News of the day 24 February 2022
News / Latest headlines
Military vehicle in Donetsk

International

Russian forces invade Ukraine with strikes on major cities

Watch the video: Ukrainian and Russian combat aircraft are currently engaged over Kyiv

Reuters

National Police in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

German facing extradition following arrest in Arenal

The 60-year-old is wanted on fraud charges by the German authorities.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tanks move into the city

International

Spanish PM coordinating with NATO over Russia

"He is in contact with allies from NATO to coordinate a response."

Reuters

Spanish parliament plenary session in Madrid

International

Spain's embattled opposition leader Casado to stay in post another month

On Wednesday, Casado made a farewell speech in congress.

Reuters

Long queues in Kiev as Russian troops enter Ukraine

International

Leaving behind possessions and pets, Ukrainians flee to Poland

Lines to enter the Polish border town grew during the morning.

Alan Charlish

Der König von Palma

Latest headlines

'The King of Palma' premieres on Thursday

The series was filmed in Can Picafort and Playa de Palma last year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ukrainian MiG-29 low-flying is taking on a Russian Su-35

International

NATO puts warplanes on alert, to increase troop presence on eastern flank

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said he had convened a virtual emergency summit.

Reuters

Fewer patients have been admitted to hospital.

Latest headlines

Thursday's Covid figures for the Balearics

85 percent of the population has been fully vaccinated.

Humphrey Carter

Hotels opening much earlier in Soller.

Latest headlines

Over 80 percent of Mallorca's hotels will be open by April

What is your favourite Mallorcan holiday destination and why?

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
“A higher minimum wage but a higher tax bill...difficult balancing act...”

Comment

Comment: The economy

“A higher minimum wage but a higher tax bill...difficult balancing act...”

Reuters

The traditional centre right Partido Popular has collapsed, who will benefit?

Comment

Comment: Spain’s political crisis

The traditional centre right Partido Popular has collapsed, who will benefit?

Reuters

Sant Antoni, Ibiza

Comment

Beach club noise and the tourism decree

The Balearic government’s tourism decree hasn’t gone down that well at the Council of Ibiza...

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Lifestyle
The sardine season is from June to November but they are available all year long.

Lifestyle

Sardines - One of the week’s best fish bargains

Take a look at where our food expert finds the best deals on Mallorca.

Andrew Valente

local solar time was the way we tracked time up until the second half of the 19th century.

Lifestyle

Humans of Mallorca investigate Time - Sundials In Spain

Have you ever wondered why sundials in the Balearics are one or two hours behind the time shown on your watch?

Shirley Roberts

What's on / Films
Fancy winning some tickets to the movies?

Films

Win free tickets to the movies in Palma!

Deadline is Sunday, February 27 by midnight.

Christina Buchet

What's on / Coming soon
Norbert Fimpel & Tolo Servera

Coming soon

What's On Thursday 24 and Friday 25 February

Check out today's market in Puerto de Soller. - Plus, don't forget that this Friday the Fira del Ram opens after being suspended for two years.

Christina Buchet

Weather / Latest news
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Weather

Mallorca Weather Forecast for 24 February

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 24 February 2022
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