News of the day 6 February 2020
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Emergency services helicopter

Contract

Air ambulance company fined

IB-Salut is suing Eliance, the company that held the Balears Sanitary Air Transport concession, for alleged breaches of contract amounting to 3,043,935 euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Capuccino on Palma's Paseo Marítimo

Business

Palma Cappuccino facelift

The Cappuccino restaurant on the Paseo Marítimoplans to reopen in a couple of months.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Two dogs have been identified as suffering from leishmaniasis

Animal Welfare

Police dogs get new homes

All three dogs have new homes after public outcry at them being left at the pound.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A warm sunny day in the Balearics

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

Another sunny day for the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Society

60% of Balearics households have financial difficulties

Over 260,000 households in the Balearics have difficulties making it to the end of the month.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police

Arrested in Palma for swindling money from women

The man was offering women a better life and is estimated to have swindled them out of 100,000 euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police

Five arrests in cocaine smuggling operation

A legal goods transport company was being used as a front for drug smuggling.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Kirk Douglas with his wife and son, Michael Douglas

Celebrities

Hollywood legend dies

The Hollywood actor, producer and novelist, Kirk Douglas passed away in Beverly Hills yesterday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Two Guardia Civil officers guard Tòfol T. P. during a search

Police

Sa Pobla murder suspect dead

Tòfol TP was arrested last year for alleged murder and dismemberment.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

This supermarket in Pere Garau has noticed a drop in sales

Health

Chinese in Majorca suffer Coronavirus crisis

People who have relatives in infected areas in China say extreme measures have been put in place to try to prevent the virus from spreading.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The first Soller train of the year.

Transport

First Soller train of the year gets a cheer

There were loud cheers as the train left the station and again when it arrived in the heart of Soller.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourist tax

Tourist tax revenue for nature park projects

People at risk of social exclusion have been hired for projects in four nature parks.

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Transport

Port tax to go down in the next budget

The tax cut is in response to the increased costs of ships' fuel and freight.

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Police

Body found in Son Espases car park

Police suspect that the 45-year-old committed suicide.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Small shops

“The Palma city council should try and help smaller traders...”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Crisis absenteeism

Since the “pact” government was formed in June 2015, it hasn’t been consumed by too much crisis, but when it has been, there has been a common element - Més.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
LITTLE WOMEN - Official Trailer (HD)

What's on

What's on and films to see in English on Thursday / Friday

6 films are showing in English, 4 of which are Bafta winners. The Balearic Symphony Orchestra also perform in Palma this evening.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Calçots with their sauce.

Food & Wine

A filthy dish but so tasty

It's "calçotada" time in Majorca. Do you know how to eat them?

Andrew Valente

The Restaurant Review

Restaurant Review

Lovely meal on tin tray

The chicken wings are by far the best I have ever been served in a restaurant.

Andrew Valente

BIRDS OF PREY - Official Trailer 1

What's on

Cinema listings in English for Friday

2 new releases this week are Birds of Prey and Bombshell. The Joker and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood return and all last week's films are still on but with time changes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 6 February 2020
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