News of the day 16 April 2020
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Another wet and windy day in Majorca on Thursday.

Weather

Good morning from Majorca

Wet and windy across Majorca on Thursday with strong winds in some places.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Thousands still waiting for their unemployment benefits for March.

News

Thousands still waiting for Unemployment Benefits

Thousands of workers in the Balearic Islands have still not received unemployment benefits for March.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fiestas

Ciutadella Sant Joan fiestas are postponed

Some 30,000 people go to Minorca for the midsummer fiestas.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

First Minorca coronavirus patient to have been in ICU is discharged

He had no words to express his thanks for "everything they have done for me".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Prices dropping in Majorca.

News

Prices dropped in the Balearic Islands in March

Prices fell by 0.3% in the Balearic Islands in March.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Another 6 coronavirus deaths

News

6 more coronavirus patients have died

Another six coronavirus deaths reported in the Balearic Islands on Thursday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Anxiety causing overeating during coronavirus lockdown.

Food

The fridge is not your friend!

How to avoid overeating during the coronavirus lockdown.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma streets empty during coronavirus State of Emergency.

Animal Welfare

Wildlife In The City

Wildlife flocks to the city as pollution disperses during the coronavirus lockdown.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Education

Repeating the school year will be an "exceptional measure"

A return to school before the end of term in June hasn't been totally ruled out but it is unlikely.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Latest headlines

Together we can do it

These are hard times. People are confined to their homes, only essential services are keeping the economy going and thousands of are living with uncertainty about their jobs. To support all of the citizens who are suffering the consequences of the coronavirus health crisis, Grup Serra has launched the campaign.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Balearics could be on the point of "zero transmission" of coronavirus

This zero transmission would not mean no new cases but that sources of infection will be specific.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Fighting the virus

“Now is time for a government of national unity...”

Jason Moore

Comment

Sorry, I should think so!

Ten days ago I took the EU to task over its failure to act as one to fight the virus, now it is sorry.

Humphrey Carter

Making face masks.

The Blog

Fantasy Economics League

Along with manufacturers of face masks and fashion houses coming up with chic designer visor-integrated head gear, economists are experiencing a boom time.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Memory Magic

Out and About

Memory Magic

How to beat the boredom during the coronavirus lockdown in Majorca.

Peter Clover

COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic

Practical Parenting

Learning Together, Growing together trough this pandemic

Coping with the coronavirus lockdown in Majorca.

Julie Waller

Sarah Jane Gooderson

Majorca Mallorca

Staying Fit In Lockdown Part 3

How to stay fit during the coronavirus lockdown in Majorca.

Vicki McLeod

Life in lockdown

Majorca Mallorca

Staying Fit In Lockdown Part 2

Luckily for us there are many professionals available and giving their classes for free online, all you need is an internet connection to join in.

Vicki McLeod

Food and wine

Food & Wine

Try leeks as tasty starter

Spaniards mainly chop and slice them and use their sweet and aromatic flavours to perk up dishes of vegetables, fish, poultry and meat.

Andrew Valente

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