News of the day 20 October 2023
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Scene of what proved to be a fatal accident in Mallorca

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Driver who caused the death of child in Llubi faces reckless homicide charge

The woman has denied having smoked marijuana before driving on Wednesday.

Andrew Ede

13 people arrested and more than 400 pets rescued

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Spanish police rescue 400 animals, arrest 13 in illegal traffic ring bust

The ring imported pets from eastern Europe.

Inti Landauro / MDB Digital

Rollerskiing in the Tramuntana Mountains

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Rollerskiing in the Tramuntana Mountains

Roller-skiing enthusiasts will fill Mallorcan roads during the next few weeks

MDB Digital

An entrance to a school in Alaro, Mallorca

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Alaro schoolboy who kicked another boy in the head seeks to justify his actions

The boy he humiliated and kicked had been picking on his little sister.

Andrew Ede

Llubi town hall in Mallorca

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Driver in Llubi fatal accident did not show symptoms of being under the influence of drugs

The driver says that the bicycle took an unexpected turn and crossed her path.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
In Soller there is a bike with a whopping big, enforced plastic basket at the front for storing your kids


Basket cases in Soller

There’s a new phenomenon in the Soller valley that has started to eclipse even those pesky electric scooters.

Anna Nicholas

Travelling to the UK


Hidden costs of low-cost airlines: The flight booking frustration

I’m not being funny but it’s all self check-in now at most airports so by the time I get on the plane I actually feel like I work for the company.

Richie Prior

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Friday, October 20

We'll find that we'll have the cooperation and motivation we need to achieve success

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Festiviy of Saint Ursula


A British martyr and a load of doughnuts in Mallorca

Every year on the 21st of October the Day of the Virgins is celebrated, which coincides with the feast of the martyr Saint Ursula. Doughnuts (buñuelos), carnations and serenades are the stars of this Mallorcan tradition.

Andrew Ede


WhatsApp Channels: Revolutionising communication

The Majorca Daily Bulletin joins the Whatsapp Channel fenomenon to keep you all up to speed with the latest news.

Ashlee Caliz

Holiday / Travelling
MSC Seaview cruise ship


Find out which ships are in port today

The MSC Seaview is the only cruise ship in the Port of Palma today

Cathy Caliz

The Foreign Office has updated its advice for anyone travelling to Spain.


Foreign Office updates Spain advice for British tourists

“Attacks could be indiscriminate, including in places visited by foreigners."

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Latest news
Cala Llombards in Mallorca

Latest news

Saturday's weather in Mallorca - Calming down

The forecast for Mallorca for Saturday, 21 October.

Andrew Ede

Island life / Schools
Jaime, Issy, Marta, Lea and Dani making their midsummer crowns


Queen’s College - discovering Shakespeare’s A midsummer night’s dream

Year 6 students at Queen's College delve into A Midsummer Night’s Dream, explore history at Els Calderers, and foster a love for reading.

Queen's College

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca lost 1-0 to Real Sociedad a year ago.

Real Mallorca

No goals at Sociedad for Mallorca in 16 years!

Tomorrow’s opponents are having a revelation campaign.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 20 October 2023