News of the day 26 November 2020
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Mallorca.

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Mallorca Weather Forecast for Thursday

It's overcast and very windy in some places in Mallorca today with highs of 19-20 degrees. Check the five day forecast. To keep up with the weather all over the island via our webcams click here.

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Gabriel Rufian, ERC's bench leader in parliament during the budget meeting

International

Spain eyes first new budget in years after Catalan party says will back it

Political instability has prevented previous governments from passing a full-year budget since 2016.

Reuters

On the way to sa Calobra

Photo of the Day

The road to sa Calobra

The road to a astonishing natural place can be easily forgotten but in this case creates more expectations on what's at the end.

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Via de Cintura, Palma.

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Government slams on the brakes on Palma ringroad

Mobility Minister says reducing the speed limit will help fight pollution.

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Smoking ban, Mallorca.

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Good news for smokers in Mallorca

A lot of people have ignored the regulations and more and more smokers have been seen in the streets in recent weeks.

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Woman seriously injured in fall.

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Woman seriously injured in Palma fall

Doctors say the victim suffered severe trauma to her spine.

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Lawyer David Salvà (centre) with two Son Banya suspects.

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Son Banya arrests

Police checkpoints have been erected in Son Banya and all people and cars are being searched when they enter or exit the village.

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Campaigners in 2013.

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High hopes over Llevant train line

Campaigners claim the train route is vital for tourism in the area.

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Playa de Palma, Mallorca.

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Front line hotels in Playa de Palma light up for Christmas

The lights are a symbol of hope for a new year full of health, love, hugs and reunions.

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Traffic simulator.

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How the new speed limit will affect your journey time

Drivers can use the App to check the traffic conditions on different roads.

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Christmas lights in Palma.

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Let me tell you a secret about the Palma Christmas Lights

Palma Town Hall is keeping Mum about the exact time the Christmas lights will come on this Friday.

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A Christmas table set for six people

International

Spain considers limiting Christmas celebrations to six people

Some regional health chiefs, including in Catalonia and Madrid, are advocating for a less stringent limit of 10 people for holiday gatherings.

Reuters

Son Reus incineration plant, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Waste generation highest in the Balearics

Per person, the volume is vastly greater than the national average.

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The Sun recommends Palma

Majorca tourism

The Sun recommends Palma

Palma is one of The Sun's 21 recommended city-break destinations.

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Latest headlines

Ryanair: COVID vaccine to fly is ‘not really relevant’ for short-haul flights in Europe

"But Qantas said that it was likely that passengers would need proof of a vaccination jab..."

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National Police officers in Palma, Mallorca

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Pandemic brings down crime rate in the Balearics

Some marked decreases in crime categories and in crime at municipality level.

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News / Comment

Comment

Learning English as a second language

Learning English should be less difficult than Spanish or French, it has simpler and fewer rules, but at the same time there are words and phrases difficult for newcomers.

Andrew Valente

Comment

Letters to the Editor: This is an outrage

Several readers comment on the new requirement to have a PCR test prior to arriving to the island. Here is what they say.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Comment

Best Defence

“The idea of Europe actually defending itself is almost laughable at the moment.."

Jason Moore

Comment

Mallorca’s stiff upper lip

"Christmas and New Year will not be the same in Mallorca, but it’s not the end of the world.."

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Chicken Risotto

Lifestyle

Winner winner chicken dinner

Peter Clover shares the recipe of how to make "the best chicken risotto EVER".

Peter Clover

MENORCA - VENTA DE TURRON.

Lifestyle

Planning for the 12 days of Christmas

Christmas Day meal for those few who do celebrate the full 12 days of Christmas is always a bit of a drain on the household budget so here we give some easy and cheap ideas to endure it.

Andrew Valente

Can we turn off social media?.

Lifestyle

A Change Is Gonna Come

If we can teach our children how to manage change effectively we can prepare them for almost anything

Julie Waller

BIC students

Community

BIC 2021 Scholarship Programme

This exciting opportunity aims to support exceptionally able and motivated students, 50% of the tuition costs for the 2-year programme will be funded.

Baleares International College

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca celebrate going top in the match between FC Cartagena And RCD Mallorca

Real Mallorca

V.A.R. comes to Mallorca's rescue in 1-2 win

Mallorca play again on Sunday at 18:15 in Palma against Logroñes.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
ATP Finals

Tennis

Murray stands by Nadal as Rafa looks to next year

Andy Murray does not believe the presence of a crowd affects Rafael Nadal like it can other players.

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