News of the day 18 January 2021
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Phil Spector.

Latest headlines

Legendary Record Producer dies from Covid-19

Phil Spector completely changed the sound of pop music with his "wall of sound” technique.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma Bay, Mallorca.

Latest headlines

Mallorca Weather Forecast for Monday

It's a beautiful sunny day in Mallorca with highs of 14-15 degrees, enjoy! To keep up with the weather all over the island via our webcams click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Poster for the protest scheduled for this coming Friday at 11.00 in Palma

Latest headlines

Call for mass demonstration in Palma on Friday

The organisers insist the protest will go ahead whether the Government approves it or not.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma, Mallorca.

Latest headlines

Banks & Investment Funds selling off property in Mallorca

Critics are demanding to know why none of the properties bought by the Government have been made available for rent.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

New residence cards being introduced.

Card being rolled out for British citizens

Mixed messages over collection of new TIE residence cards

"Another Bulletin reader told us that we had collected her card with few problems...."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The key words!!

The key words for pets

What are the words our pets love to hear?

OnBuy surveyed 4,389 pet owners across the UK to uncover their dogs' favourite words.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cars in Palma.

Latest headlines

Fewer foreigners means less cash for traffic fines in Palma

Cort only collects about 60% of the traffic fines imposed on foreigners, because the perpetrators of the other 40% either can’t be located or they refuse to pay.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Teatre del Mar, Palma.

Latest headlines

Big changes underway at Teatre del Mar in Palma

Teatre del Mar's Director, Carles Molinet says he won't issue a crowdfunding campaign to cover the cost of the reforms.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Dophins spotted in the Bay of Palma

Latest headlines

A picture postcard view of Palma

Over recent months the number of sightings of dolphins in local waters has increased dramatically.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Restaurants in Mallorca have had to close.

Latest headlines

New restaurant association concerned about government measures

There is implied criticism of existing associations in the restaurant sector.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Using social media in the work-place.

Palma court action

Court upholds sacking of woman who went into facebook 260 times

"The woman took legal action following her dismissal...."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Health worker receiving Covid vaccine

Coronavirus news

Three-quarters of available doses of the vaccine have been given

Eighty-eight per cent of frontline health workers have had a first dose of the vaccine.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

National Police carrying out a night patrol.

Latest headlines

Balearic government supports an 8pm curfew

The Spanish government is looking for regional consensus for an earlier curfew.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spain's tourism minister, Reyes Maroto, speaking at the El Economista forum

International

Spain working on vaccination certificate for recovering tourism

Spain's tourism minister highlighted more rapid vaccination and the certificate.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Travel industry grounded.

Latest headlines

"Too early to book summer holidays for 2021," says Foreign Secretary

"Reports last week suggested that there had been a surge in bookings to the Balearics...."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma Mallorca protest by hospitality sector

Latest headlines

Fines of over 100,000 euros resulting from Palma protest

One person faces a fine of 30,000 euros for smashing a parliament building window.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

President Francina Armengol of the Balearics

Latest headlines

Armengol in favour of earlier curfew in the Balearics

The Balearic government raised the possibility of an 8pm curfew last month.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A street in Palma, Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Coronavirus cases increase in just ten of Mallorca's municipalities

Over recent weeks, Monday's update has shown marked increases; not this Monday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
healthy food for the lockdown

Comment

The Longest day

"I really feel for those young people who are expected to behave in a restricted way that no other generation has had to endure since the middle of last century."

Frank Leavers

Donald Trump

Comment

My column

Donald Trelford's column on Trump's pardon and Katharine Whitehorn.

Donald Trelford

Holiday / Lifestyle
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Community

Swapping a UK Driving Licence to a Spanish One!

How to exchange your UK driving licence for a Spanish one. The deadline to do so easily is approaching fast! My husband and I decided to test the online system.

Caroline Fuller

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Community

What is Clove and how to get a Cl@ve Pin

What is the Clove system and how to get a Cl@ve pin, then what can you do with it?

Caroline Fuller

Snow on the Sierra of Tramuntana

Community

Scandinavian news and views in Mallorca

The most unexpected thing in Mallorca for Scandinavians that decide to move here is the humid air and indoor environment.

Jessika Ekman

Enjoy the company of animals

Lifestyle

Staying sane in crazy times

Vicky McLeod gives us some of the tips that people have been using to overcome the difficulties of lockdown.

Vicki McLeod

Spinach patties with harrisa mayonnaise

Lifestyle

Spinach The Nutritional gold mine

Marc Fosh shows the versatility of spinach, regular consumption of this food will certainly contribute to a healthy lifestyle.

Marc Fosh

Orange tree

Lifestyle

How to get through the winter months in our garden

For the garden, you have to remember that plants won't like cold nights and strong winds.

Dorothy Loeffler

Sport / Other Sports
Messi sees red.

Other Sports

Just what is going on with Messi?

"Dismissed after striking Asier Villalibre in the final minute....."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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