Doctor says alarm over Omicron variant of Covid-19 is excessive
"Information about transmission, severity and resistance to existing vaccines is rather scarce.."
Do you know the symptoms of the Omicron variant?
The Omicron variant of Covid-19 was discovered by Dr Angelique Coetzee, President of the Medical Assocation of South Africa.
Second Omicron case confirmed in Spain, two more suspected
Health authorities in Catalonia said they were analysing two suspected cases.
Telefonica offers redundancy to 3,000-plus staff, union says
Telefonica has been grappling with intense competition in an increasingly low-cost Spanish market.
Palma not considering reintroduction of temporary bar terraces
Call for the reintroduction of the parking spaces' terraces from one of the restaurants associations.
Police seize 140 kilos of cocaine in massive drugs operation
Two arrests made; more anticipated.
Increase in vaccination first dose in the Balearics
May be a response to the need for a Covid certificate for bars and restaurants.
Opposition brands Andratx administration "tourismphobic"
The tourism councillor is focusing promotion on alternatives to sun and beach.
British military knows location of F35 which crashed on takeoff
"We are aware of Russian undersea capabilities...."
Former ambassador to the US favours cruise-ship limits
New campaign by the Platform Against Mega-Cruise Ships.
EU urges daily travel reviews, booster shots over Omicron
The Commission also urged EU members to commit to a day-by-day review of travel restrictions.
Pre-emergency flood risk plan brought forward to mid-August
A new flood plan, but an admission that there will never be "one hundred per cent" preparation.
Balearics coronavirus figures for Wednesday, December 1
The highest cumulative incidence is currently for people aged 40 to 49.
Suspected case of the Omicron variant analysed in Mallorca
The results are expected to be known between later afternoon and tomorrow.
No New Year's Eve party in Palma
Seven of the 14 acts for the Sant Sebastià concerts in January have so far been confirmed.
Two men jailed in connection with record drugs haul in Mallorca
The drugs originated from Panama hidden in industrial machinery.
Balearic Prosecutor's Office supports Covid certificate for bars
Rights to equality and privacy will not be violated.
An expensive Christmas
I guess it was invitable, another strain, but the timing could not have been worse.
Some random thoughts in the snow!
You see, it isn’t only little kids who become excited by snow...
What is it with transparency?
Do you think the Balearic administration lacks transparency? What do you think?
Dumplings - One of the great winter warmers
Do you know how to keep the cold at bay? Here are some tasty and warming recipes to try.
New Guardia Civil toy to track migrant boats & drug traffickers
“The Colonel in Chief of the Balearic Command formally requested our presence in the Islands to reinforce security.."
What's On Wednesday 1 December and Thursday 2 December
Andratx, s’Arenal and Bunyola are holding daily markets today. Also, several Christmas markets will soon be open.
December Bank Holiday Weather Forecast
A High Level Isolated Depression or DANA will bring another cold front to Mallorca on Thursday.
Mallorca Weather Forecast for December 2
Wrap up if you're going out and keep up to date with the weather forecast all over the island by clicking here.
Constitution Day Bank Holiday Entertainment
The nativity scenes at Palma City Council, El Corte Inglés and the Consell de Mallorca are spectacular.
Queen’s College - Safe, peaceful classrooms to encourage better learning
Taking learning outside and making it as practical as possible also helps to create a sense of wellbeing.
“I think that people who are refusing the jab are being very selfish...”