News of the day 30 September 2021
News / Latest headlines
Covid Certificates being checked at club entrance.

Coronavirus news

Supreme Court backs mandatory Covid Certificates for clubs

Court ruled that making the Covid Certificate compulsory for entry to nightclubs does not violate privacy laws.

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Frehs fruit and vegetables from Spain.

Latest headlines

Tesco to bring vegetables and fruit from Spain via rail

Britain has been hit by an acute shortage of truck drivers this year, with some retailers and oil companies warning this month that they were struggling to maintain full services.

Palma rooftops.

Latest headlines

Balearic property prices soar in third quarter

Rental prices in Spain dropped by 8.1% in the last 12 months, according to Idealista.

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Quarantine rules in Primary School.

Latest headlines

New quarantine rules for Primary Schools in Mallorca

The changes will come into force after they are published in the BOIB on Tuesday, October 5.

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The Bank of Spain

Latest headlines

Balearic public debt rose in the second quarter

A year-on-year rise in the national debt brought about by the pandemic.

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Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Latest headlines

No expansion of Palma Airport for five years

No expansion, but capacity is set at 34 million passengers.

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Covid testing

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Thursday, September 30

The test rate is below one per cent for the first time since mid-June.

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Lava from La Palma volcano has enlarged the coastline

International

Spain's La Palma gains ground from the sea as lava piles up

A rocky outcrop more than 500 metres wide has been created.

Reuters

News / Comment
Drivers queue for petrol as panic buying continues in London

Comment

EU workers

“I can understand why Eurpean Union workers have left Britain....”

Jason Moore

"The Balearic government has already signalled that more ERTE may be necessary."

Comment

Viewpoint: All be over by Easter?

"The Balearic government has already signalled that more ERTE may be necessary."

Andrew Ede

They are all hermetically sealed in indestructible, impenetrable cellophane!

Comment

Out and About: It’s a Wrap!

Do manufacturers these days deliberately encase their products in super-tight plastic wraps which virtually defy access?

Peter Clover

Holiday / Lifestyle
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Lifestyle

E-bikes becoming more popular than scooters in the Balearics

“The e-bike is the most sustainable means of transport with a motor.."

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Vintage yacht 'Mariette' in Portixol, Palma.

Lifestyle

Stunning vintage yacht drops anchor in Palma

'Mariette' was designed and built by Nathanael Herreschoff in 1915 for the American billionaire, Harold S. Vanderbilt.

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Neven with Alvaro of Can Pintxo.

Community

A tale of two Humans of Majorca: David Hare and Neven Maguire

Meet two Humans of Mallorca who bring the wonders of Mallorca to a worldwide audience.

Shirley Roberts

Weather / Latest news
Palma Bay & Cathedral.

Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for October 1

Don't forget to take your umbrella today! The weather is all over the place this week, but you can keep track of what it's like in different parts of Mallorca via our live webcams, just click here.

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Clouds in Mallorca

Latest news

Yellow alert for rain in Mallorca

The alert is active between 12 midday and 6pm on Friday.

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Island life / Schools
The average world score in June 2021 was 33 points.

Schools

Students from the Academy International School Celebrate Outstanding Results

Our June 2021 examination groups achieved outstanding results despite the challenges that the past two years have brought!

Academy International School

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