News of the day 21 October 2020
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Puerto Andratx, Majorca.


Mallorca Weather Forecast for Wednesday

Mallorca is warm and sunny with extremely strong winds in some places. To view the weather in real time from our webcams all over the island, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Comedor Tardor, Palma.


Mallorca Social Services saturated

"Dependency assessments stopped in March and I don't know when they will be resumed.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma traffic accident.


Nightmare on Palma roads

Traffic accident causing chaos on Palma roads.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The doctor was detained by the Guardia Civil.


Doctor charged with alleged sexual abuse in Palma

The doctor has been charged with one count of sexual abuse and one count of coercion.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A combo picture shows a clay "caganer" representing U.S. President Trump and a clay ''caganer'' representing Democratic presidential candidate Biden


Trump and Biden 'pooper' figurines steal the show in Catalan nativity

"We are at the very beginning and Joe Biden is working a little better for us, but I don't know how this will evolve."


The Mallorca Chamber of Commerce organised Brexit explanatory sessions.


No deal 'Brexit' causing concern in Mallorca

"The transitional period ends in two and a half months and we know nothing about bilateral economic and customs agreements.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Deliplus face masks.


Mercadona slashes face mask prices in Mallorca

Mercadona started selling non-reusable hygienic masks in its supermarkets in May.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Passeig Born, Palma, Mallorca


Minister says there needs to be less short-term tourism thinking

Reyes Maroto was speaking at the opening of the Shopping & Quality Tourism Summit.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

New speed limit enforced in Palma.


New Palma speed limits enforced

900 traffic signs will appear on 190 roads where the maximum speed limit is 40 or 50 kilometres an hour.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fines pile up on Palma car.


A mountain of fines await car owner in Mallorca

By Tuesday the fines left on the car windshield amounted to 2,500 euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Map of today's roadworks on Mallorca

Wednesday, October 21

The state of the roads on Mallorca

Check out which roads have been closed etc.

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Dog at Son Reus kennel.

Animal Welfare

Volunteers take Palma kennel to court

The volunteers allege that the most serious deficiencies include dirty cages, the risk of animals escaping and lack of soundproofing.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Paguera, Mallorca; shooting of two people


Guardia conclude that Paguera crime was gender violence

This is the second death of a woman because of gender violence in Mallorca in 2020.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cine con Coche in Port Adriano.


Drive-in movies in Mallorca

Capacity is limited to 40 cars per session and costs €10 per car and you can buy tickets at

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Health personnel in Mallorca


170 new positive cases; highest in the Balearics since September 23

For the past fourteen days, the positive rate has been 151 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Florentina Martin, a 99 year-old woman who survived coronavirus disease (COVID-19), plays a digital puzzle with her great-grandson Pedro Valle at her home in Pinto


Spanish grandma, 99, gets back to computer games after beating COVID-19

More than 34,000 people have died of the virus there, the vast majority aged over 80.


Manacor, Mallorca


Health ministry considering Covid measures for specific municipalities

Where necessary, these measures are expected to be announced at the end of this week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


The Camp de Mar Spy

“Quite amazing that Majorca was at the heart of real-life spy thriller...”

Jason Moore


Spain’s Covid cash aid fears

"Despite Spain having been offered €140 billion by Brussels, it may not take it all.."

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Pa amb oli

Food For Thought

Put wager on your pa amb oli

The choice of the pa amb oli to represent the island’s culinary culture was a good one because it is Mallorcans’ most popular dish.

Andrew Valente

Head Boy and Head Girl

Junior Bulletin

The Academy School news this week

This year it was not an easy choice as we have so many outstanding students.

The Academy School

Boxing in the white collar charity match at Renegade Martial Arts

Majorca Mallorca

Woman on the verge

Could 2020 be the world having a midlife crisis as well? Are we all in it together? Is it just me?

Vicki McLeod

Sport / Real Mallorca
This has been one of our best starts in La Segunda

Fan's View

Four games in 11 days for Real Mallorca

Our coach Luis Garcia Plaza stated on Sunday in the post match press briefing in Mirandes that Thursday’s game would see little change to our 0-0 draw side.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 21 October 2020