News of the day 25 January 2020
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Breezy with a chance of rain

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

Overcast with sunny spells and a chance of rain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Planning

Manifesto "to rescue" Palma's Plaça Major

Fifty-three organisations have combined in making demands regarding the Plaça Major and the area beneath the square.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rafa Nadal apologizing to the girl

Tennis

Brave ball girl reveals Nadal's act of kindness

He gave her an autographed hat with a personal message cementing their friendship.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Child welfare

Government rejects calls for sexual exploitation cases' resignations

There will be no "shunning of responsibility" in respect of cases of sexual exploitation of minors.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Education

An American student teaching in Bendinat

Allegra Berger from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is spending January teaching in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Dolphin stranded by the storm

Weather

Dolphins left stranded by Storm Gloria

Animals whose health is compromised by various causes are more at the mercy of the waves.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Mayor of Santanyí, Maria Pons, accompanied the Councillor Isabel Castro and the Island Councillors Alzamora and Colom.

Environment

Santanyi suffers

The storm damage is not confined to the coastline.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Views over Cala Bona

Weather

Weekend weather outlook

The skies will clear in the afternoon, just in time for the Correfoc in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Correfoc Sant Sebastià 2018 Palma de Mallorca

Event

The big finale of Sant Sebastià

Spectators are advised to wear cotton clothes, trousers and long sleeves.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Carriers are paying 20% more in freight since 1 January

Transport

Increase in freight rates already cost Balearic carriers 8 million

Trucks make around 500,000 trips a year between ports in the Balearic Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The lost property office in the Avingudes building

Lost property

Lack of staff leads to the closure of Palma lost property office

"The office is attended by agents of a certain age and after some retirements it is impossible to cover every day."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma's Cycling Day is part of the Sant Sebastia Fiestas

Events

Palma's 40th Cycling Day to go ahead tomorrow

The event postponed from last Monday will take place tomorrow.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The scene of the fire

Emergencies

Child dies in Majorca blaze

The five-year-old died after becoming overcome by smoke when a fire broke out at the family home.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police

Higher allowances demanded for summer police

The costs of living make the Balearics an unattractive destination for officers from the security forces.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

No changes to Formentor traffic restrictions

Pollensa town hall and the Council of Majorca had wanted an extension to the restrictions.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Entertainment

“Every day has that wow factor filming in Majorca...”

Interview with Elen Rhys, who plays Detective Miranda Blake in the ten-part drama, The Mallorca Files.

Humphrey Carter

Emergencies

Body is found in Cala Sant Vicent, Ibiza

Two people went missing in Ibiza on Tuesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Sanchez millions

“Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez is busy splashing the cash...”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Balls is back

There is much more to the former Labour shadow cabinet member than meets the eye.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
The Abruzzo ‘le vertu’ beans and pasta dish

Food for Thought

Spanish dishes for frosty winter days

This is the time of year when Spanish traditional dishes called platos de cuchara (dishes eaten with a spoon) are invariably on domestic menus — and on the blackboards of many restaurants.

Andrew Valente

1917 - Official Trailer [HD]

What's on

What's on and films to see in English on Saturday / Sunday

Sant Sebastia continues in Palma with the Europa FM concerts and there's plenty of other music events across the island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Other Sports
Tennis Australian Open 2020

Tennis

Dominant Nadal eases past Carreno Busta into fourth round

Nadal, bidding for a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title, faced no break points and struck 42 winners to just seven unforced errors

Reuters

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