News of the day 2 February 2022
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Mallorca Weather Forecast for February 2

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearics claims the sea as territory in order to receive more financing from Madrid.

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Government claims sea as Balearic territory in the new funding

The Community would become 7,640.7 square kilometres, 50% more than the current 4,991.7.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rafa Nadal

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The PP asks Manacor to put a statue or name a street after Rafael Nadal

The tennis player has been a favourite son of Manacor since 2010.

Europa Press

A waitress asks customers for a Covid certificate

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Balearic Islands leads the annual decline in unemployment

The number of unemployed this January in the Balearic Islands is 10.55% lower than in January 2020, before the first state of alarm by COVID.

Europa Press

2020 XL5


Hitchhiking in Earth's orbit, asteroid may be with us for 4,000 years

Its location varies between about 56 million miles and 168 million miles from Earth.


Tourists spent 34.82 billion euros ($39.30 billion) in Spain last year


Foreign tourism to Spain soars in 2021, but far below pre-pandemic level

The number of foreign visitors in December was 2.95 million.


Festival of Light

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The 'Festival of Light' at Mallorca Cathedral

'The Festival of Light' is a celebrated every February 2 and November 11.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourists on the beach of Cala Major.

Majorca tourism

Balearic Islands tourism up 267.4% on 2020

In the month of December alone, the Balearic Islands received a total of 114,640 international tourists.

Europa Press

Flor de Sal - Es Trenc - Mallorca

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A vist to the salt pans in Es Trenc

Take a look at Majorca’s biggest salt producers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rafael Nadal APOLOGIZE for not Signing Autographs instead BLOWS KISS to Fans - AO Finals 2022

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Top trending videos on Youtube

Rafael Nadal apologize for not Signing Autographs instead blows kiss to Fans

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Face masks are currently mandatory outdoors in Spain

Coronavirus news

End to compulsory mask-wearing outdoors "moving closer"

Obligatory wearing of masks outdoors - a "strictly temporary" measure.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Officers from the Guardia Civil's Seprona division in Mallorca

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Sineu resident charged over the shooting dead of cats

The offence carries a sentence of up to twelve months in prison.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rafa Nadal arrives to Palma airport after travelling from Australia

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Rafa is home

"Press conference in Manacor this afternoon..."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Old fashioned English sayings are confusing to the average Briton


Do you 'know your onions' and believe - 'A stitch in time saves nine'?

Believe it or not, one of the English languages most expressive phrases has come back into fashion, mainly because of the carryings-on at Downing Street recently.

Frank Leavers

How effective was it proving to be?

Coronavirus news

A passport to standstill

Why does the Balearic Government continue to maintain the COVID passport when other regions have dropped it?

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Aubergines were strictly a summer veggie and during the hot sunny months


Calçots - An unusual leek-like speciality from Catalonia returns

The calçots are among the highlights of winter weekends and fiesta days in Catalonia.

Andrew Valente

What's on / Films
Moonfall (2022 Movie) Official Trailer


Actress Halle Berry is back on the big screen this Friday in Palma

The moon is on a a collision course with Earth. Also tickets on sale for new week's film with Antonio Banderas. Take a look at the trailers.

Christina Buchet

What's on / Coming soon
Eugenie Grunewald in Liber Scriptus

Coming soon

What's On Wednesday 2 February and Thursday 3 February

Don’t forget this morning the Festival of Light will be taking place at Palma’s Cathedral.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Schools
The results were stunning!


Art inspirations, 3D designs and plenty of magic! All in a week's work at Queen's College

The results were stunning! The children delved into their toy boxes to bring life to their creations.

Queen's College

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca lose in the Cup against Rayo Vallecano

Real Mallorca

Mallorca's Cup dream comes to an end

An unnecessary penalty proved to be the difference.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Other Sports
Rueda de prensa Rafa Nadal - Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar


Rafa Nadal gives his first press conference on his return to Mallorca

Following his record-breaking win in the Australian Open, Rafa Nadal returned to Mallorca on Wednesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 2 February 2022