Good Morning from Majorca
High winds forecast in Majorca on Friday. Today's Calvia, Es Capdella had another hot day with 28.2ºC.
"Very little probability" of virus infection in sand and seawater
The science points to very low risks of virus survival in sea and pool water and in sand.
Be prepared to queue to get on the beach
Draft beach restrictions published in the Spanish Press.
Shipping Companies issue food shortage warning
Shipping companies warn there could be a shortage of food supplies if the Government doesn't take urgent action.
Could Pangolins provide a cure for Covid-19?
Pangolin genome analysis could help scientists find a cure for Covid-19.
Restaurants allowed to extend their terraces
Palma Mayor says restaurateurs can extend their terraces into parking spaces in front of their establishments.
Drunk driver who killed 15-year-old girl remains at liberty
The judge ruled that Renata Gocha does not represent a flight risk.
Covid-19 has killed around 270,000 people worldwide
1.24 million people worldwide have beaten coronavirus.
Some Spanish cities unlikely to progress to Phase 1
Madrid & Barcelona may not begin Phase 1 on Monday.
Another Covid-19 fatality confirmed
The Ministry of Health has confirmed 6 new coronavirus infections in the Balearic Islands.
Covid-19 deaths & infections increase
No new ICU admissions in Andalusia, the Balearic Islands, the Canary Islands, Cantabria, Ceuta, Melilla, Navarra or La Rioja since Thursday
More flexibility for children
The time slots for children may be made more flexible so that they are not outside at the hottest time of day.
Majorcan hoteliers snub option to open next week
Until foreign travel restrictions are lifted, very few hoteliers are considering opening.
Fans go nuts for Bieber/Grande single 'Stuck With U'
Millions tune in to YouTube to watch the Stuck With U video for the new single by Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, now you can too.
State of alarm
Eleven arrests for breaching confinement measures
Nine arrests in Palma and two in Pollensa.
State of alarm
Majorca will enter de-escalation Phase 1 on Monday
Majorca, Minorca and Ibiza will all enter Phase 1 on Monday.
The future of the EU
Spain’s deputy PM has warned the EU to either step up or risk extinction.
George Marshall and the Council
But if we look closely at this plan, how much of it is emergency spending, as in Marshall Plan style?
News filtered through to the yachting community that the Palma soup kitchen Associació Tardor was running out of food.
Green, brown and red – Balearic seaweeds
We can learn lots about the state of marine ecosystems throughout seaweed.
Shame on the lockdown 'grasses', the Groundhog Day effect and Comedic Coppers
Have you ever seen the film Groundhog Day? Well, for many of us we are living that film...
Boating Back from Hiatus
Boat owners are now allowed to see and touch their boats – and by next week they might even be able to use them.
Get cooking with the American chef in Majorca
Today I show you some of the tricks of making a delicious tasting Paella. Starting off with a good Caldo to a Sofrito. And how to add the finishing touches.
The Week in Tourism
German tourism: the mixed messages
We have in the Balearics a proposal from the Association of Hotel Chains that there could be a "test" from the middle of June.