News of the day 27 March 2020
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Sandra Christiansen, Edeen

Food

How Does Your Garden Grow?

The 14 day challenge to grow an urban garden to alleviate boredom during the coronavirus lockdown.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Tramuntana mountains

Weather

A good morning...a snowy start

Lots of sunshine in Majorca today, but still a bit breezy.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The application of ERTE temporary layoff regulations has resulted in Meliá laying off around 8,300 employees in Spain

The Week in Tourism

The tanking tourism economy

When it comes to jobs, the application of ERTE temporary layoff regulations has resulted in Meliá laying off around 8,300 employees in Spain.

Andrew Ede

Russian Tupolev Cargo Plane.

News

Russian planes to bring medical supplies from China

The Government charters Russian cargo planes to bring medical supplies from China.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Aid for businesses suffering because of coronavirus lockdown.

News

Online help for Balearic businesses

The Balearic Government will help small and medium-sized businesses survive the State of Emergency over coronavirus.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Catamaran refused entry to Port d'Andratx

News

Boat refused entry because of coronavirus

Catamaran refused entry to Port d'Andratx because of coronavirus regulations.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Car parked in an area reserved for loading and unloading.

Transport

Parking Free-For-All

Truck drivers are complaining that drivers are parking in areas reserved for loading and unloading during the coronavirus lockdown.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fruit and vegetable production continues despite the drop in demand.

Food

Cash injection for Majorca's Agricultural Sector

Cash injection for Agricultural Sector to keep companies afloat during the coronavirus lockdown.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Majorcan company donates sanitiser gel to Health Professionals.

News

Chemistry Sector helping to fight Covid-19

Majorcan company makes hand sanitiser instead of perfume for professionals dealing with coronavirus patients.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Espases Hospital, Palma.

News

More deaths from coronavirus

Ministry of Health confirms 3 more deaths from coronavirus in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Boris Johnson

Coronavirus

British Prime Minister tests positive for coronavirus

" I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police on patrol in Palma.

News

3 arrested for playing ludo!

3 arrested for playing a board game in the car during the coronavirus lockdown.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Municipal workers wearing protective

Coronavirus

Spain reports 769 new coronavirus deaths but says daily rise stabilizing

The number of people infected in the country rose overnight to 64,059 from 56,188 on Thursday.

Reuters

Matt Hancock

Coronavirus

British Secretary for Health tests positive for Covid-19

He will continue to work from home in self isolation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

300,000 job losses predicted in Spain because of Covid-19.

News

Balearic Islands worst affected by Covid-19

Coronavirus will cause 300,000 layoffs in Spain.

Cut & Go producing coronavirus masks in 2 minutes.

News

Masks in 2 minutes

A Majorcan company is making masks to protect against coronavirus.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Taxation

Business calling for immediate suspension of tax payments

No tourist tax this year and a suspension of the filing of tax declarations are two measures being called for.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police

Two arrests following interception of yacht with hashish

There were "several tonnes of hashish" on the yacht.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Coronavirus deaths in the Balearics rise to 26

The number of diagnosed cases has risen to 755.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Balearics coronavirus cases five times higher than official figure

It's calculated that the real number is at least 3,775.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
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Frank Talking

What has she done to her hair, poor woman?

And so my friends, when we do emerge blinking in the daylight when the virus has passed we will all be a sight for sore eyes.

Frank Leavers

Viewpoint

The lucky ones

"My generation have never really had to face hardship but we are coping..."

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

End Palma terrace ban

It's time the local authorities have a general rethink and prepare for the future.

Humphrey Carter

Anna Nicholas

My Column

Life goes by

For now, this is a golden opportunity to listen to silence, embrace one’s family and friends and reach out to those in need even virtually.

Anna Nicholas

Holiday / Lifestyle
English classes for Spanish students

Education

English lessons with the MDB for Spanish students

Daily English class with Amanda Jeffrey.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

For better health, Majorca's the best fit

Getting back into exercise. Why less is more.

Less really is more. What if, instead of 90 pull-ups, I contemplated a measly ten?

Simon Kenion Shears

The Con Gas Party band

Community

Majorca, At Home Together

Help a neighbour, stay in touch with your family, make regular contact with friends.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Nautical Notes

We want nature back but not like this

But what other changes are going on under the water?

Marilles Foundation

An American Chef In Mallorca

Food

Get cooking with the American chef in Majorca

Jeff cooks some traditional Spanish dishes for a birthday party.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 27 March 2020
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