News of the day 20 December 2021
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Views of the Tramuntana


Mallorca Weather Forecast for December 20

Keep up to date with the weather live across the island here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Anti-vaccine protesters on the island

Coronavirus news

Police Investigate Sale of False Covid Certificates

The crime of false documentation can carry up to three years in prison, in addition to fines.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Blauets

Latest headlines

Christmas Reservations plummet in Lluc

The Matines will be behind closed doors only for Blauets and their families although they will be streamed on the internet.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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


UK PM's wine and cheese gathering was not a party - deputy PM

Johnson is grappling with a rebellion inside his party over the direction of his government which critics say is chaotic and has dramatically expanded the power of the state.


Image released of the assaulted doctor

Latest headlines

A man on trial for brutally beating a doctor

The prosecution requests a sentence of three years in prison for the defendant.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spain: Thousands take part in Madrid's charitable Santa run


Thousands of Santas stage Madrid charity run for volcano-hit La Palma

Some runners swapped Santa's traditional red trousers for more sporty shorts, while many wore face masks as a coronavirus precaution.


In November Pope Francis, who has met with dozens of victims of abuse, thanked journalists for helping to uncover clerical sexual abuse scandals


Catholic Church in Spain faces major abuse investigation - El Pais newspaper

The oldest case dates back to 1942 and the most recent to 2018.


The Three Kings parade will go ahead.

Coronavirus news

Masks but no sweets for Three Kings in Palma

The parade will change its route to wider streets.

Malorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Authorities are closely monitoring the situation.

Latest headlines

588 new Covid cases in the Balearics

Death toll stands at 1,040

Malorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Boris Johnson's days could be numbered.


Most Britons think UK's Johnson will not be PM by end of 2022 - poll

Six out of ten people thought Johnson will be out of his job.

No more large liners in the Port of Palma on the same day.

Latest headlines

Palma to introduce cruise ship limits

Agreement that will represent a 14.5% reduction in cruise ships.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Covid passport


Holding your nerve

“The Balearic government has put full faith in the vaccine passport...will they hold their nerve?”

Jason Moore

A waitress checks a coustomers covid passport


The tipping point

Anna Nicholas talks about the Covid passport, one more strike for Boris Johnson and Mallorca Christmas Trees.

Anna Nicholas

Holiday / Lifestyle
Double chocolate chip cookies


Peace, love and chocolate

Christmas and New Year is the ideal time to make a few homemade chocolate delights to offer to your friends and family over the festive period.

Marc Fosh

Outside of the Elefante in Santa Catalina


Big dreams in Santa Catalina

This week in Majorca Mallorca: Vicki McLeod talks to the Elefante team and the Rotary Debate finals.

Vicki McLeod

Denise Beauty in Portals Nous


Where to shop local on Mallorca

Don't know what to get for Christmas to that special someone or family member? Here are some ideas of places to shop on the island.

Laura Stadler

Sport / Real Mallorca
Granada - Real Mallorca match

Real Mallorca

Kubo's masterclass not enough as Mallorca lose 4-1

Fan's View: Real Mallorca fans were handed their worst possible Christmas present on Sunday lunchtime.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Mubadala World Tennis Championship


Nadal tests positive for COVID-19 after Abu Dhabi event

"I am having some unpleasant moments but I hope that I will improve little by little."


Edition of 19 December 2021