News of the day 2 June 2021
News / Latest headlines
Police arresting suspect in Andratx.

Latest headlines

Man arrested in Andratx

Fire investigators who were deployed to the house have confirmed that there’s evidence that the fire was caused by petrol.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mega-yacht 'Advantage', Palma.

Latest headlines

Mega-yachts returning to Palma

The 86 metre long ‘Pacific’ and the 80 metre long ‘Yasmine of the Sea’ are also in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Balearic Islands, reported the largest fall in unemployment

Latest headlines

Spain posts record monthly jobless drop in May

The Balearic Islands, reported the largest fall in unemployment.

Reuters

Tomás Melgar, Palma Airport Director.

International

Palma Airport's Director talks about the future

"People are looking forward to coming here, there is demand for Mallorca.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Celestino Rodríguez in court in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Twenty years for Colonia Sant Jordi murderer

Veronika Hoffmann was stabbed to death in September 2019.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma police officer on one of the city's beaches

Latest headlines

Police will prevent beach access at Sant Joan

People normally gather in great number on the beaches on the Eve of Sant Joan.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Teresa Ribera, Spain's minister for ecological transition (second left)

Latest headlines

European investment in "renewable islands"

230 million euros of European recovery funds for "renewable islands" projects.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The bank has around 2,400 branches in Spain

Latest headlines

Thousands of BBVA employees hold one-day strike to protest layoff plans

BBVA said in April it was planning to cut 3,800 jobs to adapt to a client shift towards online banking.

Reuters

England's end of COVID restrictions

Coronavirus news

UK's Johnson says need to wait for data on June reopening

"It is still unclear how protected the population would be against a new surge of COVID-19 cases"

Reuters

News / Comment
Gibraltar has very close links with the Royal Navy

Comment

Viewpoint: Gibraltar “snub”

“I am sure that the people of Gibraltar were not impressed...”

Jason Moore

"They have to be adapted and adopted now."

Majorca tourism

Viewpoint: Tourists are people

"They remember that tourists are not raw material but people.."

Andrew Ede

The authorities never seem to want to do anything

Comment

Confidential: Graffiti: isn't it about time something was done about it? Plus - Mask-less tourists!

Frank Leavers' views on the problem-solving skills of the police and preening local politicians.

Frank Leavers

People on the beach in Palmanova.

Majorca tourism

The Blog: The well-being economy

Do you believe that the tourism industry offers a contribution beyond the conventional economic numbers? What do you think?

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Tourists & locals on Ciutat Jardi beach.

Lifestyle

A photographic exhibition of Palma in the 1950's & 60's opens today

"The Casa Planas archive links culture with recent history and the economy.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pan Bagnat with Carrot, Cumin & Orange Salad

Lifestyle

Food for thought: Pan Bagna - Ideal for light effortless lunches during the hot summer months

Is the British sandwich under threat from foreign invaders? Our Bulletin's food expert on the tasty Pan Bagna.

Andrew Valente

Weather / Latest news
Playa de Magalluf, Mallorca.

Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for June 3

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

Island life / Schools
The Nursery class activities

Schools

The Academy International School news

Our youngest students at The Academy International School explored ICT and the use of iPads last week.

Academy International School

Sport / Other Sports
Real Betis v Real Madrid

Football

Barcelona buy back Emerson in third new signing in three days

Emerson played more minutes than any Betis player last season as the Seville side finished sixth in La Liga to qualify for the Europa League.

Reuters

Seven Scotland players have not travelled for Wednesday's international friendly match

Coronavirus news

Seven Scotland players not travelling for friendly after COVID positive test

Scotland not willing to take any unnecessary risks ahead of the European Championship which begins on June 11.

Reuters

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