News of the day 6 November 2023
News / Latest headlines
At a tax office in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Promise of some tax cuts as Balearic government finalises its budget

The Partido Popular and Vox have settled their differences, meaning that the 2024 budget can now be presented.

Andrew Ede

Nadal has smashed his way into a small fortune.

Latest headlines

Rafa Nadal knocks up a fortune

The Balearics is the fourth richest region in Spain.

Humphrey Carter

The suspects arriving in court this morning.

Latest headlines

Mother who dumped her baby in Mallorca rubbish bin gave birth on the way to hospital

The police are dealing with a murder case because the child was born alive.

Humphrey Carter

From left: Chris Lakeland, Anne Harte, Alan Cook, Susan Mackay, Carol Jackson, Chris Cook

Latest headlines

Pollensa resident made a fellow of the Rotary Foundation

Feisty, determined, cheerful, humble; all words with which Alan describes Susan.

Andrew Ede

Speaking English will boost employment prospects.

Latest headlines

English please if you want to get a job in Mallorca

English continues to be the language most in demand by Spanish companies.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
The Balearics is heading to the World Travel Market.


Tourism declaration of a monumental waste of time?

Magalluf is now a resort minus balconing injuries or worse and that Magalluf, along with beaches in other Calvia resorts, will have its beach open all year.

Andrew Ede

Children in Halloween costumes trick or treat in Upper Nyack, New York


Halloween's evolution from simple joys to lavish displays

I cannot remember a time when globally, so many got so overexcited by an annual event.

Anna Nicholas

El Petit cafe in Soller


Changing tides and culinary delights: Soller's autumn transformation

“The word on the street says Soller is to have a significant opening by a Swedish super chef. I know lots of details but can’t print them yet!”

Shirley Roberts

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Monday, November 6

Today's cosmic weather encourages heartfelt communication

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Saloua Sfar has now opened another venue


If you can dream it, you can do it

Saloua Sfar talks about Muse, a new space for arts in Palma.

Vicki McLeod

Holiday / Travelling
The Marella Discovery 2 is in Palma today


Find out which ships are in port today

There are two cruise ships scheduled to dock in Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions
Aftermovie Jazz Voyeur Festival 2022


Mallorca events: What's On from Monday to Thursday

Join us for a week of diverse and captivating musical experiences in Palma.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Coastal scene in Mallorca

Latest news

Tuesday's weather in Mallorca - and a "typically autumnal" week

The forecast for Mallorca for Tuesday, the seventh of November.

Andrew Ede

Food and drink / Food and drink
London Fair / News
Record year for tourism.

London Fair

What a fantastic year for tourism in the Balearics

Another that is now really starting to hit home is climate change.

Andrew Ede

He noted that 70% of the jobs created in the third quarter were taken by foreigners

London Fair

Spain's job creation sped up during tourism's bumper summer

The service sector led job creation thanks to a strong summer season in Spain with tourism returning to pre-pandemic levels.

MDB Digital

The Mayor of Calvia, Juan Antonio Amengual.

London Fair

“Everybody is welcome in Calvia, we want everyone to live and holiday in harmony, respect the laws and have a wonderful experience”

“A new Law of Responsible Tourism will be introduced and it will apply to the whole of the Balearics because we all know that foreign tourists are not to blame for all of the antisocial behaviour.”

Humphrey Carter

London World Travel Market 2023

London Fair

"Mallorca is quite simply the perfect holiday destination"

"As the UK’s leading airline and tour operator to Mallorca and to the Balearics, we have millions of seats on sale and we are looking ahead with real excitement to the future."

Jason Moore

The British continue to dominate the Balearic tourism market.

London Fair

UK is number 1 again in the Balearics in 2023

Holidaymakers and tour operators love the island for all the positives it has and which far outweigh any negatives.

Andrew Ede

London Fair

London calling for Mallorca, new tourism plan and the Bulletin arrives

"Island-wide law which governs bad behaviour will be introduced..."

Jason Moore

The Balearic President Marga Prohens at the World Travel Market this morning.

London Fair

The British love affair with the Balearics shows no sign of going away

The Balearic government wants more tourists to come to the islands during the winter season and the UK travel industry likes the idea.

Jason Moore

London Fair

Balearic President says British market has performed “exceptionally well” this season

The British are already interested in visiting the Balearics from before May until November, which means that the season is getting longer.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 3 November 2023