News of the day 7 January 2020
News / Latest headlines
Sa Pobla prepares for the fiesta of Sant Antoni

What's On

What's on in Majorca on Tuesday / Wednesday

Sa Pobla celebrates Sant Antoni today with a procession at 7pm.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Alcudia Bay from Muro beach


Good morning from Majorca

Mainly sunny with a light breeze.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hotels might not open for Easter


Hotels delaying opening until May because of falling demand

The earlier Easter means that hoteliers aren’t willing to risk having a few days in April when they have occupancy but will be mostly empty for the rest of the month.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Punta Ballena, the infamous 'Strip' of Magalluf, Majorca


Calvia urged to enforce Magalluf “excesses” bylaw

The forum will be used to press for greater limitations on alcohol promotions and for a moratorium on shops that currently have these promotions.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Paying for the bus by mobile phone will make it easier for customers


Palma to introduce bus payment by phone

The integration of EMT anf TIB fares will mean more benefits from using the citizens’ card, while payment for buses using phones will be possible.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The National Police arrested the man on the Paseo Maritimo


Arrest for club attack

The glass broke causing a very deep cut in the victim’s neck.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

First day of the sales at El Corte Ingles in Palma


Official start of the January Sales

Eight years ago the government lifted the restrictions on sales seasons and they have become more widespread throughout the year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Investiture debate at the Parliament in Madrid


Spain's Sanchez wins investiture vote, will lead coalition government

Coalition with Podemos ends months of gridlock.


News / Comment
The fires are still burning throughout Australia

My Column

Blundering response to Aussie bush fires

So far the fires have destroyed an estimated 5.9 hectares in New South Wales and parts of Victoria, an area bigger than Denmark or Holland and three times the size of Wales.

Donald Trelford


Hoteliers hedging their bets

They are at it again, hoteliers that is, but they could be making the wrong move.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Avocado, Chili & Lime Dip with Dukkah

Weekend Food

Avocado adulation

Spain today is the single largest European avocado producer, and exports to many countries.

Marc Fosh

Aloe Vera


Gardening in Majorca

One topic I rarely mention about gardening are those plants that can be poisonous.

Dorothy Loeffler

Views over Deya

Nan's Day Out

Nan’s Christmas Day Out

St John’s church is one of the most popular wedding venues in Majorca.

Shirley Roberts

Edition of 7 January 2020