Earthquake in Algeria felt in Mallorca
In February 2020, a magnitude 2-3 earthquake shocked residents in towns in Pla and Llevant
Hotel guests in Mallorca will have to sign a Cohabitating Statement
"Our one and only concern is that tourists arrive at their hotels with a negative PCR test.."
Mallorca Weekend Weather
Grey skies, heavy rain, snow and a drop in temperature is on the cards this weekend in Mallorca.
COVID-19: Greece travel corridor brought in 'a large amount of virus', say UK experts
"Local tourist industry wants to kick-start summer season...."
Cumulative incidence rate falls in 40% of Mallorca's Municipalities
19 Municipalities in Mallorca have been free of coronavirus infection for more than 14 days.
Environmentalists slam reopening of Cemex Factory in Lloseta
"It's nonsense! Now we not only have the concrete and hydrogen plants, but cement production continues without recovering one single job..”
Balearic government's 2020 budget gap exceeded 500 million euros
The gap was, however, covered by state/EU funds.
Balearics get world's first 'fast ferry' with natural gas engines
The 'Eleanor Roosevelt' will reduce C02 emissions equivalent to eliminating nearly 9,000 cars or planting around 27,000 trees.
Dragonera has three sensors for visitor information data capture
One sensor on the pier and two at the lighthouses.
The tragedy behind the Nuredduna statue in Palma
The Talayotic village of Ses Païsses is one of the largest and best preserved in Mallorca.
Balearics coronavirus figures for Friday, 47 new cases
Vaccination in Mallorca tops 100,000, as 14 municipalities report increases in active cases.
Germans told not to holiday either inside or outside of the country over Easter
The Government has already made several calls this week not to travel if it is not strictly necessary.
And now you are told not to go the mountains!
"Bad weather will continue this weekend...."
Eleven per cent of Mallorca's hotels open at Easter
Two years ago, over 700 hotels were open at Easter.
Europe aims to get vaccinations back on track after clearing AstraZeneca shot
The WHO, which this week reaffirmed its support for the shot that remains a centrepiece of its COVAX vaccine sharing programme.
Madrid maverick banks on relaxed COVID-19 stance for re-election
Madrid has been the only major European capital to maintain social life practically unrestricted.
Woman convicted of not having sex with her husband takes legal action against French state
"Guilty in civil divorce court..."
German minister says may have to re-impose some COVID curbs
"We cannot take further opening steps...."
Sales of homes in the Balearics fell 26.5% in 2020
The second greatest decrease in the country.
Vaccines pressure group critical of pace of vaccination programme
The Balearic and Spanish governments could acquire their down doses of vaccine.
Safe health corridor technology to be trialled in Cala Millor
The trial is of technology developed by the University of the Balearic Islands.
"Very exciting," German tourists land in Mallorca, market in the spotlight
"It is very, very, very exciting and it feels wonderful to be flying again, even if it is for only one week"
Balearic Patient has adverse reaction after AstraZeneca vaccine
"There is no certainty that there is a relationship with the AstraZeneca vaccination but we are obliged to investigate it.."
Midwinter madness: the week in Mallorca
Was it madness because of the weather? Visitors from the north were arriving anyway.
The Mallorcan German dream could be over
"It is good that we have agreed on an emergency brake and we will have to apply it..."
Why not splash a little flash?
For a year now, most men have been slopping around in clothing that would embarrass a rough sleeper and blaming it on Covid-19...
"Since 1 January 2021, the UK is a third country and will be treated as such by EU Member States."
Vorsprung durch technik
I hate to say this but the Balearics is on the verge of making a massive mistake.
The inconsistencies of Easter travel
The inconsistencies with policy are obvious, and they have sparked off a good deal of indignation.
A guide to help tourism businesses reduce plastic waste published and available online!
Futouris has recently published a guide on how to reduce (single-use) plastic in hotels and tourism businesses.
Where to go out to eat this weekend in Mallorca
So, this week we have some restaurants with open terraces, others still simply offering their delicious takeaway options to suit all tastes.
Films in English in Palma March 19 to March 25
Films have been updated in Palma. Check new screenings and showtimes.
The King of Palma
The series is loosely based on the story of the man who became known for his Bierkönig beer garden - Manfred Meisel.