News of the day 8 January 2020
News / Latest headlines
The National Police are to receive 300 electronic guns


National Police in Balearics to receive 300 tasers

Taser guns can immediately incapacitate violent criminals with electrical pulses that limit their ability to move.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Abandoned rubbish is unfortunately commonplace


Almost one thousand fines for fly-tipping

Companies and individuals were also penalised for leaving junk beside the containers in a bid to avoid paying recycling costs.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Government is promoting its first subsidized housing development in 20 years


New social housing to be built in Santanyi

The Mayor of Santanyí, Mari Pons, says building will begin this year, but that more homes are desperately needed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The municipality will have a cycling network of more than 50 kilometres


New cycling route network for Ariany

The work will cost 494,479 euros and most of it will be paid by the Government.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The former convent has been without a roof for many years


Renovation of former convent into a hotel

The project includes the recovery of the original part of the convent.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Ice Park is open until the end of January

What's On

What's on in Majorca on Wednesday / Thursday

Sant Julia and Santa Basilissa celebrations in Campos.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Alcudia towards Albufera Marsh


Good morning from Majorca

Windy but mainly sunny with highs of 17º.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Kevin & Perry Go Large


Kevin & Perry’s 20th anniversary to be celebrated in the Balearics

Taking place on the 7 September 2020, the event will coincide with the closing of Ibiza’s Trance Week. Tickets available now.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Shoppers looking for bargains in Palma, Majorca


High street sales compete with the internet

Small businesses don't usually have a website, so they can't compete and they're suffering.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The defendant in court


Magalluf prostitute mugger sentenced

The woman, has been working as a prostitute and doesn’t have work papers for Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

HMCS Halifax in Palma bay

Armed Forces

Canadian frigate ‘Halifax’ visits Palma

The Halifax currently performs Atlantic Alliance exercises in the Mediterranean.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A glorious December day at Playa de Muro, Mallorca.


December was the third warmest this century

2019 was the fourth warmest December since 1965 and the third warmest this century.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Best of British

“The British have proved to be exceptionally loyal to the Balearics...”

Jason Moore


Mind the far right Sanchez

Extreme far right party Vox did not waste any time making it self heard this week.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
For stylish looks it's hard to beat a Pagado Mercedes

Focus on cars


Moving onto classic car road tax, it’s free in Spain once you’ve completed approximately 20 forms.

Robert Klevenhagen

Sport / Other Sports
ATP Cup tennis tournament


Nadal made to sweat by Nishioka, Djokovic has it easy

Nadal had to twice fight back from a break down against the Japanese world number 72 in the opening set.


Edition of 8 January 2020