News of the day 25 June 2021
News / Latest headlines
Surgery at Son Espases Hospital, Palma Mallorca

Latest headlines

Waiting list for an operation has increased six per cent

Number of patients waiting to see a consultant is up by more than a third.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma Airport arrivals.

International

Spain won't restrict non-essential travel by Brits

Non-essential travel to Spain is now allowed from 15 countries.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Veri cave house with windows & doors.

Latest headlines

More squatters living in the forest and caves of Son Verí

"If they are not part of the system, they can’t access help, so it’s very difficult to get them out of the caves.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Andreu Serra; Council of Mallorca tourism chief.

Majorca tourism

"We can´t wait to start welcoming British tourists back to Mallorca..."

“We have all come together to bring the number of Covid cases down to the lowest level in Spain...."

The law remains more restrictive than in most of the rest of Europe

International

Gibraltar approves easing strict abortion law in referendum

The law remains more restrictive than in most of the rest of Europe.

Reuters

Rescue in Bilbao

Latest headlines

Senegalese migrant dives into Spanish river to save man

Diouf, 26, jumped into the river and for 15 minutes kept the man afloat.

Reuters

The Social Club, Palma.

Coronavirus news

Nightclub pilots in Mallorca & Ibiza tonight & tomorrow

Capacity is limited to a maximum of 6 guests per table inside and 12 outside and the rules are the same for the VIP area and the general admission area.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Huge surge in bookings to the Balearic Islands

Majorca tourism

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays Report Bookings Surge as Islands Go Green

Today reports a huge surge in bookings to the Balearic Islands, Malta and Madeira after they were put onto the Green List.

Jet2.com

Alfonso Rodríguez Badal, Calvia Mayor.

Coronavirus news

Mayor of top holiday resorts ecstatic over Balearic 'Green' listing

"Without a doubt, this is excellent news for Calvia and for all the Balearic Islands.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Friday

Over a two-day period more than 160 new positive cases.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Janice McAfee, wife of John McAfee

Latest headlines

Software entrepreneur's John McAfee widow blames U.S. for death

Janice McAfee said she wanted a thorough investigation into the circumstances of the death of her husband.

Reuters

News / Comment
Punta Ballena, Magaluf, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Viewpoint: Magalluf

“I do believe that Magalluf has a future as a fun-resort-with-limits...”

Jason Moore

It is time for the Balearic tourist industry to reflect on what it is built on

Majorca tourism

Viewpoint: Majorca built on the beach

It is time for the Balearic tourist industry to reflect on what it is built on.

Humphrey Carter

Donald Trelford views on the delicate situation between China and Taiwan

Comment

My column: Donald Trelford

Donald Trelford views on the delicate situation between China and Taiwan.

Donald Trelford

Serafín Carballo

Coronavirus news

The Blog: Sacked for refusing to be vaccinated

Do people have the right to refuse vaccination if there are legitimate reasons? What do you think?

Andrew Ede

Frank Leavers comes face to face with the mighty number XX

Comment

Confidential: Is ageing a state of mind? Hey, I do hope so!

Frank Leavers comes face to face with the number XX.

Frank Leavers

Holiday / Lifestyle
Chef Fernando P. Arellano in the Zaranda kitchen at Hotel Es Príncep in Palma.

Lifestyle

A new home in Palma for Zaranda restaurant

"We want to design an open kitchen with a bar that offers a mixture of cocktails and champagne, such as Dom Pérignon, where customers can also have snacks..”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rosa Esteva with her tapestry in Palma.

Lifestyle

A massive tapestry is being created in central Palma

"It’s super therapeutic and people really appreciate the value of the work in a rug like this..”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The initiative will incentivise businesses in the hospitality industry to eliminate single-use plastics.

Lifestyle

Save the med: The Balearic Islands lead the fight against plastic pollution

The initiative will incentivise businesses in the hospitality industry to eliminate single-use plastics.

save the med

Weather / Latest news
Palma Bay, Mallorca.

Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for June 26

Find out where's hot and where's superhot in Mallorca this weekend, by clicking here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 25 June 2021
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