Palma extending special rates for overnight parking
A rate of 30 euros a month for certain car parks.
Spain urging acceleration of vaccine passport system
Spain has combined with other countries in pressing for a speeding-up of the passport.
Cheers as bars & restaurants reopen in Mallorca
"It's better to make something than nothing, especially when we still have to pay all the taxes.."
"Very powerful" tourism recovery predicted for Spain this summer
A "dazzling reactivation" of tourism once mobility restrictions are lifted.
Complaints against 8 companies over Balearic residents' discount
Consubal: "There are suspicions that they are applying a double rate" depending on whether people live in the Balearic Islands or not.
Spanish unions cry foul as Inditex shuts stores
One in four employees affected by closures has quit.
Police investigate possible role of foreigners in Barcelona riots
Business organizations and police unions have demanded a firmer government action against the riots.
Labour MP accuses government of raising expectations over Mallorca holidays which may not be met
"We've been advised on the committee by scientists that the strength of these border measures become even more important as domestic cases fall..."
Spain's jobless hit 4 mln in February as pandemic restrictions bite
"The rise in unemployment, caused by the third wave, is bad news, reflecting the structural flaws of the labour market that are accentuated by the pandemic."
Palma's ancient Porta des Camp bridge revealed
The restoration of Baluard del Príncep began in 2009 and is being carried out in several phases.
Highest February unemployment in the Balearics for seven years
27,000 more unemployed than in February 2020.
January foreign tourism in the Balearics was down 85%
Just over 15,000 foreign tourists in all.
Spain "could go it alone" if there is no European Union deal on vaccine passports
"Vaccinated Britons could be heading to Spain on holiday...."
Deaf and blind model launches awareness project in Mallorca
The red dress that Mireia is wearing was created for María Rico to wear at the Miss Grand Spain gala in 2017, by Portuguese designer, Hugo Micaelo.
Germans told not to travel over Easter, big blow to Mallorca's tourist industry
"Germany plans to extend lockdown restrictions...."
Police broke up illegal gathering on Mallorca farm
The participants and the organisers could face penalties of 3,001-60,000 euros for breaking the coronavirus restrictions.
Balearics to tighten PCR test requirement for national travellers
Apart from the Balearics, there are three Spanish regions with incidence rates below 100.
More than 50 sanctioned for illegal 3-day festival in Sant Jordi
The entrance fee for the 3-day festival was 15 euros which the organiser apparently used to buy access bracelets for guests.
Mallorca Weather Forecast for Wednesday
It's mostly overcast in Mallorca today, but some places will have sunshine this afternoon. Check the forecast for the next few days. Weekend looking wet! To find out what the weather's like in other parts of Mallorca, click here.
Active cases of coronavirus increase in eight of Mallorca's municipalities
Thirty-five municipalities have ten or fewer cases.
Spain to buy 17 mln more doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as part of EU contract
The government intends to have 70% of the 47 million population vaccinated by the summer.
Covid test-free travel
Lifting test requirements with vaccines in short supply in Europe is a risk.
Black or White: playing the system! plus, getting ready for visitors and a brand new supermarket
“When you’ve just paid some unexpected back taxes and then have to listen to someone brag about never having paid a penny of tax - it really does get to you.”
Balearics Day: What’s the celebration?
Balearics Day is a peg on which to hang arguments regarding the political structure of Spain (and its financing).
So many beautiful days in our world
The life of the Soller Valley will go on in all its beauty as Spring is the most glorious season here.
Time to make a decision or two
"This is just a snapshot of a much bigger subject we will be learning about this year."
Fillet of beef with foie gras, Pedro Ximenez Sauce & a date puree
This is great dish if you want to make life a little easier and enjoy a wonderful, rich sauce with the Beef fillet.
Creativity and mindfulness
The children used design technology to construct their own celtic roundhouses and were very pleased with the final results.
Never fear this versatile veggie
Artichokes are in season from September to May, so we still have three months in which to make the most of them.
When George Met Joan: The Beatles “The Inner Light”
Mascaró was the Western world’s greatest expert on the sacred texts of Hinduism and Buddhism.
Former Barcelona chief Bartomeu released day after arrest
The club's offices at their Camp Nou stadium were one of five properties searched by police during the operation.
A vaccination fall guy?
PSOE, who control the health service, were faced with a parliament vote on setting up a commission of inquiry into the affair.