News of the day 11 May 2020
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Good Morning from Majorca

Warm and sunny in Majorca today but very windy in some places. Today's high was registered in Pollensa with 25.8ºC.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The whole of Santanyi is now exempt from the time slot regulations.


Small population centres now exempt from time slot regulations

There are now numerous additional exemptions from the rules regarding going out to exercise.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Phase 1 begins in Majorca, Ibiza and Minorca.


Here we go!

Phase 1 begins in Majorca, Minorca and Ibiza. Formentera started Phase 1 last Monday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

New coronavirus training for Lifeguards.


New Covid-19 training for Lifeguards

Lifeguards attend new training courses so that they can help those who get in trouble whilst adhering to coronavirus health and safety regulations.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

President Armengol, calling for responsibility.


Armengol appealing for prudence

There is a need for everyone to be cautious as the Balearics commence de-escalation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

No coronavirus deaths on Monday, May 11


Phase 1 begins with Zero Covid-19 fatalities

Phase 1 begins with Zero coronavirus fatalities.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The robber was captured on cameras at different establishments.


Police in Palma arrest "sewer thief"

The robber was using a manhole cover to smash his way into shops and bars.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Phase 1 begins with lowest death toll in Spain since March 18.


The lowest Covid-19 death toll for two months

123 people died from coronavirus in Spain in the last 24 hours.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Archive image of health ministry offices.

Industrial relations

Unions oppose return to work of public service employees

Unions complain that the government has acted unilaterally and that there are insufficient health safeguards.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Eten Restaurant, Amsterdam.


People in glass houses....

Are glass cabins the answer to the social distancing restrictions?

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fiestas in Soller


Soller's big fiesta from the balcony

Tradition continues even in lockdown!

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Life after lockdown


Majorcan cafes reopen as daily death toll falls to seven-week low

About 40% of Spain's total small businesses and 60% in areas under Phase 1 have reopened.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
The 75th Anniversary of VE Day.

My Column

Memories of jelly and jam tarts

It is remarkable that that period of national rejoicing and unity has been recalled during the present Covid-19 crisis without any cynicism that I can detect.

Donald Trelford

Junqueras has warned that the government could collapse, if Sánchez isn't very careful.

The Week That Was

Oriol leaves lockdown

State of alarm and all that, Oriol and fellow Catalan political prisoners have been unable to get day passes to do whatever it is they're allowed to get up to, which in the case of Oriol and others had once involved actually pitching up at the Catalan parliament.

Andrew Ede

Thomas Bareiss, Germany’s secretary of state for tourism.

Sunday's view

Person of the week, boos and cheers

The German government views Majorca and the Balearics as safe destinations.

Andrew Ede


Day One

“We have won our freedom from coronavirus but now we must keep it....”

Jason Moore


Letters to the Editor

A reader sends us an beautiful letter.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


The revolt of the regions

“The government is making available 16,000 million euros of aid to the regions.”

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
A little chore this month is to really look after the grape vine.


Gardening In Majorca

Gardening in Majorca really is just that little bit different to gardens in a northern climate. Here we have a growing season nearly all year round.

Dorothy Loeffler

Edition of 10 May 2020