News of the day 17 February 2022
News / Latest headlines
Spanish fishing vessel sunk

International

Canada calls off search for missing sailors from sunk Spanish trawler

It is not immediately clear what sank the trawler Villa de Pitanxo.

Reuters

"Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine"

Coronavirus news

Moderna eyes COVID booster by August, not clear yet if Omicron-specific needed

The company has deals with EU countries for the supply of up to 460 million doses.

Reuters

Spain is short of at least half a million building workers, according to unions and companies.

Latest headlines

Worker shortage jeopardises Spain's EU-funded recovery plan

Spain is short of at least half a million building workers, according to unions and companies.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

'I'm old, not an idiot'

International

Age before apps revolt galvanises Europe's elderly savers

Retired urologist kicked off a revolt dubbed 'I'm old, not an idiot' for a more user-friendly service from Spain's banks.

Reuters

El Pais newspaper reported two months ago it had found 1,200 cases reported between 1943 and 2018

International

Spain investigating 68 allegations of child abuse by Catholic clergy, staff

Allegations of child abuse by Catholic clergy and of possible cover-ups by the church are only surfacing now in Spain.

Reuters

The MSC Grandiosa in the Port of Palma.

Latest headlines

Cruise lines set sail for Ibiza and Minorca because of Palma restrictions

Majorca is a “paradise fore the cruise industry”.

Malorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
I finally put my TIE card to the test and it made life so much easier

Comment

Comment: The joys of the TIE card

I finally put my TIE card to the test and it made life so much easier.

Humphrey Carter

"The pre-election propaganda war was thus declared; we have fifteen months of this to go."

Comment

Comment: The tourism propaganda war

"The pre-election propaganda war was thus declared; we have fifteen months of this to go."

Andrew Ede

The Council has a body called the Landscape Observatory.

Comment

Landscape and the soul of Mallorca

The Council has a body called the Landscape Observatory.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
The almond blossom is throwing its annual blanket of colour across the landscape.

Lifestyle

Busy doing Nothing

Have you ever taken the time to admire the breathtaking beauty of the almond blossom in Mallorca?

Peter Clover

Salmon

Lifestyle

Fish bargains - Small fish (and biggish ones) that make a great eating

Do you know where to find the best deals? - Andrew Valente tells us how to get the most for your money

Andrew Valente

The children evolve their ‘school family’ or ‘sports team family’.

Community

Humans of Mallorca – The desire to belong…

When you arrive in Soller, take the time to understand these unwritten rules.

Shirley Roberts

What's on / Coming soon
Balearic Symphony Orchestra

Coming soon

What's On Thursday 17 and Friday 18 February

Check out today's flea market in S'Arenal, Plus - the Balearic Symphony Orchestra plays at Palma Auditorium. Also Opera at Ocimax in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
Weather Forecast for Saturday

Weather

Mallorca Weather Forecast for February 18

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Eating Out / Festive Food
The menu of the distinguished chef Joan Marc can now be booked

Kitchens and Cooks with passion

The Mallorcan chef, Joan Marc, displays his creativity and culinary mastery

Kitchens and Cooks with Passion, the promotion of B-Style and Majorca Daily Bulletin, presents a new gastronomic initiative that this time takes us to Inca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Schools
Everyone needs time alone to reflect on feelings

Schools

Mental Health Week at Mallorca International School

The importance of children’s mental health week is one we always include in our annual calendar of events.

Mallorca International School

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