News of the day 13 March 2021
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Puerto Alcudia remodelling

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Lighting up Puerto Alcudia

The Balearic Ports Authority has put out to tender a contract to improve the energy efficiency of street lighting in Puerto Alcudia.

Andrew Ede

Local police

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The one-man village of Buger

Police unions have in the past called for there to be greater equality in salaries paid by town halls.

Andrew Ede

Pollensa’s mayor and the president of the Council of Majorca at La Gola

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Emblematic areas of Puerto Pollensa

The Council of Mallorca is doing the rounds of tourist municipalities in spreading its tourism strategic plan

Andrew Ede

Emser municipal agency Pollensa

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Pollensa and the case of the reinstated Emser employee

A case for sex discrimination was brought against the municipal services agency.

Andrew Ede

The Costas Authority returns to haunt Muro’s Capellans

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The Costas Authority returns to haunt Muro’s Capellans

Twenty-two cottages are threatened with demolition.

Andrew Ede

Summer clock change.

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The clocks change in Mallorca this month!

The European Parliament voted to end the time change in 2021 and each country can choose whether to keep daylight savings or winter time.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma Airport check-in.

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Switzerland removes Spain from Covid risk list

Countries with an incidence rate of 60 per 100,000 inhabitants in 14 days or higher are included on Switzerlands risk list

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sant Llorenç des Cardassar, Mallorca.

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New Emergency Response Plan decree for Mallorca

The Emergency Response Plan decree won’t have to go through Parliament because it doesn’t include any legislative changes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The CA’s President, Julian Dussek

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The 90-day rule poses a threat to the future of the yachting sector in Mallorca

A host of case studies have been brought to light over the past few days and the latest is the impact the regulations are going to have on the yachting industry.

Humphrey Carter

'Mural for Equality' by Llorenç Garrit.

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'Mural for Equality' unveiled in Portól

The 'Mural for 'Equality has been painted on a wall in Plaça Can Flor, in Pòrtol to mark International Women's Day.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourists Arriving at Palma Airport.

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Easter travel fury in Mallorca

"The fact that an Englishman is coming to Mallorca is not the same as 20,000 people moving from one city to another.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Gibraltar.

International

The glory days are over in Gibraltar

The new treaty establishes clear rules on tax and residence and prevents people who are resident in Spain from taking advantage of Gibraltar's tax system.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

AstraZeneca vaccine

Coronavirus news

Wary of blood clots, some Spanish regions hold back AstraZeneca shots

The World Health Organization is looking into the issue but said there was no reason not to use the drug.

Reuters

Spanish government cabinet meeting

International

Spanish government not ruling out extension to the state of alarm

For now, the priority is to get the 14-day incidence below 50 across the whole country.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Solar farm in Minorca

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Tighter rules to soften the impact of solar parks

Measures to do with the amount of land and the visual impact.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Speed radar in Palma, Mallorca

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Camí dels Reis attracts most fines for speeding in Palma

There were getting on for 5,000 fewer fines for speeding in 2020.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

President Francina Armengol of the Balearics

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First we take Berlin: the week in Mallorca

The lowest incidence in the Med; banning drunken tourism; and a new tourist attraction.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spanish residents won’t be allowed to travel to other Autonomous Communities at Easter, but tourists from other European Union countries, except the United Kingdom are allowed to come to Spain.

Coronavirus news

German COVID cases could revisit December peak in April

"We can only have more relaxation if there are stable or falling case numbers..."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

The end

"Why is it that all the characters are being ousted from British TV?"

Jason Moore

Comment

Brexit surprises

“Taking back control”, well for many Britons, they have lost control...

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
The chargrilled spring chicken was worth a 10

Lifestyle

Grilled spring chicken just flew off the plate

Our Bulletin's food expert Andrew valente reviews a fantastic restaurant in Paseo mallorca.

Andrew Valente

Tip Top Mallorca

Lifestyle

Shop local here in Mallorca

Does your oven need a good clean? Clothes or rugs a freshen up? Maybe your air-con need servicing before the summer? What about a Mother’s Day facial and pampering? Where to start?

Laura Stadler

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca coach Luis Garcia Plaza

Real Mallorca

Unbeaten at home play unbeaten away

We’ve played 13 games away, winning 9 and drawing 4, and have 60 points in total.

Monro Bryce

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