News of the day 26 February 2020
News / Latest headlines
Soller tram


Good morning from Majorca

It's going to be a windy day but the sun will continue to shine.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Formentera has provided one of three sites for genome sampling.


Tracing the origin of Majorca's earliest settlers

A link has been made between peoples from the Eurasian Steppe and the earliest settlers in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma police acted against tricksters last year.


New investigation ordered into three-card tricksters

The Provincial Court is responding to an appeal from the Playa de Palma hoteliers association.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The big five car-hire firms are responsible for over 7,000 jobs.

Car rental

The five main car-rental firms generate 256 million euros

The Aneval car-rental association suggests that road congestion is for reasons other than the number of hire cars.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Balearics are very popular for boat hire.


Balearics most popular for boat hire

Reservations for the Balearics are twice the level of those for the second-placed region.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Canela Restaurant, Palma


Everybody Loves Canela

The story behind Palma's famous Canela Restaurant.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Luxottica Group cancels annual conference in Calvia


Calvia Coronavirus

Italian company cancels conference in Calvia because of the coronavirus.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pere Garau market traders support tomorrow's lockout in protest against pedestrianisation under the banner ‘It is transferred’.


Palma Pedestrianisation Protest

Companies planning temporary walk out on Wednesday in protest against pedestrianisation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Guardia Civil Officers searching Ramadani mansion in Calvia


Majorca Money Laundering Investigation

Majorca money laundering investigation widens.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Super sailing yacht Mikhail Vorontsov in Palma.

Yachting industry

Classic superyacht in Palma for refit and repair

She was priced at 10.5 million dollars at the end of last year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

View of Majorca from Ciutadella


Beautiful Views of Majorca

Beautiful photograph of Majorca taken from Ciutadella.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Guests at the hotel in Tenerife


Canaries hotel locked down over coronavirus as Spain reports first mainland cases

Latest update: Spain also reported its first three cases of the disease on the mainland.


FILE PHOTO: Opera singer Placido Domingo sits during an event at the Manhattan School of Music in New York


Placido Domingo apologises after union finds he sexually harassed women

The union will announce plans in the coming weeks to prevent sexual harassment in the future.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Inca City Council gives pet owners bottles of water to wash away dog urine.

Animal Welfare

Free water in Inca

Pet owners in Inca are being given free bottles of water to clean away dog urine.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

View of Esporles


Forest fire in Esporles

Emergency units are monitoring developments. Watch the video.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Baleares Ambulance Service strike affects Public & Private ambulances.


Ambulance Workers On Strike From Monday

Baleares Ambulance Service calls indefinite strike from Monday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus in Spain


"We're fine but bored," says guest in Tenerife hotel in coronavirus lockdown

The person who tested positive in Madrid on Wednesday had travelled recently to northern Italy.


Glass bottle recycling is good in the Balearics.


Balearics has best glass recycling rate in the country

In the Balearics, 31.6 kilos of glass per inhabitant are now recycled through the green containers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


The minister

“No-one can accuse the minister for tourism of doing nothing...”

Jason Moore


It’s easy, fatal, to criticise

There is a flip side to social media, it brings the worst out of people.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Fira del Ram in Palma

What's On

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

Check which markets are open near you. Films currently showing in English and which funfair opens tomorrow?

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Never-fail blueberry Majorcan muffins

Out and about

Majorcan muffins

Over the years I have developed the perfect blueberry muffin recipe which never fails.

Peter Clover

Yoghurt is an essential item in the diet of many nations

Food for Thought

Using yoghurt in the kitchen

Yoghurt straight from the tub can be added to cooked dishes just before serving and it won’t curdle if it doesn’t come to the boil.

Andrew Valente

Punta Ballena in Magalluf

Frank Confidential

Do we need a "cooler" crackdown? Plus, please don't mention the weather

Why not try the ‘Cooler’ system, whereupon drunks and troublemakers are put into a designated area for the night if they are deemed socially unacceptable and released the next morning upon producing 500 euros either in cash or via a card?

Frank Leavers

Sport / Other Sports
Abierto Mexicano Tennis in Acapulco


Majorcan makes a statement in Acapulco opener

The top-seeded Majorcan defeated fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar 6-3, 6-2 in first-round action in Acapulco.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 26 February 2020