News of the day 10 May 2021
News / Latest headlines
People gather in a "macrobotellon"

Coronavirus news

Spaniards party as COVID curfew ends but doubts remain

Social media videos of large groups paying little heed to distancing drew criticism on Sunday.


Norbert Fiebig of DRV

Majorca tourism

Balearic government Covid insurance for cost of tourist repatriation

The government's insurance will cover the cost of flights home that are missed if tourists test positive.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

5G antenna in Inca, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Inca residents furious at 5G antenna

Telecommunications law takes precedence over urban planning regulations.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A Melia hotel on Mallorca

Latest headlines

Around 65% of hotels in Spain are currently open

The CEHAT national hotels confederation is anticipating activity this summer to be 50% of what it was in summer 2019.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cloudy skies on the islands

Latest headlines

Temperatures drop 10 degrees in 24 hours!

Highest temperatures recorded on Sunday so far this year! To check live weather click here on our webcams.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Javier Arranz, Balearic spokesperson for infectious diseases

Coronavirus news

Covid "has not gone on vacation"

Javier Arranz was referring to scenes over the weekend as the curfew was lifted.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mass vaccination in Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Monday

Just the 26 cases on Sunday; eight municipalities with small increases in active cases.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic tourism minister, Iago Negueruela (right)

Majorca tourism

Madrid region blamed for UK decision not to green list the Balearics

"Flexible" management of the pandemic in other regions has penalised the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
the Balearic government has finally reduced the bar and restaurant restrictions


Viewpoint: Back to normal

“There is a sense around Palma at the moment that life is slowly getting back to normal...”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle
Carolina Hellman, Swedish priest in Palma


Scandinavian Spotlight: More than just a church in Palma

This week in our Scandinavian spotlight: We meet two female priests working in the Swedish church and the winner of the 2021 yearly scholarship.

Jessika Ekman

Chilled beetroot gazpacho with marinated prawns, horseradish "ravioli", pistachio & mandarin


Your weekend culinary delights: Chilled beetroot gazpacho with marinated prawns

Try making at home this delicious second recipe from our chef Marc Fosh.

Marc Fosh

Weather / Latest news
Last night storms registered on the island

Latest news

Today's weather on Mallorca

Check out the videos from last night storms and see what the low's were today. Don't forget to check our live webcams to see what is going on the island. Click here

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
RCD Mallorca v Malaga

Real Mallorca

Fan's view: Real Mallorca two wins away from promotion

Monro Bryce's view on RCD Mallorca's last game and the tough last four games in La Liga.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Barça & Atlético


La Liga talking points

Talking points from the weekend in La Liga.


Edition of 9 May 2021