News of the day 24 March 2020
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Artà-Lluc riding route of natural beauty.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

More rain on Tuesday but some places will have sunny spells.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Police fine five people at Paguera bar

The bar in Paguera was open in breach of the state of emergency measures.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Town halls

Terrace tax in Calvia to be refunded

Calvia town hall has introduced various measures in response to coronavirus restrictions.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

La Residencia in Bonanova.

News

28 cases of coronavirus in Balearic Care Homes

Three people dead and 25 infected with coronavirus.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Employment

Fijo discontinuo employees guaranteed unemployment benefit

Almost 80,000 employees had yet to be called back to work.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fabricio & Chiara

Health

We would if We could, but We can't...

Hundreds of weddings postponed because of coronavirus restrictions.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Farmers maintaining crops and feeding animals during State of Emergency.

Agriculture

Farmers struggling during coronavirus lockdown

Farmers are struggling to survive as cities close down over Covid-19.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

3 more coronavirus patients die in Majorca.

News

3 more coronavirus patients die in Majorca

3 more patients die from coronavirus in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma 47 Regiment prepare Palacio de Congresos Hotel for coronavirus patients.

Health

Meliá Palma Bay Hotel becomes a Hospital

The Meliá Palma Bay Hotel in Palma has been converted into a Hospital for coronavirus patients.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Lamb prices plummet in Majorca.

Agriculture

Lambs to the slaughter

Lamb prices hit the floor as customers shut their doors because of the coronavirus crisis.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Snow expected in the Sierra.

Weather

A blast of Winter

Temperatures will drop in the next couple of days thanks to a Continental Polar Air Mass.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Animal welfare

Cat and dog abandonment is decreasing

The state of emergency has seen a reduction of at least 50%.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma Airport Terminal

Tourism

Facilities close at Balearic Airports

Facilities close at all Balearic Airports because of the fall in numbers due to coronavirus restrictions.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Moix Sports Centre.

News

Son Moix Sports Centre to house the homeless

Son Moix Sports Centre is being converted to house the homeless during the State of Emergency.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

State of emergency

Proposals for a rent moratorium and suspension of construction work

The Balearic government is calling for the suspension of construction activity and for help for tenants.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic Nursing Homes to be inspected for Covid-19.

News

Nursing Homes to be inspected for Covid-19

Nursing Homes in the Balearic Islands are to be inspected for Covid-19 and disinfected.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Balearics coronavirus deaths rise to sixteen

The three people to have died were patients of the private health Red Juaneda.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Keep calm

"Britain must simply follow Spain's lead and stay at home..."

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Ducks not scooters

We spend most of our lives wishing we could stay at home, now it's nice to go to work.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
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Lifestyle

Batters that work well are godsend

There are hundreds of batters out there and one of them may be the one you have been searching for.

Andrew Valente

English lessons with the MDB and Amanda Jeffrey

Education

English lessons with the MDB for Spanish students

Daily English class with the Majorca Daily Bulletin and Amanda Jeffrey.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Adolfo Vazquez

Enjoying Majorca

Fiction, film and football: Adolfo Vázquez

Vázquez was in a way a somewhat unlikely character to have become known for both the football club and the novel.

Andrew Ede

Soller town centre

Lifestyle

Spotlight on Soller

The roller coaster of emotions when life spins out of control is the same for everyone.

Shirley Roberts

Majorcan vista at its best, AC adds a splash of contrast.

Focus on cars

Out for a spin

As usual, Majorca provided the stunning backgrounds and scenery which I personally never tire of.

Robert Klevenhagen

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