News of the day 11 August 2021
News / Latest headlines
Nursing staff with a recovered Covid patient.

Coronavirus news

Balearic nurses depressed, anxious and exhausted

683,766 people in the Balearic Islands are now fully vaccinated.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

British Airways planes at Palma airport

Majorca tourism

The travel recovery has started, Britain's Heathrow Airport says

Britain has since early August opened its borders to fully-vaccinated people from the U.S. and European Union.


Palma Airport Control Tower.


More Spanish tourists coming to Mallorca

The increase in air traffic to and from mainland Spain has prompted AENA to reinforce health controls in the departures and arrivals areas at Palma Airport.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Espases Hospital sign, Palma.

Coronavirus news

Covid Passport disaster in Mallorca

A new method of applying for Covid Digital Passports was introduced via the patient portal last week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police Officers in Playa de Palma.

Latest headlines

Alleged gang rape in Playa de Palma

Police Officers took the victim to Son Espases hospital in Palma where she was examined by a doctor.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spain's medicines agency has authorized the first round of clinical trials.

Coronavirus news

Spain gets green light to test homegrown COVID vaccine on humans, PM says

Spain's medicines agency has authorized the first round of clinical trials.


Alcohol ban in Deya

Coronavirus news

Deya bans boozing in the streets

The opening hours for the sale of alcohol are limited.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fina Santiago, Balearics social affairs minister, and Miquel Company, minister for European funds

Coronavirus news

Government doing "all it can" to get people vaccinated

If young people were dying because of coronavirus, there would be no debate as to vaccination being obligatory.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Tennis: National Bank Open


Viewpoint: Sporting success

"Spain has an impressive sporting record but sadly not at the Olympic Games."

Jason Moore

Gurkhas on Patrol in Helmand


Viewpoint: British military shame

"They have gone down in history as being some of the toughest and most dedicated soldiers to have served the British Army"

Humphrey Carter

What do you think - is it a real risk in 30 years' time?


The Blog: The risk of the “collapse” of the Balearics

What do you think? Is it a real risk in 30 years?

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
View of Puerto Pollensa.


Mallorca Majorca: August AGAIN!

Here are everyone’s suggestions for nice things to do, see, and eat in and around Pollensa.

Vicki McLeod

Gazpacho melon


Food for thought: Cool spoonfuls - get meals off to a refreshing start

Here are a few more tasty cold recipes to choose from: summer has a long way to go

Andrew Valente

'M5' megayacht, formerly 'Mirabella V' at anchor inside Apra Harbor, Guam.


Largest single-masted sailboat ever built docks in Palma

'M5' was sold to Rodney Lewis, Founder, President & CEO of the Texas oil and natural gas drilling company, Lewis Energy in 2014.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Some of the Beetles with a rather neat bus


Focus on cars: Easy Russell

What did the motorheads do on their way to the weekly meeting in Port Adriano?

Robert Klevehagen

Weather / Latest news
Cala Rajada, Mallorca.

Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for August 12

Warning for high temperatures are forecast in Mallorca all week, keep up to date with the weather all over the island by clicking here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 11 August 2021