News of the day 14 May 2020
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Wet and windy in Majorca on Thursday.


Good Morning from Majorca

Wet and very windy in Majorca on Thursday. Today it rainned but most of the rainfall was registered in Ibiza and Formentera. Also temperatures did drop.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Majorca hopeful that tourism can restart.


Balearics satisfaction with Brussels plan to reactivate tourism

The regional government and the hoteliers are stressing the safety of the Balearics as a destination.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Restaurants take over parking spaces in Palma.


Restaurants fined for breaking the rules

The first terrace extensions into parking spaces appeared in Palma on Wednesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Parc in Minorca.


Environmentalists critical of decree to allow hotel expansion

The criticisms of GOB in Minorca will no doubt be echoed in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Investigation into Nursing Homes in the Balearics closed.


No evidence of crime at Nursing Homes

Public Prosecutor's Office says there's no evidence of crime or irregularities at Nursing Homes in the Balearic Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Anti-Government protestors in Madrid.


Anti-Government demonstrators criticised

Madrid anti-Government protestors criticised for taking unnecessary risks and lack of social distancing.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Warning issued about new WhatsApp scam.


Cybercriminals pretending to be from Netflix

Cybercriminals are scamming people into giving up personal information and bank details by pretending to be from Netflix.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Exhumation of Civil War Grave in Porreres.


Civil War grave exhumations to restart in July

Exhumation of the Civil War grave in Porreres will restart in July.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

'White Lines' Official Trailer, Netflix


'White Lines' premieres on Netflix at 0900 on Friday

Some of the scenes in 'White Lines' were shot in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

More stalls will be added to Inca Market in Phase 2.


Inca market back to normal soon?

Inca’s traditional weekly market will get back to normal from Thursday 28 May, provided Majorca is allowed to move to Phase 2 of the coronavirus de-escalation plan.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus figures have improved substantially.


A significant improvement in Covid-19 figures

Significant improvement in coronavirus figures on Thursday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

217 Covid-19 deaths in Spain.


Rise in Covid-19 deaths

Coronavirus deaths increase in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Deep water study of the western Mediterranean.


Scientists study deep waters of western Mediterranean

Scientific study shows that the deep waters of the western Mediterranean are heating up.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The idea of test flights for tourists has previously been proposed by the hoteliers.


Armengol proposing tourist "test flights" in June

President Armengol argues that international flights for tourists should start at the same time as national flights.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Air travel during lockdown


IAG's Walsh says Britain is throttling a travel recovery

Airlines have been brought to their knees by the coronavirus pandemic and are making tens of thousands of job cuts to try to survive.


British Ambassador Hugh Elliott


Message from British Ambassador

Find out what the latest travel adivce for Spain is.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Car crash on Airport road in Palma.


Car accident on the Ma-19

Car crashes in heavy rain in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

No face-to-face classes in the Balearics until September.


Kids won't go back to school until September

No face-to-face classes for Balearic students until September.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment



“The British minister for health has grounded the travel industry...”

Jason Moore


No time for cherry picking

Why can the UK and France agree special travel terms and no one else can?

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Learn to make 3 quick & easy recipes


Get cooking with the American chef in Majorca

Learn to make vegetarian tacos, a quick breakfast with left overs and asparagus, mushroom and egg dinner. Three lessons in one video.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A very happy Alexandra with her mum and little sister.

Majorca Mallorca

Make a wish!

The international Majorcan community rocks!

Vicki McLeod

Daily life in Istanbul during coronavirus pandemic

Practical Parenting

Simple skills for successful communication

“All feelings are valid. Certain behaviour must be limited.”

By Julie Waller and Barbora Sollerova

If people can’t be trusted to comply with a simple ‘no bonfire’ rule, how can they be expected to take any notice of social distancing?

Out & About

Fiesta or Folly?

As a Mediterranean culture, which through history has thrived on the habitual custom of outside living and ritual celebration, I suppose it should be expected that a certain mentality will believe that Covid19 will be beaten by holding some form of annual fiesta!

Peter Clover

El nieto de Maria Forteza habla sobre la vida y la carrera de la directora de la película `Mallorc

The Blog

The strange story of Maria Forteza

Maria Forteza directed "Mallorca" in the early 1930s. Was she the first Spanish woman film director to use sound?

Andrew Ede

In order to make a successful gazpacho, the most important single piece of advice I can give you is: go easy on the vinegar.

Food & Wine

Summer—and it’s time for gazpacho

Gazpacho had its origins in the fields of Andalusia hundreds of years ago.

Andrew Valente

Edition of 14 May 2020