News of the day 28 July 2021
News / Latest headlines
British tourists arriving in Palma.

Coronavirus news

Will the Balearics move to the UK's 'Amber Plus' list?

At the moment, tourists who’ve had both vaccinations don’t need to quarantine when they get home.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Helath Centre, Palma.

Coronavirus news

Balearic Covid cases soar in July

At Son Espases Hospital staff are being offered 6 days off in exchange for postponing their holidays.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Taxi in Palma.

Latest headlines

Taxi drivers' hours extended in Mallorca

“Tourists are booking taxis to go to restaurants, shops and other places instead of using public transport by bus because they want to travel safely,”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police & Emergèncias with drone.

Coronavirus news

Controversy over Police drone was a misunderstanding

Plans to use the drone again on Saturday were cancelled because the police did not have permission to use it.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Urbanism Councillor, Guillem Roig, Health Councillor, Gabriel Rojo and Llucmajor Mayor Éric Jareño at the location for the PAC.

Latest headlines

New PAC to be built in Llucmajor

Demolition of the existing building and removal of the old corrugated iron factory roof is likely to be done by Llucmajor City Council.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Teleworking.

International

More people in Mallorca could soon be working from home

Randstad pointed out the importance of supporting workers who are struggling with the transition to teleworking.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Big rise in cases despite vaccination drive.

Latest headlines

Big rise in Covid figures, hospitals under pressure

"Balearic government under pressure to take further action...."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Healthcare Professional with vaccine.

Coronavirus news

Vaccination ramped up in the Balearic Islands

Prisoners and the homeless are being vaccinated at Flying oronavirus Care Units.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourists at the Playa de Palma

Majorca tourism

More German cancellations than bookings for the Balearics

"The islands’ competitors, Turkey and Greece, are increasing their bookings.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The British Ambassador and the Balearic Minister for Tourism in Madrid today.

Mallorca tourism

British Ambassador to Spain optimistic about British tourism

Ambassador hopes that thousands of Britons will be able to continue coming to the islands this season.

News / Comment
“At the moment we can´t get canned haggis to Mallorca let alonge Tokyo...”

Comment

Viewpoint: Haggis mystery

“At the moment we can´t get canned haggis to Mallorca let alonge Tokyo...”

Jason Moore

Spain has received a great deal of unfounded criticism for its slow vaccine roll out

Comment

Viewpoint: Spain tops jabbing league

Spain has received a great deal of unfounded criticism for its slow vaccine roll out.

Humphrey Carter

Peter Clover on the summer holiday experience in Mallorca: what can you expect?

Comment

Summer Blog: The Heat is On...

Peter Clover on the summer holiday experience on Mallorca -What can you expect?

Peter Clover

Frank Leavers' return to the UK is not going as he had hoped...

Comment

Confidential: More persistent "Pinging" - Plus, an attemted scam

Frank Leavers' return to the UK is not going as he had hoped...

Frank Leavers

Holiday / Lifestyle
Gorgeous Bentley and sublime Porsche 914.

Lifestyle

Focus on cars: Oops!

Find out what happened on Thursday last week involving a Ferrari!

Robert Klevehagen

Antoni Esteva and Jaume Danus recover this old finca in Arta

Lifestyle

Es Racó d’Artà: A dream between mountains

The Mallorcans Jaume Danús and Antoni Esteva recover the large finca Es Racó d’Artà and turn it into a unique retreat.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Covid Test centres are everywhere

Majorca tourism

Majorca Mallorca: Question, question…

Do you have questions on travel quarantine, PCR, antigen, where to go to get the test, what to expect to pay, and what to do if they test positive, what to do when they get back to the UK after their holiday? If the answer is yes, find out more with Vicki McLeod who has the latest information here.

Vicki McLeod

The burrata came with a tomato salad

Lifestyle

Food and Wine: Scamorza - Have you ever tasted this cheese?

Have you tried them all? - The best Spanish cheeses you can find in Mallorca.

Andrew Valente

Weather / Latest news
Cala Font de sa Cala, Mallorca.

Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for July 29

Whether you're heading out to work, meeting friends for lunch or tackling the garden, check the weather forecast by clicking here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 28 July 2021
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