News of the day 22 December 2020
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Francina Armengo, President of the Balearic Government & Fina Santiago, Social Affairs Minister.

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Stricter measures look likely in Mallorca

Experts are forecasting an explosive increase in coronavirus infections next week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rubbish containers burned in Es Molinar.

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A dozen rubbish containers up in flames

Emaya workers have removed the charred containers and spent most of Monday cleaning the affected area.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

EMT workers demonstrating in September.

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EMT workers threaten more strike action in Palma

The Unions have also severely criticised EMT for not complying with the agreement drawn up to end the strike in September.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Costitx Observatory, Mallorca.

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When the stars align in Mallorca

The last time a Jupiter-Saturn conjunction like this happened was on March 4, 1226, then again on July 16, 1623, shortly after Galileo invented the telescope.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Plaça Espanya, Felanitx.

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Felanitx projects get the green light

“All of these projects will be finished as long as there are no unforeseen events or more urgent needs that force them to be shelved..”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Coronavirus news

Health service warning of home vaccination hoax

The Balearic health service is not phoning people to make appointments.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

El Canal de Menorca. archive photo.

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El Canal de Menorca declared a Site of Importance

“Canal de Minorca covers 1,400 square kilometres with areas of coral reefs and maërl of great importance.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Globalia headquarters in Llucmajor

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Globalia headquarters security for state loan to Air Europa

Hotels in the Dominican Republic are apparently also being offered as guarantee.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Roman Ruins of Pollentia, Alcudia.

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Mallorca Weather for Wednesday

Most of Mallorca is overcast today with occasional sunshine and light-moderate winds. Check the forecast for the next four days. To keep up with the weather all over the island via our webcams click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Zoom.

International

It's good to talk...

"Those who connect with friends and family will not be interrupted.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The new Esplanade on Ponent Nord Pier in Palma.

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Palma is ready for post-Covid Cruise Tourism

The Balearic Port Authority’s renovations fly in the face of growing demand to establish a limit of 2-3 cruise ships per day in Palma Port.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

President Armengol of the Balearics and the national minister of employment, Yolanda Díaz

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"Fijo discontinuo" bonuses to be extended until October 2021

Some 83,000 workers in the Balearics have "fijo discontinuo" contracts.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Empty Palma

“You could have heard a pin drop on Saturday night around Palma..”

Jason Moore

Comment

Time for reflection

It’s proving to be a tough festive season but maybe it’s time for a reset.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
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Lifestyle

Celebrate every win!

Vicki McLeod talks to Carys Anderson and her clients about keeping fit for the new year.

Vicki McLeod

We will look to the sky on Christmas Eve at the same time as the Food Bank collects in the square

Lifestyle

A Christmas Cornucopia of Humans of Mallorca

The Food Bank of Soller and all who work there, volunteer their time, and donate are my heroes of the year.

Shirley Roberts

Edition of 22 December 2020
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