News of the day 27 May 2021
News / Latest headlines
Boris Johnson, British Prime Minister.

Majorca tourism

Boris Johnson has Mallorca on tenterhooks!

“As soon as the British market is reactivated tourism for July, August, September and October will be guaranteed..”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Vaccination against COVID-19

Coronavirus news

Decline in Spanish COVID-19 infections slows

Over the past 14 days reached 126 cases per 100,000 people, down 13% in a week.


Vaccination in Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Vaccination appointments for 45 to 49-year-olds

For 45 to 49-year-olds, the BitCita system will go live at 3pm on Thursday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

During last April's peak, the scheme supported some 3.6 million Spaniards

Latest headlines

Spain agrees preliminary deal to extend furlough scheme to September

The programme, which currently supports almost 560,000 workers, was due to expire on May 31.


Majorica pearls company in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Pearls company Majorica now has a buyer

The improved bid means that around 60% of the workforce will be retained.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Healthcare Professional vaccinating Ibiza Nursing Home resident.

Coronavirus news

Balearic Nursing Homes are free of Covid-19

“Coronavirus has been especially cruel to the elderly, particularly those living in Nursing Homes.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Playa de Muro, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Balearics will be the "top Mediterranean destination" this summer

However, the season will hinge on what happens in the next couple of weeks.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Vaccination in Ibiza

Coronavirus news

Balearics vaccination programme still behind other regions

Fourteenth out of the seventeen regions and two autonomous cities.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ibiza Town.


Two Balearic Municipalities amongst the richest in Spain

The average income in the Municipality of Pozuelo de Alarcón in western Madrid is nearly four times more than the lowest average income in Níjar in Almería.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Covid test

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Thursday

There's something about Thursdays - the third in a row with under 20 new cases.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Tourists wearing face masks


Viewpoint: The Brits are coming

“Everyone keeps asking me when British tourists will be making a return...”

Jason Moore

A health worker performs a PCR


Viewpoint: Extreme data

"Very high vaccination rates and yet things can seemingly go wrong."

Andrew Ede

A person at a travel agency


The Blog: Viajes Armengol ... Visit Balearics Travel

Could the Balearic government set up its own travel agency like Canaries and Benidorm? Do you think this is a good idea?

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Models showcase Marchesa for Pronovias collection on the Carrara Marble Temple.


Son Marroig hosts Marchesa bridal fashion show

The dresses are typical of the style that Marchesa is famous for, with lots of intricate lace, ruffle skirts and corset bodices.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mallorcans like nothing better than foraging for their traditional delicacies


Out and About: Seriously Slow Food

Peter Clover shares his first experience tasting a local delicacy: Snails!!!

Peter Clover

roast leg of pork with spices


Food and Wine: Basil & Mint -Most people’s favourite herbs for the hot months of summer

Now that the heat is fast approaching Mallorca, our Bulletin food expert shares with us some easy and refreshing recipes for this summer.

Andrew Valente

Nomads with their connectivity are definitely keeping the economy of Pina going


Nan’s days out to Pina

This week Shirley visits the small village of Pina where ‘Nomadlanders’ are buoyant.

Shirley Roberts

Michael Douglas & Catherine Zeta-Jones in Palma.


Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones are Mallorca's best ambassadors

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones have a long history with Mallorca and often visit the Island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Together, these changes will empower more British citizens living overseas to participate in the UK’s democracy


‘Votes for life’ for British citizens living in Spain

British citizens who have moved abroad will be given ‘votes for life’ as the UK Government scraps the arbitrary 15-year limit on the voting rights

British Embassy Madrid

Are you living with an anxious teen?


Practical parenting: Are you living with an anxious teen?

How to deal with the anxiety that teens may suffer? What can be done about it?

Julie Waller

Weather / Latest news
Sant Agustí, Mallorca.

Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for May 28

Find out what the weather will be like today if you will need to take an umbrella with you! Whatever you're up to today check the weather before you leave home, by clicking here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Schools
EYFS Focus at BIC


News from Baleares International College

The Early Years Foundation Stage offers a holistic and personalised approach to early childhood development.


Sport / Other Sports
Zidane tells Real Madrid he will step down as coach

Other Sports

Zidane resigns as Real Madrid coach

The Frenchman led Real to two league titles and three Champions League triumphs in two spells as coach since 2016.


Edition of 27 May 2021