News of the day 15 January 2020
News / Latest headlines
Cloudy with sunny spells


Good morning from Majorca

Bright and breezy with highs of 16º.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic President, Francina Armengol


Coordinated efforts in light of child prostitution claims

The president voiced her total condemnation of "any act of sexual violence, especially in the case of minors".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Can Bernat, Minroca, has a passion for culinary heritage


Balearic island to receive European Region of Gastronomy title

The European Region of Gastronomy project promotes local products and cuisine in accordance with principles of sustainable development.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Es Pinaret dentention centre

Child Welfare

Five employees of juvenile detention centres fired for child abuse

Certain types of behaviour in children should set off alarm bells of possible abuse.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pensioners protest on streets of Palma


Balearic pension increase still lower than average

The average pension in the Balearic Islands is 921.67 euros a month.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ryanair planes at Madrid airport


Ryanair may close aiport bases in Spain

Ryanair currently has nine bases at 26 airports in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Diada Ciclista of 2018


40th Diada Ciclista (Cycling Day) in Palma next week

More than 10,000 people have registered for Palma Cycling Day this year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Boris Becker's home in Arta


Umpire calls 'out' in Arta

Last May the property was occupied by three Germans who claimed that they took care of the house and the land.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Oscars will take place on February 10


Oscars controversy for Spanish actor

The Hollywood publications, Deadline and Vanity Fair are at the root of the saga.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Aerial view of Son Banya, there are now only 85 homes left standing


2nd phase of demolition signals end of Son Banya

It's likely to take around 5 days to demolish each of the nine blocks in the village.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Works at the port of El Molinar


Demolition continues at El Molinar port

The improvement works are expected to be completed by next June.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The lighthouse of Capdepera is one emblematic of the municipality and is used in promotional brochures


Mes call for protection of Capdepera emblem

Més for Capdepera, has already denounced the "danger" of an urbanisation claiming it would represent an “attack on the ecological and environmental landscape.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Palma's great idea

The Mayor of Palma has come up with a novel idea and I hope it works.

Humphrey Carter


In defence of ponytails

Iglesias presents a different image of a politician.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Chicken with dumplings

Food for Thought

It's cold enough for comfort food

Dumplings must never be stodgy, so you should test a small doughball to make sure the texture is right.

Andrew Valente

Fiestas of Sant Antoni

Out and about

Sant Antoni - the winter warmer

Sant Antoni is considered by many to be the most popular Saint in Majorca.

Peter Clover

Sport / Real Mallorca
Copa del Rey Cup draw in Madrid

Spanish Cup

Third round Cup draw - Zaragoza/Mallorca, U.D. Ibiza/Barcelona

I imagine the demand will far outweigh the availability of tickets and it’s got to be the biggest sporting fixture Ibiza’s ever seen.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Australian Open tennis tournament


Rafa in good shape to equal Roger Federer’s 20-Slam record

Melbourne is the Slam that the 19-times champion has found the hardest to win.


Tennis stars Majorcan Rafael Nadal, American Serena Williams and Serbian Novak Djokovic


Federer, Nadal kick in A$250,00 for Australian bushfire relief

Smoke from bushfires blanketed Melbourne in a thick, gray haze today before a clearing rain-storm.


Edition of 15 January 2020