News of the day 14 January 2020
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Overcast and breezy, small chance of rain


Good morning from Majorca

Mainly overcast and windy with highs of 16º.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Emaya workers cleaning the streets of Palma after a Revetla


Campaign for Sant Sebastià fiestas' civic responsibility

"Without this help, the town hall cannot ensure that Palma is clean."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

There are various fillings for croquettes


Celebrating world croquette day

The croquette became popular in Spain towards the end of the nineteenth century.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The condition of the galleries continues to deteriorate, with leaks and lack of maintenance, according to the owners


Board opposes car park for Plaça Major Gallerias

"We have been asking for a meeting for weeks and we have had no answer."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Salvem Camp Redó Neighbourhood Platform denounces the council's neglect


Budget cuts stop works in Camp Redo neighbourhood

“The work was abandoned 8 months ago without explanation and the pavements have been left with holes for installing the cables."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Candidates during the exam


Hundreds sit exam to become EMT bus drivers

At the end of 2019, the EMT's Board of Directors approved the basis for the recruitment of 140 new drivers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mallorca Live Festival


Calvia increasing tourism promotion spending

Uncertainties created by Brexit and the possible German recession are the two principal reasons for the significant boost to the investment in tourism promotion.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Films in English

Films in English

Oscar nominated film coming to Palma on Friday

Two new films to be showing this weekend.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ses Coletes cemetery in Manacor


Nine Civil War grave exhumations planned for this year

The action plan for Civil War graves, presented on Monday, contemplates additional work.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The festival of Sant Antoni is celebrated with bonfires and eel pie


The eel pie of Sant Antoni

The Albufera wetlands lie mostly in the municipalities of Sa Pobla and Muro, and Albufera is the source of eels.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Higher temperatures are also expected for the Balearics on Thursday


Warmer temperatures expected this week

Aemet reports that the weather front is associated with Storm Brendan.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

HMA Hugh Elliott


A message for UK nationals from HMA Hugh Elliott

Citizens’ rights have always been an important part of the negotiations on our exit from the EU.

HMA Hugh Elliott/British Embassy

News / Comment


Visit Palma

“Now is the time to visit Palma, it has something for everyone...”

Jason Moore


The royal footprint...

I am sorry but the royal rift is not going away and it smacks at pure hypocrisy.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Soller's train

Spotlight on Soller

All about the route

The train is due to start again February 2, 2020 with some shiny new track and a general sort out.

Shirley Roberts

TVR Chimera in Majorca

Focus on cars


At this time of year we can take a breather and have a look around to see what people drive elsewhere.

Robert Klevenhagen

The Fonts Ufanes

Enjoying Majorca

The tourism visionary of Campanet

The Fonts Ufanes and the Caves of Campanet; these are what Campanet is most known for.

Andrew Ede

Sport / Other Sports
Setién makes the leap to Barça


New Barca coach Setien must bring style as well as silverware

After the Pep Guardiola and Tito Vilanova era, Barcelona began to lose some of their swagger while still picking up trophies at an impressive rate.


Bahia RC v EL Toro RC lineout

Balearic Rugby

Rugby Season Resumes After Holiday Break

Rugby Report from 11 and 12 January 2020

Lynda Demangeat

Edition of 14 January 2020