News of the day 22 December 2021
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Mallorca Weather Forecast for December 22

You can view the weather live across the island here.

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Airport passenger arrivals

Majorca tourism

November foreign arrivals at Palma Airport down 28% from 2019

Four million international passenger arrivals at Spain's airports in November.

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Digital Covid certifcate

Coronavirus news

Balearic government to oppose new restrictions

The Government maintains its line of encouraging vaccination and asking citizens to be sensible with regard to other health measures.

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El Gordo is being drawn today


How much does the Taxman get in the Christmas Lottery?

Only the first 40,000 euros of lottery winnings is tax exempt here in Spain.

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A section of the Cami Vell de Lluc.

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Improvement Works to the old road of Lluc to go ahead

The project maintains the segregation of traffic between hikers, who will go along a path, and a paved area for motorized vehicles.


Mircobiology lab at Son Espases Hopsital.

Coronavirus news

Omicron Variant will be dominant by the End of Week

It is recommended to prioritise social contacts in small groups in order to minimize risk exposures.

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Arta Mallorca, Sant Antoni fiestas

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Arta calls off Sant Antoni fiestas

The fiestas wouldn't be the same if they were celebrated in an alternative way.

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SFM train in Mallorca

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Rail workers denounce overtime abuse

The labour dispute at SFM shows little sign of being resolved.

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Intensive care, Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Record number of Covid cases in the last 24 hours in Balearics

But another slight decrease in the number of Covid patients on Mallorca's wards.

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Spain's PM Pedro Sanchez spoke to parliament yesterday.

Latest headlines

Spanish PM says Omicron surge won't ruin Christmas as curbs discussed

Omicron accounts for some 47% of total Spanish infections.


Masks outdoors to be compulsory in Spain

Coronavirus news

Masks to again be obligatory outdoors

Armed Forces health personnel to assist with vaccination programme.

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Prime Minister Sánchez and other ministers at the conference of regional presidents

Coronavirus news

Regional presidents say latest measures are insufficient

Certain regions have already gone much further, e.g. Catalonia has reintroduced a curfew.

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Prime Minister Sánchez arriving for conference of regional presidents

Coronavirus news

Sánchez - no return to March 2020 measures

The situation is different because of "massive vaccination" in Spain.

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News / Comment
Covid passport in bars and restaurants


Don't be so selfish

“All those who refuse the vaccine should stay at home on their own...”

Jason Moore

Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez


What will happen in Mallorca?

The Spanish Prime Minister has left it a bit late to call a Covid meeting today.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Mallorcan Christmas treats


Sweet Christmas

Andrew Valetne tells us what special sweet treats the world eats at Christmas.

Andrew Valente

What's on / Films
SILENT NIGHT Official Trailer


Films in English for Wednesday 22 to Tuesday 28 December

Film times to be updated on Wednesday December 29. Watch this space!

Christina Buchet

Island life / Schools
Christmas concerts at the Academy School


Academy International School Christmas concerts

There have been so many wonderful Christmas concerts at The Academy School during the these last two weeks!

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 22 December 2021