News of the day 12 March 2020
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Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

A high of 24 degrees is forecast for Alcudia today.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

PALMA - POLITICOS - IAGO NEGUERUELA, CONSELLER DE TURISMO.

Tourism

Minister stresses that decree is about tourism quality

Tourism minister has been restating the need for the 'excesses' decree.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Agriculture

Balearics pressing for more favourable Common Agricultural Policy

The new Common Agricultural Policy needs to take account of Balearics insularity.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Infrastructure

Infrastructure improvements for Magalluf and Santa Ponsa

A lot of this has to do with drainage and sewage systems.

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Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson, 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards, Los Angeles.

Health

Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson diagnosed with coronavirus

Hollywood couple diagnosed with coronavirus

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Wall Street Trader

Economy

Global markets plummet after Trump statement

President Trump's ban on travel from Europe to the US sends markets into freefall.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Exterior view of Son Espases Hospital, where the patient died

Health

Woman dies from coronavirus

Coronavirus claims its first victim in Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

English Speaking Residents Association of Majorca

Events

ESRA AGM cancelled

Fears of coronavirus cancels AGM.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Exterior of Son Espases Hospital in Palma.

Health

First fatality from coronavirus in Majorca

Woman dies from coronavirus at Son Espases Hospital in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bylaws

Increased Calvia police powers to act against music noise

Police will be able to act on the spot if there are infringements of the noise bylaw.

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Real Mallorca players before a match

La Liga Football

Coronavirus cancels Spanish football

The big clash on Saturday between Real Mallorca and Barcelona is now cancelled.

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Local Police in 'Corea' district of Camp Redo.

News

Crackdown on crime in Camp Redo

Increased Police presence in Camp Redo.

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Masks designed by artists to fight racism and coronavirus.

Health

Fighting racism and coronavirus

Majorcan launches range of masks to fight racism and coronavirus.

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Police

Over 100 drivers identified in operation against illegal races

Some 350 people had gathered for races in the industrial estate.

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Property

Price to rent in the Balearics has risen 66%

In Ibiza, the price to rent almost doubled over the five-year period.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

New Port & Airport Restrictions for Balearic Islands.

Health

Balearic Islands wants to cut some air and sea connections

New air and sea restrictions introduced in the Balearic Islands.

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Jay Kay races in the XVI Rally Clásico

Events

Jamiroquai racing the Mallorca Classic Rally

British singer races in the XVI Rally Clásico.

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Son Espases Staff quarantined.

Health

80 quarantined after coronavirus patient dies

80 hospital workers at risk after coronavirus patient dies.

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Tourism

Hoteliers calling for suspension of the tourist tax

Hoteliers are wanting help from both the Balearic and Spanish governments.

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Balearic schools shut down from Monday over coronavirus crisis.

News

School's Out!

Coronavirus shuts down Balearic Schools

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European stocks flounder & Spanish Stock Exchange closes at all time low.

Health

Coronavirus crisis causes financial bloodbath

Coronavirus crisis causes financial bloodbath

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Spanish government bans cruise ships

The prohibition will be from 13 to 26 March.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Easter processions in Majorca likely to be called off

President Armengol has stressed the importance of avoiding "crowds".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Cruising ahead

“I do not understand why more use is not made of the Alcudia cruise terminal...”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

British showing loyalty

It is at times like this that you know who your friends really are.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
PJ's Community Group

Practical Parenting

What's ‘normal’ ?

Our goal as parents is to try, with the help of others to establish the best environment for our children to thrive not just survive.

Julie Waller & Barbora Sollerova

Spaghetti alla puttanesca: colourful, tasty and nicely hot

The Restaurant Review

Harlot spaghetti was so nicely hot

Local restaurant review of Ristorante Sandro, Calle Ramon I Cajal 9, Palma. Tel: 971-543002).

Andrew Valente

Rosemary in bloom

Food & Wine

Rosemary: helpful hand in the kitchen

The herb was used for centuries as a symbol of remembrance, especially at weddings, funerals and war commemorations.

Andrew Valente

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