News of the day 11 February 2020
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A Nacra or Pinna Nobilis has been found off the coast of Minorca

Environment

Hope for endangered Nacra mussel

A Nacra or Pinna nobilis, which is better known as the noble pen shell or fan mussel has been found in Minorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

This year the sculptural image of King David from the parish of San Nicolás in Palma will be restored

Heritage

Tourist tax money used to restore religious artefacts

Artefacts across the island will be restored and conserved.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

It could reach up to 21º today

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

A warm sunny week is forecast.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

PM Pedro Sanchez

Spanish Civil War

Spanish government to ban glorification of Franco dictatorship

"In a democracy you don't pay tribute to dictators or tyrants."

Reuters

Child welfare

Expert committee proposal for child sexual exploitation cases

The opposition are demanding that President Armengol sacks social affairs minister, Fina Santiago.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Meeting in Marratxi.

Health

"Everything is under control" says Marratxí Mayor

Dr. Arranz explained how the case was detected in the Island, what action people should take to avoid infection and called for calm.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The victim was taken to Son Espases hospital

Crime

Man stabbed during argument

Palma Police are searching for a suspect who allegedly tried to murder another man in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

New delimitation may cause environmental risks for Cabrera National Park

Environment

Cabrera Environmental Fears

Questions over delimitation of an exclusion zone which includes the waters of Cabrera National Park.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

United left supporting 'no more planes' movement

It is envisaged that by 2025 there will be almost 34 million passengers a year on almost 247,000 flights.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A foggy morning

Transport

Pea-Souper In Majorca

Intense fog may cause delays at airports in Palma and Madrid

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A Union flag flies at Europa Point in front of the Rock (rear), a monolithic limestone promontory

Borders

Spanish border logjam a bigger threat to Gibraltar finance than Brexit

After a post-Brexit transition period ends in December, Britain may get some direct access to EU financial markets under the bloc's 'equivalence' system.

Reuters

Police

Ten arrests in Manacor drugs operation

Seven properties were raided in the early hours on Tuesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police

Government taking first step towards a Balearics police force

Més are not convinced that there is a government commitment to a Balearics police force.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

Further reduction in the price of an MOT

The price of an MOT is coming down and so also is the waiting time for an appointment.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Technology

The code number for lost or stolen phones

A reminder to keep a note of a phone's identity number.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rafa Nadal

Celebrities

Home at last, February in Majorca

His plan for the next few days is to relax while training for Mexico.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Health

Boy in Son Espases tests negative for coronavirus

The boy had contact with the British man who has tested positive.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Climate is changing

In my 40 plus years of skiing I’ve never seen a lizard in a ski resort this time of year.

Humphrey Carter

Viewpoint

People of trust?

The position of national government delegate in the Balearics is a political one.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Spotlight on Soller

Spotlight on Soller

Coffee time chatter - Let’s have a chat, a moan or an observation…

Everybody has got something to say. It is the nature of conversation…

Shirley Roberts

Focus on cars

Focus on cars

The Sweet Shop

Every colour, every make, all polished and ready to go.

Robert Klevenhagen

Sport / Real Mallorca
World Football Summit 2019 en Madrid

Football

Real Mallorca sack General Manager

On Sunday the club were defeated 1-0 by bottom club Espanyol.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The former general manager of Real Mallorca, Maheta Molango

Fan's View

Real Mallorca sack general manager Maheta Molango

Under Molango leadership, Mallorca won back to back promotions and returned to La Liga after a six-year absence.

Monro Bryce

Vicente Moreno, Maheta Molango, Andy Kohlberg and Graeme Le Saux

Football

England legend tipped for Mallorca job

He has owned a holiday home in Pollensa for many years and is involved with the British community in the north of the island

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Other Sports
Good defence from El Toro RC against Shamrock RC

Local Rugby

El Toro RC Girls Shock Shamrock RC

Rugby Report from 8 and 9 February 2020.

Lynda Demangeat

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