News of the day 16 December 2021
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Weather map for today


Mallorca Weather Forecast for December 16

A mild December day with some cloud. View the weather live across the island here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The defendants on trial

Latest headlines

Doctors sentenced to two years for spying on records

One of the accused, who was the complainant's partner, claims he did it with her authorisation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The main cone of the Cumbre Vieja volcano


Inside La Palma's volcano: lull in activity allows look into crater

Scientists have their first chance to study the main crater from its brink.


Christmas holiday season in Paris

Coronavirus news

France to tighten rules for travellers from UK

"Our goal is to limit as much as possible the spread of Omicron across our territory."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Staff at Son Espases

Latest headlines

Son Espases A&E feels the pressure: 52 patients waiting for beds

Covid-19 admissions rise again and Balearic Islands is at very high risk of infection.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Testing in Menorca

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Thursday, December 16

Cumulative incidence rates for Mallorca and the Balearics up by around 50.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Booster jab.

Latest headlines

Booster jab for over 40s from next week

750 new cases of Covid are reported in the Balearics.

Eugènia Carandell, Balearics coordinator of the Covid vaccination programme, and Javier Arranz, spokesperson for the regional infectious diseases committee

Coronavirus news

Covid precautions essential over the Christmas holidays

Little evidence of Omicron yet, "but this will obviously change after the holidays".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hospital emergencies Mallorca

Coronavirus news

High court approves Covid passport for bars and health workers

The high court has given "greater clarity" to regulations as they apply to bars.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
G7 summit in Liverpool


Easier life

“There are a series of measures which would make our life easier if they were scrapped.”

Jason Moore

Christmas work parties


Mallorca on the edge

Covid cases are rising and the next few days could prove crucial for Christmas.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Fornalutx village


Human of Mallorca: Things I miss...

2022 is a very exciting time for new arrivals in our world.

Shirley Roberts

What's on / Coming soon
The Queen tribute band Queen Forever

Coming soon

What's On Thursday 16 and Friday 17 December

Take a look what concerts are taking place. Also listing of daily markets across the island. To check all the Christmas event click here.

Christina Buchet

Eating Out / Festive Food
Christmas Market 2018

Daily events

Your guide of Christmas events taking place across Mallorca

Guide of Christmas markets, Christmas church services, Santa Claus visits and lots more. Watch this space as more events take place.

Christina Buchet

Island life / Schools
Second World War at Queen's College


Queen’s College Year 6 students research into life during the Second World War

This week in our Junior Bulletin section the students from Queen's learn about the Second World War.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 16 December 2021