News of the day 18 December 2021
News / Latest headlines
Fires in Alcudia

Latest headlines

Sending out an SOS - the year in the north of Mallorca

Andrew Ede gives us a review of news and events that happened over the year in the North of Mallorca.

Andrew Ede

Long queues to get vaccinated

Coronavirus news

Spain's coronavirus infection rate rises to 'very high risk' level

80% of Spain's population has been fully vaccinated.


The Bank of Spain in Madrid


Spanish economy hits the slow lane

Growth should accelerate to 5.4% in 2022.


Strike off for Christmas.

Latest headlines

Phew....pre-Christmas transport strike is cancelled

It would have disrupted supply chains and goods delivery at a time of heightened economic activity

Damage caused by a "cap de fibló" in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Madrid approves aid for "cap de fibló" damage

In addition, aid can be requested for damage caused by floods in September this year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Puigpunyent, Mallorca

Latest headlines

700 hectares of developable land to be eliminated

An "unprecedented" limitation to growth of building in Mallorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Jamie Smith and Danny Boreham of Undercover Solutions in Palma Mallorca

Latest headlines

Britons rewarded for Mallorca undercover solution to reducing plastic

Undercover Solutions are pioneering an alternative to plastic for the nautical industry.

Humphrey Carter

German health minister, Karl Lauterbach, vaccinates Frida in Hannover

Latest headlines

All I want for Christmas: the week in Mallorca

Omicron was the Christmas Scrooge; barbecues were off; and the Germans went early.


Sánchez to chair virtual crisis meeting next week.

Coronavirus news

Spanish PM calls national Covid crisis meeting for early next week

The Minister of Health, Carolina Darias, today called for vaccination to be speeded up.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
British PM Johnson walks outside back entrance to 10 Downing Street in London


No more bounce for Boris

“Johnson needs to bring in some experience to his government....”

Jason Moore

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Rome


It’s a red alert Christmas

The advice from Brussels is don’t travel this Christmas, Covid passports or not.

Humphrey Carter

What's on / Coming soon
TRIO AIRES - El paño moruno

Coming soon

What's On Saturday 18 December

Take a look what events are taking place today across the island. Here we have a listing of the weekly markets and by clicking here check all the Christmas events or go to our Festive Fun section.

Christina Buchet

Weather / Latest news
Weather for Saturday, December 18 on the Balearic Islands

Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for December 18

Don't forget to check our webcams here to see how the weather is near you clicking.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cloud in Mallorca


Sunday's weather in Mallorca

A very calm Sunday; light breezes at the most.

Malorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca won 0-6 on Thursday night

Real Mallorca

End of a great year for RCD Mallorca

Fan's View: Real Mallorca play on Sunday, December 19 at 14.00 in Los Carmenes stadium.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Emma Raducanu won the US Open


Who Will Be The Sports Personality Of The Year?

Once again there will be no one there so the public will miss out on the faintly odd spectacle of elite athletes all dressed up.

James Parrack

Edition of 18 December 2021