News of the day 20 April 2022
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Ships in port

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Find out which ships are in port today

No cruise ships scheduled in any of the Balearic ports today.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Not all employees in Mallorca will have to wear masks at work.

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The great mask debate in Mallorca

Companies are still waiting for the royal decree on masks to be printed in the Official State Gazette.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Masks no longer mandatory in cinemas and theatres.

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Cinemas & theatres in Mallorca mask free from today!

"I presume they have studied the situation, especially in places where hardly anyone speaks or moves.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

'Va Bene' super yacht in Palma.

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The stars bring their super yachts to Palma

Super yachts belonging to two mega stars are docked in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fake gold bars.

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Mallorcan conned into buying fake gold bars

The Guardia Civil confiscated 125 gold bars from Sempi Gold headquarters in Jerez.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma International Boat Show. Archive photo.

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Palma International Boat Show extravaganza!

The Palma International Boat Show is one of the most important events on the Nautical Sector

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Guardia Civil are investigating the death.

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Dead man found in Santa Ponsa bathroom

Cause of death is thought to be a drug overdose.

Humphrey Carter

Covid death toll has risen in the Balearics.

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Balearics Covid death toll rises

There have been 272,417 cases since the pandemic began.

Humphrey Carter

Happy customers in a Palma bar with no masks on today.

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All smiles in Mallorca as masks come off

It's been nearly 700 days since masks were made obligatory in Spain.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment
Britain's latest nuclear submarine, HMS Audacious, arrived in Gibraltar


Comment: Watch your step

“NATO should stick to its guns but without provoking Putin any further...”

Jason Moore

Palma airport


The politics of tourist taxes

Is political ideology driving tourist taxes?

Andrew Ede

Tourist sit at the terrace of a restaurant during the last day of Holy Week, in downtown Ronda


Comment: Can’t drink, can’t smoke...

The smoking ban on terraces looks to stay and now the price of alcohol is going up.

Humphrey Carter

The right to vote


‘Don't Vote - it only encourages them'

Perhaps you can appreciate my excitement at turning up at my local polling station (the church hall up the road) and placing my X any-which-way I like. I wonder if the experience is anything like it used to be?

Frank Leavers

Holiday / Lifestyle
Lamb empanadas

Food for Thought

Lamb: My longest ever Easter (and post-Easter) season of eating our most versatile meat

This year there seemed to be more Mallorcan lamb than usual (it is always a good buy) and I was eating it on several successive days…but not as a roast.

Andrew Valente

What's on / Films
Weather / Latest news
Weather forecast for Mallorca

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Today's weather in Mallorca

Scattered showers with possible thunderstorms. Temperatures will drop too.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca pull off vital victory.

Real Mallorca

Lady luck smiles on Real Mallorca with 2-1 win

Real Mallorca face five "finals"

Monroe Bryce

Edition of 20 April 2022