News of the day 6 April 2020
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Work will restart after Easter.


Winter construction work in Minorca could dry up

So much of Minorca's economy relies on the hospitality sector.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Nadia Calviño, Third Vice President & Minister of Economic Affairs & Digital Transformation


Fewer Covid-19 restrictions after Easter?

The Government will decide this week if it's time to lift some of the Covid-19 restrictions.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

CAEB calls for suspension of taxes.


Suspend Taxes to save businesses

CAEB demands that taxes be suspended to save businesses.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Blue skies with a few wispy clouds


Good morning from Majorca

A lovely sunny day with a gentle breeze.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A pangolin reportedly caused the coronavirus pandemic.


Is human behaviour to blame for Covid-19?

Could changing human behaviour reduce the risk of pandemics in the future?

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Patrícia Gómez, Health Minister says coronavirus data is positive.


What the Health Minister says about Covid-19

The Health Minister, Patrícia Gómez says she is confident that the gradual decrease in the number of cases of coronavirus provides hope for the future.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus numbers continue to fall in the Balearics.


Coronavirus figures continue to slide

Coronavirus deaths and infections continue to move in the right direction.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The test tent in Ciutadella.


"Express" tests for coronavirus in Minorca

There are test facilities at two health centres.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Supermarkets will close on some days at Easter.


Supermarket Opening Hours at Easter

Supermarkets will close for 3 days during Easter Week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rafael Nadal


Rafael Nadal urges fans to 'stay active' while self-quarantining

Nadal has been active on social media updating his fans about how has he been spending time during the quarantine.


Majorcan bakers make empanadas for Easter.


Stuff Your Face At Easter

Most Majorcans eat empanadas at Easter

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

King Felipe VI of Spain & Queen Letizia


Spanish Royals learn all about addiction

King Felipe VI of Spain and Queen Letizia, find out all about the work being carried out by Projecte Home Balears.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Gloves may increase the risk of coronavirus infection


Wave your gloves goodbye

Wearing gloves all the time could increase the risk of coronavirus infection.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A woman with protective visor in Madrid.


Staggered reactivation of non-essential activities after Easter

There can be reactivation of some sectors, "but not relaxation".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Everything has ceased for now in Playa de Palma.


Playa de Palma hoteliers demanding tax exemptions

"It doesn't make sense to tax us when all our hotels are closed."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The vehicle was set ablaze.


Arrested after setting fire to himself

A case of domestic violence; he had burned his hands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A National Police control in Palma.


Arrested for walking a dog ... without a dog

The man was walking along Can Pere Antoni beach in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

British actress Honor Blackman


"James Bond" actress Honor Blackman dies

The British actress was 94 years old.


The town hall square in Puigpunyent.


The number of cars in Puigpunyent exceeds the Balearics average

Puigpunyent town hall is developing a plan for sustainable mobility.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Boris Johnson, British Prime Minister


British PM in Intensive Care

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has been admitted to Intensive Care.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Santiago Abascal.

The week that was

Crisis and politicians' pay

The situation at present is "exceptional" and it demands "exceptional and collective decisions".

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Learn English with the MDB - Class 16


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

Photo credit Billie Media


Getting hitched in Majorca

Over the last decade the wedding industry on the island has blossomed and bloomed into a serious contributor to the local economy.

Vicki McLeod



Gardening in Majorca

I would like to point out that many of these wild flowers and shrubs would not exactly be encouraged into a garden whether it’s a wild natural garden or not.

Dorothy Loeffler

Moroccan Lamb Meatballs with Harissa & Saffron Couscous

Food & Fosh

Back to basics

We will still be here on the other side of this pandemic, looking forward to welcoming everybody back with generosity, a warm reception and a big smile.

Marc Fosh

Working from home during lockdown

Lockdown at Home

‘Life in Lockdown’ Series 2

With this ‘can do’ attitude and our team spirit, an endless number of activities and proposals are being created with more focus on our students’ well-being.

Margaret Morris and Rebeca Garcia Bello

Streets of Soller in lockdown

Humans of Majorca

Humans of Majorca begin to make plans

Fewer people allowed in their establishments with little money to actually spend. What a difficult business model to contemplate.

Shirley Roberts

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