Good Morning from Majorca
Hot and sunny in Majorca on Wednesday with strong winds in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.
UK and Spain in air corridor talks
Discussions are understood to be taking place between the UK and Spanish governments.
Only 3 places have more than 10 Covid-19 cases
Only 3 Municipalities in the Balearic Islands have more than 10 coronavirus cases.
One Minute of Silence For Covid-19 Victims
One minute silence to be observed at 12 noon for the victims of coronavirus in Spain.
Holiday Rental Market Boosted
Positive Government statements have boosted holiday rental bookings.
Minorca wanting foreign tourism from mid-June
The Council of Minorca agrees with the regional government that Phase 3 should start on 1 June.
Tour operators prioritising Majorca in 2021
Tour operators see Majorca as being a safe destination.
Bill Gates eyeing up Hotel investment
American Billionaire, Bill Gates reportedly looking to invest in Majorca.
85 year old driver fined
A man in his 80’s has been fined for driving the wrong way on the Ma-15 to Manacor.
Blaze at April Fair grounds
Firefighters douse fire at the grounds used for Palma's April Fair.
One Minute of Silence held For Covid-19 Victims
One minute of silence held for victims of Covid-19 in Spain.
One more Covid-19 fatality confirmed
One more Covid-19 death confirmed in the Balearic Islands.
Contingencies if there isn't a full return to school in September
"Digital-only" home schooling is being contemplated if there is confinement.
Average income in Palma's wealthiest districts double that in the poorest
In 2018, average income per person in the poorest districts was 9,435 euros.
Fifteen million euros aid for the self-employed
Financial aid will range between 2,000 and 3,000 euros.
Balearics targets 3,000 tourists next month
The government is midway drawing up a special Balearic tourism pilot scheme aimed at the domestic and international tourist markets.
New Manacor website for locals
Residents from the municipality of Manacor can now shop from home.
Ryanair's holiday bookings surge, sees UK dropping quarantine
Ryanair, Europe's biggest budget airline, hopes a busy holiday season will boost confidence for a return of business travel.
Meliá opening fifty hotels in second half of July
The Meliá Palma Marina and the Meliá Calvià Beach will be the first hotels to open in Majorca.
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Notes from the classroom
A Gift that Money can’t Buy
The good news here on the island is that we still have many educational choices, even after the recent restrictions, available to fit all requirements.
The collapse of culture
Palma Auditorium isn't opening with 30% capacity, and artists can't come to the island anyway.
Trying to get back ot normal and failing!
Clearly, these folk aren’t the only ones affected by what is currently happening, but - because of the nature of what they do and the interface that they have with the public their current fate seems much worse.