News of the day 12 May 2020
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Puerto de Colònia Sant Jordi.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

Sunny but windy in Majorca on Tuesday. Today Es Capdella was the warmest place with 27.8ºC.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

De-escalation

Employers associations satisfied with business reactivation

Employers are wanting airports to be open to international tourism from the start of July.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

3 Hotels reopen in Majorca.

Tourism

Three hotels open their doors

The Abelux, Puma and Son Sant Jordi Hotels have opened their doors after more than 50 days of lockdown.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spain introduces quarantine for foreign travellers.

Travel

14 days quarantine for foreign travellers

14 days mandatory quarantine for people arriving in Spain from abroad.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

11 arrested for alleged internet fraud.

Crime

11 Arrested for Alleged Internet Scam

Several people have been arrested in connection with an alleged internet scam including 1 person from Palma and 2 in Ibiza.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

No new coronavirus cases in the Balearics

Over the past 24 hours, there was one death.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourists on the beach of Son Matias.

Tourism

Health Secretary: Britons unlikely to go on a foreign holiday this year

The government is slowly trying to open up different segments of the economy.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

De-escalation

Hoteliers' president understands air travel quarantine

Once the state of alarm is lifted, the "new normal" can allow tourism to restart.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ryainair to resume 40 percent of its flights in July

Travel

Ryanair expects Europe travel surge despite masks, quarantine

Ryanair is to operate around 40% of its original flights schedule from July up from a skeleton service of around 30 flights a day in May and June.

Reuters

A person at CaixaBank

Economy

Spanish banks reopen branches with staff gradually returning to work

Employees at their headquarters will still mainly work remotely as the country starts to ease lockdown measures.

Reuters

Viewpoint

Off season

“I hope Hancock is wrong and the British do come to Majorca this year....”

Jason Moore

State of alarm

Balearic government expecting quarantine to be provisional measure

The quarantine should "begin to be withdrawn as the phases of de-escalation progress".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

The quarantine gamble

Just when Spain was getting back on its feet, some feel the country has taken a step back.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
The girls at Cocos Deli in Portals village are ready to rock!

Majorca Mallorca

Back at it

Were allowed to push open their doors a little wider and invite some people in...

Vicki McLeod

Mission complete..Mrs Bumble

The Good Life

Time Stealer

I had followed this little lady around the garden waiting for my opportunity which finally arrived when she settled in a flower right in front of me, so Mrs Bumblebee welcome to my photo archives

Caroline Fuller

Public transport in Majorca.

The Blog

The shattered dreams of public transport

There will be capacity reductions, and as such they blow a mighty hole in the government's ambitions for public transport.

Andrew Ede

It is the time of the Firo and normally the place is packed and celebrating.

Spotlight On Soller

Firo, Firo, Firo

Firo 2020 will never be forgotten and has been catalogued in so many social media ways.

Shirley Roberts

How to Make the Best BBQ Pulled Pork Ever!

Food

Get cooking with the American chef in Majorca

Learn to make super easy BBQ Pulled Pork that is delicious! I use a lot of ingredients but well worth the effort.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Incredible Majorcan Hulk

Enjoying Majorca

The incredible hulk of Santa Margalida

Josep Rosselló Ferrer was seemingly capable of making the buttons from his shirt fly off.

Andrew Ede

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