News of the day 19 October 2020
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Albufera Grand Canal, Mallorca


Monday's weather in Mallorca

A fine autumn day; getting quite breezy later on in the Tramuntana. To view the weather across the island in real time from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

President Armengol of the Balearics and Prime Minister Sánchez


Regional financing system will again penalise the Balearics

The Balearics will receive a below average amount through the regional financing distribution system in 2021.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spanish republicans call for the prosecution of former Spain's king Juan Carlos I


Spanish republicans take to streets to call for prosecution of former king

While not formally under investigation, Juan Carlos could become a target in two inquiries in Spain and Switzerland.


Rafa and Mery's wedding


Rafa Nadal and Xisca Perelló's first anniversary

The wedding and reception were at La Fortalesa in Puerto Pollensa.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

People queuing for soup kitchen in Palma, Mallorca


Minimum living income paid to just five per cent of applicants

There have been administrative issues surrounding the verification of claims.

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Club in Palma, Mallorca, closed


Palma club closed for breaching Covid regulations

There were 200 people in the club; health measures were not being observed.

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Migrant boat, Mallorca


Fifty-seven more migrants detained in the Balearics

A boat landed in Santanyi. Others were in Cabrera and Formentera.

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Testing in Palma, Mallorca


Balearics coronavirus figures for Monday

Test rate back up over six per cent.

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Paguera, Mallorca; shooting of two people


Autopsy finds no drugs in Paguera victim's body

Investigators are trying to ascertain why Bibi apparently agreed to meet Mariano.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pupils at school in Mallorca


Over 100 pupils positive for coronavirus in the past week

A total of 186 pupils are currently isolating.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A bed pertruding from a car around Palma

Local news

Elderly couple cause alarm with their soft-top bed!

The dozy couple appeared to be completely unaware of the horrified look from other drivers.

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Security guard at an empty Palma Airport.


Balearic government contemplated high summer "hibernation"

The tourism sector refused to accept the possibility of "hibernation".

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Mallorcan politician Joan Mesquida


Death of Mallorcan politician Joan Mesquida

Joan Mesquida was a former secretary of state for tourism.

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News / Comment


TIE card v. green certificate

“Even the Spanish government admits that the new TIE cards have some advantages over the green certificate...”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Pet - Bulletin (Fur, Feathers and more)

Gentle Giant Clicquot

Check out this week's Pet of the Week, tips for puppy potty training, Bengal cats and photos sent by our readers.

Caroline Fuller

Jurassic Park Official Trailer #1 - Steven Spielberg Movie (1993)

Local events

What's On this week in Mallorca

On Saturday and Sunday Port Adriano will be screening two films (each day) in English in their Drive In Cinema event.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Broken potato with seta mushroom foam, Iberian ham and eggs


Top egg dish from our friends at Arrocería El Puente

Looking to make something different? Here we give you a recipe made with local mushroom's which are currently in season.

Arrocería El Puente


Gardening in Majorca

Today, I am thinking today of nasturtiums

Do you have a poinsettia from last year? Do you know how to get the red bracts?

Dorothy Loeffler

Cala Fornells


Stephen Baggaley tour of Mallorca

Not sure what to do on the island? Here is an idea for the weekend ahead.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Barry Byrne

Humans of Mallorca

Barry Byrne, a Human of Mallorca and the air we breathe

Local and national newspapers want the story and now the TV cameras have been in the Soller Valley.

Shirley Roberts

Edition of 18 October 2020