News of the day 27 October 2021
News / Latest headlines
Son Sant Joan Airport Tower, Palma.

International

Winter season flight forecasts very optimistic

International air traffic will rise by 9% to 15,000 and the number of seats will increase by 9% to 400,000.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

PAH protest against racism in Palma.

Latest headlines

Africans allegedly refused rental properties in Palma

“It is very unfair to deny someone a place to live because of their race, nationality or creed..”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spain has one of the highest rates of inoculation against COVID-19 in Europe.

Coronavirus news

Spain to give booster dose of Pfizer or Moderna to people who had J&J shot

Spain has one of the highest rates of inoculation against COVID-19 in Europe.

Reuters

The draft legislation also targets the lack of accessible housing

International

Spanish cabinet approves bill penalising empty homes, rewarding lower rents

The draft legislation also targets the lack of accessible housing.

Reuters

Pylons of high-tension electricity power lines

International

Spain softens 2.6 bln euro profit claw-back on utilities

High power prices put pressure on heavy industries some of which already announced production cuts or shutdowns in Spain.

Reuters

Grapes are harvested at the Haygrove Evolution vineyard in Ledbury

International

Volunteers crush the grapes and raise a glass at London winery

The volunteers de-stemmed the fruit by hand and then crushed them with their feet.

Reuters

La Canaleta de Massanella, Mallorca.

Latest headlines

La Canaleta de Massanella to be removed from Mallorca race route

"The athletes were instructed to walk, not run, in the section that included La Canaleta de Massanella.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police talking to a Palma resident during lockdown.

Coronavirus news

Hundreds of Covid lockdown fines binned

Cases involving those who have already paid a penalty for breaching the lockdown are still pending.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tiger mosquito.

Latest headlines

Tiger mosquito warning in Mallorca

To reduce the chance of tiger mosquitos depositing their eggs, water should never be left to stand in any kind of receptacle in gardens or on patios.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Reus Volunteer, Marga García.

Latest headlines

Dog walkers desperately needed at Son Reus kennel

Ten volunteers are needed at Son Reus every day, but at the moment the kennel only has one or two.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Nedžad Alić.

International

Appeal for missing Croatian man

Nedžac Alić drives a Volkswagen Golf 7 with the Croatian Plate number: RI 5464H

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Today's covid data for the Balearics.

Latest headlines

Covid curve flattens slightly, one more death in Mallorca

81.75% of the target population has been fully vaccinated in the Balearics.

Malorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma to take a bite out of the Big Apple next year.

Latest headlines

Mallorca rated as top international destination in the United States

Direct flights between Palma and the United States take off next year.

No reasons not to fly to Mallorca next year.

Latest headlines

Budget boost for UK flights to Mallorca

No increase from the current APD rates for flying between the UK and Mallorca.

News / Comment
“The European Union does appear to be remarkably quiet at the moment...”

Comment

Home alone

“The European Union does appear to be remarkably quiet at the moment...”

Jason Moore

Tragically there is a downside to being one of the most desired locations in Europe

Comment

Desperate for Majorca

Tragically there is a downside to being one of the most desired locations in Europe.

Humphrey Carter

Palma

Comment

Where do you want to be? Perhaps, neither here nor there!

What does Frank Leavers miss about the Mallorcan way of life?

Frank Leavers

Holiday / Lifestyle
Hato Gató Collective, Mallorca.

Lifestyle

A new lease of life for music & songs from the past

“They are simple, powerful songs that are repeated like a mantra, until the group enters something like a trance.."

Wurst on fire

Lifestyle

Sausages - You have a good selection in Mallorca

Have you ever tried these delicious Mallorcan sausages?

Andrew Valente

Weather / Latest news
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Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for October 28

There's a big change in the weather in Mallorca today, keep up to date with the latest forecast via our live webcams, just click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Majorca 365 / Holiday Time
Majorcan artichokes

March

Majorca marches on with great events and great food

"The stock is drained off, small pasta is added and it is served as a soup."

Andrew EdeAndrew Valente

Calvia 365 / Holiday Time
Riding in vineyards

Equestrian

The Wild Ones: Discover the real Majorca

Far away from mass tourism, countless hidden paths, beaches and tracks are waiting to be explored.

Vicki McLeod

Mallorca tennis Championships

Tennis

Tennis and cricket - this sporting life!

I’d like to concentrate on just two sports that over the past years I have happily indulged in myself.

Frank Leavers

Marco Asensio former player of the Playas de Calvia and Real Mallorca.

Football

A beautiful place of contrast

If you need me to convince you any more about our status as a leading sporting destination then ask the many sports men and women from the island.

Richie Prior

Calvia's half marathon in Magalluf

Running

A run-away success

My two favourite local races are the Pollensa and Magalluf half marathons.

George Tunnell

Island life / Schools
Green Fingers

Schools

All working together

Our Year 10 students went to visit the Palma Aquarium.

The Academy School

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca's Dani Rodríguez and Antonio Sánchez against Sevilla.

Real Mallorca

Mallorca survive late scare to take a point against Sevilla

An incident-packed period of added time included a goal ruled out for Sevilla.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 27 October 2021
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