News of the day 15 April 2021
News / Latest headlines
Easter tourists in Playa de Palma, Mallorca.

Majorca tourism

Hotel bookings spark optimistic about the season in Mallorca

“It is necessary to maintain the current epidemiological levels to be a safe destination for Europe..”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

GNV Ferry.

Latest headlines

Balearic passenger & freight prices set to tumble

GNV and Grimaldi are obliged to stay in inter-island traffic for a minimum one year and run Peninsula routes for two years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A British Airways aircraft lands next to a EasyJet plane ready for take off at Cointrin airport in Geneva

Majorca tourism

Hopes rise for Britain's summer getaway season to Mallorca

Minister says still too early to name green list countries.


Carmen Calvo, Spain's first deputy prime minister


Deputy PM insists there are legal means for maintaining curfew

Carmen Calvo says that the regions have sufficient legal means once the state of alarm ends.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Vaccination in Menorca

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Thursday

Incidence and test rates down again, as is the number of patients on wards in Mallorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ryanair planes, Palma.

Majorca tourism

Ryanair to launch new Mallorca-Italy route

"Ryanair hopes its flight scheduling will help boost both air traffic on the island and the recovery of the tourism industry.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Travelers depart to Rhodes for test holidays

Majorca tourism

Too early to say which countries open for British travellers, says minister

In early May the government could say which countries will be on the green list.


Quirón PalmaPlanas Clinic.

Latest headlines

Doctor allegedly attacked by patient in Palma clinic

Assaulting a public health professional is classified as an attack on authority in the Penal Code and carries a penalty of up to 4 years in prison.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

TUI jobs at threat in the Balearics.

160 jobs at threat across the Balearics and Spain

TUI Spain signs deal with unions that will affect 13% of its workforce

The decision will apply to TUI germany and TUI UK: sources.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Green Digital Vaccination Certificate.


Green Digital Vaccination Certificate ready by June

"The Green Digital Vaccination Certificate will be interoperable in the European Union, free and universal.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Clean up Mallorca

I’ve said it before and I will say it again, get rid of the wave of graffiti.

Humphrey Carter

The Talaiotic culture


The destruction of Mallorca

The Talaiotic Culture is a vital part of Mallorca’s heritage, the clearest evidence of old civilisation.

Andrew Ede


Curfew or no curfew?

How difficult can it be in giving a definitive statement of the situation? Very difficult, it would seem.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle


Avocados, seductive but much less exotic

Although used mainly as a vegetable, the avocado is the fruit of a tree belonging to the laurel family.

Andrew Valente

the Party house of the Puerto Soller


When tourism was young in the Valley

The menu in 2021 is Mallorcan Home cooking with recipes passed through the generations.

Shirley Roberts

UCLA health provides a stunning list that promotes the human animal bond


Should we get a pet?

Practical parenting this week borders the ultimate decision when your children asks for a dog or cata?

Julie Waller

La Raixa Manor House, Mallorca.


Part of La Raixa Estate in Mallorca is being turned into a refuge for hikers

“The priority is to recover vestiges of the past and build for the future..”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

It was a MAGICAL day!


Queen's College Year 6 - A day at Hogwarts

As you can see from the photographs, it was a MAGICAL day!

Queen's College

Books for writing


Developing the Art of Writing

Many students have an aversion to any kind of writing and many do not understand why they need to learn how to write.

Julie Holdsworth

'La coronació', Miquel Bauzá Amengual.


2021 Mountain Photography Competition Winners named in Mallorca

Culture, Heritage & Linguistic Policy Vice President, Bel Busquets presented the photography awards.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
Weather forecast for the Balearic Islands for Friday April 16

Latest news

Today's weather on Mallorca

It's a sunny Friday in Mallorca, with strong winds in some places and a high of 18 degrees. To find out what the weather is like elsewhere in Mallorca by checking our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Other Sports
A Real Madrid team bus passes by Liverpool fans near Anfield in Liverpool


Liverpool apologise to Real Madrid after team bus damaged

A video on Twitter showed a section of the bus's outer window frame had been damaged.


Edition of 15 April 2021