News of the day 31 December 2020
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William Graves, Trustee of the Fundación Robert Graves

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Mallorca-based volunteer, William Graves, among four UK nationals in Spain named in the New Year Honours List

William’s dedication to the museum in a voluntary capacity for over 15 years has helped to create a cultural legacy that promotes British literature and culture in Spain.

British Embassy Madrid

Lewis Hamilton celebrating his world title in Turkey.


Lewis Hamilton knighted, as public sector workers recognised in New Year Honours List

Sixty-five per cent of the awards go to people whose community work is recognised.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma, Mallorca

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Balearics registered population increases by 22,000

Mallorca's registered population was 912,171 as of January 1, 2020.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A participative New Year message from the Balearic president.

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Armengol: "The virus will soon be a nightmare of the past"

People affected by coronavirus took part in the New Year message.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Road accident in Mallorca

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Fall in the number of fatal road accidents in the Balearics

The decrease is attributed to there having been less traffic during the state of alarm.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Representatives of the Bloc d'Unitat Popular de Mallorca

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Balearic government accused of being "submissive to the tourism lobby"

The Bloc d'Unitat Popular de Mallorca accused the government of being "at the service of economic elites".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

FAN Mallorca Shopping

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Large retailers attack Balearic government "smear campaign"

The ANGED association says that hypermarkets and department stores contribute most to the avoidance of crowds.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter



Spain and UK reach agreement in principle on Gibraltar

Agreement has been reached "without prejudice to the inalienable claims" to sovereignty.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
State of Alarm in Palma


The year of the impossible

The state of alarm, the lockdowns, the confinements - call them what you will - were not tools that any democratic government would wish to utilise.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 31 December 2020