News of the day 7 February 2020
News / Latest headlines
Enrique Medrano poses with the trophy he received last week

Awards

Majorcan photographer snaps up top prize

Majorcan photographer, Enrique Medrano named Best Wedding Photographer in the World.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The illustrations can be seen on calle Set Cantons

Events

Women under the microscope

February 11 is International Day of Women & Girls in Science

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

February almond blossom

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

It’s warmed up a little bit in the Balearic Islands but strong winds are making it feel much cooler.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

Car-rental electric vehicle requirements are "impossible"

Car-rental firms are obliged to have a percentage of electric vehicles, but there is a lack of charging points.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Town Hall forbids the use of fake flowers in its romantic cemetery

Latest headlines

Fake flowers banned in Deya cemetery

Mourners have been banned from putting plastic or cloth flowers on graves in Deya cemetery.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The advert for the apartment online

Property

Palma apartment scam

The owner sent a WhatsApp asking for a deposit to reserve the property.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Graphic of the works planned at Son Sant Joan airport

Transport

Palma airport row

AENA states that the current area is not being extended.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The beautiful Gorg Blau reservoir

Services

Gorg Blau valves working correctly

The bottom valves of Gorg Blau reservoir are in good condition.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spain's PM Sanchez and Catalan regional leader Quim Torra meet in Barcelona

Politics

Spain's PM meets Catalan separatist leader, sets out roadmap for talks

The plan seeks to address Catalonia's divisive push for independence and improve relations with the region that tried to break away from Spain in 2017.

Reuters

Courts

Eighteen months for setting fire to rubbish containers

The woman is the second person to be convicted for setting fire to rubbish containers in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Environment

Waste incineration target being missed by 100,000 tonnes

The plan had been to close two incinerators, but this is not possible because of the low level of recycling.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Suspected cases of coronovirus

Health

Government activates protocol for possible coronavirus case

The patient at Son Espases is in an isolation area.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Booze ban

“The booze ban which has been introduced should not be limited to three resorts”.

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Whither culture?

The impression was that the government had either forgotten about culture or had decided to downgrade its importance.

Andrew Ede

Frank Talking

You wear it well

I have this theory that it’s not that people dress badly per-se - but on occasions they dress at complete odds with what used to be regarded as right-and-proper.

Frank Leavers

Holiday / Lifestyle
Bombshell (2019 Movie) New Trailer — Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie

What's on

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

2 new films in English today: Birds of Prey and Bombshell. Joker and Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood return to Palma and Judy; The Biggest Little Farm; Dolittle; 1917; Jojo Rabbit and Little Women are still showing but times have changed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bridge the gap

Nautical Notes

Bridge the gap

Just to round off this large dose of girl power, it’s worth noting that Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai is Celebrity Edge’s godmother.

Sarah Forge

Dolphin

Save the Med Foundation

The secret life of most mysterious dolphin in the Mediterranean Sea

When at sea, do NOT actively approach or chase marine animals!

Save the Med Foundation

Sport / Other Sports
Ricardo Vaquera scored two tries for Babarians

Local Rugby

Rugby masterclass with Nico Sanchez

Rugby Report from 1 and 2 February 2020.

Lynda Demangeat

Athletic Bilbao - Barcelona

Copa del Rey football

Format change restores drama to Spanish Cup

The new format has also restored many fans' faith in Spain's oldest competition, returning it to the lofty status it used to enjoy.

Reuters

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