News of the day 22 February 2021
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Playa de Muro, Mallorca.

Latest headlines

Mallorca Weather Forecast for Monday

The weather's a bit miserabe in Mallorca today with rain and strong winds in most places. Check the weather forecast for the next few days. Don't forget to check out our webcams for live footage on the island here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Capsized boat, Portixol, Palma.

Latest headlines

Dramatic rescue in Portixol

Several passers-by watched from the shoreline as the Maritime Rescue Patrol boat and helicopter rescued the sailors.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Majorca tourism

Vaccine passport will "almost certainly be needed for Mallorca holidays...."

"During the pandemic, travel agents have seen an economic loss of 86% and 160,000 jobs have been lost, according to the Office for National Statistics....."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Miguel Beltrán, Tour Guide.

Majorca tourism

Some Tour Guides in Mallorca haven't worked since 2019

"Cruise tourists are only usually in each port for a few hours, so they don’t pollute, they just spend money then leave.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Vaccine passport: your view.

Latest headlines

Your view on vaccine passport

"I really do hope that Spain do not insist on the vaccine passport as I feel they will find a lot more people will not return...."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Illegal party-goers hide from police in wardrobes and under beds in Spain

International

In the closet, under the mattress pandemic partygoers hide from Madrid police

"We keep asking you for collaboration and responsibilty."

Reuters

A Guardia Civil traffic control in the Tramuntana Mountains, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Social media alerts to biker controls in the Tramuntana

Biker groups deny that there is a "mole" leaking information about controls.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Formentor Hotel, Mallorca.

International

Hotel Formentor to keep the old charm in revamp

“We have enough perspective now to be able to value those buildings from the 1950’s to the 1980’s.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Coronavirus news

45,000 people in Mallorca have been vaccinated

Under two per cent of the population have been vaccinated twice.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Illa del Rei, Minorca.

Latest headlines

Contemporary Art Gallery to open on historic Minorcan Island

"King's Island is an extraordinary wild, natural place with unique light and scenery and a fascinating history..”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bar Cristal, Plaça d'Espanya, Palma.

Latest headlines

Bar Cristal ready to reopen in Plaça d'Espanya in Palma

"If catering companies are allowed to open on March 2, we will raise the shutters and open up the terrace.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Testing in Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Monday

Just 29 new cases; six municipalities have increased numbers of cases.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Closed Bar, Palma.

Latest headlines

10,000 laid off in Hospitality Sector

The traceability of cases in Mallorca is just 12.1%, which means it can only be certain of the source of one in ten infections in Mallorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Royal TV showdown.

International

British royals in TV head-to-head with Prince Harry and Meghan

Televised message as part of a programme entitled A Celebration for Commonwealth Day, which will be broadcast on the BBC on March 7,

US flight UA328 lands safely in Denver following engine failure

International

'I was panicking' Passenger recalls earlier Boeing 777 jet failure over Japan

Boeing Co said it recommended suspending the use of 777 jets with the same type of engine that shed debris over Denver at the weekend.

Reuters

Britain's Prince Philip leaves the King Edward VII's Hospital in London

International

Prince Philip is "OK", says grandson Prince William

A royal source said doctors had been acting out of an abundance of caution and that Philip was in good spirits.

Reuters

The sand storm covered cars in mud

Latest headlines

Life's a beach, sand storm hits Mallorca

The African dust will decrease but there will still be particles in the air until the end of the week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Reyes Maroto, Spain's tourism minister

International

Spain will incorporate vaccination passport into safe travel corridors

Reyes Maroto says that information will be given as to how the "passport" will be applied.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Back the monarchy

“The Spanish monarchy deserve a break and the full backing of the people of Spain...”

Jason Moore

Comment

Letters to the Editor

A reader sends us his brief opinion on the change in the amount of the tourist tax to be paid by visitors.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Avocado and lime cheesecake with a crunchy hazelnut and pumpkin seed base

Lifestyle

Avocado and lime cheesecake with a crunchy hazelnut and pumpkin seed base

This week our Chef Marc Fosh unveils his second perfect cheesecake recipe that you should try at home!

Marc Fosh

The students’ photography represents family, nature and, of course, the view outside

Community

“At Home 2020” - A photography book from the students at Mallorca International School

The images are so powerful that we will be publishing a book available to parents and the local community.

Mallorca International School

Sport / Real Mallorca
Summary video of the match between Almeria and Real Mallorca

Real Mallorca

Salva's wonder goal sees Real Mallorca back on top

Mallorca ended this match with a triumph of enormous value that keeps them leading La Liga SmartBank with 54 points.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Valladolid - Real Madrid highlights

Football

La Liga talking points

Talking points from the weekend in Spanish football.

Reuters

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