Demand for parliament to investigate rail safety
The works committee wants a review of the running of the SFM Majorca railways.
Eighty per cent of beach rubbish is plastic
At one beach, El Torà, there has been a notable reduction in marine waste.
Majorca has one of the top-ten most expensive properties in Spain
A 14 million euro property in Andratx makes the top ten.
Skeleton properties to be revitalised
Buildings that were under construction on urban land in the Balearics during the financial crisis, but never finished are to be converted into VPO properties.
Slump In Es Trenc Hotel Bookings
Hoteliers in es Trenc are complaining that reservations for summer 2020 have plummeted by 25%.
Palma shops to close for an hour to protest against pedestrianisation in the city.
Two men knocked down in Palma: driver “lost control”
The Local Police have opened a full investigation.
Films in English
New films in English this weekend
The Call of the Wild and 21 Bridges are this weekend's new releases in English.
Family release Caroline Flack's unpublished Instagram post
"The reason I am talking today is because my family can't take anymore."
Filming for White Lines second series in the autumn
There was location work in Majorca for the first series of White Lines.
University researchers criticise airport expansion plans
Plans for the airport are described as incoherent and contradictory to declarations of climate emergency.
Moroccan cyclist killed on the sa Pobla to Llubi road
The Moroccan was said to have been on his way to work nearby.
Coronavirus case in Majorca was managed "by the book"
Spain's health minister praised the manner in which Son Espases had treated the patient with coronavirus.
"Zero tolerance" of tourism of excesses in Majorca
The Balearics tourism minister met Foreign Office, tourism industry and media representatives in London.
Booze ban concerns
Balearics tourism minister Iago Negueruela will have some fast talking to do.
Time to get tough on organised fly tippers - plus, why so many Balearic civil servants?
Don't forget the much anticipated Balearic Cup in May in Cala Millor!
What's on and Films in English on Wednesday / Thursday
Plenty of jazz music today and Son Pardo will have trotting races this afternoon.
Out and about
I hope everyone involved in the fun and frolics had a happy carnival here in Majorca.
Food for Thought
Galicia’s porco celta pig gets resurrected
The porco celta cocido is like other Spanish regional cocidos in that it is split into various parts.
Notes from the Classroom
Learning through hands on experience: Why interactive camps are good for kids
We truly believe that the experiences children gain from camp activities is invaluable and the desire to keep active minds through holiday periods is as strong as ever
Words and more...
Did you know...
Dog is one of those easy English words: everyone can spell it (like cat) and no one has any difficulty in pronouncing it.
El Toro RC Win At Home
The men were in action over the weekend in the Baleares Senior League and the U14 and girls also played at various pitches around the islands.
“In my experience, the small number of winter flights are packed...”