News of the day 3 February 2020
News / Latest headlines
Joint operation of the National Police Force and the Local Police of Palma


Thirty one minors caught drinking in Police raids

A police raid has once again brought to the fore the existing problems with the sheltered and internment centres of Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rubbish park in the countryside


Majority of rubbish parks are illegal

53 are still waiting for approval but will not be sanctioned.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

"1917" eclipses its competitors at the Baftas


Four BAFTA winning films are at the cinema in English

1917 wins 7 BAFTAS, this and three other award winning films can be seen in English this week,

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Emaya workers working on one of the breakdowns


Nearly 7,000 residents without water

The water supply in Palma had three breakdowns at the weekend.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The three wounded were admitted to Son Espases hospital


Man dies in house fire

An 89-year-old man has died after a fire at his home in Palma

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Another sunny day in Majorca


Good Morning from Majorca

A beautiful sunny day with high in the mid 20ºs.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cala Molins


Balearics basking in the winter sunshine

The streets were empty but the beaches were packed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Balearic parliament had claimed that there was a violation of data protection.


No breach of data protection in residents discount check

The Spanish government had initiated a check to compare incomes and the number of flights taken.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Better salaries under collective bargaining agreements started to come into effect in 2018.


Balearics salary increases higher than the national average

Salary increases under collective bargaining agreements had been very low up to 2017.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The citizens attention service is one area for the satisfaction survey.

Town halls

Palma town hall to carry out services' satisfaction surveys

There are five services' areas which will be assessed; these include beach services in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

World Cancer Day banner outside Palma town hall.


Palma marks World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day is tomorrow, Tuesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

King Felipe with the president (speaker) of Congress, Martitxell Batet, and Queen Letizia.


King appeals for unity while recognising diversity

King Felipe's address at the opening of parliament was greeted with applause from some but not others.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter



Top temp hits the 26 degrees Centigrade mark

Palma Met Office is forecasting the good weather to continue.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Madrid airport


Flights rerouted as Madrid's Barajas airport closes due to drones

Twenty-two flights were rerouted.


A tourist is seen at Madrid's Barajas Airport, in Madrid, Spain February 3, 2020.


Madrid's Barajas airport reopens for traffic after drone sighting

Spanish airport operator AENA said 26 flights had to be rerouted away from Barajas after the sightings.


News / Comment


The new dawn

“Brexit has been done, now the work begins. For the sake of Britain I do hope that Brexit is a success...”

Jason Moore

Kobe Bryant


Person of the week

The shock at his death was enormous.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Michel Barnier and Pedro Sanchez


Three cheers and boos

The PP accused Hila and others of having been involved in a “lynching” for electoral gain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Lifestyle
The oxtail was one of the best and worth a 10

Restaurant Review

A great start to Chinese new year

Restaurante Hemudu, Calle Rubén Dario 1, Palma.

Andrew Valente

Sport / Real Mallorca
Reina's on his knees as Valladolid score the game's only goal.

Fan's View

Hammer Blow

Our defensive rock Antonio Raillo went down near the corner flag with nobody near him.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Ricard Puig comes on as a substitute to replace Anssumane Fati


Talking points from the weekend in La Liga

Madrid, who finished 19 points behind title winners Barcelona last season are a serious force again.


Edition of 2 February 2020