News of the day 3 February 2022
News / Latest headlines
Tourists in Ibiza

Majorca tourism

The new Balearic tourism law, uncovered

The draft of the new bill only allows tourist rentals in townhouses and single-family houses and not in multi-family dwellings.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Massive investment.

Latest headlines

The 24.6 billion euro windfall in Spain

The focus of the funds will be directed to sustainability and digitalisation projects.

Jason Moore

Weather map for today


Mallorca Weather Forecast for February 3

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Russian and U.S. state flags


U.S. willing to discuss troop and missile limits with Russia - documents

The West says more than 100,000 Russian troops are positioned on Ukraine's borders and in Belarus.


The founder and sole administrator of EOS-X Space, Kemel Kharbachi

Latest headlines

Palma court investigates space tourism swindle

The administrator of EOS-X Space, Kemel Kharbachi, denied any crime.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Processionary caterpillars in the area of the Torre d'en Pau park in Coll d'en Rabassa.

Latest headlines

Processionary caterpillars already on the march

The caterpillars have already descended from the trees, this usually happens in early March coinciding with the beginning of spring.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Freight transport in the port of Palma

Latest headlines

Maritime transport of dangerous goods up 70% in the Balearic Islands

This affects medicinal and industrial gases, propane gas and chemical compounds, among other goods destined for hospitals, basic industries, water treatment plants and desalination plants.

Europa Press

A patron has their vaccine passport scanned at an Econofitness gym in Laval, Quebec


EU to ease rules on COVID pass to remove hurdle for vaccine trials

A spokesman said he expected EU countries will recognize the COVID passes issued to trial participants in other countries in the bloc.


Jet2 increasing seats for the Balearics

Majorca tourism

Jet2 - More UK holidaymakers for the Balearics than ever before

More than a million Jet2 UK holidaymakers for the islands this summer.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Intensive care, Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Thursday, February 3

A small rise in the number of Covid patients on wards; four more deaths reported.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
“You can´t sweep a few vinos at Number 10 under the carpet...”


Vinos do matter!

“You can´t sweep a few vinos at Number 10 under the carpet...”

Jason Moore

Now medical prescriptions are going to be issued in digital format...what next?


The going digital pain

Now medical prescriptions are going to be issued in digital format...what next?

Humphrey Carter

Does it matter if grammar is mangled, if words are used incorrectly? What do you think?


Blame it on Slade - Proper English

Does it matter if grammar is mangled, if words are used incorrectly?

Andrew Ede

Personally, when I am in the mood for a certain amount of contemplation and self-examination, I like to empty a bottle of indifferent red wine and cry myself to sleep


Whatever happened to discretion and self effacement?

"Do you get the feeling sometimes that those who obsess about how they interact with life, need to get just that - a life?"

Frank Leavers

Holiday / Lifestyle
This cheese is made from unpasteurised merino ewe’s milk


Torta del Casar - This unique Spanish cheese will be the star of any anniversary meal

Why is one of Spain’s most magnificent cheeses so little known in Spain and the rest of the world?

Andrew Valente

Port de Soller (Mallorca, Spain) : beach and promenade


Humans of Mallorca – just looking to live

Humans of Majorca are a complex bundle of those who have plenty and those who do not have enough.

Shirley Roberts

What's on / Coming soon
It's A Sin To Tell A Lie - Swing Engine

Coming soon

What's On Thursday 3 February and Friday 4 February

Don't forget that the third Palma Jazz Festival starts on Friday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
Frost in the Balearics

Latest news

January in Mallorca was colder than usual

The lowest temperature in January was -5.3C in the Tramuntana Mountains.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Paperwork / Schools
They finished their trip by having some of the juicy oranges!


Sunny Days

During the past two weeks the children at The Academy School in Marratxí have loved the winter sunny days.

The Academy School

Edition of 3 February 2022