News of the day 15 January 2021
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Palma under curfew.

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Aid announcement for businesses expected on Friday

"The tension is real and we have to be able to show the workers that we're with them.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fabrika, Palma.

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Remove Palma parking space terraces or be fined!

"These platforms can cost 1,000 euros and removing them within a few days is very complicated..”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tobacconist in Palma.

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Tobacconists allowed to open 7 days a week

The new rules on who people are allowed to socialise with have caused confusion in Mallorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma, Mallorca.

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Mallorca Weekend Weather Forecast

There will be plenty of sunshine in Mallorca this weekend, with strong winds in some places. To keep up with the weather all over the island via our webcams click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cala Deya, Mallorca.

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Mallorca Weather Forecast for Saturday

Most places in Mallorca will have some morning showers, but the sun will come out this afternoon. Check out the forcast for the next few days. To keep up with the weather all over the island via our webcams click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Front line medical staff continued to be vaccinated yesterday in the Balearics

Coronavirus news

More Pfizer vaccines finally arrive: three days late!

The Balearics now has nearly 10,000 doses but less than half had been administered by yesterday evening, one of the lowest rates in the country.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Traffic in Palma, Mallorca

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Palma's air pollution was down a third in 2020

The pandemic undoubtedly helped with reducing nitrogen dioxide levels.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Eisenstaedt’s photo of the American sailor kissing a nurse in Time Square made the cover of LIFE Magazine


The World famous photographer with links to Mallorca

Alfred Eisenstaedt fled to America when the Nazis took over Germany.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cleaning the roads after the heavy snowfall caused by the Filomena storm in Madrid

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Snowstorm 'catastrophe' caused $1.7 bln of damage

The preliminary cost estimate was based on the hit to economic activity as well as damage to physical infrastructure and property.


Raging fire in Palma

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Fire raging in Palma

The fire broke out on the property of the Pretoria Restaurant, on the Camí de Son Rapinya.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

President Francina Armengol of the Balearics

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Balearic aid for business of over 100 million euros

President Armengol said that the government was "aware of the pain" caused by the latest measures.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

UK Airport Arrivals Hall.

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The UK shuts down

"We must take additional steps now to stop new strains from entering the country.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Government crisis

“It could be said that the Balearic government is in crisis over the restrictions...”

Jason Moore


Mallorca may have to wait

Mallorcan hoteliers may not know when the season will start, it depends on the market.

Humphrey Carter

The new modern silver and grey hair colour fashion


Gay or Straight, it's called "acting" for a reason!

Frank Leavers shares with us some modern topics that that come with unforeseen circumstances.

Frank Leavers

Holiday / Lifestyle


A Blue Economic Recovery

The conservation of the Balearic Sea is vital for strengthening the islands' key industries.

Marilles Foundation

Palma Son Sant Joan airport


Thrashing around in the dark

"All that Balearic tourism minister can say is that the Balearics will be a safe destination, regardless of what the level of vaccination is"

Andrew Ede

The French Coffee Shop


Where to go out to order this weekend in Mallorca

New restrictions may have forced many restaurants and bars to close their doors this week, but these resourceful restaurants have developed excellent takeaway options to suit all tastes.

Laura Stadler

eel pie


No bonfires but lots of eel pies

Sa Pobla has one of the island’s most interesting cuisines and food has a major role in the Sant Antoni fiesta days with its eel pie.

Andrew Valente

Edition of 15 January 2021