News of the day 21 May 2021
News / Latest headlines
EU flag lies at Schuman square on eve of Europe Day in Brussels

Majorca tourism

EU reaches deal on COVID-19 passes to rescue summer

The European Union reached a deal on COVID-19 certificates designed to open up tourism.


Travellers at an airport

Majorca tourism

You can come from Britain to Mallorca without a PCR test from Monday

Britain, Spain's largest market for foreign tourists, will be included on the list.


Demonstration at a warehouse in San Fernando de Henares

Latest headlines

Ole! Spanish chef gives thumbs up to a robot-made paella

Spanish company BR5 has developed a robot that can cook one of the national cuisine's most world-renowned dishes.


Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Dublin


Ireland raises prospect of earlier return to foreign travel

A COVID certificate would be handed out for free by health authorities in EU countries to people who received a vaccine.


An interior of a restaurant which will now be open until 18.00

Coronavirus news

The new measures in Mallorca as from Sunday

These restrictions come into effect at midnight on Saturday into Sunday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Eight kilometres of high controversy


The Blog: The highway to ecologist hell

Eight kilometres of new road and safer road, but with protests without popular support, political tensions and an inauguration that wasn’t.

Andrew Ede

A passenger speaks with a British Airways staff member in the departures area of Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport in London


Viewpoint: Faulty traffic lights

London’s travel traffic light scheme needs to accomapnied by a building work sign.

Humphrey Carter

Travellers arrive at Heathrow Airport in London


Viewpoint: Airport wait

There are fears over long delays at airports because of additional paperwork...”

Jason Moore

Majorca Fashion


Frank Talking: Gentlemen - is it time to unveil the new you?

Our columnist Frank Leavers is ready to reinvent himself with the help of a style book; trying to be a little more presentable.

Frank Leavers

Holiday / Lifestyle
Aniol Esteban


“We have a rich and diverse sea, a source of well-being and wealth that must be preserved”

To support the Marilles Foundation Initiative, our sister newspaper Ultima Hora is giving away a free poster every Saturday from May 22 to June 19, which are a brilliant guide to the fauna in the waters surrounding our Islands.

Marilles foundation

Madrid FITUR


The week in tourism: Fitur - symbolism and the race of tourism recovery

It’s been said that this Fitur is the most important ever. But... why?

Andrew Ede

La Pescaderia de Andi


Where to eat out in Mallorca this weekend!

More restaurants have been added this week to our Restaurant Guide.

Laura Stadler

What's on / Films
First Cow official trailer


Films in English for Friday 21 to Thursday May 27

Films and showtimes have been updated. Find out what is showing on the big screen in Palma and Marratxi.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 21 May 2021