News of the day 2 March 2022
News / Latest headlines
National Police at Mallorca ports

Latest headlines

Wealthy Russians in Mallorca step up security measures

The National Police are being notified of changes to private security personnel.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The freeze will apply to the seven million residential customers with fixed-price contracts in Spain

International

Iberdrola freezes prices to shield customers from Ukraine invasion-induced hike

The freeze will apply to the seven million residential customers with fixed-price contracts in Spain.

Inti Landauro

The next 12 months will be "very difficult" for most airlines after Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

International

Ryanair boss says bookings can withstand Ukraine crisis

The next 12 months will be "very difficult" for most airlines after Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Muvija M

Over 650,000 people have fled Ukraine to neighbouring EU member states since the Russia's military invasion of Ukraine.

International

EU Commission proposes temporary residence rights for Ukraine refugees

Over 650,000 people have fled Ukraine to neighbouring EU member states since the Russia's military invasion of Ukraine.

Marine Strauss

Kremlin spokesperson said there was contradictory information regarding the talks.

International

Russia talks to resume on Wednesday

Kremlin spokesperson said there was contradictory information regarding the talks.

Reuters

Ukrainians in London protest against the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Latest headlines

West targets Russian owned super yachts, local authorities appeal for information

"The legislation will apply to Russian-flagged, owned, registered, controlled, chartered or operated vessels, and would include private yachts."

Jason Moore

Queues for Caló des Moro beach in Mallorca

Latest headlines

Santanyi town hall legalising Caló des Moro car park

Caló des Moro was in the news last summer because of "tourist saturation".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bashkim Osmani

Latest headlines

Alleged mafia boss being extradited to Mallorca

Bashkim Osmani is expected to appear in court in Palma on Wednesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Patricia Gómez, Balearic health minister

Coronavirus news

Masks indoors will go when there is "consensus"

There needs to be consensus among Spain's regional governments.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Russia Today television

International

EU bans RT, Sputnik banned over Ukraine disinformation

The ban applies to RT's English unit and operations in Britain, Germany, France and Spain.

Foo Yun Chee

More than 2,500 migrants attempted to climb a high border fence separating Spain's Melilla from Morocco.

International

Hundreds of migrants scale fence, cross into Spain's Melilla enclave

More than 2,500 migrants attempted to climb a high border fence separating Spain's Melilla from Morocco.

Christina Thykjaer

Small businesses claim they need cruise passengers.

Latest headlines

Small businesses want Palma cruise limits lifted

Cruise ships are due to be limired from mext year.

Humphrey Carter

Sir Jim Rafcliffe.

Latest headlines

Mallorca home owner looking to buy Chelsea

It was reported two years ago that Ratcliffe was interested in buying Chelsea but he later pulled out. He now looks as if he is interested once again.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Covid cases continue to fall in the Balearics.

Latest headlines

Balearics Covid figures for Wednesday

Number of patients in intensive care fell.

Humphrey Carter

The Covid hotel in Palma may be used.

Latest headlines

Balearics set aside 162 rooms for Ukrainian refugees

At the moment there are nine Ukrainians trapped in Mallorca.

Humphrey Carter

Peace vigil in Palma,

Latest headlines

Hundreds of people in peace vigil in Palma

2,000 people took part, according to organisers

News / Comment
A woman walks past a destroyed military vehicle in Bucha

Comment

Comment: Ukraine

“There is concern of a major rise in the price of fuel which will hit the industry”

Jason Moore

Balearics Day celebrations kicked off last Saturday and caught me by surprise

Comment

Comment: The Balearic bounce

Balearics Day celebrations kicked off last Saturday and caught me by surprise.

Humphrey Carter

Peaky Blinders

Comment

Just as we were thinking that our problems were all behind us!

"This week in my ‘Confidential’ column I will be desperately trying to find lighthearted subjects in which to engage myself in..."

Frank Leavers

Ukrainian refugees in Poland

Comment

“Away from the life that they have known and loved”

There are 75 places available at the government’s two refugee hostels, if the Spanish government takes in refugees from Ukraine.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Cuttlefish is more of a texture than a taste and it is ideal for eating raw.

Lifestyle

Cuttlefish - This cephalopod has just come into season in Puerto Alcudia

Between March and the end of May in Mallorca, cuttlefish (sepia) are in season off the coast of Alcudia.

Andrew Valente

What's on / Coming soon
Fira del Ram

Coming soon

What's On Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 March

Do you have any plans for these two days? - Check out our guide!

Andrew Ede

Fira del ram.

Coming soon

Things to do in Mallorca March 3 and March 4

Do you know what to do on Friday? - Take a look at our guide!

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Cala Agulla

Weather

Mallorca Weather Forecast for 2 March

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

Christina Buchet

Island life / Schools
The children have been studying about fossils this term

Schools

We’re going on a fossil hunt!

They thoroughly enjoyed their fossil hunt and even discovered a tortoise basking in the sunshine!

Queen's College

Congratulations to our competition winners who won prizes in the Marratxí art competition.

Schools

Art Competition Winner & Mountain biking

The island is looking so beautiful with the almond trees in bloom...

The Academy School

Sport / Real Mallorca
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