News of the day 20 February 2020
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Remains of the Myotragus rat-goat have also been found in Font de ses Aiguades.


The undersea secrets of Majorca's first settlers

The Font de ses Aiguades, close to the shore in Alcanada, was first explored in 1998.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter



Good morning from Majorca

Sunshine is forecast in the Balearic Islands today with highs of 17 degrees in some places.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

"Indifference" in El Molinar.


Images of migrant deaths in El Molinar

Abraham Calero's "Indifference" is a criticism of the attitude towards death.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Driver who crashed his car in Calle Industria


A Lucky Escape

Driver relieved no-one died when he lost control of his car and crashed in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Carlos García Roldán after he was arrested in Colombia


Alleged Conman Transferred To Palma Jail

Alleged Real Estate scammer transferred to Palma jail.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Driver in serious condition in Son Espases after car crash


Driver Crashes Dodging Horse & Cart

A man is in serious condition after crashing his car on the road from Sineu to Inca in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cassette tape lost in Majorca washed up in the Canary Islands


Memories Are Made Of This

The mystery behind a cassette mix tape that washed up on a beach in the Canary Islands has finally been solved.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Local representatives, Police and Guardia Civil decide how to tackle fly-tipping.


Inca Introduces Hefty Fly-Tipping Fines

Inca is cracking down on tourists who dump waste in unauthorised areas.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cabrera National Park


Cabrera Environmental Fears

Government says Royal Algerian decree would affect the waters of Cabrera National Park and cannot be applied.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Terraferida photo of planned urbanisation in Santa María del Camí


Terraferida Objects To Santa Marí Del Cami Project

Terraferida objects to plans for new urbanisation in Santa María del Camí.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cala Millor beach was badly damaged and lost a lot of sand during Storm Gloria


Storm Gloria Aid Row

Mayors and Tourism Representatives are furious about the amount of aid being given to the Balearic Islands to pay for damage caused by Storm Gloria.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

National Police Officers at the house of Chinese Nationals who tested negative for coronavirus.


Coronavirus False Alarm

False alarm over two new suspected cases of coronavirus in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson & Dominic Cummings leaving Downing Street.


Shocking New UK Immigration Rules

Priority to be given to skilled workers under new UK Immigration points system.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Raúl and Mariana, with their passports and their children: Auka, who's 3 and Nilo who's 7 months old.


The Trip of A Lifetime

Majorcan family plan world trip with their two children aged 2 and 7 months

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter



Over 150,000 Flew To Balearic Islands In January

The number of low cost airline passengers coming to the Balearics dropped by 11.9% in January.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Dame Julie Walters At London Premiere of Paddington


Dame Julie Walters Given Clean Bill Of Health

Dame Julie Walters gets the all-clear after bowel cancer.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Bridge too far?

“Have the Balearic government gone too far with booze legislation?”

Jason Moore


Spain’s farming revolution

Spain’s new progressive government is facing its first big battle with farmers.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Kora Jazz Trio

What's On

What's on and Films in English on Thursday / Friday

Inca and Puerto Pollensa will have carnival parades today. Festival Jazz Palma continues and films in English will be updated on Friday. Don't forget the weekly markets!

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The merluza and chips that was a total success.

The Restaurant Review

Fish and chips - by Anglophile Italians

It’s not in the least surprising that an Italian cook did such a good version of English fish and chips.

Andrew Valente

Arenques sold in Sineu market

Food & Wine

This herring is worth its salt

Arenques salados are at their best in recipes that call for anchovies: pizza toppings, salads, pasta dishes, sauces and bruschettas, among others.

Andrew Valente

Edition of 20 February 2020