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Former king, Juan Carlos, in Vigo on Thursday.

Former king, Juan Carlos, is back in Spain

Juan Carlos will be in Spain for only a few days.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sasha, moored at Club de Mar, Palma, Mallorca

"Provisional seizure" of yacht in Palma

Checks are being made on Russian ownership.

Andrew Ede

Illegal dump at a squat in Mallorca

Marratxi squatter charging for the dumping of builders waste

The abandoned finca is believed to belong to a bank.

Andrew Ede

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Mallorca on forest fire alert as temperatures hit record high

Temperatures forecast to hit the 38 degrees Centigade mark.

Jason Moore

The kitchen knife used during the argument.

Couple arrested for violent argument

Victim claims to have been attacked before.

Humphrey Carter

No further deaths have been reported.

Covid figures for Thursday in the Balearics

Palma has the highest number of new cases over the past two weeks.

Humphrey Carter

Longer holidays.

Longer holidays could mean that there is no room at the Mallorca inn place!

There is a speculation that Mallorca could welcome more visitors than it did in 2019, considered a record year.

Jason Moore

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Why monkeypox cases are spreading in Europe, US

Smallpox was eradicated by vaccination in 1980, and the shot has since been phased out. But it also protects against monkeypox, and so the winding down of vaccination campaigns has led to a jump in monkeypox cases in areas where the disease is endemic, according to Anne Rimoin, an epidemiology professor at UCLA in California.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Suspect assaulted and robbed a tourist in the Playa de Palma.

Dangerous criminal on the run in Palma

Thief on the run has at least 15 previous convictions.

Humphrey Carter

At home with Can Lavanda

In your Mallorca Bulletin this week

"News, views, features, puzzles and lots more...."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Construction workers in Mallorca

A fifth of workers in the Balearics are foreign

Italians, Germans and Moroccans are the most numerous.

Andrew Ede

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Mallorca continues with the highest number of new cases.

Covid figures for Wednesday

34 people have died rom Covid in the past week

Humphrey Carter18/05/2022 14:36

Spanish government is set to pass a law offering three days of menstrual leave a month for workers

In Europe's first, Spain aims to introduce paid menstrual leave

"We must guarantee that it is the women who decide what happens to their own bodies."

Reuters18/05/2022 14:09

The monkey pox virus,

Portugal and Spain on alert for monkeypox, Britain raises the alarm

None of the eight suspected cases in Spain has been confirmed yet, the Spanish Health Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

Jason Moore18/05/2022 13:44

Celebrating the launch of Valiant Lady with all the crew.

Branson splashes out at launch of cruise ship which will be frequent Mallorca visitor

"It was great fun celebrating with the team and getting onboard for the Mermaiden voyage..."

Jason Moore18/05/2022 11:38

Sant Llorenç, Mallorca, where the square has been renewed following the flood disaster

Sant Llorenç tribute to flood disaster solidarity

Thirteen people lost their lives on October 9, 2018.

Andrew Ede18/05/2022 09:26

Terraces in Soller, Mallorca

Soller clamping down on bar terrace occupation of the public way

Special permits to extend terrace space no longer apply.

Andrew Ede18/05/2022 08:48

Police at the scene of an accident in Palma, Mallorca

Man dies in Palma workplace accident

Emergency services were called around 11pm on Tuesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/05/2022 08:22

Three-month scheme for fuel discount in Spain

Petrol stations not being paid for 20 cent per litre discount

The discount on a litre of fuel is in force until the end of June.

Andrew Ede18/05/2022 07:45

Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams Mallorca tickets on sale from Wednesday

Canadian singer and guitarist Bryan Adams is playing five dates in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/05/2022 19:01

Strolling on a Mallorca promenade

Mallorca, the island of Tonis and Marias

Less traditional Christian names are becoming more common.

Andrew Ede17/05/2022 17:40

Santa Catalina in Palma, Mallorca

Santa Catalina noise complaints get political

Palma's mayor, José Hila, has come in for criticism from the councillor for the model of the city.

Andrew Ede17/05/2022 16:42

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Former Spanish King coming home

Once revered for his role in Spain’s transition to democracy, Juan Carlos abdicated in 2014 following a number of scandals including his affair with Danish national Corinna zu Sayn-Wittgenstein Sayn.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/05/2022 16:26

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Victory for Mallorcan rapper fighting extradition

"The big fear of an exile is to be forgotten, but this hasn't happened."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/05/2022 16:16

The Mayor of Inca, Virgilio Moreno, event organisers Pedro Rullán and Joan Gibert and members of the team at Fàbrica Ramis.

The III edition of eMallorca Experience Week ready to roll

The event focuses on environmental care with Mallorca setting the benchmark

Humphrey Carter17/05/2022 16:07

One of the many boats used to smuggle migrants into the Balearics.

Four years for smuggling migrants to the Balearics

Migrants paid between 1,000 and 1,300 euros for the trip.

Humphrey Carter17/05/2022 15:31