News of the day 21 May 2020
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La playa de Cala Marçal, Felanitx

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

Hot and sunny in Majorca on Thursday with light winds in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

German airline wants to fly to Minorca from mid-June

The Council of Minorca is concerned that it might miss out if safe corridor flights with Germany are established.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Masks are mandatory from Thursday, May 21.

News

Mandatory mask rule will cost families a fortune

Families will have to pay between 72 and 115 euros a month for masks because the Government is not supplying them free of charge.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus restrictions at Calvia beaches.

Tourism

New beach restrictions

Calvia City Council reveals some of the coronavirus restrictions being introduced at beaches in the Municipality.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palmanova beach, Majorca

Tourism

Sun, Sand and Sea on Monday?

The Balearic Islands may be allowed to begin Phase 2 of the coronavirus de-escalation plan on Monday, May 25.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma taxi drivers to install partititons.

Transport

Taxi drivers advised to install partititons

Taxi drivers advised to install temporary partitions for protection.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bars and restaurants

More requests anticipated for increasing terrace sizes in Palma

More bars and restaurants in Palma will decide to open in de-escalation Phase 2.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Danielle Finlay Brookes

News

RIP Danielle Finlay Brookes

Danielle Finlay Brookes was found dead in her Magalluf apartment on Tuesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Air travel

EasyJet planning restart in mid-June

The reactivation of operations will predominantly be for internal flights in the UK and France.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

No coronavirus fatalities in the Balearics on Thursday.

News

Coronavirus figures very positive

No new coronavirus deaths in Majorca on Thursday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Escudella Healthy Eating Project launched.

Education

Escudella Healthy Eating Project gets underway

Palma City Council launches Escudella Healthy Eating Project.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bars and restaurants

Some restaurants may decide to close again

"Unsustainable losses" could mean that restaurants close.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mallorca beaches getting ready to open

Tourism

Life is a beach in Majorca

Fantastic weather for opening.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday rentals

Airbnb responds to Balearic High Court ruling

Airbnb considers the court's decision to be a positive step for its collaboration with islands' administrations.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Beaches are open in Barcelona

Tourism

Europeans ask: Will life still be a beach with social distancing?

After nearly 10 weeks of lockdown, a complex list of do’s and don’ts will go into effect at the start of June, when public holidays could see a surge in visitors to the seaside.

Reuters

A patient recovering from Covid-19.

News

Daily Covid-19 death toll drops below 50

Spain's daily Covid-19 death toll dropped below 50 on Thursday for the first time since March.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather in Mallorca

Weather

All you need to know about the weather in Majorca on Thursday

The temperatures are climbing for the next few days.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

To travel or not

“The big question which is everyone asking is how many tourists will travel”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Terrace booking battle

When it comes to bar and restaurant terraces in Palma, I just can’t win...

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
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Practical Parenting

Can parents minimise mental health issues in our children?

I would bet that 100% of parents set out to bring up their children free from mental health issues, but here is the rub – it is actually impossible.

Julie Waller and Barbora Sollerova

From Monday, assuming Majorca passes to Phase 2, the new normal of beach life will commence with social distancing and environmentally friendly disinfection.

The Blog

Flags, quality marks and Covid

Phase 2 and all that will mean that Majorca's beaches are open again - properly open, that is.

Andrew Ede

The first sip always tastes as if I am drinking the best beer in the world.

Food & Wine

I’m pining for a Spanish caña

When we think of potato salad we usually visualise one smothered in mayonnaise, but one of my favourites doesn’t contain even a speck of mayo.

Andrew Valente

Edition of 21 May 2020
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