Bank loans hard to come by in Mallorca
"Banks have changed their strategy to prevent their balance sheets from deteriorating with loans that they don't know if they will ever recover.."
Hundreds of gyms apply for financial aid
The Consell estimates that around 500 gyms and dance schools will need financial help.
No more than 150 cases per 100,000 to enable Easter tourism
Fernando Simón was responding to the tourism minister's comments regarding national tourism at Easter.
Thomas Cook Aviation Balearics closing
‘Brexit’ and the pandemic have placed the entire European aviation industry at a complex crossroads.
Light show at Palma's Cathedral goes live
In February the light show coincides with the Candelaria festival, which is celebrated 40 days after Christmas.
Palma Traders call for urgent financial aid
“Every day that passes a business dies and this is unsustainable. Sales are down and there are no people on the streets..”
Palma city council allegedly tracked journalists' calls over Hat Bar leak
The investigating judge and the Public Prosecutor's Office will decide whether to initiate preliminary proceedings or to close the case for lack of evidence.
Close to 4 million jobless in Spain as the pandemic hits the economy
Unemployment continued to be contained compared to the global financial crisis of a decade ago, partly thanks to Spain's ERTE furlough scheme.
The state of the roads on Mallorca
Find out which roads have road works or alernative routes this week.
Home Delivery Apps are red hot as takeaway orders soar
“I had to completely change the protocol in the kitchen because it’s a very different way of working..”
Spain's hoteliers looking to Easter "to get down to work"
Spain's hotels confederation believes there can be national tourism at Easter.
Court rules that 12 luxury Andratx apartments must be demolished
"Seven year battle comes to an end...."
Over 80,000 unemployed in the Balearics
There was a slight fall in unemployment compared with December.
Balearics coronavirus figures for Tuesday
The total number of deaths in the Balearics has now topped 600.
Spain announces new tax fraud measures after wave of YouTubers move to Andorra
In Spain, anyone who earns above 300,000 euros per year must pay income tax of 47%, compared with a 10% flat rate charged by Andorra.
A farewell to bulls? Regional, local leaders disagree on Spain's Pamplona festival
The festival, which normally takes place every year in July, gained international fame from Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises".
The Banksy Of Mallorca
Last year Joan Aguiló created a 100m2 mural in Mercat de l’Olivar as a tribute to the dedication and tenacity of those who work in the Primary Sector.
Scandal in Pollensa town hall, Mayor and councillor under pressure to resign
"Pollensa council has spent 4,000 euros on PCR tests...."
"Balearics competing with a virus, not other destinations"
Tourism minister Iago Negueruela faced questions in parliament on Tuesday.
Spain to restrict S.Africa, Brazil flights over COVID variants
In Brazil and South Africa, new highly contagious variants of the coronavirus have been detected.
Pfizer sees about $15 billion in 2021 sales from COVID-19 vaccine
Pfizer has supplied 65 million doses of the vaccine globally and 29 million doses to the United States as of Jan. 31.
Preparations to vaccinate Balearic population within three months
President Armengol reiterated that there are the means to immunise the population within three months.
Captain Tom dies
"The care our father received from the NHS and carers over the last few weeks and years of his life has been extraordinary"
Mallorca Weather Forecast for Wednesday
It's mostly sunny in Mallorca today with strong winds in some places and a high of 21 degrees. To keep up with the weather all over the island via our webcams click here.
“Mixed message from politicians are just making the problem more pronounced..”
Letters to the Editor
A reader sends us his brief guide to which shops are currently attracting the customers in Palma, pandemic notwithstanding.
Losing society: business lays into government
In today's Blog, Andrew Ede compares the protest that took place in September 2013 to the one held last month and how our society reacted.
Hazelnut and Chocolate chip banana bread
Marc Fosh shares his tasty and delicious banana bread recipe.
In the second episode of "The Mallorca Files"...
Don't forget The Mallorca Files is screening on BBC1 at 14.45 today.
Robert klevenhagen on the Achilles heels of electric transport and the eclectic photo collection.
All about the figures this week
Take a look at what has been happening in Sóller this week and how its residents are thriving even in these difficult times.
"We're going on a bear hunt!" Queen's College reception children
We are keeping our fingers tightly crossed that very soon their dream journeys will be a reality!
The Mallorca Files; Son of a Pig (Episode Two, Series 2): Our view
"Phil Daniels guest appearance was good...."
Nadal out of Spain's ATP Cup tie against Australia
Nadal would hope he would be fit to play the tie and get some match practice before the Feb. 8-21 Australian Open.
Real Madrid president Perez tests positive for COVID-19
A statement from Real said Perez, 73, had returned a positive result during the club's routine testing.
Mallorca sign 20-year-old Atletico Madrid striker on loan
He was one of their outstanding players scoring six goals in 36 appearances.
Take Majorca virtual
Other tourist regions of Spain are going virtual, why does not Mallorca follow suit?