News of the day 2 December 2021
News / Latest headlines
Son Espases Hospital Microbiology Unit, Palma.

Coronavirus news

First omicron case of Covid-19 confirmed in Mallorca

The woman tested negative for coronavirus in Frankfurt, but was positive when she arrived at Palma Airport.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Healthcare Professional being given Covid booster jab.

Coronavirus news

Mandatory PCR tests for Healthcare Professionals?

The Government is convinced the TSJIB would agree to make it compulsory for Healthcare Professionals to have a PCR test before going to work.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Latest headlines

Fill her up the Spanish skies!

"British ambassador to Spain aboard the plane..."

Passengers arriving at Palma Airport.


Domestic tourism boosting Bank Holiday hotel occupancy

110 hotels are open in Mallorca and the majority are in Palma, Playa de Palma, Cala Mayor, Palmanova and Magaluf.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourists spent a total of 5.59 billion euros in the country


Foreign tourism to Spain soars in October, still much lower than 2019

The number of foreign tourists was still about two thirds the number in October 2019.


All of the company's most senior cadre will be able to apply


Spain's Telefonica widens voluntary redundancy offer to 4,532 staff, union says

All of the company's most senior cadre will be able to apply.


"The damage they have done and continue to do runs deep," she said.


Victory for Duchess Meghan as UK tabloid court appeal dismissed

A British court dismissed an appeal by a tabloid paper against a ruling that it had breached the privacy of the Duchess of Sussex.


Passport check, Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca


45-minute passport control delays "normal"

Balearic airports said to be among those with longest delays.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma nightclub.

Coronavirus news

Calls for Covid Passport rules to be the same nationwide

Spain by Night has said its premises can be used as vaccination centres and for awareness campaigns about the importance of wearing face masks and getting vaccinated.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Victoria Secret fashion show

Latest headlines

U.S. supermodel Gigi Hadid on Mallorca

"In 2016 she was named International Model of the Year...."

Covid vaccination

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Thursday, December 2

Pressure increasing on primary care, as the number of cases rises.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Omicron is sparking new restrictions.

Latest headlines

Germany, U.S. agree to new COVID curbs as Omicron spreads across globe

The new measures agreed in Germany focus on the unvaccinated.


The person affected in Madrid had received two doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Latest headlines

Spain detects first domestic case of COVID-19 Omicron variant

The 62-year-old man, who has shown mild symptoms since Nov. 29, is isolating at home.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Britain has a battle on its hands.


Britain records 53,945 COVID-19 cases, highest since July

Today's figures are a rise from the 47 deaths and 47,240 cases reported this time last week.

Tests being carried out.

Latest headlines

Second suspected case of omicron has been detected in Palma

The case is very similar to the first positive case.

Malorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Even bars and restaurants are seeing lower takings

Majorca tourism

Cruise ships

“In these hard times I find it incredible that some want to limit cruise ship visits...”

Jason Moore

Spain was so close to approving the new budget but parties have switched channels


Netflix and the budget

Spain was so close to approving the new budget but parties have switched channels.

Humphrey Carter

Ministers, always committed to a principle of equality


Never mind the quantity, it’s the employment quality

What does this quality employment imply? What do you think?

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Noemí García & students at an Etoiles d’Orient festival workshop in Palma.


The art of Belly Dancing

"The festival began 8 years ago with the aim of giving students the possibility to train with some of the best dancers in the world.."

Wendy Urquhart

The local feeling between these two communities is unbreakable and you mess with it at your peril.


Nan’s Day Out to Bunyola

This is a winter trip which is worth the time and you are welcome to follow in this ‘Nan’s’ footsteps…

Shirley Roberts

Juanfran Peñaranda with his Personalised Covid Passport keyrings.

Coronavirus news

Genius idea for keeping your Covid Passport handy!

"It is doesn’t get discoloured and it doesn’t get destroyed if it gets wet..”

Wendy Urquhart

One of the beauties of sherry is that it is not a single drink


Sherry - Don’t forget this most complex Spanish wine

Find out why this drink has re-emerged with such popularity.

Andrew Valente

What's on / Coming soon
La gravetat de Coulomb

Coming soon

What's On Thursday 2 December and Friday 3 December

Guide of events taking place across the island. Today the Christmas Market is open in the Plaza Major.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Schools
The idea behind the House system is that there is a vertical and even split of the children, of all ages in each of the four Houses


The House System at Baleares International College

The House System is an exciting and integral feature of school life at Baleares International College.

Baleares International College

Edition of 2 December 2021