News of the day 7 February 2022
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Morning fog bank over Betlem


Mallorca Weather Forecast for February 7

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Luxury home transaction tax to go up to 11.5%

Latest headlines

Property purchases by millionaires boosts Government's revenues

2021 ends with 340 million more than in 2020 thanks to the tax levied on the purchase of homes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The pressure in the ICU has fallen by almost 30% in just over a week.

Coronavirus news

Over 20% of Balearic population have had Covid

Cases plummet to levels of 40 days ago and the end of the sixth wave begins to be seen.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

La Victoria, Alcudia

Latest headlines

Alcúdia to regulate the public use of La Victòria and Sant Martí

The pandemic has triggered human pressure on two of the most visited mountains in Mallorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rescue workers recover body of child who fell into a well


Moroccan boy's death sparks an outpouring of sympathy

The saga of the ultimately failed rescue attempt gripped the country and many people abroad for days.


Bookings have increased by 548% compared to the same week last year

Majorca tourism

Bookings to the Balearic Islands up 13% in one week

The majority of bookings through TravelgateX are for 2 to 5 days of stay, with 46.8% of the total.


Demand for volcano-themed tours has soared.


Could volcano tourism boost ravaged La Palma?

Demand for volcano-themed tours has soared.


Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Don't make airport name "a political battle"

The Partido Popular don't want a debate that could detract from "the greatest Spanish tennis player of all time".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Covid passport for bars and restaurants in Palma, Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Balearic government hints at early withdrawal of Covid passport requirement

There have been calls for the passport for bars and other establishments to be scrapped this week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Face masks outdoors coming to an end

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Monday, February 7

Mixed news from the hospitals; daily positive cases up compared with Sunday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spain PM Pedro Sanchez.

Latest headlines

Commission to probe sexual abuse of minors by Catholic Church

"Some victims rightfully want to make their story public ..., but there may be dozens of victims who don't want to make their story public because it is too painful"

News / Comment
Platinum Jubilee of accession of Queen Elizabeth II in London


The Queen

“She papers over the cracks and gives the impression that all is well when the country appears to be in turmoil...”

Jason Moore

Sport / Real Mallorca
Summary of Real Mallorca and Cádiz

Real Mallorca

V.A.R. helps Mallorca to crucial 2-1 win

The long-awaited victory of Mallorca in La Liga finally arrived on Saturday in what was an exciting game of football.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Summary match Real Madrid- Granada


Mallorcan Asensio stunner helps Real Madrid extend lead at the top

Missing four key starters, Real Madrid completely dominated the match.


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