News of the day 4 February 2022
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Mallorca Weather Forecast for February 4

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Resus at Son Espases

Latest headlines

Son Espases ICUs, only 15% lower than height of the pandemic

The ICU has capacity for 80 beds, at the height of the pandemic last year there were 94 beds.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Finding how many tablespoons to fill a trash can

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Top trending videos on Youtube

Here is a compilation of the most popular videos on Youtube at the moment.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spanish Labour Minister and Second Deputy Prime Minister Yolanda Diaz


Spanish labour reform passed in knife-edge vote, opposition blames error

Spain is the EU country with the highest use of temporary contracts, covering around a quarter of the workforce.


Migrants wait to disembark from a Spanish coast guard vessel


One dead, 16 migrants missing off Spain's Canary islands

Emergency services rescued and transported about 41 people from a semi-sunken dinghy.


Mask wearing outdoors has been mandatory since Christmas Eve

Coronavirus news

Government to eliminate mandatory outdoor face masks next week

The schedule is for masks to no longer be mandatory outdoors from Thursday next week.

Europa Press

Spain's Economy Minister Nadia Calvino


Spain's economy minister says all-male panels can count her out

Women’s rights have been thrust to the political forefront in Spain.


This decree was approved in January 2020


When tourism news isn’t quite right

Tourist tax, all-inclusives, holiday lets - all liable to some inaccuracies.

Andrew Ede

Rescue operations for child who fell into a well


Morocco races to rescue child from deep well

Rescuers are digging in parallel to the well in an effort to save the child. Watch live feed now.


Elevatable bed at Meliá Palma Marina Hotel in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Elevatable hotel beds cut chambermaid occupational injury by 50%

There have been beds with lifting systems at the Meliá Palma Marina Hotel for 21 years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The emblematic estate of Son Curt, located in Alaró,


The agency Living Blue Mallorca has sold the emblematic estate of Son Curt

Son Curt awaits an extensive refurbishment to bring it back to its former splendour - Living Blue Mallorca

News / Comment
“I think local politicians could be accused of dodging the question...”


Rafa Nadal airport

“I think local politicians could be accused of dodging the question...”

Jason Moore

The five names of Spanish airports are all symbolic


What’s in an airport’s name?

What would happen if Palma airport is finally given a new name? What do you think?

Andrew Ede

Six Nations Championship - England Training


England to beat Scots and France to win title

Donald Trelford's predictions for the 2022 Six Nations Championship.

Donald Trelford

Holiday / Lifestyle
In the Balearic Island there is a lack of clear, publicly available data about the quality of the tap water.


Is the tap water in your municipality safe to drink?

Local NGOs deliver a report on tap water quality in the Balearic Islands.

Save the Med

What's on / Films
THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE Trailer (2021) Andrew Garfield, Jessica Chastain Movie


Films in English from Friday 4 February

Two new films released this weekend in Palma and Marratxi. Also tickets on sale for next week's film Uncharted starring Holland, Wahlberg and Banderas.

Christina BuchetFrank Leavers

What's on / Coming soon
Eating Out / Festive Food
Also maintaining their core bistro menu with old favourites

Cala Gamba

Raft 19

Celebrate Valentine's with a very special menu

Laura Stadler

Fernando Perez Arellano & Javier Gardonio in front of Cantina Panza


Stew and slow-cooked cuisine

The second sampling menu of ‘Kitchens and Cooks with passion’, which will be served at the Cantina Panza until 28 February, is delighting spoon and deep dish lovers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
28-year-old Kosovan international Vedat Muriqi

Real Mallorca

Vital La Liga game for RCD Mallorca tomorrow

Is it possible for RCD Mallorca to take a step towards salvation? Monro Bryce's thoughts.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 4 February 2022