News of the day 1 June 2020
News / Latest headlines
Cala Falcó, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

Warm and sunny in Majorca on Monday. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A project for Binicodrell in Es Migjorn could be threatened.

Tourist tax

PP warning about loss of tourist tax revenue

The Partido Popular in Minorca say that tourist tax revenue is to be reallocated to a fund for Balearics economic reconstruction.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Formentera is the only Balearic Island progressing to Phase 3.


Phase 3 has begun in Formentera

Formentera enters Phase 3 but the other Balearic Islands remain in Phase 2.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cala Comtesa, Majorca.


Beaches were packed at the weekend

Some people were turned away from beaches in Majorca at the weekend to avoid breaching capacity.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The locutorio in Son Gotleu.


Son Gotleu coronavirus cases are not an "outbreak"

The contagion has been "narrowed down", but its source is not known.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings opened its Palma base three years ago.

Air travel

Lufthansa planning Majorca flights from mid-June

Over 150 weekly flights to Spanish airports are being scheduled from mid-June.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Injured turtle caught in fishing net near Andratx.

Animal Welfare

Injured turtle trapped in fishing net

Injured turtle trapped in fishing net in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cala de Benirràs, Ibiza.


Hundreds break lockdown rules to watch the sunset

Hundreds slammed for breaking confinement rules in Ibiza.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Healthcare Professionals attend to a patient.


Coronavirus figures fluctuate

Two coronavirus fatalities confirmed in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Previous regulations for Palma street performers have been revised.

Town halls

Palma street performers will need accreditation

Performers will be members of associations and need to pay small fees to the town hall.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma's arrivals might become a bit busier from next week.


Travel between Spain's regions could be possible in Phase 3

There could be travel between regions which are at Phase 3 from next Monday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Belgian Prince Joachim tests positive for coronavirus


Belgian prince tests positive for coronavirus after attending gathering in Spain

All 27 people who attended the party are now in quarantine.


Amendment to Health Protection Law in England.


No sex please if you're English!

Sex with someone you don't live with is illegal in England and those who breach the rules will be fined.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Prices in the Balearics held steady in May.


Price of homes in the Balearics increased in May

The Balearics was one of three regions where there were small increases in average prices.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Citizen Smith and the Marchioness

The Week That Was

Citizen Smith and the Marchioness

Apart from English, the backgrounds of Pablo Iglesias and Cayetana Álvarez de Toledo are somewhat different.

Andrew Ede


A general tax

And what about next year? Will the commission be revived?

Andrew Ede


No schooling

“The government faces the problem of a lack of summer camps...”

Jason Moore

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

One letter is about social distancing and the Bulletin receives a Thank you from AA Palma International Group.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Learn how to make Lobster Goulash with a local from Mallorca.


Get cooking with the American chef in Majorca

Join me as I visit a friends farm here in Mallorca and learn to make his very own creation of a kind of Lobster Bisque. His Gulach De Langosta will soon be a Mallorcan Classic. You will learn very important Mediterranean cooking techniques in this video.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter



Gardening In Majorca

A reader asked me just this week what she should do with her Poinsettia, which has survived since Christmas although, has no red bracts left on the plant.

Dorothy Loeffler

The multicultural fisherman from Soller head out to sea three times a week to find the Soller Prawns.

Humans of Majorca

Humans of Majorca in transition

The Puerto Soller has a population who live from the sea and tourism.

Shirley Roberts

Bullard during World War I.

My Column

Courage of an unsung hero

Who was the first Afro-American fighter pilot in history?

Donald Trelford

Sport / Real Mallorca
Football match

La Liga

La Liga announces fixtures as season re-start looms large

Real Mallorca will play Barcelona on Saturday, June 13 at Son Moix.


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