News of the day 17 June 2021
News / Latest headlines
Passengers arriving to Mallorca

Latest headlines

Britain considers vaccine passports to restart holidays to Mallorca

"We are trying to move cautiously and progressively in the right direction so I wouldn't write anything off at this point."

Reuters

European Commission President von der Leyen and Spain's PM Sanchez pose before their meeting in Madrid

International

Spain gets EU approval for $84 bln COVID recovery plan

"This is a historic day for Spain... it means a new understanding of Europe."

Reuters

British tourists return to Portugal

International

Ryanair sues UK over travel curbs to try to rescue summer

Peak summer travel season is just weeks away.

Reuters

Amphitheatre in Soller, Mallorca with straw bales

Latest headlines

Composer accuses Soller town hall of plagiarism

Soller town hall has set up an amphitheatre featuring straw bales.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Iago Negueruela, Balearic tourism minister

Majorca tourism

Tourism minister critical of UK travel "contradictions"

Iago Negueruela was critical of an apparent change of position regarding amber list travel.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Latest headlines

One of the greatest footballers in the world gets on his bike in Palma

The greatest and controversial Swedish player is realaxing in Mallorca after the end of last season.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Intensive care, Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Thursday

One new death has been reported; 25 new positive cases.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Spain's King Felipe and China's President Xi Jinping

Majorca tourism

Viewpoint: China in your hand

“I can´t really see Japanese and Chinese tourists enjoying a Mallorca holiday...”

Jason Moore

Why not give guests the option of selecting where their ecotax goes?

Comment

Viewpoint: The mystery ecotax

Why not give guests the option of selecting where their ecotax goes?

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
El Molinar Palma

Lifestyle

Nan’s Day Out to sort ‘bits of paper’

Next time a bit of form filling takes you to the Strangers Office or to Traffico you can have an amazing experience afterwards.

Shirley Roberts

Hummus in Mallorca

Lifestyle

Food and Wine: Hummus - It must have good taste of tahini

Have you ever tasted genuine hummus? Our Bulletin's food expert reveals his homemade recipe.

Andrew Valente

Island life / Schools
Summer in Mallorca

Schools

Practical Parenting: Summer fun?

School holidays bring all kinds of new stressors, especially around expectations.

Julie Waller

Sport / Other Sports
La Liga Santander - Real Madrid v Villarreal

Other Sports

Sergio Ramos to leave Real Madrid after 16 trophy-laden years

Real announced the departure of one of their most iconic players in the briefest of statements on Wednesday.

Reuters

Euro 2020 - England Training

Other Sports

Hoddle expects open and feisty clash between England and Scotland

Victory for England in the Group D clash would seal their place in the last 16 of the tournament.

Reuters

Rafa Nadal

Tennis

Nadal in shock Wimbledon exit

Majorcan ace fights to stay fit.

Reuters

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