News of the day 10 April 2020
News / Latest headlines
Sunshine forecast for Easter Friday


Good morning from Majorca

A gorgeous, sunny Easter Friday in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Caritas is assisting with food supplies across Minorca.


Increase in food aid to needy households in Minorca

Some 750 people are in an especially vulnerable situation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Number of coronavirus cases by age group.


Coronavirus affecting specific age group

Covid-19 affecting specific age group in the Balearic Islands according to new report.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus Rescue Fund For EU Member States.


Multi-million-euro Covid-19 rescue package

Half a trillion euro rescue package for EU countries affected by coronavirus.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The abandoned yacht at Son Maties beach.


Scrapping of Son Maties yacht to start next week

It is apparently not feasible to move the yacht by sea or by road.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

500 Police checkpoints in Majorca at Easter.


500 Police checkpoints during Easter Holidays

500 Police checkpoints are in place across Majorca during the Easter Holidays.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The beach in Puerto Alcudia - totally deserted.


Ironman postponement just one woe for Alcudia's tourism

"We'll have to get the hotels open first, hopeful that there can be flights and a good September."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus figures rise again in the Balearic Islands.


Coronavirus figures rebound in the Balearics

Coronavirus figures rebound in the Balearic Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Payment for milk is being assured.


Minorca dairy farmers guaranteed payment

Minorca's dairy farmers have had problems in recent years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Teatre Principal will reopen in August.


Teatre Principal will reopen in August

It's been announced that Teatre Principal in Palma will reopen in the second half of August.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

There are currently 100 temporary workers in Majorca.


Over 1,000 applications for temporary farming jobs

Construction and hospitality workers are applying for jobs in the fields.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Dr. Javier Arranz, speaking on Friday.


Return to work may increase number of coronavirus infections

There will be a resumption of some non-essential work activity after Easter.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus Regional Committee clarifies Friday's figures.


Coronavirus death figures clarified

The Coronavirus Regional Committee has admitted that all 8 of the coronavirus deaths reported on Friday did not happen within the last 24 hours.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spain's transport minister, José Luis Abalos.


Scenarios and staggering: the week in Majorca

There were scenarios for "de-escalation", for tourism, for hotels; businesses in Palma weren't impressed with the town hall, but there were building licences.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Terrace joy for Palma

Sadly it needed something terribly drastic for Palma City Council to see sense.

Humphrey Carter


No battle for Soller

The celebrated brave women of Soller wouldn’t be brave, they’d be downright foolhardy.

Andrew Ede

The Vermouth Taujà organised by the Santa Eugènia Town Hall

The Blog

The Vermouth Hour

Vermouth, it appeared to me, was sophisticated.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Fresh and dried oregano

Food & Wine

The most joyful herb at the market

Majorcan cooks add oregano to vegetable soups, meatballs, stuffings, salads and tripe dishes.

Andrew Valente

Vegetarian Chickpea Curry


Get cooking with the American chef in Majorca

Curries are great and easy too make once you learn a couple of the little secrets.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Artist Daxa Parmar


“Everything, and Nothing” Daxa Parmar

“Have you ever tried to do and think of nothing? It's really hard, isn't it?"

Vicki McLeod

Dr Lucy Russell’s photo

Practical Parenting

We are not alright

“Our kids are watching and learning about how to respond to stress and uncertainty”

Julie Waller & Barbora Sollerova

Catching 40 winks


Words and more...

Some words usually burst into our lives because of some event of global impact.

Andrew Valente

Easter treats

Food for thought

Make this the star of the Easter table

If you have always wanted to bake ‘crespells’ or ‘robiols’ but have kept putting it off for lack of spare time, this is the year to give it a try.

Andrew Valente

Sport / Other Sports
La Liga Santander - FC Barcelona v Real Sociedad


Barcelona directors quit, throwing club into crisis

The coronavirus crisis takes its toll.


Edition of 10 April 2020