News of the day 5 March 2020
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Business

Ladies, Wine & Design in Majorca

Ladies, Wine & Design is a global initiative that originated in New York.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Valldemossa

Weather

Good morning from Majorca

It’s been a horrendous few days with very, very strong winds across Majorca and according to Aemet it’ll get worse before it gets better.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police

Guardia Civil's gender equality plan

Almost ten per cent of the total Guardia Civil force in the Balearics is female.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Palma anti-social tourism zones in force from April

The zones are intended to give police greater power to act against anti-social tourism.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma Cathedral disappears in the fog.

Weather

Now you see it, now you don't!

Palma cathedral disappears in thick fog.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palacio de Congressos, Palma.

Health

Concern peaks as 2nd major event in Palma is cancelled

The XV Congress of the Spanish Society of Glaucoma cancelled over coronavirus fears.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

UK regional airline Flybe enters administration

Tourism

British regional airline Flybe collapses after coronavirus blow

Airline struggling before coronavirus hit demand.

Reuters

Son Llatzer Hospital, Majorca.

Health

First coronavirus victim infected here in Majorca

A sixth person has been diagnosed with coronavirus in Majorca and it’s the first time a patient has been infected here on the island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Intermodal demonstration in Palma.

Transport

Anger over lack of trains in Palma

Protestors demonstrate against lack of trains in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

More strong winds forecast in Majorca.

Weather

3 days of miserable weather forecast

Miserable weather forecast for Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Dogs wearning masks

Health

Hong Kong quarantines dog for coronavirus, experts caution over pet spread

It said there is no evidence pets can be a source of infection.

Reuters

Wildlife

Vultures released back into the wild

The Cofib consortium for wildlife had been treating the two vultures.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cala Gat storm damage.

News

Capdepera Mayor declares war on Madrid

Capdepera Mayor furious after Madrid scuppers regeneration plans.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Courts

Five sentenced for Magalluf drug dealing

A total of nineteen years and two months for five members of a drugs gang.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Court date set for trial of man who beat up a tourist in Magalluf.

International

Magalluf barman could be jailed for 3 years

Defendant could be jailed for 3 years for beating up a tourist in Magalluf.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Representatives of Immigrant Associations met in Palma last week.

Immigration

Bitter complaints about the Oficina de Estranjería in Palma

Immigrant groups in the Balearic Islands say they're being sidelined by the Oficina de Extranjería.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Parliament demands annual investment for resort modernisation

The Spanish government is being urged to allocate an annual sum for resort modernisation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Terraces on Calle Fabrica in Palma

Tourism

Ignoring the new terrace rules in Palma could be costly

Ban on terrace enclosures now in force in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Commuters protest over lack of trains at Palma Intermodal station.

Transport

Commuters stage a rush hour protest

Commuters protest over infrequency of trains at Palma's intermodal station. See the video here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Terrace enclosure removed from a bar in Palma.

Tourism

Bars and Restaurants say terrace laws will obliterate profits

Bars and restaurants will be penalised if they don't comply with new terrace laws in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Katy Perry & Orlando Bloom at the premiere for 'Carnival Row'.

Entertainment

The secret's out!

Katy Perry reveals her well kept secret.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

British PM, Boris Johnson expressed sympathy for victim and family.

Health

UK announces first coronvirus death

UK reports first coronavirus death.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

That’s it for terraces

All across the centre of Palma yesterday, terraces were being dismantled.

Humphrey Carter

Viewpoint

Selling trains to Kenya

Cleaner air, reduced emissions, Majorca is both on the road and on track to climate change salvation.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Billy Budd Teatro Real premiere on March 5

What's On

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

Today premiere of the musical Billy Budd at Ocimax in Palma and Festival Park in Marratxi. Check the trailers of the new films coming on Friday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Basque chuletón was worth a 10.

The Restaurant Review

Basque chuletón was ever so delish

Find out what our Bulletin restaurant critic says this week.

Andrew Valente

Spaghetti with hake roe (huevas de merluza)

Food & Wine

Hake roes: delicious and affordable treat

Fish of all kinds, especially the cheaper Mediterranean specimens cleaned and filleted, are ideal for simple lunches.

Andrew Valente

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