News of the day 9 December 2020
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Es Baluard sculpture, Palma.

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Mallorca Weather Forecast for Wednesday

It will be another wet and windy day in Mallorca on Tuesday and much colder. To keep up with the weather all over the island via our webcams click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Playa es Caragol, Colònia de Sant Jordi

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Body found in Colònia de Sant Jordi

An autopsy is being performed to determine the exact cause of death.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mallorca.

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Alarm bells are ringing in Mallorca

Foreigners who own holiday apartments and villas in the Balearic Islands are doubling security at their properties to keep squatters out of their properties.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Patricia Gómez, Health Minister in Sa Pobla

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Covid-19 cases continue to rise in Mallorca

The Microbiology Laboratory was operational for routine testing for three days during the long weekend and will stay open for two more days for urgent testing.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Scene from the film "La Leyenda de Oriol" (The Leyend of Oriol)

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Little Oriol's fight against cancer on the big screen

This heartwarming story of a young boy living with cancer will be shown at three special events in Palma starting on Friday 11 December.

Production at La Leyenda de Oriol

Palma protest.

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Protest against Concrete Factory in Palma

The Balearic Environment Commission will rule on proposals for the new cement factory this Thursday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The DO Binissalem was the first denomination of origin of Mallorca

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The history of the DO Binissalem certifies a clear commitment to quality with a vision of the future

Although it official opened in 1990, from 1973 the first application for protection was made for local wines.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Manacor Racecourse, Mallorca.

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Expensive facelift for Manacor Racecourse

IEHM hopes the Manacor Racecourse renovations will be completed in time for the Grand Prix in May.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

José Luis Roses explains that his grandfather José Luis Ferrer was a pioneer in the defense of Mallorcan wine and believed in the need to achieve a unique local distinction

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José Luis Roses: "Our great challenge is to get even closer to the Mallorcan people"

The President of CRDO Binissalem says that "when we achieved the DO Binissalem we achieved the definitive boost that the sector needed."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Local wines on your table

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The wineries of the DO Binissalem

The DO Binissalem started with 3 cellars and 80 hectares and now there are 13 wineries, 110 vine growers and 600 hectares of vineyards.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Claudia Schiffer with her Mum, Gudrun in Mallorca.

International

A sad time for Claudia Schiffer

Claudia reportedly sought approval from her mother before marrying Matthew Vaughn.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Some of the roads will have gardening maintenance tasks

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The state of the roads on Mallorca

There are several roads that have road closures or alternate traffic routes so take a look before you head out.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Esperança Nadal, Biel torrens, Daniel Arias, Magdalena Mesquida & Jaume Alzamora at the DO 30th Anniversary celebration in Binissalem.

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Binissalem-Mallorca DO Anniversary

The Binissalem-Mallorca DO includes Sencelles, Santa Maria, Santa Eugènia and Consell.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Free olive oil with the Majorca Daily Bulletin

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Don't forget our special free Christmas gift for you!

We wish you a very Merry Christmas and good health and happiness in 2021.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Miquel Estelrich, Social Welfare Councillor with a Social Worker at Santa Margalida food bank.

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Nearly 2,000 on the breadline in Santa Margalida

"We have had to buy extra food because what we receive from the European Social Fund is completely insufficient.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police in Palma.

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New rules for parties in the Balearic Islands

Inspectors in Palma, Llucmajor, Calvia in Mallorca and Sant Antoni in Ibiza will be able to process and sanction any breaches of the rules.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Healthcare Professional performing PCR test, Palma.

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Balearic coronavirus data for December 9

26,382 people in the Balearics have contracted coronavirus since the pandemic began.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Vials labelled "COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine"

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Spain to cut value-added tax on COVID-19 tests, vaccines to 0%

Spanish citizens will receive vaccines free of charge from the national health system.

Reuters

Petrol station in Palma.

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4 petrol stations in Palma to be shut down

There are plans to replace the petrol station in Plaça del Progrés with a car park.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Christmas lights in Palma.

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Complaints about crowding in Palma

The Health Minister Patricia Gómez has warned that there are difficult days ahead and the curfew is being brought forward by 2 hours to 22:00 from December 21

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

People on the streets in Palma, Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Coronavirus cases rise in 24 Mallorcan municipalities

The figures per municipality hadn't been updated since Friday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

On The Attack

“Military officers launch bitter attack on Spanish Prime Minister....”

Jason Moore

Comment

Mallorca wants cruises

"There is a growing movement in support of the return of cruise ships to Mallorca.."

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Roast Turkey

Lifestyle

Answer to roast turkey problem

Roast turkey is quite difficult to cook, Andrew Valente brings how to make the perfect menu for this Christmas.

Andrew Valente

Spectacular Christmas tree and Fiat Abarths

Lifestyle

Under the Tree

The Fiat 126 Abarth is an updated design of the Cinquecento and the closing of the car season.

Robert Klevehagen

The Scream

Community

Queen’s College students - learning about modern Europe

The children have been learning about modern Europe and also about the true meaning of Christmas.

Queen's College

Sport / Other Sports
Founder, Chad Harwood-Jones

Other Sports

Bowled over by new Junior Cricket Club

Finally, Mallorca has a junior cricket team and Premier League talking points.

Chad Harwood-Jones

Edition of 9 December 2020
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