News of the day 15 February 2020
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Palma Fog

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

Morning fog in Palma should clear up by lunchtime.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Society

"Strike" in Majorca for International Women's Day

International Women's Day this year is on a Sunday, which may well be why there isn't unanimity about a "strike".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Child welfare

Priest arrested for sexual abuse of a 14-year-old

The Hindu priest is said to have abused the girl on two occasions.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Brexit

Brexit concern about Majorca's food exports

The effects of Brexit on food exports are said to be "largely unpredictable".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

POLLENÇA. TRANSPORTE AEREO. Los hidroaviones `tomarán¿ Pollença con la Copa Schneider

Events

Seaplanes cup for Puerto Pollensa

From what one can make out, it is in fact a renaming for the Splash-In, designed to give that event added incentive.

Andrew Ede

National Police Investigate Palma Prostitution

Crime

Palma Prostitution Arrests

Two people arrested in Palma for allegedly prostituting minors who’d escaped from Juvenile Detention Centres.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Majorcan Hotel Chains investing in Varadero, Cuba

Tourism

Majorcan hotel chains defy Trump

Majorcan Hotel chains are expanding in Cuba despite orders from the US State Department and President Donald Trump not to invest in the Caribbean Island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Dr Zaid Al Nakeeb & Dr María Arrizabalaga at Son Llàtzer Hospital

Health

Son Llatzer coronavirus lecture

Doctors say advances in technology, medicine and biology play a big role in stamping out viruses.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Beach concession company removes stones and debris from s'Illot beach.

Weather

Manacor beach clean-up

Manacor City Council repairs damage caused to beaches by Storm Gloria

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rooftops in Palma

Property

Balearic property slump

Property sales plummeted by nearly 11% in the Balearic Islands last year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Agriculture

Olive tree cargo prevented from entering Majorca

There are restrictions and regulations regarding the transporting of plants and trees because of "olive ebola".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Energy

Airport energy consumption will exceed all Formentera's

Aena plans for Son Sant Joan Airport will mean a 12% increase in energy power.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Health

Spanish government plans more restrictive tobacco law

Tax and the effects of vaping are two of a number of aspects being studied.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Town halls

Arenal residents repeating requests for town hall improvements

Residents in Arenal have been complaining for years; little seems to ever get done.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Courts

Twenty-one month sentence sought for road-rage case

The prosecution service have accused the BMW driver of reckless driving.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Chinese Tourist in France is first victim of coronavirus in Europe

Health

First coronavirus death In Europe

First death in Europe from Coronavirus reported in France

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Caroline Flack at the BRIT music awards in London

Celebrities

Caroline Flack dead at 40

Caroline Flack found dead in her London Flat

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

So what about cruises?

The government has done holiday rentals and booze, surely cruises must be next?

Humphrey Carter

Viewpoint

Carnival data

The town hall has forked out 27 grand for the kids’ parade this Sunday.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
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What's on

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

Carnival begins in Marratxi and Santa Eugenia, there is Flamenco in Paguera and Real Mallorca play D. Alvavés at home at 13.00.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Carnival in Alcudia

News from your area

Spotlight on the North

Complaints in the north, a plan of action for Puerto Pollensa and What's On this weekend and next in the north of the island.

Andrew Ede

Valentine's Day

My column

Braving it out

Weekly columnist writes about the carefully crafted PR move, Valentine's Day fervor, wild dogs on the loose and the long goodbye by Harry and Meghan.

Anna Nicholas

Sport / Real Mallorca
Coach Moreno and President Andy Kohlberg - onwards and upwards.

Fan's View

Three Points Vital Today

As we reach the final third of season 2019/20, it’s going to take a supreme effort from us to stay in La Liga.

Monro Bryce

Mallorca RCD - Deportivo Alavés

La Liga

Real Mallorca bag three vital points

Keeper and VAR deny Mallorca two goals.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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