News of the day 29 May 2020
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Magalluf, Mallorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

Majorca hot and sunny on Friday. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Majorca, Minorca & Ibiza to remain in Stage 2.


No entry to Phase 3 on Monday

Formentera will progress to Phase 3 on Monday, but Majorca, Minorca and Ibiza will stay in Phase 2.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Monitor-Child ratio reduced from 14 to 10.


New rules for Balearic Summer Camps

The number of children Summer Camp monitors are responsible has been reduced to 10.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Phase 2 of Son Banya demolition has begun.


Evicted families to receive up to €1000 a month

Families evicted from Son Bany will receive up to 1,000 a month for rent and expenses.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Marc Martorell Preto.


Search for 20-year-old missing man called off

The search for a man who was reported missing on Thursday has been called off.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Firefighters douse Palma fire.


Three people injured in house fire

3 people are being treated for smoke inhalation at Son Llàtzer Hospital.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Playa de Sant Elm, Majorca


Dirty Andratx beaches slammed as "deplorable"

Complaints about dirty beaches in the Municipality of Andratx.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Paseo Marítimo remodelling project scheduled to begin next year.


Major roadworks on the Paseo Marítimo in 2021

Paseo Marítimo remodelling project scheduled to begin next year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Plans for tourist "tests" in June could be undermined by ERTE rules.


Hotel opening in June "not viable" under ERTE terms

Opening hotels before the first of July will affect the ERTE social security advantages.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Extinction Rebellion


Calls for 'green transition' after coronavirus crisis

Extinction Rebellion calls for 'green transition' after the coronavirus crisis.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic government spokesperson Pilar Costa.


Balearic government restating request for inter-island travel

There has been no response to the request for inter-island travel to restart earlier than planned.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearics social affairs minister Fina Santiago.


15,000 Balearic families eligible for Spanish government minimum income

The Balearic government will complement the Spanish government's minimum income.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

People on the beach


Britons will have to wait for TUI holiday

Breaking news: Destinations such as Spain and Greece departing on or before June 30 had been cancelled.


Medical staff being tested for Covid-19 at Mateu Orfila Hospital, Mahón


Ministry of Health confirms Covid-19 figures

There were no coronavirus fatalities in the Balearic Islands on Friday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

How many German holidaymakers might actually come to Majorca this summer?


Only 13% of Germans intend having foreign holidays this summer

Germany will be permitting foreign travel within Europe from the middle of June.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pedro Sánchez


Spain government to mull state of emergency extension with parties

The state of emergency was first established in mid-March.


Spanish tourism


Spain will open gradually to tourism, with Europe first

Spain usually welcomes more than 80 million visitors each year, making it one of the most visited countries in the world, with tourism a key part of its economy.


Pallets with Majorca Daily Bulletin newspapers in London


If you can't come for the "Bulletin", the "Bulletin" will come to you!

We will be distributing a special edition of the paper to homes across England and Wales.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Warm weather continues on the Balearic Islands.

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News / Comment


Open and closed

“Businesses are being told when they can open but only they can decide if it is worth it...”

Jason Moore


Didn’t he do well...?

He gave Europe a going over, even upset Brussels but the Spanish PM is in the money.

Humphrey Carter

George Clooney.

Frank Talking

The Survey Says - Love Is In The Air!

George Clooney is still the older man’s ‘Go To’ inspiration.

Frank Leavers

Holiday / Lifestyle
Learn to make easy Mexican Food with lots of flavor.


Get cooking with the American chef in Majorca

Carnitas, Tequila Chicken and Carne Asada and much more. Simple techniques to make delicious Mexican food.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cosy corners created with cushions

Majorca Mallorca

A new lease of life

You can go to the Majorca Daily Bulletin website to see Nicky’s version of Resistiré which has received more than 6,700 views and is great viewing.

Vicki McLeod

The new Club de Mar Mallorca

Nauti Lady

All Change for Club de Mar Mallorca

Completion is predicted for summer 2022.

Sarah Forge

Residents of the Balearics and tourists can enjoy the beach.

The Week In Tourism

Tourism in June: What a difference a year makes

The quarantine is linked to the state of alarm, but as we know - because Sánchez has said so - the state of alarm could be lifted early in certain regions; the Balearics would be one of these regions.

Andrew Ede

Save The Med

Refuse the return of single use plastics

Around the Mediterranean it is a custom to welcome the summer by celebrating the Night of San Juan on the beach together with family and friends on the June 23.

Save The Med

Playground in Plaza Progreso, Palma.


Let the children play

Lack of sunlight, fresh air and just time spent in nature has been damaging to children's mental and physical health.

Simon Kenion Shears

Edition of 29 May 2020