News of the day 4 November 2021
News / Latest headlines
Emaya, Palma.

Latest headlines

Sacked Emaya boss loses appeal

A Court ruling in the employee's favour was overturned on appeal.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic President, Francina Armengol & Finance Minister, María Jesús Montero.

Latest headlines

Record budgets to be approved for 2022

The extra 500 million euros will come from three sources.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

New solar park project in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Bunyola solar energy project will supply 12,000 homes

A "strategic project" in terms of reaching energy sovereignty targets.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Beach tourism.

Latest headlines

Mallorca shines in London....Dream On!

"On a beautiful sunny morning, I was amazed to see all the sun shades and loungers being removed from the beaches. It is almost is if they can’t wait to shut down and end the season. I am told this wasn’t always the case....."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pollensa in the shade.

Latest headlines

Puerto Pollensa takes top spot

"Puts the rest of the island in the shade...."

Guardia Civil officers and migrants in Formentera

Latest headlines

Guardia Civil demanding "urgent" solution to migrant arrivals

The Guardia Civil's association says that coordination of services involved with migrants is "sloppy".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic President, Francina Armengol at 5th Conference on Prostitution in Calvia.

Latest headlines

Balearic President calls for prostitution to be eradicated

"We are leading a project to address the situation and help 2,500 women get out of prostitution.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A handout photo of an experimental COVID-19 treatment pill

Coronavirus news

Britain approves Merck's COVID-19 pill in world first

Last month, Britain agreed a deal with Merck to secure 480,000 courses of molnupiravir.

Reuters

Christmas nativity figurines display their COVID-19 health pass as they get ready to visit Baby Jesus

International

In Naples, Three Wise Men get COVID health pass to visit Jesus' manger

Reaction among tourists to the Wise Men being given passes, was mostly positive.

Reuters

Spanish police have broken up a gang that trafficked hundreds of migrants into the EU.

International

Spanish police take down international people-smuggling ring

Spanish police have broken up a gang that trafficked hundreds of migrants into the EU.

Reuters

Record number of cases.

International

COVID cases break records across Europe as winter takes hold

Soaring numbers of cases, especially in Eastern Europe, have prompted debate on whether to reintroduce curbs on movement before the Christmas holiday season and on how to persuade more people to get vaccinated.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Stepping down.

International

Scandal-hit British MP resigns

"I maintain that I am totally innocent of what I have been accused of"

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Latest headlines

Cala Ratjada hit by freak hail storm

"Storm has caused some damage...."

News / Comment
“The Balearics will certainly be in the driving seat next year...”

Comment

Spoilt for choice!

“The Balearics will certainly be in the driving seat next year...”

Jason Moore

Thousands of visitors were fined this year heading to one of the island’s top spot.

Comment

The Formentor fiasco

Thousands of visitors were fined this year heading to one of the island’s top spot.

Humphrey Carter

the pandemic, it’s fair to say, has led us into a data and statistical land of numbers

Comment

The obsession with numbers

Have we become obsessed with statistics? What do you think?

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Lamb stew

Lifestyle

Lamb Caldereta - Simple but rich Spanish stew for wintry days

All over Spain and throughout the Mediterranean, this dish is ideal for a cold winter’s day.

Andrew Valente

Port de Soller

Majorca tourism

Humans of Mallorca and the ‘Brand’

Do you think this new tourist image of Mallorca will be successful?

Shirley Roberts

La Seu Official Video.

Lifestyle

The history and secrets of Palma's Cathedral

Several different tours of the Cathedral are available in Spanish, English and German.

Wendy Urquhart

What's on / Films
What's on / Coming soon
Leonard Slatkin, Orchestre national de Lyon - Berlioz Symphonie fantastique

Coming soon

What's On Thursday 4 and Friday 5 November

If you haven't been yet to see the Dinosaurs Tour, it is taking place this month in Palma. Inca is holding their third fair this weekend.

Christina Buchet

Weather / Latest news
Weather in the Balearic Islands

Latest news

Mallorca Weather: Live Forecast

Watch the weather live here. More storms are forecast today, to keep up with the weather all over Mallorca via our live webcams, just click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Schools
Baleares International College in Mallorca

Schools

Baleares International College launches a new enhanced and engaging website!

Baleares International College invites visitors to explore the new website which is now public.

BIC

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