News of the day 18 January 2020
News / Latest headlines
The sobrassad with hooks


Palma neighbours worried about hooks in sobrasada

Worried that children might get hurt if they pick up the sobrasada to play with it.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pets on an EMT bus


More bus lines for pets to travel on next month

The EMT does not allow any dog breeds that are classified as dangerous to travel on the buses.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Firefighters at the scene.


A fire breaks out in a nine-storey building in Palma

Nine people had to be treated for smoke inhalation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Mallorca Files


"The Mallorca Files" to be used to promote the island in Madrid

Don't miss to watch The Mallorca Files today at 18.25 on BBC1.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather in Majorca

What's On

Good morning from Majorca

The sun will shine this morning and the clouds will start to take over in the afternoon.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather in Majorca


Storm Gloria is on her way to Majorca

Expect a wet, windy and cold day for Sant Sebastià tomorrow.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourists on the beach


Mixed views over booze ban

The Balearic Government is absolutely determined to rid Magalluf, Playa de Palma and Sant Antoni of their boozy reputations once and for all.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Applications for modernisation grants in Calvia have been disappointing.

Town halls

Only nine Calvia businesses have modernisation grants

Under a third of the 2019 budget for grants to improve shops, etc. has been allocated.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The reservoirs are in good shape at present.

Water management

Lifting of drought pre-alert for Palma

Desalinated water for Palma will not be bought until the summer at the earliest.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Will there be a residents discount for ferrying cars?


Balearics wanting residents discount for transporting cars

There have been previous attempts to have the discount apply to cars.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Sanchez looks for trouble

Spain’s new Prime Minister is already playing with fire over Catalonia.

Humphrey Carter


The booze backdoor

Banning all-inclusives, as an example, would have incurred the wrath of market competition overlords, tour operators and indeed tourists.

Andrew Ede

Sport / Real Mallorca
Alejandro Pozo, Mallorca's new on-loan player from Sevilla.

La Liga Football

Mallorca must play two games in 53 hours

Lots of pundits have already written off our chances of staying up and the game is a huge occasion for us to take down one of the big names in Spanish football.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Tennis - Australian Open Previews


Nadal surprised to still be on top of the game

Nadal, the only player to claim the world number one spot in three decades, plays unseeded Bolivian Hugo Dellien in the first round on Tuesday.


Edition of 18 January 2020