News of the day 16 December 2022
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Find out which ships are in port today

There are two cruise ships scheduled to visit Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Patients in Minorca

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Catalan no longer a requirement for doctors and nurses in the Balearics

The requirement has been pushed into the background because of staff shortages in the health service.

Andrew Ede

Awards by the environmentalists GOB in Mallorca

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Annual 'Cement Award' for the Council of Mallorca's tourism department

The airports and ports authorities also received Cement Awards.

Andrew Ede

Jacob Rees-Mogg says go to Portugal to avoid passport control queues.

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British MP advises Britons to holiday in Portugal, not Spain

“If the Spanish don’t want British custom, there is no need to spend your hard-earned money in Spain."

Humphrey Carter

Nadal is building a large global businesses portfolio.

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Rafa Nadal’s multi million dollar empire

Rafa Nadal is also a member of the Tatel group along with investors such as Pau Gasol, Enrique Iglesias and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Humphrey Carter

Reduced working week leads to better productivity.

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Spain to test cut in work hours to boost companies' productivity

The companies requesting the aid must design ways to increase productivity.

José Ramón Bauzá with Marc Tarabella in Qatar.

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Ex-Balearic president caught up in Qatargate

José Ramón Bauzá went to Qatar last year with a Belgian MEP whose home has been searched in connection with Qatargate.

Andrew Ede

Hospitals ready for winter spike.

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192 new cases of COVID in the Balearics

312,814 known cases since the start of the pandemic.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling
Passengers at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Strikes and inflation concerns for Mallorca's hoteliers

For 2023, the UK and German economies need to be working "better".

Andrew Ede

Cold snap continues across Britain


Canary Islands lead push to scrap 90-day rule for Britons

Those who overstay this period – intentionally or unintentionally – may face penalties.

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Temperatures
Highs in the Balearics on December 16, 2022


Saturday's weather in Mallorca

A very calm Saturday; should be some decent amounts of sun.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Paperwork / Schools


‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year’

The Year 4 and 5 choir are performing at the Christmas Market in Puerto Portals

The Academy International School


Queen’s College participate in the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award

Six Y12 students took part in a Bronze Qualifying Expedition

Queen's College

Edition of 16 December 2022