News of the day 31 March 2020
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Colònia de Sant Jordi

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

Heavy rain and strong winds forecast for Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Property

Balearics continue to attract the most foreign home buyers

Over a third of homes bought in the Balearics in 2019 were foreign purchases.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hospitality Sector will be the worst affected by the coronavirus crisis.

Economy

Counting the cost of the coronavirus crisis

The coronavirus crisis will cost the Balearic economy more than 3,200 million euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Infrastructure

Town hall demanding repairs to Sa Calobra damage

There has been no response from the Costas about the damage caused by Storm Gloria.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Intensive Care Units under pressure in Majorca.

News

ICU under pressure because of Covid-19

Coronavirus stretching Intensive Care Units to the limit in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Only one coronavirus death reported in China on Monday.

News

Light at the end of the tunnel

Only one death from coronavirus on Monday in China.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A heart of candles at the doors of Son Espases in tribute to those who died of the coronavirus in the Balearic Islands.

News

Increase in coronavirus diagnosis

Number of people testing positive for coronavirus in the Balearics increased by 42.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A member of the Royal Guard wearing protective gear sanitises a dumpster

Coronavirus

Spain registers overnight death toll of 849, highest so far

The death toll rose to 8,189 on Tuesday.

Reuters

Coronavirus

Sant Jordi farmers disinfecting the streets

Twelve tractors and up to forty volunteers will be disinfecting streets.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Consell holds a "rebel" party on balconies

A "tardeo" party in Consell on Saturdays.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

State of emergency

Seven arrests for breaching confinement regulations

Generally speaking, the police are not having to deal with serious incidents.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Trams cancelled because of lack of demand during coronavirus crisis.

Transport

Soller trams cancelled

No more trams from Soller city centre to the port.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ambulance workers at La Princesa hospital in Madrid.

News

Would total confinement conquer coronavirus?

Would total confinement across Spain wipe out coronavirus?

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Environment

Pod of dolphins spotted off Palma

Watch the videos of the dolphins in the Bay of Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

First patients are transferred to Meliá hotel

Five patients have been transferred from Son Llàtzer Hospital in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

State of emergency

Spanish government announces further social and economic measures

Mortgages, evictions, utilities, the self-employed ...

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

In lockdown

“This crisis does appear to have brought people together while in lockdown.”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

When Harry met Meghan

I wonder if they enjoyed that wonderful restaurant scene which made film history...

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Lovely MGA tackling the spectacular Rally Clasico Mallorca

Focus on cars

Warning - Rambling in Progress

Last week, we looked at the start of recent 2020 Rally Clasico Mallorca and some of the action on the road.

Robert Klevenhagen

Keeping busy during lockdown

Local news from your area

Spotlight on Soller

No-one can underestimate the effect a lockdown has on children with no outside space.

Shirley Roberts

Learn English with the MDB - Class 12

Education

English lessons with the MDB for Spanish students

Amanda Jeffrey presents a short video to help Spanish students with their pronunciation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Warm Apple Crisp

Food

Get cooking with the American chef in Majorca

Join Jeff in the kitchen today as he prepares a warming dessert.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Basil with some of the Calvia Vet team

Community

At Home Together

If your dog is feeling down or acting strangely it can be because he is picking up on how you are feeling and acting at the moment.

Vicki McLeod

Llorenç Vidal

Enjoying Majorca

Llorenç Vidal: Man Of Peace

It is perhaps reasonable to say that for most non-Majorcans his name will not be a familiar one.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 31 March 2020
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