News of the day 21 April 2020
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Puerto Andratx


Good morning from Majorca

Very wet and very windy in Majorca on Tuesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus cases are highest in Mahon.


Mahon has over 40% of coronavirus cases in Minorca

The number of cases in Ciutadella is under half that in Mahon.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Arenal d'en Castell.


Adjustments sought to Minorca beach services' contracts

Beach services concession holders form just another sector affected by the crisis.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

De-escalation of coronavirus restrictions on kids.


Children soon to be seen and heard

The Spanish Government will decide on Tuesday how to de-escalate the restrictions for kids during the State of Emergency.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

German investors furious over Balearic coronavirus restrictions.


Germans furious over coronavirus restrictions

German investors are furious over Balearic coronvirus restrictions.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Vallgonera caves, threatened by development.


Environmentalists fear for Vallgonera caves

It is claimed that development on the Llucmajor coast could lead to the caves "disappearing".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Thousands of hairdressing salons could close because of Covid-19.


Hair today, gone tomorrow

More than 20,000 hairdressing salons in Spain could close because of Covid-19.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cala Deya


Cala Deya video goes viral

The beauty of Cala Deya and Majorca is being lauded on Instagram.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Increase in coronavirus deaths and infectios in the Balearic Islands.


Slight rise in coronavirus deaths

Another four Covid-19 deaths confirmed in the Balearic Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Slight rise in coronavirus fatalities in Spain.


430 Covid-19 fatalities confirmed on Tuesday

There’s been a slight rebound in the number of coronavirus deaths in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Lockdown rules for children relaxed


Lockdown rules for children relaxed

From April 27, children under the age of 14 will be allowed to accompany adults to the supermarket, the pharmacy and the bank.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Children under 8 should not wear masks.


You don't need a mask if you're under 8!

Experts say there's no need for children under 8 to wear a coronavirus mask.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Queen's birthday in Palma


Queen's birthday celebrations in Majorca

Majorca celebrates in style in lockdown.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Health minister Patricia Gómez arriving at parliament on Tuesday.


Health minister defends Balearic government handling of the crisis

The Balearics had been able to take measures to "plan ahead".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Beach services concessionaires are seeking contract extensions.


Majorca beach service providers seeking exemptions

There apparently isn't legislation governing extensions of contracts for beach service concessions.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Catalina Cladera, president of the Council of Majorca.


Council not giving up on this year's tourism

"It is clear that we cannot wait for a vaccine in order to restart the economy."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Five more arrests for disobeying lockdown regulations

Arrests are almost invariably for repeatedly breaching the regulations.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Government changes coronavirus restrictions for kids.


Government U-turn on kids' restrictions

The Government has changed its mind and decided to allow children under 14 to go for a walk with their parents.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


The golden oldies

“Thank God for the war-time generation, they are putting the rest of us to shame".

Jason Moore


Harry’s great loss

No one gets over losing a parent and some people take it harder than others.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
We retreat to the other end of the garden.

The Good Life


The Majorcan countryside is not as quiet as you'd think.

Caroline Fuller

Rosemary with Fire Brigade.

Majorca Mallorca

When it rains, it pours

Majorcan charities need help from the community.

Vicki McLeod

Rainy weather.

Spotlight on Soller

Local News From The Soller Valley

How Soller valley is dealing with the current lockdown situation.

Shirley Roberts

Views from Hotel Formentor

Enjoying Majorca

Formentor, wisdom and tourism

Formentor, and not just the hotel, was very much a symbol for tourism promotion.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 21 April 2020