News of the day 1 February 2020
News / Latest headlines
The defendant, on the day of the trial in a criminal court in Palma.

Courts

Woman acquitted of bottle attack

A Manacor woman who was accused of hitting another woman on the head with a bottle has been acquitted.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Vegetable Tortilla

Events

How are your tortillas?

The tortilla de patatas Spanish potato omelette is one of Spain’s most popular dishes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Terraces in Santa Catalina, Palma

Terraces

Terrace wars continue in Palma

"Their excessive occupation hinders free passage and causes inconvenience.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Almond trees in full bloom

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

February kicks off with lots of sunshine and higher temperatures in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Employment

Palma lifeguards contract will favour the employment of women

Up to 15 points for scoring bids will be for equal opportunities.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

Airport expansion needed to ensure economic development

Aena envisages an increase of four million passengers at Son Sant Joan Airport by 2025.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Challenge Ciclista Mallorca

Events

3rd Day of the Challenge Ciclista Mallorca

Be advised of possible road closures and detours.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Royal Family

Guardia Civil complaints about royal duty working conditions

There is a particular complaint about the "random form" of summer service assignments in Majorca when the Royal Family is on vacation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

La Gomera hospital

Health

First case of coronavirus In Spain

Four other tourists are now also under observation in the isolation ward.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Forn Sant Elies

Business

Famous Palma pastry shop closes

Forn Sant Elies was founded in 1940.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Can Beltran factory, Inca

Business

Inca factory gets a facelift

The Can Beltran leather factory in Inca is being converted into an International Artists Residence.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Traffic

La Seu residents overjoyed

Palma Town Hall were accused of only listening to the taxi sector.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The antique Soller train

Transport

Soller train not back on track just yet

The service has been closed since December 9 whilst the tracks and trains were renovated.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival (EMIFF), Sandra Seeling Lipski

Entertainment

Evolution! Mallorca International Film Festival at indie film festivals

More than 1,000 filmmakers from across the globe, who were able to get to know about the main locations that Majorca and the other Balearic Islands offer for filming.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Thomas Cook employees protesting outside the offices

Employment

Thomas Cook employees receive dismissal letters

As of next week the former employees will be able to sign on as unemployed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Snapshot of the series on TVE

Employment

Are you ready for your close-up?

Auditions for adults will take place today and tomorrow at the Costa Nord Cultural Centre in Valldemossa.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Golf

Balearics golf celebrates "a great year"

There was a return to the international scene through an agreement with the European Challenge Tour.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

German market

“Any drop in the German market will be felt hard on Majorca...”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

The Spanish economy

The Spanish economy performed remarkably well last year but it’s slowing now.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
The Biggest Little Farm (2019) - Official Trailer

What's on

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

Santa Agueda is celebrated in Sencelles and there are 6 films showing in English with Judy and The Biggest Little Farm begin new releases this week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Diver collecting data on impacts of global warming on soft corals.

Nautical Notes

You can help marine science

Are you someone who loves the sea and spends a lot of time on the coast, at sea or even better – underneath it?

Marilles Foundation

Son Real estate

Wild Majorca

Winter wonderland – Son Real

Son Real is an impressive area of Pines, beach and walkways.

Nevill James-Davies

Sport / Real Mallorca
Leonardo Koutris

Fan's View

February's a vital month for Mallorca

Real Mallorca play Valladolid tonight in Son Moix at 18:30

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Emanuel Buchmann (team Bora-Hansgrohe)

Cycling

Germany's Buchmann wins second stage of The Tour of Majorca

The second day took the 23 teams up in to the mountains for the 160 kilometre stage between Soller and Deya.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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