News of the day 15 February 2022
News / Latest headlines
Old Spanish town re-emerges as drought dries out reservoir

International

Ghost village emerges in Spain as drought empties reservoir

Drone footage showed the derelict buildings.

Reuters

WHEN THE SHOES HIT THE KETCHUP 😂 - #shorts

Latest headlines

Top trending video on Youtube

This is one of the most popular videos on Youtube at the moment.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Russia has amassed over 100,000 troops near Ukraine's border

International

Russia returns some troops to bases in areas near Ukraine - report

Russia has amassed over 100,000 troops near Ukraine's border.

Reuters

Prices on the rise.

Latest headlines

Spanish prices rise by six percent

Spanish European Union-harmonised prices rose 6.2% in January

Operation against money laundering in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Huge police operation against money laundering in Mallorca

The target is an international organisation responsible for money laundering in various parts of the world.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Residential blocks in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Buildings in the Balearics among the least energy efficient in Spain

The age of buildings is one reason why so many have the lowest energy ratings.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Iago Negueruela, Balearic minister for the economic model, tourism and employment

Latest headlines

Holiday rentals places "will not be affected" by tourism decree

"It is dangerous to say that the law affects something when it is not true."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spanish media reported that there were 22 sailors aboard the vessel when it went down.

International

Three rescued, bodies sighted after Spanish trawler sinks off Canada

Spanish media reported that there were 22 sailors aboard the vessel when it went down.

Reuters

Speed radar in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Half of drivers issued with Palma fines are not notified

National law sets out procedures for delivering notification of fines.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tomás Melgar, the director of Palma Son Sant Joan Airport in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Palma Airport director turns down Balearic parliament appearance

Més in Mallorca are wanting a report on plans for expansion at the airport.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Covid vaccination

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Tuesday, February 15

The daily test rate is 14.18%, the lowest it has been for many weeks.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
The democracies of Europe must be feeling very nervous at the moment

Comment

Comment: Ukraine - who will blink first?

The democracies of Europe must be feeling very nervous at the moment, not knowing what the Russians have in mind at any given time.

Frank Leavers

The PP gained two seats, while Vox gained 12, in effect a swap with the Cs, now a busted flush pretty much everywhere.

Comment

Comment: Regional elections

The PP gained two seats, while Vox gained 12, in effect a swap with the Cs, now a busted flush pretty much everywhere.

Andrew Ede

What will be the consequences of the Mallorcan tourism law on future holidays?

Comment

Sustainability and tourism quality

What will be the consequences of the Mallorcan tourism law on future holidays?

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Seascape.

Community

Anniversary number two coming up

The Holiday planning this year is second to none as everyone wants to squeeze the best out of every day they are with us.

Shirley Roberts

Jackdaws bathing

Lifestyle

Corvids and Russulas

There have been a few sightings of Jackdaws from the south recently. A rare vagrant on the island.

Neville James-Davies

What's on / Coming soon
Regata, Op. 34

Coming soon

What's On Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 February

Take a look at all the events that are scheduled for today and tomorrow.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
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Weather

Mallorca Weather Forecast for February 15

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hot weather in Palma, Mallorca

Latest news

Climate warming in the Balearics has not accelerated

A University of the Balearic Islands report concludes that while warming has accelerated globally, it hasn't locally.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca-Athletic

Real Mallorca

High drama late goal gives RCD Mallorca 3-2 win

"This was a memorable win for Real Mallorca..."

Monro Bryce

Edition of 15 February 2022
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