News of the day 15 August 2021
News / Latest headlines
Britain cuts cost of health service's Covid travel tests
The travel industry, which has been hammered by the pandemic, has long complained that the costs of tests are too high.
Spanish village takes neighbourly chats 'al fresco' to UNESCO
Algar wants UNESCO status to protect its custom of outdoor neighbourly get-togethers
Speeding on the Via Cintura
The speed limit was cut from 120 km/h to 80 in February.
Price of electricity adds to Mallorca hotel concerns
Some hotels are struggling to reach 50% occupancy.
Balearics coronavirus figures for Sunday
Primary care active cases drop below 10,000.
Arrested for raping a woman while she was sleeping
The woman was at a party in Palmanova.
Extension of vaccination without appointment in the Balearics
The daily average number of vaccines is under half of the peak earlier in the summer.
News / Comment
Holiday / Lifestyle
Food: Kitchen heaven
Marc Fosh shares a recipe for a chocolate and olive oil truffle that you should try at home.
What's on / Coming soon
Weather / Latest news
Temperatures due to drop up to ten degrees in Mallorca
Temperatures forecast to fall in northern areas on Monday; in southern areas on Tuesday.
Anna Nicholas: Twitter Tantrums
"The dark and vitriolic level it has now reached on social media sites such as Twitter is quite astounding and sinister"