News of the day 13 February 2021
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Francisca Cerdà

Latest headlines

The vaccination row: surely there has to be resignation

There was a transparency failure and one that was evident from the fact that Francisca Cerdà didn’t tell the truth.

Andrew Ede

The project was conceived in 2017

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Trees come down in Puerto Alcudia

New trees will be planted at some point in the future, but some residents are in the meantime indignant.

Andrew Ede

Puerto Pollensa protests

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Protesting in favour of the playgrounds

The protest was made and it was against the threat of the beach playgrounds and picnic area in Puerto Pollensa being removed.

Andrew Ede

Recognised surgical masks to be handed out at health centres

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Call for health centres to provide surgical masks for all users

The best way to avoid risk of contagion is therefore to provide masks.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Victor Sánchez has lost two businesses in the hostely sector over the past year but he is not giving up

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“The hospitality sector is being strangled and we need to be welcoming back tourists”

"We are being strangled by the local government and unless something gives, many of us are in danger of dying, disappearing for ever."

Humphrey Carter

Son Espases Hospital, Palma.

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Non-urgent surgeries could resume in 2 weeks in Mallorca

The de-escalation of Covid wards at Son Espases Hospital begins this weekend.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Jesús Murgui, Bishop of Orihuela-Alicante & ex-Bishop of Mallorca.

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Former Bishop of Mallorca's sister & brother-in-law immunised

The Ministry of Health is investigating whether or not the former Bishop of Mallorca's vaccination occurred in an irregular manner.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bartolomé Llopis Vaquer leaves property to Felanitx Hospice.

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Local businessman leaves property & cash to Felanitx Hospice

“It was Mr Llopis' wish that the money be used to improve spaces in the Hospice and it will be done.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

III Serra de Tramuntana World Heritage Photography Competition Winners.

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III Serra de Tramuntana World Heritage Photography Competition Winners

‘La Mirada de la costa, l’Aigua i les Marjades’ had the most entries with 151.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Mallorca Weather Forecast for Sunday

It's cloudy, wet and windy in most parts of Mallorca today. To keep up with the weather all over the island via our webcams click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Pilar Juncosa Library.

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The Miró Fundació Library renamed

Joan Miró: “My wife Pilar is an ideal companion for me. Without her, I would be a lost orphan in this world. Outside of my job I have no idea of things or how to organise myself. She is my guardian angel.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Margaret Whittaker OBE talks to the Majorca Daily Bulletin

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“We cannot wait to welcome back our loyal clients”

The House of Son Amar will come back to life this spring, 2021, starting with two newly designed outdoor areas...

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

As of Monday large shopping centres will open

Coronavirus news

Covid-19 restrictions update in Mallorca

Lastest restrictions have been extended till Tuesday March 2.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma Mallorca protest against the Balearic and Spanish governments.

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Palma protest demands Sánchez and Armengol resignations

"Disastrous management of the economic crisis and the pandemic."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Dangerous online behaviours jumped significantly in 2020 compared to 2013

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More Spanish girls report sexual abuse despite progress on gender

The study showed that more than 17 per cent of girls still reported experiencing psychological abuse and control-based violence.

Reuters

Sineu, Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Mallorca now at coronavirus "medium risk"

Seven municipalities said to still be at "extreme risk".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bars and restaurants remain closed in Majorca.

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Balearic High Court admits hostelry sector lawsuit

Legal rulings in Spain have already gone in favour of the hostelry sector.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Balearic government cabinet, as of February 15, 2021.

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Shuffling the pack: the week in Mallorca

There was a government reshuffle; the data were improving; shopping centres were to reopen, but not the bars.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Farmers' wholesale market in Palma, Mallorca

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Revitalisation sought of farmers' wholesale market in Palma

There has been a decline in the farmers' wholesale market at Mercapalma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

War time thriller

“I do hope that the new film about Operation Mincement gives credit to our ex-Consul”

Jason Moore

Comment

The QR code quandry

QR codes are becoming part of the “new normal” but it’s all a bit complicated.

Humphrey Carter

Slapstick deliveries

Comment

Anna Nicholas: My Column

Anna Nicholas' views on some of the week's good news.

Anna Nicholas

Six Nations Championship - England v Scotland

Comment

My column

One of the many things that maddened me about the Scottish result was that that it would have brought joy to Nicola Sturgeon.

Donald Trelford

Holiday / Lifestyle
The Spanish paella

Lifestyle

The pleasures of Spanish cooking

One comes across variations on certain themes, but food in Spain, remains amazingly true to its geographical origins.

Andrew Valente

mushrooms

Lifestyle

Gardening In Mallorca: Unwanted neighbours

One can find many neighbours that are not only those who live in the house next door but also find room in the garden and not exactly invited in !!

Dorothy Loeffler

Sport / Real Mallorca
How the Son Moix could have looked this sunday

Real Mallorca

Valentine's day showdown as Mallorca play Espanyol

Sunday’s game is one that us fans would want to be at, in a heartbeat.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Australian Open

Tennis

Nadal eases past Brit Norrie into last 16

"You don't expect an easy round in the round of 16 so it will be tough and I have to be ready for it."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 13 February 2021
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