News of the day 3 June 2021
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Balearic Nightlife Sector.


Mallorca's Nightlife Sector is back in business!

Smoking is banned in outdoor spaces or when a two metre distance is not possible.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Driver pumping petrol.

Latest headlines

Petrol much more expensive than a year ago in Mallorca

It costs more to top up your tank in the Balearic Islands than it does in mainland Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Lord Jeffrey Archer at this home in Llucmajor

Latest headlines

Mallorca home owner Lord Jeffrey Archer reacts to the latest travel restrictions

"British author has written many of his latest bestsellers at his Mallorca home..."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police Officer checking drone in Palma.

Latest headlines

Father fined for flying drone over daughter's school

The State Agency for Air Safety, or AESA has been asked to sanction three people for the misuse of drones in Palma this year. .

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Curfew in the Balearics

Latest headlines

Supreme Court annuls Mallorca curfew

The Supreme Court has also invalidated the limits on social gatherings (or as they currently are at any rate).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic health minister, Patricia Gómez

Latest headlines

Mallorca will have to wait for an opening of nightlife

For now, the Balearic government is adopting its own measures for nightlife and hospitality.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Another fresh blow for the tourism industry

Majorca tourism

No new countries to be added to UK's travel 'green list', Mallorca still on amber

Another fresh blow for the tourism industry which had looked to June for a recovery to start.


Vaccination at Son Espases Hospital, Palma

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Thursday

Nine more cases than Wednesday, but the test rate is more or less identical.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

President Francina Armengol of the Balearics

Majorca tourism

Armengol "respects" UK travel traffic-light decision

Staying on the amber list a "setback", but otherwise there are positive signs for the summer's tourism.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Increased numbers at tables on terraces in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Ten per table on terraces from Friday

Limits on social gatherings will now be recommendations.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma Airport Arrivals Hall.


Airlines reeling as Mallorca is left off UK's'Green' list

The airlines scheduled 660,117 seats to the Island in June 2019, which means 460,117 have been lost in two years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
I do find it rather unusual that restaurants and bars don´t have their menus in German


Viewpoint: Speak your language

“I have seen Germans getting angry over restaurant menus...”

Jason Moore

Mallorca hotels


Viewpoint: Mallorca’s short burst

Another quick influx of tourists, but they’ve now gone again, so who’s next?

Humphrey Carter

British tourists arriving at the airport


The Blog: Two-country island

Why is Mallorca too dependent on the UK and Germany?

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Palma International Boat Show 2021

Palma boat show

Palma International Boat Show 2021 opens its doors today

This year the Palma International Boat Show will have 227 exhibitors and more than 185 boats at sea.

Palma International Boat Show

Apricots pie


Food and Wine: Apricots - It looks like being glorious year for Mallorca’s harvest

Mallorca’s best apricots are from the Cooperativa and they are sold under the official label of Albercoc de Porreres.

Andrew Valente



Nan’s Day Out to Puigpunyent, Establiments and trams…

Today our contributor Shirley visits an idyllic mountain village with one of the best hotels in Mallorca.

Shirley Roberts

Llengües fabric.


One of Mallorca's oldest traditions is to be protected

“The ‘llengües’ fabric is part of our identity, our heritage and our collective imagination and we want to officially recognise it and protect it for future generations.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
Sant Agustí, Mallorca.

Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for June 4

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
How to help children cope with changes in their lives?


Practical parenting: Resilience

How to help children cope with changes in their lives?

Julie Waller

Sport / Other Sports
Netherlands v Scotland


Depay equalises late as Dutch draw 2-2 with Scotland

A total of seven Scotland players did not travel following a positive coronavirus test for midfielder John Fleck.


Edition of 3 June 2021