News of the day 27 May 2020
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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.

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Might there be an early reactivation of UK tourism?


UK and Spain in air corridor talks

Discussions are understood to be taking place between the UK and Spanish governments.

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Map of Confirmed Covid-19 Cases.


Only 3 places have more than 10 Covid-19 cases

Only 3 Municipalities in the Balearic Islands have more than 10 coronavirus cases.

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One more Covid-19 fatality in the Balearic Islands.


One more Covid-19 fatality confirmed

One more Covid-19 death confirmed in the Balearic Islands.

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One minute silence for Covid-19 victims.


One Minute of Silence For Covid-19 Victims

One minute silence to be observed at 12 noon for the victims of coronavirus in Spain.

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Tourist Accommodation bookings increase.


Holiday Rental Market Boosted

Positive Government statements have boosted holiday rental bookings.

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Minorca in Phase 2.


Minorca wanting foreign tourism from mid-June

The Council of Minorca agrees with the regional government that Phase 3 should start on 1 June.

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Majorca may benefit in summer 2021.


Tour operators prioritising Majorca in 2021

Tour operators see Majorca as being a safe destination.

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Bill Gates


Bill Gates eyeing up Hotel investment

American Billionaire, Bill Gates reportedly looking to invest in Majorca.

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85 year old driver fined.


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.

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Firefighters douse Palma fire.


Blaze at April Fair grounds

Firefighters douse fire at the grounds used for Palma's April Fair.

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Grupo Serra employees join minute of silence.


One Minute of Silence held For Covid-19 Victims

One minute of silence held for victims of Covid-19 in Spain.

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Lady Moura superyacht up for sale.


Lady Moura superyacht up for sale

Lady Moura superyacht is up for sale in Palma.

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Education minister Martí March on Tuesday.


Contingencies if there isn't a full return to school in September

"Digital-only" home schooling is being contemplated if there is confinement.

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Son Gotleu is one of Palma's poorest districts.


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.

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The meeting of the social dialogue working party on Wednesday.


Fifteen million euros aid for the self-employed

Financial aid will range between 2,000 and 3,000 euros.

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Tourists in Palma


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.

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New Manacor website for locals

Residents from the municipality of Manacor can now shop from home.

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Passengers at the Ryanair desk


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.


The Meliá Calvià Beach in Magalluf will be opening in July.


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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News / Comment
DJ working in a bar in Palma

Frank Confidential

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.

Frank Leavers


Controlling the beaches

You go when you feel like it and leave when you feel like it.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Durning lockdown

Majorca Mallorca

Sparking Creativity

Creativity can be expressed in many ways, but if you are finding it hard to spark ideas then here are some suggestions for you.

Vicki McLeod

bilingual brain.

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.

Julie Holdsworth

Palma Auditorium.

The Blog

The collapse of culture

Palma Auditorium isn't opening with 30% capacity, and artists can't come to the island anyway.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 27 May 2020