News of the day 1 June 2021
News / Latest headlines
'Mein Schiff' Cruise Ship in Palma.

Majorca tourism

Shipping companies scramble to add Palma to itineraries

"It will take at least 3-4 weeks to get everything operational, but the entire tourist value chain in Mallorca and the other islands will benefit.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ryanair flight from Bergamo to Ibiza.

International

Fight on Ibiza-bound flight

"If you don't stop there will be problems..”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bar & Restaurant interiors.

Coronavirus news

Bar & Restaurant owners desperate to open in the evenings

It’s likely that the closing time for bars and restaurants will be extended to 23:30, except in central Palma where it will be 23:00.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Masks have been mandatory indoors and out across most of Spain, regardless of social-distancing, since last summer.

Coronavirus news

As infections dwindle, Spain mulls looser mask rules

Masks have been mandatory indoors and out across most of Spain, regardless of social-distancing, since last summer.

Reuters

A Moroccan boy cries as he is helped by Spanish soldiers after he swam using bottles as a float

International

Morocco, Spain trade accusations of violating good 'neighbourliness'

Most migrants who crossed into Ceuta were immediately returned to Morocco.

Reuters

Foreign tourists spent a total 671 million euros in April

Majorca tourism

Number of foreign tourists visiting Spain slowly recovers as restrictions ease

The number of foreign tourists visiting Spain rose from a virtual zero a year ago.

Reuters

La Cartuja monastery will welcome visitors in Valldemossa from today

Majorca tourism

La Cartuja in Valldemossa reopens again today

The administrators of this historic complex of buildings are hoping for a swift return of British tourists.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

F35 at Ibiza Airport.

Latest headlines

F35 emergency landing in Ibiza

The 5th generation F35 is part of a mixed US and Royal Airforce exercise aboard 'HMS Queen Elizabeth' on its first deployment as part of the ‘Global Britain’ operation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Tuesday

A half of Mallorca's municipalities have had no new cases for fourteen days.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Javier Arranz, Balearic spokesperson for infectious diseases

Coronavirus news

"Reasonable" that masks will not be needed outdoors this summer

"If everything continues as it is now", the obligation to wear masks could be lifted.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Nightlife in Spain

International

The return of nightlife moves closer

The proposals are up for discussion by the council of regions' health ministries.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
The former royal yacht Britannia

Comment

Viewpoint: Flagship yacht

“There are many critics of the new flagship yacht planned by Britain...”

Jason Moore

Scenes of refuseniks being dragged screaming to a vaccination centre?

Comment

Viewpoint: Does the public know best?

What would we witness? Scenes of refuseniks being dragged screaming to a vaccination centre?

Andrew Ede

Magaluf restrictions

Comment

The Blog: Preparing for the last tourist of excess

What is Magalluf any more (and by extension Arenal also)?

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Escolania de Blauets in Lluc

Lifestyle

The Mallorcan school that dates back to the 13th century

La Escolania de Lluc choir was founded in 1531 and dedicated to the worship of the Virgin of the monastery of Lluc.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hats & Horses, Minorca.

Lifestyle

Glamour at the racetrack in Ciutadella

Guests were dressed to the nines for the Hats & Horses event and enjoyed good wine and privileged views of the races.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

the Puerto Soller

Lifestyle

Spotlight on Soller: High energy and moving on

Summer is almost here and with the Soller train back, the town is open to visitors.

Shirley Roberts

The Born in the early 20th century

Lifestyle

Enjoy Majorca: The Born and the story of Palma’s streetlights

Palma was still the capital of the Island of Calm and the Born was its heart.

Andrew Ede

S'Albufera de Mallorca Wetlands

Lifestyle

Wild Mallorca: Into the Spanish Canes

In this week's Wild Mallorca spotlight: It's a good time to take a closer look at one of Europe’s most important bird habitats in Mallorca.

Neville James-Davies

What's on / Films
Reservoir Dogs (1992) Official Trailer #1 - Quentin Tarantino Movie

Films

Films in English for Tuesday 1 to Thursday June 3

Check out the screenings this week as more films have been added at Festival Park. Don't forget also the drive-in movies that are being shown in Palma. Some films are in English.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
Mallorca.

Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for June 2

Whatever you're off to work or meeting friends for lunch, check the weather before you leave home, by clicking here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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