News of the day 20 January 2021
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Playa de Muro, Mallorca.

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Mallorca Weather Forecast for Wednesday

It's partly sunny, partly cloudy in Mallorca today with strong winds and scattered showers in some places. To keep up with the weather all over the island via our webcams click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Healthcare Professional & Patient at Sant Joan de Déu in Palma.

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Extra Covid beds added at Palma Hospital

446 people have been admitted to Covid wards in the Balearic Islands and there are 124 patients in the ICU.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Labour Minister, Yolanda Díaz & Inclusion, Social Security & Migration Minister José Luis Escrivá.


Spain's ERTE extended until May 31

"The time has come for business owners to trust this Government and leave their prejudices behind.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Plaça Mayor, Palma.

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A very different Sant Sebastià Festival in Palma

Several groups are organising online events on Wednesday to keep the Sant Sebastià celebrations alive.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Espases Hospital ICU, Mallorca.


Doctors call for 15 day lockdown in Mallorca

"11 people have died from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours...."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

BA planes at Palma airport.

Travel industry seriously hit by Covid

British Airways now has 38 planes parked up at Palma airport

"Palma an ideal place to park unwanted fleet..."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ed Sheeran, signed letter,

Fears over music events

Concerts by top British groups in Mallorca in danger because of Brexit

"The extra costs will make many tours unviable, especially for young emerging musicians"

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hairdressers and beauticians protest in Palma, Mallorca

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One hundred gather despite hairdressers' protest being banned

The national government delegation had denied permission for the protest.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Chinese wholesale warehouse, Polígono Son Castelló, Palma.

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Chinese entrepreneurs snapping up premises in Palma

"Asian entrepreneurs are on the lookout for premises of between 1,000 and 2000 m2 all over Mallorca.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Medical staff under pressure,

Coronavirus news

770 positive cases in a single day in the Balearics

"538 people have now died in the Balearics because of Covid-19"

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma Bay, Mallorca.

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Mallorca Weather Forecast for Thursday

It's a beautiful day in Mallorca with highs of 18 degrees, lots of lovely sunshine and strong winds in some places. Check out the forecast for the weekend. To keep up with the weather all over the island via our webcams click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Trump leaves White House

PM goes on the attack

Spanish Prime Minister slams Trump

"Five years ago, we thought Trump was a bad joke, but five years later we realized he jeopardized nothing less than the world's most powerful democracy."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

End of the line for parks.

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End of the children´s play areas on Puerto Pollensa beach

"Parks and picnic spots could be moved to other parts of Pollensa...."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma, Mallorca

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Balearics sale of homes down 17% in November

While ten regions registered increases in sales in November, the Balearics had the greatest fall.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Maria Frontera, president of the Mallorca Hoteliers Federation

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Hoteliers attack Sánchez "by the end of summer" statement

Mallorca's hoteliers say that the prime minister's statement was unacceptable.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Joe Biden's inauguration


Joe Biden calls for an end to "uncivil war"

"Today we celebrate the triumph not of a candidate but of a cause: the cause of democracy."


News / Comment


Protest in Mallorca

“Rather than declaring the march illegal, there should have been dialogue...”

Jason Moore


Take out or take away?

Cafés are doing some business but outside, all that’s missing are chairs.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
The Academy International School sports


News from the Academy International School

The Academy International School classes have started with enthusiasm

The Academy international School

The paraphernalia for the Sant Antoni fiestas was staying in the wardrobe


The fire and cross of Sant Antoni

Next year, we can but hope that the tunic with the cross of the T doesn’t remain in the wardrobe.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 20 January 2021