News of the day 11 March 2020
News / Latest headlines
Plaza del Roser, Santanyi.


Good Morning from Majorca

It's a foggy morning in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hotels in Majorca say they won't open until June.


Some hotels in Majorca won't open until June

Hotels in Majorca say coronavirus has decimated bookings.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Valencia Town Hall in Plaza del Ayuntamiento wrapped in smoke during the Mascletá


Valencia's Fallas Festival Postponed

Valencian Fallas Festival is cancelled because of the coronavirus crisis.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ricky and Kim Wilde at the Palma Music Studios


Kim goes wild for Majorca after recording session

She holds the record for being the most-charted British female solo act of the 1980s, with seventeen UK Top 40 hit singles.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ban on terrace enclosures causing anger in Palma.


Palma Referendum in April

Referendum to be held on pedestrianisation and ban on terrace enclosures.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Llatzer hospital


Three more coronavirus cases in the Balearics

The health service is now tracing all the people who may have come into contact with the three new patients.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

'This kills'; the metal barriers are lethal in the event of an accident.


Council replacing metal crash barriers in the Tramuntana

The new barriers will be steel but covered with wood.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The museum will officially be reopened on Thursday evening.


Diocesan museum reopens with new themes

The museum at the Cathedral is now the Majorca Museum of Sacred Art.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Can Picafort skateboard ramps destroyed by vandals.


Police investigate Santa Margalida vandalism

Vandals target three areas of Santa Margalida.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Feixina monument was built to honour Nationalist dead.


Court rules that Feixina monument should be listed

The Council of Majorca will appeal the ruling.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Illegal street vendors make a run for it during Palma raids.


Crackdown on illegal street vendors in Majorca

Over 1,000 fake items confiscated during Palma raids.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Palma Boat Show postponed until June.


Palma Boat Show postponed until June

The dates have been changed "through responsibility for the nautical industry, exhibitors and visitors to the fair".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearics health minister Patricia Gómez.


Ban on social and cultural events with more than 1,000 people

The Balearics health ministry has announced new measures for the containment of coronavirus.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Further exhumation of Republican remains.

Historic memory

Sencelles Civil War grave exhumation has restarted

The remains of three victims are believed to be buried in the cemetery in Sencelles.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Views over Pollensa


Who do you think you are?

If you think about it, those of us who live ‘the life’ her in Majorca are a very strange breed indeed.

Frank Leavers

Banana loaf with dates and walnuts

Out & About

It’s All Bananas

Why then, do most weeks, we just pop them in the fruit bowl and watch them slowly turn spotty then brown?

Peter Clover


Branson’s dreams

“The Branson hotel had been put on hold which was a big blow to the island...”

Jason Moore


Farmers deserve help

Farmers are feeling hard done by and the government should adhere to their needs.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Onward | Official Trailer

What's on

Films to see in English in Majorca

Four films are playing in English at the cinemas in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Mallorca Tutoring Academy

Notes from the classroom

Functional Skills – An Alternative

It’s the preparation for developing critical thinking, problem solving and numeracy skills that is really important in real life.

Julie Holdsworth

Domino tiles


Words and more...

The origins of words and phrases explained.

Andrew Valente

Trotting races

What's on

What's on in Majorca on Wednesday / Thursday

The ceramics fair continues in Marratxi and there's a classical music concert in Palma today.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

White storks


The Stork is Back

The white stork actually is a migratory visitor from Africa that returns to its European breeding grounds every spring.

Chantille Rayman-Bacchus

Sport / Other Sports
Rugby Day play

Local Rugby

Pollensa Rugby Day

Rugby Report from 7 and 8 March 2020.

Lynda Demangeat

San Siro stadium, Milan


Getafe will not got to Milan for Europa tie, says club president

The match at San Siro is due to be played with no fans in attendance.


Edition of 11 March 2020