News of the day 16 November 2020
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Palma Coastline, Majorca.

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Mallorca Weather Forecast for Monday

It's warm and sunny in Mallorca today with very strong winds in some places. To keep up with the weather all over the island via our webcams click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Boris Johnson, British Prime Minister.

Coronavirus news

Boris Johnson in quarantine

Tory MP, Lee Anderson said on Facebook that he lost his sense of taste on Friday, had a test on Saturday and was confirmed positive on Sunday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Public housing under construction.

Latest headlines

Government's public housing plan for Mallorca

Under the new Housing Law, newly built VPOs will always be publicly owned and cannot be sold on the open market.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mallorca.

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Spanish Government hints at drop in Tourist VAT

Tourist Business Associations have been demanding a super-reduced VAT rate for tourism for years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

British Airways planes parked at Heathrow Airport

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British Airways want to park planes in Palma

A total of 33 Airbus planes are bound for Palma, the first of which could arrive this weekend, despite permission pending from the airport authority AENA.

Humphrey Carter

Parcel scam reactivated.

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Mallorca Internet Warning

Anyone who’s been conned into giving away their personal details is advised to contact their bank as soon as possible.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Turtle Rescue.

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Turtle trapped by plastic in Ibiza

More than 1,000 sea turtles are killed by plastic waste and discarded fishing hooks every year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sea feather.

International

Strange sea creature found on Australian beach

Experts warn that this creature can deliver a nasty sting.

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King Juan Carlos I.

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Did Don Juan Carlos hide money offshore?

Don Juan Carlos has reportedly told people close to him that he wants to return to Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourists Arriving in Palma.

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The Swings & Roundabouts of the Balearic Economy

"We predict that 2021 will be a year of transition where only part of the level of GDP will be recovered.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

International

Apple faces first major action involving EU privacy rules

"Apple's use of a tracking code that is automatically generated on every iPhone when set up"

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Pilar Costa, Balearic government spokesperson

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Balearic government defends public sector pay policy

The government says there are other workers who are worse off.

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Liberty of the Seas in Palma port, Mallorca

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Cruise ships opponents call for elimination of ports' financial incentives

The Balearic government has drafted new legislation for sustainable mobility.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma Mallorca protest against care home visits

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Relatives protest at Mallorca care home visits' regime

Relatives were highlighting the situation at two care homes in particular.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Health personnel in Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Monday

There were no figures over the weekend because of "maintenance".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Getting a residence permit

Community

How to get your new “TIE” foreign identity card

“If you don’t speak Spanish just say Brexit!”

Caroline Fuller

Circo Sobre Agua 2 - Palma 2020

Lifestyle

What's On this week on Mallorca

Please note that due to the curfew (lockdown) in the Balearics, some events may be subject to alteration or cancellation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Espresso brownies with dark cherries and walnuts

Lifestyle

Brownie time

The best ones are truly memorable and the difference between an amazing brownie and a mediocre one largely boils down to the quality of the ingredients.

Marc Fosh

Lavender wands made with coloured ribbon

Lifestyle

What can we prune in our garden now

A garden isn’t always just hard work out in the garden or collecting vegetables for the kitchen, there are other persuits so be sure to enjoy them all.

Dorothy Loeffler

Rebecca Lewis: Founder of Run Natural and Mallorca Barefoot.

Lifestyle

Fix more than your feet with natural running

I knew that my footwear was to blame for my disfigured feet. But I wrongly assumed that that’s where the buck stopped.

Simon Kenion Shears

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