella?

Peter Clover

News / Celebs
James Argent and Mark Wright in Palmanova


Diary of a news & celebrity photographer

September continues to be a month of filming.

Joan Llado

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Friday, September 29

The current cosmic weather could give us the impetus we need to walk away from a one-sided relationship

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Hotels
Branson Mallorca hotel.


Branson's Virgin Hotels say Ibiza is a big project for them

Virgin cruise ships are frequent visitors to Ibiza.

Jason Moore

Holiday / Airport
Holiday / Travelling
MSC Seaview cruise ship


Find out which ships are in port today

The MSC Seaview is the only cruise ship scheduled to dock in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions


Oktoberfest in Mallorca: What, when and where?

The Mallorca Country Club in Santa Ponsa will be offering great music for two days starting at 3pm on October 20 and 21.

MDB Digital

Weather / Latest news
Mallorca view from Bendinat

Latest news

Saturday's weather in Mallorca - Indian summer getting hotter

The forecast for Mallorca for the final day of September.

Andrew Ede

Island life / Schools
Year 2 have been reading Owl Babies by Martin Waddell


Queen's College children taking learning outdoors

The teachers and pupils at Queen's College have been taking advantage of the beautiful weather this week to take learning outdoors.

Queen's College

Sport / Real Mallorca
Muriqi and Sanchez celebrate the opener

Real Mallorca

Mallorca's dramatic 2-2 draw against Barça

This was a David and Goliath match up and was a spectacular performance from Aguirre’s team who weren’t given a hope after their dismal 5-3 drubbing by Girona last Saturday.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 29 September 2023