News of the day 21 March 2020
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Good Morning from Majorca

It's cloudy, wet and windy in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Items seized from the shop on display.


Palma shop used for the sale of drugs

The shop's main line of business was the sale of drugs.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Government wants the army to disinfect airports and ports

The government also wants a suspension of taxes at ports and airports.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Alcudia market is still taking the moment

Northern Spotlight

Water Plan

The general advice is that if dealings with town halls can be done electronically or by phone, then this is how they should be done

Andrew Ede

Police checkpoints in Majorca.


'Operation Cage'

The Guardia Civil sets up checkpoints on Majorcan roads to uphold coronavirus lockdown.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Council of Majorca had planned to go to Berlin at the start of next month

The Week in Tourism

Employment rise, but then ...

All very encouraging, therefore. But that was February; this is March.

Andrew Ede

Palma Court building in Avenida Alemania.


Arrests for breaking Palma coronavirus lockdown

Several people arrested for breaking the coronavirus lockdown regulations in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

HMA Hugh Elliott


A coronavirus update from the British Embassy

We advise British tourists in Spain who wish to return to the UK to make travel plans to do so as soon as possible.

British Embassy

My Nirvana was raised on Friday.


Raising My Nirvana in Puerto Portals

The yacht sank after being devastated by fire.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Llàtzer Hospital in Palma.


246 cases of Covid-19 in the Balearic Islands

There are now 246 cases of coronavirus in the Balearic Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Army disinfection teams


Spain 3rd highest for Covid-19 cases worldwide

Spain has third largest number of coronavirus patients in the world.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Members of the Military Emergency Unit (UME) disinfect Madrid Puerta del Sol metro to fight coronavirus.


Coronavirus deaths soar in Spain

Coronavirus death toll soars in Spain

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Kevin Stevens (second right) at Villa Statera in Camp de Mar.


"We build homes, not just houses"

Interview with Kevin Stevens, developer of luxury villas and suitable housing for the elderly.

Humphrey Carter

British woman refused entry to Majorca.


British woman refused entry over Covid-19 restrictions

British woman refused entry to Majorca for ignoring coronavirus restrictions.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Espases Hospital, Palma.


2 more coronavirus deaths in Majorca

2 more fatalities from Covid-19 in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

State of Emergency Wedding in Cala Rajada.


Virtual vows!

Virtually married in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Prime Minister Sánchez, who gave a press conference on Saturday evening.


Sánchez: There are tough days ahead

The prime minister called on the Spanish people to "prepare emotionally" for the end of this coming week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Changing times

“British citizens will have to exchange their residence documents...”

Jason Moore


Trying to bury bad news

The Spanish royals tried but failed to slip its latest scandal under the virus radar.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Nick Mead

Humans of Majorca

Humans of Majorca has a chat with Nick Mead

His life is in LA now but we both remember many stories of our early days Majorca and the Luke Rhinehart connection.

Shirley Roberts

Madrid City Council displays 2 flags to thank citizens

My Column

Comrades in arms

I have been impressed by the plucky spirit of the expats on Majorca and the social media community as a whole.

Anna Nicholas

Glossy Ibis

Wild Majorca

Glossy’s and Barbary’s

It had been a great build up to seeing the Ibis, as earlier on I had been watching a pair of Stone Curlew moving around in the short grass of a small field adjacent to the platform.

Neville James-Davies

Edition of 21 March 2020