News of the day 21 January 2020
News / Latest headlines
The candidates waiting to go in to take the exam

Employment

Nearly 2,600 people sit exam for 82 vacancies

86 tests started simultaneously in 29 Spanish cities with a total of 166,350 applicants vying for Post Office jobs in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hundreds of people visit Palma for the day

Tourism

Council continues to decrease cruise passenger saturation

"Their arrival in the old town will be staggered and other areas of Palma that are not so touristy will benefit.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Much of the island is still flooded

Weather

Good morning from Majorca

Storm Gloria is still with us and coastal areas are still on orange alert.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Flooding in Sa Pobla

Weather

Storm Gloria keeps Spain on alert

The forecast for today is for more of the same and weather alerts have been issued in 27 provinces nationwide for heavy rain and snow, strong winds and high seas.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic Islands' stand at Fitur-Madrid, a tourist fair that will be inaugurated tomorrow by Queen Sofia.

Events

Tourism phobia and the challenge of sustainability

There is concern about how the summer 2020 season in Majorca will evolve.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mountains of faecal waste fill the Sa Genovesa cave

Environment

Genovesa underwater cave encased in 10m of sewage

"We don't know how it can be removed, it’s very difficult to clean the area without damaging the cave.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The crowds were much smaller than usual due to the weather

Events

Storm Gloria kept thousands at home for Sant Sebastia

A total of 138 Police were deployed to the streets of Palma to guarantee the safety.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Winds whip palm trees as Storm Gloria batters coastline in Javea

Weather

Four die as storm sweeps across Spain

Catalonia's regional government ordered a ban on all outdoor activities in the Girona, Barcelona and central Catalonia regions.

Reuters

Miners from around the world came to try and rescue Julen

Settlement

Settlement reached over Spanish toddler's fatal fall into well

Lawyers for the family and Serrano were not immediately available for comment.

Reuters

Dolittle - "Official Trailer"

What's On

New film release in English on Friday

The film stars Robert Downey Jr. as the title character, alongside Antonio Banderas and Michael Sheen in live-action roles.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather seen in Cala Marçal

Emergencies

Sea front homes evacuated in Cala Marçal as storm hits

Storm Gloria hits eastern Majorca. Watch the video!

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather in Majorca

Weather

Pollensa feels the force of Gloria

Yachts washed up on the beach in Puerto Pollensa.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather

Supermarkets running short of products because of Storm Gloria

One benefit of Storm Gloria is the capacity of the reservoirs.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Armengol interviene en un desayuno informativo

Tourism

Tourism decree has been "very well received" overseas

Francina Armengol: "Society wants a tourism of quality that is respectful."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Enforcing the law

“The local ministry for tourism will need a small army of inspectors...”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Balearics has work to do

Majorca hardly gets a mention in a Spanish Tourist Board guide to Spain.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Two of the ‘haircuts’ the trees have had lately.

Spotlight on Soller

Trees, fires and winter barbecues

January is the month of fire and roasting meat.

Shirley Roberts

Focus on cars

Focus on cars

Pedal to the metal

'Rally Isla Mallorca’ and coming up to its 16th edition in less than two months.

Robert Klevenhagen

Fiestas of Sant Sebastia

Enjoying Majorca

Dragons of Majorca

Palma on Sunday, the correfoc for the Sant Sebastià fiestas will feature beasts of fire.

Andrew Ede

Sport / Real Mallorca

Football

Poor Mallorca knocked out of the cup

Copa del Rey: Real Zaragoza 3 - Real Mallorca 1.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Other Sports
Bahía R.C. vs. Shamrock RC 18 January 2020

Balearic Rugby

Baleares U16 and U18 Play Castilla y Leon

Rugby Report from 18 and 19 January 2020.

Lynda Demangeat

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