News of the day 13 October 2020
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Torrent in Soller

Spotlight on Soller

A serious round-up

Caring for the community in Soller during such difficult times.

Shirley Roberts

Playa son Maties, Calvia.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

It's a stormy day in Majorca with high winds and showers in most places. To view the weather across the island in real time from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Defendant in court in Palma.

Crime

Driver acquitted of fatal accident

Sandro Shneiter died as a result of abdominal and thoracic trauma a short time after the accident.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

New mask rules in Spain.

Health

New rules for face masks

Several Health Centres have banned people from accessing their facilities if they’re wearing fabric masks.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Baleària Ferry in Palma Port.

Transport

Luxury ferry services

The exponential growth of freight transport coupled with the liberalisation of operations and operating costs, put an end to luxury passenger ferries.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Park for hire cars in Palma, Mallorca

Transport

Car-hire sector turnover has fallen eighty per cent

Areas of the country worst affected by the fall in demand include the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

FELIB video conference.

News

Military Police to fill Officer vacancies?

"Estellencs hasn't had a Police Officer for about 4 years," according to Mayor Bartomeu Jover.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Scooter rider arrested.

Crime

Scooter rider arrested for alleged assault

Police detained the suspect on the bike path to Cala Millor a few hours after the incident.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

SAMU Ambulances at Son Espases Hospital in Palma.

News

Moped rider killed close to Magalluf

Victims' moped went off the road between Magalluf and Santa Ponsa just before midnight on Monday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rafael Nadal

Sport

Spanish government awards top honour to Rafael Nadal

"Very well deserved recognition to someone in whom there is national pride."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spanish National Day parade in Madrid

Survey

Poll finds over 40% of Spaniards back republic in wake of royal scandals

The 82-year-old former monarch has been living in the United Arab Emirates since he left Spain in August.

Reuters

Testing station, Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Tuesday

A lower number of tests because Monday was a public holiday.

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Balearic tourism minister, Iago Negueruela

Tourism

Tourism minister says that "no airport is performing tests"

Iago Negueruela explained the agreement regarding testing passengers to parliament.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mayor of Palma José Hila (centre)

Town halls

Appointments needed for Palma cemetery visits for All Saints

The town hall says that the easiest thing would have been to close the cemetery, but relatives want to visit.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Always the finance

"The Balearic government's budget-setting process for 2021 will be an almighty difficult task.."

Andrew Ede

Viewpoint

Nadal, Spain’s real king!

"Monarchies fall from grace, politicians come and go but not Rafa, he inspires Spain.."

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Year 3 Science work

Junior Bulletin

It has been a busy week for Year 3 at Bellver

A very busy week for Year 3.

Bellver International College

Yellow Thai curry with chicken

Food & Fosh

Happy food

Capsaicin in chillies releases the happiness hormone endorphin. So apparently, eating spicy food will improve your mood.

Marc Fosh

Local produce

Business

The Mallorca business survival guide

Local Majorcan businesses who will offer their advice and experience to others to stick together into 2021.

Vicki McLeod

Local restaurants in Mallorca

Gastronomy

Where to eat this autumn/winter in Mallorca

Check out which restaurants and cafes are open near you!

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Other Sports
A combination picture shows Rafael Nadal with his trophies

Tennis

Rafa's Roland Garros record the best in sport, says Murray

"I think it's one of the best records in sport, maybe the best."

Reuters

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