News of the day 30 May 2020
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Playa de Muro, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

It's a sunny Saturday in Majorca with strong winds in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Martí March, Minister of Education, University & Research.


Back to School plan ready by end of June

Instructions for return to school expected to be published at the end of June.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Núria Torres & Cati Pujol, Núria Disseny & Nucandara.

Latest headlines

Sale or no Sale

Small businesses in Mallorca are divided over whether to discount their prices in June instead of July.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Playa de Sant Elm, Majorca.


Showdown in Andratx

Andratx beach cleaning company resigns.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Elsevier Weekblad


Dutch magazine calls Spaniards & Italians lazy

Dutch magazine calls Spaniards and Italians lazy and says they don't deserve to get money from the Franco-German coronavirus recovery fund.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Queuing to enter a shop in Mahon.


Minorca accuses Spanish government of raising false expectations

"If there is an island which could be at Phase 3, it is Minorca."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Playa de Muro on Friday.


Muro anticipating 60% less revenue from beach services

Muro town hall would normally expect income of two million euros from the beach services.

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Fredy Escobar with Guardia Civil Officers.


'Demon Gang' could be jailed for 30 years

So-called 'Demon Gang' who allegedly robbed a retiree in Porreres in 2017 could be jailed for 30 years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

BOE Publishes Relaxed Regulations for Phase 3.


Coronavirus restrictions relaxed in Phase 3

The BOE has published the regulations for Phase 3 of the de-escalation programme in Spain.

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How to get your souvenir special

Find out how to receive a hard copy of our special supplement.

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Alcudia Garden Aparthotel, Majorca.


Will Majorca's Hotel Pilot Project go ahead?

Spain's Health Minister, Salvador Illa may vito plans to bring 3,000 tourists to Majorca in June for a hotel pilot project.

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Healthcare Professionals, Son Espases Hospital.


Zero coronavirus deaths on Saturday

The Ministry of Health confirmed that there were zero Covid-19 deaths in the Balearic Islands on Saturday.

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The beaches (Playa de Palma here) were busier on Saturday.


Back on the beach: the week in Majorca

Phase 2 and the beaches beckoned; there was confusion over possible June tourism; and there were the first very slight green shoots of economic recovery.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A protest against gender-based violence in November 2018.


Fall in gender-based violence reports during lockdown

The number of reports about violence were down, but this decrease may have owed something to difficulties with making reports.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Surgery is returning to normal at Son Espases.


Son Espases back at two-thirds capacity for operations

At the peak of the pandemic, operations were down to around a quarter of what they would have been.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Principal Ms Alison Colwell with students at BIC Sa Porrassa.


"Strong leadership is key to maintaining high standards in schools"

Interview with Ms Alison Colwell, the Principal at Baleares International College, Sa Porrassa, who believes in high standards and enforcing rules.

Humphrey Carter


All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Check daily temperatures, winds, gusts and rainfall for the Balearic Islands.

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Son Espases Hospital, Palma.


11 family members test positive for Covid-19

At least 11 members of the same family have tested positive for coronavirus in Palma.

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News / Comment


Better to be safe than sorry

“We went into lockdown in a matter of hours we can´t come out of it with the same speed....”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle
Erica’s office, hand made by Jimmy

Majorca Mallorca

All natural

What inspired you to start making furniture? Boredom!

Vicki McLeod

Music returns to Mallorca

Northern Spotlight

Concerts restarting

Events are returning to the island after lockdown.

Andrew Ede

Dominic Cummings.

My Column


The antics of Cummings and his kind has rightfully enraged those who steadfastlyadhered to government guidelines even at the expense of never being able to say goodbyeto those they loved.

Anna Nicholas

Broccoli ready for picking.

The Good Life


One challenge, which requires thought and planning, is to keep the harvesting going throughout the year so there is always something lovely in the garden to pick and eat.

Caroline Fuller

Edition of 30 May 2020