News of the day 8 June 2021
News / Latest headlines
Santa Catalina terraces, Palma.

Coronavirus news

Santa Catalina residents at the end of their tether!

"A few days ago an ambulance tried to reach a neighbour and bar and restaurant owners had to remove their tables and umbrellas to let it through,”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Sant Joan Airport, Palma.

International

Airlines hike their prices for domestic flights

"The only way to avoid paying high prices for airline tickets is to book as far in advance as possible..”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Disco, Mallorca.

Latest headlines

Play the Music and Dance!!

Dance floors will be allow to open, as long health and safety protocols are in place to prevent contagion.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spain began letting in fully-vaccinated people from all over the world on Monday

Majorca tourism

Failure to launch Spain's grand reopening falls flat

Spain began letting in fully-vaccinated people from all over the world on Monday.

Reuters

Police in Son Cotoner, Palma.

Latest headlines

Man arrested for brawling in Palma street

The woman’s boyfriend was taken to Son Espases Hospital for reconstructive surgery.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The land border between the two Iberian nations reopened on May 1

Coronavirus news

Portugal minister says Spain requiring COVID-19 test at border 'a mistake'

The land border between the two Iberian nations reopened on May 1 after three months of restrictions.

Reuters

Intensive care, Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Tuesday

The first death for seventeen days has been confirmed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Patricia Guasp of Ciudadanos in the Balearics.

Majorca tourism

Balearics are "ready" to welcome British tourists

But the islands are on the UK's amber list. Is there a Plan B?

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus news

People are "very content" with the vaccination programme

President Armengol says there are congratulations for the "vaccination production line".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
The UK’s U-turn over Portugal has knocked consumer confidence for six

Comment

Viewpoint: Holiday clock is ticking

The UK’s U-turn over Portugal has knocked consumer confidence for six.

Humphrey Carter

The F35 at Ibiza airport belongs to the Marine Corps

Comment

Viewpoint: Spotter´s delight

“The C17 is one of the biggest transport aircraft in Europe...”

Jason Moore

Right now, Mallorca needs every last tourist of whatever nationality to return

Majorca tourism

The Blog: Do without the Brits? Yea, of course we can

Right now, Mallorca needs every last tourist of whatever nationality to return.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
King Felipe & Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor & Princess Sophia in Petra, Mallorca.

Lifestyle

Spanish Royal Family will visit Mallorca in summer

Princess Leonor is due to go to boarding school in Wales in the Autumn, to study a two-year International Baccalaureate programme at UWC Atlantic College.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Have you ever visited Soller Cemetery?

Community

Spotlight on Soller: June has definitely arrived

Everything is now fully open, with no curfew, but there is an expectation of reasonableness.

Shirley Roberts

Once a foe of Wellington’s, the British gave him full honours

Lifestyle

Enjoy Majorca: The unknown of Mallorca’s greatest military hero

In 1817, six years after his death received the title of ‘Grandeza de España’, this was the highest order of the Spanish nobility.

Andrew Ede

'Sea Cloud Spirit'

Lifestyle

World's 2nd largest sailboat coming to Palma

‘Sea Cloud Spirit was scheduled to be in Palma last April, but here maiden voyage was postponed because of the Covid pandemic.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rosy Garlic

Lifestyle

Wild Mallorca: Alliums and Arum’s

Mallorca is enjoying some splendid flowers in all their glory, and May onwards is a magical time here.

Neville James-Davies

Weather / Latest news
Plaza de Toros, Palma.

Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for June 9

Whatever you're plans are today, check the weather before you leave home, by clicking here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Other Sports
Spain's captain Sergio Busquets has been tested positive for the coronavirus

Other Sports

Spain call up five extra players after COVID-19 positive

Spain are due to face Lithuania in a friendly on Tuesday with their Under-21 squad

Reuters

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