News of the day 10 June 2021
News / Latest headlines
Cruise ship in Palma.

Latest headlines

Dozens of cruise ships bound for Palma

"With so many unknowns in this summer season, this is the best news we could get..”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police draw guns during confrontation with youths in Palma.

Latest headlines

Police draw their guns in Palma

“We are going to kill you all. Let our friend go free or you will die..”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spanish nightlife rules after regional complaints

Majorca tourism

Spain backtracks on nightlife rules after regional complaints

The plan would have allowed areas with low infection rates to open nightclubs until 3 a.m.

Reuters

Man being vaccinated.

Coronavirus news

Balearic companies want to vaccinate their employees

Balearic President, Francina Armengol: "We don’t need external support at the Government’s mass vaccination sites..”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A public health campaign message is displayed on an arrivals information board at Heathrow Airport

Majorca tourism

Britain's airlines say extra support needed if travel stays shut

There are worries the summer season may be lost for a second year in a row.

Reuters

"Countries should learn from the resurgence in cases seen over the summer last year"

Coronavirus news

WHO issues COVID-19 warning to Europe before summer travels

"Countries should learn from the resurgence in cases seen over the summer last year"

Reuters

ORA parking pay zone

Latest headlines

Restricted parking on the Avenidas under new Palma mobility plan

ORA pay zones are to be extended to neighbourhoods such as Santa Catalina.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cakes to remain.

Latest headlines

"Penis shaped cakes" to stay in place!

"Council said that it had been a hard decision to take!"

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Latest headlines

Nightlife to reopen at the end of June

The detail of the protocols is still being worked on.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
The British will return in the near future because they love the Balearics

Comment

Viewpoint: Amber not green

“It is silly to suggest that Britain has put Spain on amber for political reasons...”

Jason Moore

One wonders if Covid travel passports are being used to win over the doubters

Comment

Viewpoint: No jab, no travel?

One wonders if Covid travel passports are being used to win over the doubters.

Humphrey Carter

the ‘new normal’

Comment

Out and About: Getting Back to Normality?

Why can’t we just all move forward with sensible caution?

Peter Clover

The Generalissimo’s wife, Carmen, according to the film, needed particular persuasion

Majorca tourism

The Blog: Convincing the Generalissimo - bikinis and tourist taxes

Why are the Mallorcan tourist boom and the bikini related?

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Costitx has its own Natural Science Museum

Community

Nan’s Day Out to the village of the stars

Our contributor Shirley visits one of the hidden gems of inland Mallorca.

Shirley Roberts

Auma Obama At Pula Golf Course, Mallorca.

Lifestyle

Auma Obama is on holiday in Mallorca

“This is the first time I have been to Mallorca and I really like everything I see.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Red Mullet with Sweet Chilli Sauce, Gordon Ramsay

Lifestyle

Food and Wine: Salmonetes - One of the best fish in the Med is now into its summer season

The official summer fish is here! Our Bulletin food expert on how to cook this delicate Mediterranean species.

Andrew Valente

Archaeologists, Anthropologists & Researchers at Son Real Necropolis, Mallorca.

Lifestyle

Excavation of the Son Real Necropolis ends in July

The Son Real necropolis sprawls over some 800,00 square metres on the Punta des Fences in the Bay of Alcudia.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
Temperatures on the rise on the Balearic Islands

Latest news

We're in for a scorcher!!

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mallorca.

Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for June 11

It's Friday already, whatever your plans are for today, check the weather before you leave home, by clicking here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Schools
Just Noticing

Schools

Practical parenting: Just Noticing

My plea today is to keep an eye on developmental milestones just in case some kind of intervention is required, but on the whole, notice how our child is responding...

Julie Waller

outside learning is embedded in our planning and integrated in the curriculum

Schools

News from Baleares International College

Why is Outdoors Education so important for young learners? Find out more about the Outside learning at Baleares International College!

BIC

Sport / Other Sports
French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros

Tennis

Djokovic gears up for big battle with historic rival Nadal

Novak Djokovic predicted a "great battle" when he continues tennis's most prolific rivalry against claycourt king Rafa Nadal.

Reuters

UEFA EURO 2020 Spanish National Team training session

Coronavirus news

Spanish players to receive COVID-19 vaccine after two positives

The team's preparations for Euro 2020 were thrown into disarray by two players testing positive for the virus.

Reuters

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