News of the day 23 February 2022
News / Latest headlines
Tax office in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Inflation set to push up income tax bills in the Balearics

The Balearics is one of the regions most affected by this inflation impact.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Daily life in Gaza

Latest headlines

Food for thought: lack of workers, British or otherwise

My question is, how are we as employees expected to find workers who live here, who don’t want to work, yet, we cannot employ British workers who do?

Foro de Mallorca, now closed off.

Latest headlines

Foro de Mallorca fenced off to prevent squatters

The Foro de Mallorca's heyday was back in the 1970s and 1980s.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Chilling out on Europe's third best beach in Mallorca.

Latest headlines

Mallorcan beach voted best in Europe

Full marks for the sea and the beach services.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Passenger numbers are currently 23% behind forecast.

International

London's Heathrow records lowest annual passenger numbers since 1972

Passenger numbers are currently 23% behind forecast.

Reuters

Some Britons are taking their Spanish driving tests just in case.

Living in Spain

Driving licence update for UK licence holders living in Spain

British residents are still being urged to consider taking a Spanish driving test to be safe.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Latest headlines

Balearic Covid figures for Wednesday

Death toll remains at 1,210.

Malorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spanish parliament plenary session in Madrid

International

Under pressure to resign, Spain's opposition leader Casado waves goodbye to parliament

Casado, 41, told lawmakers on Wednesday he hoped the government would continue to serve "the general public interest"

Reuters

Lots of live music in Palma to celebrate Spring.

Latest headlines

Palma to hold a Spring festival of concerts

Mallorcans will be able to party in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Drugs found as a result of a routine control.

Latest headlines

Six and a half kilos of cocaine seized entering Mallorca

Routine check carried out with sniffer dogs.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hoptivka border crossing in Kharkiv region

International

Spain recommends Spaniards to leave Ukraine temporarily

Mallorcan community worried for friends and families in Ukraine.

Reuters

The scene of the accident.

Latest headlines

Serious accident closes road in Mallorca

The closure of the road caused long traffic jams.

Malorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
“Just when retailers thought there was light at the end of the tunnel...”

Comment

Comment: Retail woes

“Just when retailers thought there was light at the end of the tunnel...”

Jason Moore

The pandemic has taken its toll on everyone but nurses are calling for help

Comment

Comment: Pain for Mallorca’s nurses

The pandemic has taken its toll on everyone but nurses are calling for help.

Humphrey Carter

The weather in the United Kingdom

Comment

I'm all windswept and interesting!

Could it be that we are all just overreacting to changing weather patterns that are quite usual at this time of year?

Frank Leavers

Holiday / Lifestyle
Tapénade is the famous Provençal classic

Lifestyle

Black Olives - This year’s is a good one

The panssides olives are so delicious that many people eat them as a snack with nothing but sliced bread.

Andrew Valente

What's on / Coming soon
Musical El Guardaespaldas

Coming soon

What's On Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 February

Don't forget that the musical El Guardaespaldas (The Bodyguard) is playing today in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Latest news
Mallorca Weather Forecast for Wednesday

Weather

Mallorca Weather Forecast for Wednesday 23th, -2 in Escorca

Mallorcan weather this week to show an improvement. Check here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Schools
Baleares International College, Sa Porrassa

Schools

Open Days at BIC Sa Porrassa - Thursday February 24

Ever wondered what the students’ experience is like at Baleares International College, Sa Porrassa? This is your chance to find out!

BIC

Sport / Other Sports
Luna Fluxà

Other Sports

The Mallorcan girl dreaming of Formula 1 glory

Luna Fluxá, the only girl on the Mercedes junior racing team.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 23 February 2022
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