News of the day 24 June 2021
News / Latest headlines
Face mask rules relaxed in Mallorca.

Latest headlines

Face masks not required outdoors from this Saturday

"It’s time to be more flexible about the mandatory use of masks..”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Demonstration against COVID-19 travel restrictions in London

Majorca tourism

Britain wants to allow travel again but is wary -minister

Narrow list of quarantine-free travel destinations to be expanded.

Reuters

Police on horseback at Can Pastilla beach, Mallorca.

Latest headlines

No wave jumping in Palma on the eve of San Juan

The authorities claim that the beaches were closed to prevent crowds and stop people partying.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

John McAfee speaks during an interview in Havana

Latest headlines

Software mogul John McAfee dies in Spain by suicide, lawyer says

McAfee had lived for years on the run from U.S. authorities.

Reuters

Criminal law in the British enclave bans abortion in all circumstances

International

Gibraltar holds referendum to ease strict abortion ban on June 24

Criminal law in the British enclave bans abortion in all circumstances.

Reuters

Johnson: foreign holiday.

Latest headlines

Boris: I want a foreign holiday

"I think that the whole double jab process is offering the real prospect of opening up to travel, and we'll be setting out a bit more later on."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Latest headlines

Balearics population has grown by 8,700

Over 2,000 people left last year and went to parts of Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

British Airways (BA) aircraft

Majorca tourism

Germany, France urge common EU travel line to fight Delta variant

The warnings came as British PM hinted that the UK was close to permitting unrestricted travel abroad.

Reuters

EE said on Thursday it would introduce a 2 pounds a day roaming

Majorca tourism

UK mobile operator EE to bring back roaming charges for EU countries

Britain's other networks said in 2018 they had no plans to bring back roaming charges.

Reuters

Care home in Mallorca

Coronavirus news

End of the mask for care home residents

Fifteen million people in Spain have now been immunised.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

La Lonja area of Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

La Lonja restaurants demanding compensation from town hall politicians

The town hall regulation by which bars and restaurants have to close at 11pm was annulled by a court in March.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fewer travel curbs.

Latest headlines

UK to publish plans to lift travel curbs for fully vaccinated

"Later in the summer, UK residents who are fully vaccinated will not have to isolate when travelling from amber list countries."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
HMS Defender

Comment

Viewpoint: From Russia with love

“Does Britain really have to provoke Russia? What is the point?”

Jason Moore

Boris Johnson is so proud of the vaccine roll out, so why the travel delays?

Comment

Viewpoint: What’s with the vaccine?

Boris Johnson is so proud of the vaccine roll out, so why the travel delays?

Humphrey Carter

Renewing your passport online

Comment

Out and About: Passport to Freedom

Renewing your passport online - How difficult can it be?

Peter Clover

Holiday / Lifestyle
The Xtant 2021 Textile Craft Exhibition at Es Baluard in Palma.

Lifestyle

Es Baluard hosting the Xtant 2021 Textile Craft Exhibition

More than 45 artisans from 23 countries are exhibiting their work at Xtant 2021 on the terraces of Es Baluard in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Children celebrating the 11th anniversary of the DARE home in Varanasi.

Lifestyle

Benefit concert in Palma for DARE

“DARE is a non-profit registered trust that rescues children found on trains and at railway stations in Varanasi in India..”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Eggs

Lifestyle

Food and Wine: Scrambled eggs - trying to get them creamy

Our Bulletin's Food unveils how to get a perfect creamy version every time.

Andrew Valente

The Port of Pollensa has its own Anglican Church too

Community

Nan’s Day Out to the Church Bazaar

The Church has to completely revise its game plan for the immediate future.

Shirley Roberts

Sant Joan Pelós is now a fiesta in the cultural interest

Lifestyle

The Blog: Hairy Saint John in the cultural interest

Meet the Mallorcan dancer who managed to offend a prominent member of the Spanish royal family.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Playa de Cala Blanca, Mallorca.

Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for June 25

Keep an eye on the weather all over Mallorca this weekend, by clicking here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Schools
The pupils were highly engaged

Schools

News from Queen’s College

The Key Stage 2 pupils at Queen’s College participated this year in Save The Med’s Changemaker Junior Project.

Queen's College

Sport / Other Sports
Supporters of Spain during the UEFA EURO 2020

Coronavirus news

Spain lifts crowd restrictions in La Liga from next season

Local authorities will decide whether fans can attend matches and in what numbers.

Reuters

Euro 2020 - Group E - Slovakia v Spain

Other Sports

Euros up for grabs as main contenders wobble

Some top nations fell short of expectations while two fallen powers staged a resurgence...

Reuters

Handout image of Andy Murray of Britain

Tennis

Murray named in Britain's tennis squad for Tokyo Games

"The Olympics means a huge amount to me, it's a massive honour to be able to compete at a fourth Games,"

Reuters

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