News of the day 24 January 2020
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The National Police during the arrest.

Police

German man detained in Andratx under a European Arrest Warrant

The man is wanted for alleged violent behaviour offences on a flight in 2017.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fiestas of Sant Sebastia

Fiestas

Palma City Council will pay 75% of the suspended concerts for Sant Sebastià

Once the sound equipment is installed and the stage is set up, Palma City Council has to pay up, whether the concert is suspended at the last minute or several hours before.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather in Majorca

Weather

Good morning from Majorca

Clouds will roll in tomorrow and temperatures will drop in the evening.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

One of the cargo planes at Palma's airport

Weather

Cargo planes delivered food to the Balearic Islands during Storm Gloria

One was a huge Boeing 747-400 that flew from Barcelona to Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The meeting was held on Wednesday

Child Welfare

A new shelter for minors who are victims of sexual exploitation

The IMAS President Javier de Juan, said it was essential that the centre to be outside Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The famous Magalluf 'Strip'

Tourism

Law of Excesses will affect thousands of establishments

The new excess law that aims to stamp out excessive drinking in Playa de Palma, s’Arenal, Magalluf and in Sant Antoni de Portmany in Ibiza.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cala Ratjada storm damage

Weather

"Furniture floated in the water like a ball"

Residents clean up after Storm Gloria.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

ACHINIB members held a rehearsal of the dragon dances yesterday

Event

Majorca prepares to celebrate the Chinese New Year

The President of the Chinese Association of the Balearic Islands, ACHINIB says this year’s cultural festival will be held on Sunday February 2 at Plaça de Pere Garau, between 10.00 and 20.00.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Nerea disappeared last September

Missing Persons

Teenage girl missing in Palma

Nerea has not been seen since September of last year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Poster for 'The Move Mallorca 2020'.

Event

Fancy a Cycling-Ride with Armstrong?

'The Move Mallorca 2020’ - a new project offering cycling tours of the island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Town hall hopes to reduce Palma centre tourist "saturation" 40%

An app that was trialled last summer apparently reduced "saturation" by eleven per cent.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Mallorca Files

Television

Watch the next episode of The Mallorca Files

This week's Sunday's Interview is with both stars of The Mallorca Files.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A drone is searching for the missing man in the sea.

Police

Police using drones in search for missing Majorcan

Storm Gloria has now left at least 12 people dead and numerous missing including three in the Balearics, one of which is British.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Infrastructure

Work started on Palma water system improvements

The work, it is said, will prevent 90% of the current spills of contaminated water.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

The end of the line

“It seems incredible to think that Britain will finally leave EU next week...”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

British tennis crisis

I don’t understand why Britain can’t consistently produce good tennis players.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
The Mallorca Tutoring Academy

Notes from the classroom

Broadening your horizons – Why take a gap year?

Thousands of young people will be beginning to plan their gap year during the next few months.

Julie Holdsworth

Sleep and lack of it comes up regularly when talking with parents

Practical Parenting

I need my sleep!

Sleep and lack of it comes up regularly when talking with parents, not just as babies and toddlers but even later when the ‘shoulds’ of teenage years kick in.

Julie Waller & Barbora Sollerova

DARK WATERS | Official Trailer | In Theaters November 22

Entertainment

New film coming in English

Reviewers are giving an average of 4 out of 5 for this new Mark Ruffalo film.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Other Sports
Draw for the last 16 of the Copa Del Rey

Copa del Rey football

Barca meet Leganes in Copa, Real Madrid to face Zaragoza

Barca and Real are level on points at the top of La Liga.

Reuters

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