News of the day 22 October 2021
News / Latest headlines
Dominican Republic.

International

Balearic Hoteliers investing millions in the Dominican Republic

"We are facing a great opportunity for everyone and we have to take advantage of it.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

"Be strong La Palma. The dogs are fine. A-Team"

International

"The dogs are fine" Mystery banner and footprints hint at volcano rescue

The drone company trying to rescue three dogs has found no sign of the animals.

Reuters

Solar panels.

Latest headlines

New rules to curb energy consumption

"Those who consume more energy have to make more effort to improve efficiency, reduce their consumption and incorporate renewables.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Britain's Queen Elizabeth and members of the Royal Family host a reception for international business and investment leaders at Windsor Castle

International

Queen Elizabeth back at desk after first night in hospital in years

The source said she was now resting and undertaking light official duties.

Reuters

Raw video from scene of deadly shooting on set of Alec Baldwin movie

International

Alec Baldwin fires prop gun on movie set, killing cinematographer

The Sheriff's office said they are investigating the shooting and interviewing witnesses.

Reuters

A woman works on tracksuits inspired by Netflix series "Squid Game" at a clothing factory in Seoul

International

No 'Squid Game' South Korea's real-life debt trap

"How is this different from 'Squid Game' if there's no second chances?"

Reuters

Tourists shopping in Palma.

Latest headlines

Top shops go as Palma changes

More and more 'For Rent' signs are appearing in Avinguda de Jaume III and Carrer del Sindicat every day.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Es Colomer in Formentor

Majorca tourism

Spain’s tourism - still twenty million short

The Balearics are the national leaders for foreign tourists.

Andrew Ede

On a ward at Son Espases Hospital, Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Friday, October 22

A decrease of seven in the number of Covid patients on wards, as there was on Thursday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

National Police in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Palma gang rape case to go to trial

The prosecution is seeking prison terms totalling 240 years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Body of German woman found in Peguera.

Latest headlines

Autopsy reveals cause of death of German woman in Peguera

The victim was in her 60s and lived alone in a semi-detached house in Carrer de Pou in Peguera.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Espases Hospital, Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

New warning about Son Espases emergencies being overwhelmed

Patients enter and remain in emergencies, "as they cannot be referred to wards".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Via Cintura - Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Transport federation demanding exclusive Via Cintura lane

The government's transport plan envisaged a start to this lane in 2021.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

More winter flights.

Latest headlines

More Mallorca winter flights than pre-COVID, but fuel prices bite

"The hope is for Spanish air traffic to reach 2019 levels of passenger numbers by the second half of 2022...."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Latest headlines

Warning: heavy rains forecast for Friday evening

"Unsettled weather will continue throughout the weekend...."

News / Comment
“It is quite incredible that a number of expats haven´t resolved their paperwork issues...”

Majorca tourism

Paperwork issues

“It is quite incredible that a number of expats haven´t resolved their paperwork issues...”

Jason Moore

Covid pardons no one, not even sports stars who should be setting an example.

Coronavirus news

You need a covid passport

Covid pardons no one, not even sports stars who should be setting an example.

Humphrey Carter

Newcastle United Steve Bruce

Comment

Football: more dirty cash and blood money

Find out what Donald says about Newcastle United's new owners and other stories of the week.

Donald Trelford

I greeted certain naff jumpers like a long lost friend

Comment

Beware - Winter approaches and I'm afraid of the dark!

The nights are ‘fair-drawing-in’ and in a few days time it will be ‘clocks’ - remember ‘spring forward, fall back’ - but, I really don’t get it, do you?

Frank Leavers

Dijous Bo 2019

Comment

Inca’s fairs and the Lord of Mallorca

The fairs are returning to something approaching their normality, the first fair gets under way tomorrow.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Celebrating keys to the new apartment over a coffee

Lifestyle

New House, New Body

Discover the amazing transformation projects being carried out by Sarah Forge.

Sarah Forge

Xavier Mas Ferrà - Observadores del Mar

Lifestyle

A colourful sea at risk: The decline of corals and gorgonians

If you find corals and gorgonians underwater, take a photo of them and upload your observation to observadoresdelmar.es specifying their level of affectation.

Marilles foundation

Gabriel Lucas Dimmock named 'Best Sommelier in Spain. 21.10.21. Pere Bergas.

Lifestyle

Mallorcan named 'Best Sommelier in Spain'

“My mother passed away last year and since then I have been focussed on winning this championship and I want to dedicate my victory to her.

Wendy Urquhart

What's on / Films
THE FRENCH DISPATCH | Official Trailer | Searchlight Pictures

Films

Films in English for Friday 22 until Thursday 28 October

New releases this week and you can still see James Bond "No Time to Die". Also tickets on sale for Eternals.

Christina Buchet

What's on / Coming soon
Alaro's fair 2015 (Mallorca)

Coming soon

What's On Saturday 23 October

Plenty of fairs coming this weekend across the island. Also be advised on Sunday road closures on the island due to the Mallorca 312 event. Click here for information.

Christina Buchet

Weather / Latest news
Weather Forecast for Saturday

Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for October 23

Stay up to date with the weather all over Mallorca via our live webcams, just click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Schools
This week the Year 1 children are learning about 2D shapes

Schools

Queen's college year 1 Children making sense of shape

This week the Year 1 children are learning about 2D shapes.

Queen's College

Sport / Real Mallorca
Lee Kang-In returns to the Mestalla tomorrow

Real Mallorca

RCD Mallorca face tough game in the Mestalla

The Palma side have had a week to recover from their late 1-0 defeat away at Real Sociedad.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Support for Bruce.

Football

"If you thought England was bad....look at Spain"

Guardiola also sent Bruce his support, saying the 60-year-old should not listen to the criticism

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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