News of the day 16 August 2021
News / Latest headlines
Illegal immigrants arrived in a boat to Mallorca

Latest headlines

196 illegal immigrants land in Mallorca

"Centre to house illegal immigrants to be built....."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A member of Taliban stands outside Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul


Spanish and Afghan staff in Kabul in airport ahead of evacuation to Spain

Spain has sent military aircraft to evacuate them as soon as possible...


Beach closed.

Latest headlines

Beach closed over "stinging algae....."

"Algae to be tested by experts...."

Covid intensive care in Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Monday

Fall in the number of Covid patients in ICU in Mallorca and Ibiza.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Gathering of young people in Playa de Palma, Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Balearic Covid-19 restrictions extended

The situation of each island will be reviewed next Monday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Homes on the Mallorcan coast

Latest headlines

Thirty per cent of Balearics home buying is by foreigners

Teleworking has been a factor in increasing demand among foreign buyers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The scene took place at the Cala Estancia beach, near Palma

Latest headlines

70-year-old swimmer dies in Cala Estància

Despite attempts by paramedics to revive her and save her life, they were unsuccessful.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Storage of migrant boats in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Government to improve facilities for migrants

"Humanitarian aid is being offered in the best possible way."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Covid vaccination

Coronavirus news

Armengol - "irresponsible" for some workers not to be vaccinated

The Balearic government wants regulations in order to insist on double vaccination for access to certain enclosed places.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Why were Afghans given the hope of a better life only to see it snatched away?


Viewpoint: The disgrace of Afghanistan

“We should never have got involved, but we did and now we have a moral obligation to protect these people...”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle
Bodhana Wellness Centre


Where to shop local on Mallorca

From great beauty and well-being centres, trusted babysitting care to where to go to safely freshen your dirty home or boat soft furnishings and sharpen blunt knives.

Laura Stadler

Fillet of hake in a herb crust with Asparagus and natural yogurt soup


Food: Fillet of hake in a herb crust & Tomato, pomegranate & Feta salad

Don't know what to cook? Why not try one of these delicious recipes by Michelin-star Marc Fosh?

Marc Fosh

Andrea Jonsdottir from Reykjavik


Nordic Spotlight: From Iceland to Inca

This week in Nordic Spotlight we meet a woman from Iceland that has made a home and more in Inca.

Jessika Ekman

Mine was in flower for the second time this year just this last week


Gardening in Mallorca: Midnight wonder

"One cannot share this wonder of nature with hardly any one unless you are having a midnight feast"

Dorothy Loeffler

Weather / Latest news
Son Marroig

Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for August 16

The heatwave should come to an end on Monday. Get the latest weather forecast for the whole island by clicking here.


Sport / Other Sports
Barca's future can be bright without Messi


La Liga talking points

Talking points from the opening weekend of the season in LaLiga. Can Barca's future be bright without Messi?


Edition of 15 August 2021