News of the day 26 February 2022
News / Latest headlines
Ukrainian refugees fleeing from combat zones

Latest headlines

Balearics offer shelter for Ukrainian refugees

The government also expressing its solidarity with the Ukrainian community in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Maria Frontera, president of the Mallorca Hoteliers Federation, and Iago Negueruela, Balearic tourism minister

Majorca tourism

Minorca and Ibiza can't understand Mallorca hoteliers tourism law about-turn

The Mallorca Hoteliers Federation now says that it supports the government's tourism law.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Why were there no objections when the project was put out to public consultation?

Latest headlines

Make some noise if you don’t like the ticket booths

Why were there no objections when the project was put out to public consultation?

Andrew Ede

The steps are what counts.

Latest headlines

The Calvari steps are steps, not a road

Mistakes happen. The same cannot be said for driving on the steps deliberately.

Andrew Ede

'We are here': Ukrainian President Zelenskiy on the streets of Kyiv

International

Ukrainian president vows to fight on in Kyiv

"We will not put down weapons, we will defend our state," Zelenskiy said.

Pavel Polityuk

Andreu Serra, councillor for tourism at the Council of Mallorca

Latest headlines

100,000 euros of fines for Mallorca tourist establishments

Tourism responsibilities were transferred to the Council of Mallorca at the start of the year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Es Murterar’s operations have been scaled right back to 500 hours per year.

Latest headlines

Legal complaint against Es Murterar power station

Es Murterar’s operations have been scaled right back to 500 hours per year.

Andrew Ede

Francisca Cerdà told Punt Informatiu that she hadn’t been vaccinated.

Latest headlines

Pollensa councillor vaccination “scandal” - closed or not?

Francisca Cerdà told Punt Informatiu that she hadn’t been vaccinated.

Andrew Ede

Passengers at Mahon Airport, Menorca

Latest headlines

A doubling of seats on flights to Minorca

For April, this is a doubling in the number of seats compared with 2019 arrivals.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

'We will fight, even if Europe doesn't help us,' Ukrainian refugee says

International

Refugees flee across EU borders as Ukrainian fighting intensifies

Refugees fleeing Russia's invasion of Ukraine continued to pour across its western borders on Saturday, with around 100,000 reaching Poland.

DAREK DELMANOWICZ

Further easing of travel restrictions

Latest headlines

Spain allows non-essential travel by non-EU nationals

PCR tests or similar for person aged over 12 and under 18

Humphrey Carter

Prince William and his wife Kate

Latest headlines

Prince William and wife say they stand with Ukraine

Prince Charles caused a diplomatic row with his private remarks about Putin in 2014.

Reuters

Service members gather in a square during head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov's address in Grozny

International

Chechen leader, a close Putin ally, says his forces have deployed to Ukraine

Thousands of Chechen fighters gathered in the main square of the region's capital Grozny in a show of readiness to fight in Ukraine.

Reuters

Guardia Civil and paramedics at the scene.

Latest headlines

Serious accident in Mallorca

Guardia Civil closed traffic lanes.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
Aftermath of overnight shelling in Kiev

Comment

Comment: Waiting for nothing

Remember those words from Saigon: no-one is coming to get you.

Jason Moore

So, the Balearics are going to pay yet more income tax to Madrid, what’s the return?

Comment

Comment: Will Mallorca get more cash?

So, the Balearics are going to pay yet more income tax to Madrid, what’s the return?

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Business Owner Graham Baxter

This week's listings

Local Business Guide in Mallorca

Check out our Local Business Guide for the latest recommended services

Laura Stadler

The single oyster and a lovely mound of chips.

Lifestyle

Oyster and chips - it’s a deluxe little starter

"My main job is to find interesting places with dishes most of us can afford."

Andrew Valente

What's on / Coming soon
Feria del Ram Palma de Mallorca 2022 Plaza España

Coming soon

What's On Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 February

Do you have any plan for this Saturday? - check out our guide!

Christina Buchet

Weather / Latest news
Sunrise from Palma

Weather

Mallorca Weather Forecast for Today

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

Christina Buchet

Spring in Son Ferriol (Palma, Mallorca)

Latest news

Sunday's weather in Mallorca

Sunny for most of the day across the whole of Mallorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca's Muriqi against Valencia.

Real Mallorca

Tempers fly as Mallorca lose to Valencia

A third-minute goal was the difference between the two teams.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Other Sports
Acapulco 2022 Semi-Final Highlights

Tennis

Nadal takes down Medvedev to set up Norrie date in Acapulco final

Rafa Nadal will face British number one Cameron Norrie in the final.

Aadi Nair

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