News of the day 16 June 2021
News / Latest headlines
Customers at the bar, Palma.

Coronavirus news

We're almost there!!

The Covid Digital Certificate can be used for entry to events as well as for travel.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Prisoner in Palma Court.

Latest headlines

Palma prison sexual assault

The defendant is currently serving a 14 year sentence for the abuse and rape of three children between 2010 and 2013.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The President of the Majorcan Tourist Board, Meg Gage Williams, Co-Founder of Stick No Bills® and member of the tourist board William Graves yesterday

Majorca tourism

Bringing Mallorca's love affair with the British back to life

These artworks are testimony to Mallorca’s rich tourism history and its pioneering role at the advent of popular tourism.

Humphrey Carter

HMA Hugh Elliott

Living in Spain

Age in Spain calls on British Community in Spain to be good neighbours

Age in Spain calls on UK Nationals to check if friends and loved ones need support with the residency process.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fans watching France-Germany European Championship match.

International

European Cup brings life to Playa de Palma

Mats Hummel’s own goal handed France an early advantage.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

National Police in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Police arrest members of notorious Latino gang

Last week, police drew guns in an incident involving members of the gang.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Erasmus concert at Plaza de Toros in Palma.

Coronavirus news

Police break up RFB Erasmus Concert in Palma

The next RFB Erasmus Student Festival concert is scheduled to take place on June 20.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

'Love Island' logo.

International

Countdown to 'Love Island' in Mallorca

The ‘Love Island’ cast are reportedly in quarantine this week to make sure they’re all Covid free before the 2021 edition of the show gets underway.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

All EU countries are currently on Britain's amber list

Majorca tourism

Airlines plead with Britain to ease travel restrictions

Airlines renewed their calls on Britain to restart international travel.

Reuters

Wearing masks in Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Caution urged with ending mask-wearing outdoors

It's argued that the vaccination rate is still too low to dispense with masks outdoors.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mobile vaccination service for the Balearics

Coronavirus news

Mobile vaccination service for the Balearics

Three Formula 1 car transporters being pressed into service.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The industry does not expect to reach pre-pandemic passenger volumes until 2023 or 2024

Majorca tourism

Spain must develop Asian market to boost tourism, aviation sector says

The industry does not expect to reach pre-pandemic passenger volumes until 2023 or 2024

Reuters

Intensive care, Son Llàtzer Hospital, Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Wednesday

The lowest number of Covid patients in intensive care since early August.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
“Two years ago we didn´t want cruise ships now we are welcoming them...”

Majorca tourism

Viewpoint: Two years ago cruise ships were facing curbs, now we welcome them!

“Two years ago we didn´t want cruise ships now we are welcoming them...”

Jason Moore

Nice to see Boris and his Spanish counterpart having a chat, but they forget something

Comment

Viewpoint: A wasted chance for Spain

Nice to see Boris and his Spanish counterpart having a chat, but they forget something.

Humphrey Carter

Can the Balearic Islands afford to dispense with ten per cent of their tourists?

Majorca tourism

The Blog: Dispensing with the ten per cent

Can the Balearic Islands afford to dispense with ten per cent of their tourists? What do you think?

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Hake with green beans

Lifestyle

Food for thought: White fish - specials for working mums

Our Bulletin's food expert, Andrew Valente, helps us to choose the perfect fish.

Andrew Valente

Thunderbird | The Dangerous Journey Of A Sea Turtle

Lifestyle

Turtle’s tale from Mallorca reveals double fishing threat

Entanglement in abandoned or lost fishing gear has become the major threat for sea turtles in the Balearic Islands.

Save the Med Foundation

DJ Paco Bellucci.

Lifestyle

DJ's in Palma struggling to make ends meet

"Who's going to hire David Guetta, Calvin Harris or Carl Cox if capacity is limited to 50% and people can't dance?"

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
Playa de Porto Cristo, Mallorca.

Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for June 17

It will be a bit changeable over the next few days so don't forget to check the weather before you leave home, by clicking here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Schools
the academy Spelling Bee

Schools

The Academy International School news

Last week was the online grand final between the junior school and senior school winners.

The Academy School

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