News of the day 2 March 2020
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Students wait in the hallway to take the University selection test.

Education

Balearic University enrolment lowest in Spain

Majority of 18-24 year olds in the Balearics don't have a University education.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Woman infected with coronavirus admitted to Son Espases on Friday night.

Health

Family of coronavirus patient test negative

The children of a woman who contracted coronavirus during a visit to Bergamo in Italy have tested negative for the disease.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourists pass through a police checkpoint

Health

Some Tenerife hotel guests head to airport after coronavirus tests

The tourists will have to serve the rest of their 14-day isolation period back in the UK.

Reuters

Majorca under orange alert for galeforce winds

Weather

Majorca hit by 100km/h winds

Gusts of winds of 105km/h registered in Bunyola and 9.2 litres of rain in Esorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A tourist takes a photograph of the storm damage in Cala Gat.

News

Majorca residents say beaches are a disaster

Residents of Cala Ratjada and Cala Millor say Storm Gloria damage will affect tourism.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Zero tolerance raids in Palma.

Entertainment

10 arrested in Palma Zero Tolerance crackdown

Ten people were arrested and more than 150 fined during raids on Clubs and Leisure Facilities in Palma over the weekend.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

January foreign tourism fell over 25%

While tourism was down 1.4% at a national level, there was a far greater decrease in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ensaimada World Championship

Food

Best ensaimada in the world named

Es Mercadel patisseria wins Best Ensaimada in the World.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hundreds protest against Palma Airport expansion plans.

News

Protesters demonstrate against Palma Airport extension

Hundreds of people joined a protest on Passeig des Born on Sunday to demonstrate against expansion plans for Palma Airport.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

Car protest against Palma bus service changes

Twenty-nine cars were involved in the protest.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Tourism minister to go to Berlin on Thursday

The meetings with Tui and other tour operators follow the cancellation of the Berlin ITB fair.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Town halls

Plaça Major shop owners won't give authorisation for car park

Legal action will be taken against the town hall if it pursues the car park option.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

High Street nightmare

“Small shopkeepers are facing a nightmare time as they battle against increased competition...”

Jason Moore

Balearics tourism minister Iago Negueruela

Viewpoint

Person of the week

Another busy week for the minister.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Viewpoint

Three cheers...

It proved to be a huge success.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Viewpoint

A big boo...

Who is going to sort it out the aftermath by Storm Gloria?

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Lifestyle
American-Style Blueberry & Vanilla Pancakes

Food & Fosh

… Everyday is like Pancake day!

Pancakes have a very long history and feature in cookery books dating as far back as 1439.

Marc Fosh

Rhubarb in a market in Palma

Gardening

Gardening in Majorca

As I have frequently said, it is growing time almost all year round but spring is not always just spring, winter winds can ruin any tender new growth so do protect young seedlings.

Dorothy Loeffler

Visit to London

Nan's Day Out

Nan's Day Out - To London

Tate Britain is a gallery of many parts and hours could be spent there if that is your mind set.

Shirley Roberts

Sport / Other Sports
Nadal vs. Taylor Fritz

Tennis

Nadal beats Fritz to win title in Acapulco

"I couldn't be happier. I played a great event from the beginning to the end."

Reuters

Real Madrid - Barcelona

La Liga Football

Real win 'Clasico' to reclaim La Liga lead from Barca

Goals from Vinicius and Mariano give Real victory

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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