News of the day 28 December 2021
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Suicide calls to helpline have increased more than three times

In all, Teléfono de la Esperanza have had almost double the number of calls this year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather map for today

Weather

Mallorca Weather Forecast for December 28

You can keep up to date with the weather across the island here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Agents of the UPR (Prevention and Reaction Unit) at Son Banya

Latest headlines

Son Banya's drug sales soar with a record December

During the holidays, more than a thousand vehicles visit the settlement every day.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

FILE PHOTO: Students take coronavirus disease (COVID-19) tests at Harris Academy Beckenham, in London

Coronavirus news

British government says no new COVID curbs for England in 2021

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson continues to resist new measures.

Reuters

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Latest headlines

Bar robbed in Alcudia on Christmas Day

"We are a family bar that is costing us a lot to stay afloat with all this crisis."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

People queue to get tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after the Christmas holiday break, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, at Doce de Octubre Hospital in Madrid

Coronavirus news

Spain's COVID-19 infections soar after Christmas

Spain was largely spared the rampant wave of infections that led several Northern European countries to toughen curbs in the autumn.

Reuters

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Coronavirus news

1,900 new Covid cases in last 24 hours

The number of Covid patients on wards has come down again.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
People at a bar

Comment

Last orders....

“Many restaurant owners have had a nightmare Christmas period...”

Jason Moore

People doing their Christmas shopping

Comment

Mallorcans sit tight

Cash is drying up on the high streets as the economy takes a tumble.

Humphrey Carter

A tourist paying the “Tourist Tax” at a hotel in Mallorca

Comment

Dubious justification - tourist tax

In today's Blog: I don’t buy the argument that people are used to paying a tourist tax as similar taxes exist elsewhere.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
SOLLER - Un propietario pide «certificar» el trazado de los caminos públicos existentes.Â

Community

Welcome to the twilight zone...

The New Year hastens on and this is the last Spotlight on Soller for 2021...

Shirley Roberts

What's on / Coming soon
Concert by the Orfeo Ramon Llull and others

Coming soon

What's on Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 December

Plenty of children's events taking place these days.

Christina Buchet

Origen / Music Festival - Richie Hawtin

Coming soon

Top Events this week on the island

This week we have electronic music, classical concerts for the New Year, Russian ballet and the Festival of the Standard.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Scene from the Puig de Santa Magdalena near Inca, Mallorca

Latest news

Record December temperatures in Mallorca

Up to eight degrees higher than usual for the time of year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 28 December 2021
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