News of the day 31 January 2020
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Overcast today

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

Majorca is a bit miserable today with clouds obscuring the sunshine in most places, but it should stay dry.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

It is difficult to apply the relevant sanctions if offenders are not caught red-handed

Environment

Fly-Tipping out of control In Marratxi

Fly-tippers are dumping construction and demolition waste, including dangerous materials such as Uralite (asbestos) in three areas of Marratxi.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The aggregates factory will be built by adapting part of the facilities of the old cement factory

Business

Lloseta cement factory project goes ahead

The new aggregates plant will generate at least six jobs and some of them have been earmarked for employees who were laid off.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Finance

European Parliament calling for Storm Gloria aid

Spain's interior minister has put the cost of damage caused by the storm in the Balearics at 16 million euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Child welfare

Prosecution service calls for greater security at centres for minors

The prosecution service wants the Guardia Civil or National Police to control certain centres.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Health

Coronavirus leads to cancellations in Majorca

The outbreak of coronavirus is already causing waves in Majorca with guests cancelling hotel reservations in Palma and Chinese tourists changing their holiday plans for security reasons.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The coach, with a backpack, after his release on charges

Arrests

Volleyball coach accused of sexual abuse is released

A protection order has been activated to protect the victims.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma Local Police arrested the suspect, who apologized

Robbery

Palma scooter hero

Her husband immediately jumped on his electric scooter and tried to alert passers-by, shouting "thief, thief.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

People wearing protective masks walk at the Nanjing Road in Shanghai, China January 29, 2020.

Health

Virus traps Majorcan residents in China

Initial tests have ruled out any coronavirus infection on board the ship which visited Palma this week, officials told Italian media.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Last year's winner of the Pa amb Oli championships

Events

Get stuck in to some of the World's best Pa amb Oli

A good pa amb oli cannot be made without the two essential ingredients of bread and oil but look at last year’s winner.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Challenge Ciclista Mallorca

Events

Day 2 of the Challenge Ciclista Mallorca

Be advised of possible road closures and detours.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The plane had taken off from Binissalem

Emergencies

Emergency landing in Cala Romantica

A small plane made an emergency landing in Cala Romántica.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police

Calvia police fine one in five drivers

During a week-long campaign, fines were issued in respect of 46 out of 245 vehicles.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Dolphins in Ibiza

Environment

Dolphins spotted in Ibiza

It is rare to see them during the winter. Watch the video.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Animal welfare

Palma police dogs up for adoption

A labrador, a German Shepherd and a Belgian Shepherd are to be available for adoption.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

D-Day for Britain

“Spain is not going to put up barriers to its principal tourist market...”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Gibraltar’s quick response

It looks like Gibraltar could be in for a rocky ride post Brexit but they have a plan.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Zarzuela Catalana

Food for thought

The secrets in two fish stews

Fish soups and stews in Catalonia have a long pedigree and there is an amazing variety of versions along the Costa Brava and inland.

Andrew Valente

Edition of 31 January 2020
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