Minorca may be cushioned from the effects of recession
Tourism has less weight in the Minorca economy than in Majorca's.
Balearics has lowest coronavirus growth in Spain
The Balearic Islands have the lowest coronavirus growth rate in Spain.
Experts say a recession is inevitable
Experts say a recession is inevitable in the Balearic Islands.
Goods volume for Minorca falls 67%
Shipping is unaffected; there just isn't the same demand for goods.
Back to Work after Easter
Non-essential activity will begin again after Easter but it will be a gradual process.
Minorca nautical sector wanting revision of charges
Nautical businesses in Minorca fear serious losses.
"Operation Kanebullar: Buns For Covid-19 Heroes"
"Operation Kanebullar: Swedish Buns For Covid-19 Heroes"
Air passenger numbers have fallen 99%
On Monday, there was not a single international flight in or out of Palma.
Early morning fire causes severe damage
Soller fire scorches several motorcycles and other vehicles.
Armed Forces Disinfect Nursing Homes
Armed Forces personnel are disinfecting Nursing Homes in Majorca to get rid of coronavirus.
British PM receiving oxygen at London Hospital
British Prime Minister is receiving oxygen at London Hospital ICU.
Traffic controls being stepped up over Easter
The Spanish government is in no doubt that "reducing mobility saves lives".
Majorca's farmers facing a shortage of seasonal workers
Most of the seasonal workers normally come from Colombia.
Primary Care Health Centres Open At Easter
45 Primary Care Centres open in Majorca over the Easter Holiday.
Spain wants jobless, immigrants to cover farm shortfall
It would allow farms to take on between 75,000-80,000 people locally.
The Post-Virus Tourist
A scenario being offered by the consultants PwC in Spain is that there is only going to a partial recovery until there is a vaccine, and that could be up to a year away.
English lessons with the MDB for Spanish students
Amanda Jeffrey presents a short video to help Spanish students with their pronunciation.
The missing palms of Easter
In Majorca, King Jaume I certainly made reference to Palm Sunday, and so it can be assumed that there was a celebration from soon after the 1229 conquest.
Get cooking with the American chef in Majorca
Jeff prepares a braised meat dish from northern Italy.
Focus on cars
Dodging the Bullitt
In the absence of cars on the street and new material, I’m going to charge straight into the past.
Local news from your area
Spotlight on Soller
Every member of society is facing its own pressures but I can really understand those facing this on their own.
Lockdown at home
Singing to my supper
I nurtured my little seedlings and sang to them to make them grow better… I promise it’s a thing!
Actions Express Priorities
Now, if I were to tell you that we only have three weeks left of the lockdown, would THAT spur you into action?
“The thought of those poor children being taken from their parents and sent away”