News of the day 17 January 2022
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Frosty morning on Mallorca


Mallorca Weather Forecast for January 17

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

National Police

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More than 100 apartments in Palma used for prostitution

COVID changes the habits of sex workers and almost completely eradicates this activity in the street.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Map showing proposed green spaces

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Palma thinks green with ecological corridors to oxygenate the city

An ecological structure in the form of a spider web will be created over the city.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A doctor vaccinates a patient


Return of the flu: EU faces threat of prolonged 'twindemic'

Since mid-December, flu viruses have been circulating in Europe at a higher-than-expected rate.


Three out of every four sick leaves investigated are false.

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Private detectives in the Balearic Islands investigate Covid sick leave

Between 80 and 90 percent of the cases investigated are uncovered, and proved to be fraudulent.

Europa Press

Hundreds of people gathered in Sa Pobla.

Coronavirus news

Four bars closed for breaking Covid regulations

"Covid officials and local police visit local businesses...."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Spanish festival of “Las Luminarias” returns to San Bartolomé de Pinares


Horses jump bonfires as Spain’s purification ceremony returns after pandemic break

The horses were not harmed due to precautions taken by riders to cut horse hair to avoid burns.


Vaccine roll out is one of the lowest in Spain.

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185,000 people not vaccinated in the Balearics

Vaccination is progressing very slowly while infections continue to soar.

Malorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Covid passports could remain in fore for longer in the Balearics.

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Balearic government wants Covid passport extension

Passport encourages the population to get vaccinated against the disease.

News / Comment
What a week it’s been, apologies left, right and centre but no one actually taking any responsibility


“Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word”

What a week it’s been, apologies left, right and centre but no one actually taking any responsibility.

Humphrey Carter

Novak Djokovic federal court hearing, in Melbourne


Mallorca's person of the week: Boris, Andrew and Novak

Plus - taking your Unesco World Heritage Site status seriously.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Brexit and the European Union


Brexit Outcome

One reader gives his opinion about Brexit. Find out what he has to say.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Other Sports
Tennis Australian Open 2022


It would be better for everyone if Djokovic were playing: Nadal

Rafa Nadal is taking no pleasure from the absence of great rival Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open...


Edition of 16 January 2022