News of the day 9 May 2020
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Playa de Palma


Good Morning from Majorca

Mostly sunny in Majorca on Saturday. Today temperatures have dropped.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Espases Hospital, Palma.


Nearly 600 deaths more than usual

592 more deaths than usual in the Balearic Islands between March 1 and May 8.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

La Bodega de Michelle


Divided but open

Restrictions and social distancing is on the menu.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic Islands could lead Spain's economic recovery in 2021.


High economic growth forecast in 2021

Balearic economy could lead Spain's recovery in 2021.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Minorca fire brigade was involved in the recovery of the body.


Favaritx body is that of a woman

Initially, it was not possible to determine the gender of the body.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Aemet's recordings for Ciutadella.


Ciutadella "rissaga" of 55 centimetres

Minorca is on yellow alert for rissaga today and tomorrow.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bar, restaurant and café terraces will open on Monday.


The do's and don'ts of Phase 1

People will be able to meet friends and family, have a glass of wine on a terrace, shop and go to church in Majorca, Minorca and Ibiza from Monday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

ORA parking attendants go back to work on Wednesday.


Drivers Beware!!

ORA parking attendants will be back at work from this Wednesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Calvia mayor Alfonso Rodríguez.

Bars and restaurants

Increased size for Calvia bar and restaurant terraces

The town hall is due to unveil further measures to help businesses next week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Another 5 coronavirus deaths reported in the Balearics Islands.


5 coronavirus fatalities confirmed

9 new Covid-19 infections confirmed in the Balearic Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma Son Sant Joan Airport; quiet during the state of alarm.

Air travel

International flights to Spain unlikely before July

However, there is a possibility of flights to and from specific regions starting earlier.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

604 new Covid-19 infections in Spain on Saturday.


Significant drop in Covid-19 figures

The Ministry of Health has confirmed a significant drop in coronavirus deaths and new infections nationwide.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rubén Castro and Patricia Gómez at a press conference on Saturday.

State of alarm

Permission to go to second homes from Phase 1

There has been a rethink in Madrid about second homes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Beach social distancing.


Ready for Phase 1: the week in Majorca

Majorca received the Phase 1 go-ahead; airlines were gearing up without any clarity as to when they might be able to fly; there were protocols and there was an extension.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Coming to the island

“The Germans have been more vocal on the subject of flights and holidays to the island....”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle
Coming soon, roast dinners and all the trimmings to your house

Majorca Mallorca

What's cooking?

In addition to delivering meals you can also get Delicisoso to do your shopping for you as they also supply groceries, drinks, water, and cleaning products.

Vicki McLeod

Khan on a very rare outing to his outside basket

The Good Life

Each to their own side!

We decided to make a rustic fence to keep the dogs at one side of the house and give Khan and the chickens a bit of respite.

Caroline Fuller

Professor Neil Ferguson.

My Column

Brainless professors

It’s good to get some laughs during lockdown. It certainly beats the relentless drudgery of the day to day corona news.

Anna Nicholas

Beach services' row

Northern Spotlight

Pollensa and the revival of the beach services' row

In the midst of coronavirus crisis, the town hall has succeeded in reviving it.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 9 May 2020