News of the day 25 May 2020
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Portocolom Lighthouse, Majorca.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma, Majorca

News

Beaches & Swimming Pools are now open

Phase 2 gives residents of Majorca, Minorca and Ibiza more freedom of movement.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Madrid, Spain.

News

47% of Spain is now in Phase 2

The whole of Spain is now in either Phase 1 or Phase 2.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma, Majorca

Tourism

Tourists can visit Spain from July

Foreign tourists can come to Spain on holiday from July.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Courts

Compensation claim for woman killed by falling palm tree

High winds brought down the upper part of a palm tree in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

El Toro Island Marine Reserve, Majorca.

Environment

Dolphins visit Port Adriano before Stage 2 begins

A school of dolphins visited Port Adriano on Saturday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cala Torta chiringuito.

Environment

Chiringuito proposal slammed

Arta City Council told to go back to the drawing board as chiringuito proposals are slammed as harmful to the environment.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Sant Joan Airport, Palma

News

Tourists can visit Spain from July

The mandatory quarantine period for foreigners arriving in Spain will be lifted in July.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rooftop pool in Palma.

Tourism

Rooftop pools triple in 10 years

The number of rooftop swimming pools in Palma has tripled in the last 10 years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Healthcare Professional with patient.

News

Slight hiccup in coronavirus figures

One Covid-19 death reported in the Balearic Islands on Monday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Economy

Slight economic improvement since easing of restrictions

Economic loss in the Balearics is put at 2,000 million euros since the start of the pandemic.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Video of Rafa Nadal training at the Rafa Nadal Academy in Manacor.

Sport

Rafa Nadal ups his game as Phase 2 begins

Group training has begun at the Rafa Nadal Academy in Manacor.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Marijuana Plantation, Palma

Crime

Police on a mission to stub out drug trade

Police are on a mission to bring down drug dealers in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

90% of Palma roads to have 30 kph speed limit

At present, only some 20% of roads have a 30 kph limit.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police

Two arrests following Palma stabbings

The incident happened in La Soledat on Sunday evening.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Quarantine to be lifted in Spain

Tourism

Spain to lift quarantine for foreign tourists from July 1

Two-week quarantine to be lifted.

Reuters

People on the beach in Palmanova and Santa Ponsa

Tourism

With suitcase and bikini emojis, Spain urges tourists back from July

"In July we will gradually open Spain to international tourists, lift the quarantine, ensure the highest standards of health safety. We look forward 2 welcoming you!"

Reuters

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Weather

All you need to know about the weather in Majorca today

Highest temperature on Monday in Majorca was registered in Es Capdella 27.8ºC.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Logroño Hospital ICU, Spain.

News

Ministry of Health revises Covid-19 fatality numbers

Ministry of Health revises the number of coronavirus fatalities in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

The Week That Was

Pedro Sánchez and Frankenstein's baby

Was the baby the product of the "Frankenstein government"?

Andrew Ede

Viewpoint

Government support

“Sanchez should win praise for steering Spain through difficult times...”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Predicting June’s tourism

Over a month ago, Tui said much the same thing.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Hydrangeas are known as Hortensias in Spanish.

Gardening

Gardening In Majorca

The truth of the matter lies in the composition of the soil so to make a Hydrangea happy we must provide it with all it wants and that means starting from the bottom or simply put, the soil it prefers.

Dorothy Loeffler

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Humans of Majorca

Humans of Majorca and their education

This is a unique time in our history and every person in education right now has a story to tell.

Shirley Roberts

U.S. President Donald Trump.

My Column

Why the British hate Trump

Americans around Trump, including his acolytes on Fox News, claim to be shocked and mystified that the British continue to attack their President as a dangerous idiot.

Donald Trelford

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