News of the day 25 February 2020
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Weather

Good morning from Majorca

Morning fog in Majorca will give way to another lovely sunny day on the island with highs of 23 degrees.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Demographics

Balearics population growth has created a 'new' Palma

Foreign residents account for almost half of the population growth.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Courts

Mechanic accused of moped hit-and-run

The mechanic claims he did not drive the car that hit the moped and left the rider seriously injured.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The ‘Costa Smeralda’ cruise ship, which arrives in Palma on Tuesday can hold 6,600 passengers and crew. A passenger with coronavirus symptoms tested negative. All cruise ships that stop in Palma leave from Italian ports.

Health

Balearic Travel Agent Bookings Down 50%

Coronavirus causes massive slump in foreign bookings in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tesco is the first UK supermarket to introduce sell skin tone plasters.

Health

Tesco doesn't plaster around

Tesco introduces range of different coloured plasters.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

"Malice in Nomadsland" was another success

Pantomine

Nomads triumph on stage and at carnival

The costumes and make-up were paraded at Alcudia’s Carnival on Sunday afternoon. Who got first prize? Nomads.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The hotel at Canary Islands that is under lockdown

Health

Canary Islands hotel on lockdown after coronavirus case

Breaking news: 1,000 guests at the hotel affected.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Nautical

Alcudiamar reduces planned expansion of the dry dock

There has been opposition to any expansion at the marina in Puerto Alcudia.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Precautionary measured in Europe

Health

Balearic medical service handling surge in virus calls

The Balearic government has called a crisis meeting for 2pm today to analyze the current coronavirus situation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Jacqueline Jossa at Pirates in Majorca.

Celebrities

Queen of the Jungle in Majorca sensation

It is unclear how long she will remain on the island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Retail

Retailers calling for consensus on Palma mobility measures

The town hall is accused of making decisions without taking account of the impact.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cruise ships docked in Palma's port

Tourism

Freeze sought on new licences for cruise ship docking

Breaking news: the Balearics would be the first region in Spain to adopt such a measure.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Minister promising wide reform of tourism law

Iago Negueruela says that legislative reform will modernise the tourism industry.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Spanish tourism ministry's protocols for coronavirus

Tour operators and travel agents have not had any cancellation of bookings for Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Governing Spain

“It is so far so good for Pedro Sanchez, but the future is uncertain...”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

The hills are alive in Majorca

While N. Europe, especially the UK, shivers, Majorca certainly is not catching a cold.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Carnival ends in Majorca

What's On

What's on and Films in English on Tuesday / Wednesday

Today ends the carnival events with the burial of the sardine in Inca, Llucmajor, Manacor, Portol and Sa Pobla. Check out the video.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearics Day on Sunday in Palma

What's On

Top tip's of events on Majorca this week

Carnival ends, the funfair opens and its the Balearic Day on Sunday.

Andrew Ede

Carnival in the plaza

News from your area

Spotlight on Soller

Carnival came and went and parties happened and now we turn for a moment to Lent.

Shirley Roberts

Mercedes SLs in a row, pricey red one on the left

Focus on cars

Bits ‘n Pieces

So here are some more, plus a couple of other interesting wheeled machines.

Robert Klevenhagen

Balearics Day celebrations in Palma

Enjoying Majorca

A Tuesday in March

Balearics Day is on Sunday. It isn’t, therefore, a public holiday.

Andrew Ede

The Invisible Man - Official Trailer [HD]

Films in English

New films in English this weekend

Two new films coming to Palma on Friday. Showtimes have been posted.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca's new football player

La Liga Football

Real Mallorca sign South Korean midfielder Ki Sung-yueng

The 31-year-old spent 18 months at the Magpies but left St. James’s Park at the end of last month by mutual consent.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Other Sports
Rugby Day in Son Roca

Local rugby

Rugby Day in Son Roca

Rugby Report from 22nd and 23rd February 2020.

Lynda Demangeat

Edition of 25 February 2020
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