News of the day 25 February 2022
News / Latest headlines
"In connection with the approach of active hostilities, residents of Obolon district are asked not to go outside,"

International

Kyiv tells residents "active hostilities" approaching

"Horrific Russian rocket strikes on Kyiv."

Reuters

Vladimir Putin - his face is everywhere

Latest headlines

Balearic concerns about economic impact of war in Ukraine

One view is that Mallorca's tourism could benefit from the conflict.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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International

Ukraine nuclear agency reports higher Chernobyl radiation levels due to heavy military equipment

Ukraine's nuclear agency said on Friday it was recording increased radiation levels from the site of the defunct Chernobyl nuclear power plant.

Pavel Polityuk

Servicemen of the Ukrainian National Guard take positions in central Kyiv

International

Kyiv residents clear away rubble and await Russian assault

The people of Kyiv waited anxiously for an expected Russian assault on the Ukrainian capital

Timothy Heritage

what extent might it be said that this decree is electoral?

Latest headlines

Feeling used - The hoteliers and the government fall out

Is the Balearic government's tourism decree an electoral ploy?

Andrew Ede

National Police in Palma, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Van driver arrested with eight kilos of cocaine

A sniffer dog detected the drugs during a control at the port in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Minor tsunamis or sea surges are common in the Balearics.

Latest headlines

Experts play down quake threat to the Balearics

Risk of a serious earthquake in the Balearics is moderate to low.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
Paradise has a name: Mallorca.

Comment

Feel Good Friday!

Enter your weekend feeling energized and empowered.

Ashlee Caliz

“The western world should have been speaking with a single voice...”

Comment

Comment: Ukraine fall-out

“The western world should have been speaking with a single voice...”

Jason Moore

Exactly ten years ago the former UN weapons inspector warned of Russia’s threat

Comment

Comment: Hans Blix warned Bulletin

Exactly ten years ago the former UN weapons inspector warned of Russia’s threat.

Humphrey Carter

A view shows destroyed Russian Army multiple rocket launchers in Kharkiv

Comment

Ukraine: the missed chances

Donald Trelford's views on Russia's invasion of Ukraine - Plus, British spies.

Donald Trelford

Holiday / Lifestyle
Protest in Bern against Russia invasion Ukraine

Letters to the editor

Ukraine invasion. Open letter

A reader speaks out about the reports about "unprovoked attack on a sovereign nation may be good for our tourism!"

M. R. White

Please, do your part to preserve our sharks and rays - Isaias Cruz

Lifestyle

Citizens science and shark conservation

Please, do your part to preserve our sharks and rays. Get involved.

Marilles Foundation

What's on / Films
The Godfather (1972) - Trailer

Films

Films in English from Friday 25 February

Ocimax and CineCiutat are showing The Godfather for its 50th Anniversary. Check out showtimes. Also find out what else is playing. Don't forget there is on competition to win free movie tickets. Click here for details.

Christina BuchetFrank Leavers

What's on / Coming soon
Gardellino Op.10 Nº3, Vivaldi - Ensemble Tramuntana i Charles Zebley

Coming soon

Top events this weekend

Check out all the Top events scheduled for this Saturday and Sunday.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
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Weather

Mallorca Weather Forecast for Friday 25th February

Don't forget your umbrella this Friday! The weather across the island here.

Xavi Mulet

Eating Out / Festive Food
Innovative tailor-made surprise menus

Santa Catalina

A Ma Maison

Top-quality gourmet food gem with warm personalised service

Laura Stadler

Island life / Schools
A huge green blob invaded the Year 5 classroom and was unable to sit down in assembly!

Schools

"Fantasia" Carnival comes to Queen's College

The primary children at Queen’s College have been investigating the traditions associated with carnival in Spain and elsewhere in the world.

Queen's College

Sport / Real Mallorca
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