News of the day 21 December 2021
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Mallorca Weather Forecast for December 21

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Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

During the first week of December, more than 27,151 self-diagnostic tests were sold in the Islands.

Coronavirus news

Pre-Christmas Boom of Antigen Tests

Sales of antigen tests skyrocket in the Balearic Islands on the eve of Christmas holidays.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The future Paseo Maritimo.

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The Future of the Paseo Maritimo

The project will cost 43.1 million and will be compatible with the implementation of the tramway.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


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Compensation After A Very Bad Hair Day

An argument began when the client said he was unhappy with his haircut.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine

Coronavirus news

Moderna could be ready to develop Omicron booster in weeks

Moderna has begun discussions with Switzerland over a so-called vaccine subscription that could ensure supply as it develops novel mRNA vaccine.



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16 Migrants Rescued from Cabrera Waters

153 pateras have arrived in the Balearics so far this year.


A Mallorca marina

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Balearics ports plan - only 625 new moorings

The government has reacted to criticisms regarding sustainability.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Costa Smeralda in Palma, Mallorca

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Opponents of mega-cruise ships say Palma plan is "insufficient"

Critics say the government has missed the opportunity to safeguard the environment and public health.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Covid testing

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Tuesday, December 21

241 more cases than on Monday, but the test rate is two per cent lower.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Intensive care in Mallorca now at high risk.

Latest headlines

Hospital admissions soar in the Balearic Islands

75 percent of people admitted to the ICU have not been inoculated.

Malorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Relief to consumers hit by sky-high energy bills until May 2022.


Spain extends energy tax cuts to May 2022

Record highs of gas and power prices across Europe that are unlikely to fall before the end of winter.


News / Comment
Vaccination site


New restrictions

“Balearics expected to increase the use of the Covid passport...”

Jason Moore

If they do attend, they have been advised to wear the FFP2 masks


No vaccine no party...

The Balearics may be relatively “safe” compared to the rest of Europe but...

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Work being done on the Gran Via project


Counting down now in Soller

This week in Spotlight on Soller: Covid Christmas, new rules for Xmas, future is looking bright and the Christmas lottery.

Shirley Roberts

British Robin Red Breast UK Bird - The National Bird of Great Britain


Red blushes all over the island

This week in Wild Mallorca: The legend of the Red Robin.

Neville James-Davies

What's on / Films
SILENT NIGHT Official Trailer


Silent Night opens tomorrow in Palma

New Christmas film showing in Palma.

Christina Buchet

What's on / Coming soon
It’s Christmas! (Jonas Kaufmann)

Coming soon

What's On Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 December

Don't forget to check out all the Christmas events across the island here or go to the Festive Fun section.

Christina Buchet

El Cant de la Sibil·la (Mallorca) / Cristina Van Roy/ Capella Mallorquina 2009

Coming soon

Top Events this week on Mallorca

This week don't miss out the chant of the Sibil·la on Christmas Eve at Palma's Cathedral.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 21 December 2021