News of the day 2 June 2020
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Colònia de Sant Jordi, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

Majorca partly sunny, partly cloudy on Tuesday. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday rentals are a key source of Minorca's accommodation.


A third of Minorca's tourist accommodation is holiday rental

The total official supply of all types of tourist accommodation is over 78,000.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Nixe Palace, Cala Mayor, Majorca.


300 hotels to open by July

A quarter of Majorca's hotels will be opened in the second half of July.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

New coronavirus proposals for nightclubs.


Clubbing, but not as we know it..

New Nightclub proposals for the Balearic Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic Islands lost €1 billion in Tourist Revenue in April.


€1 billion in Tourist Revenue lost in April

National Statistics Institute publishes grim economic data for April, 2020.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The services sector has been particularly hard hit.


Unemployment in the Balearics increases by 90%

The percentage increase in unemployment was the highest in the country.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cruise lines have suspended operations for the time being.

Cruise tourism

"Imminent arrival" of cruise ships poses risk

Measures being called for include a reduction in the capacity of mega-cruise ships.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourist boats up and running in Phase 2.


Tourist ships are back in business

Tourist ships are allowed to navigate and anchor in the water off territories that have progressed to Phase 2.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

New Manacor coastal bus stops activate from Wednesday.


New Intercity Coastal Stops active from Wednesday

New Intercity stops in coastal areas of Manacor operational from Wednesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

President Armengol in parliament on Tuesday.


Parliament clash over economic reconstruction measures

The president and the leader of the opposition clashed over unemployment and "ideological measures".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The closure of schools creates problems for many families.


Government to announce family life-work measures

With schools being closed, "returning to work is a problem for families".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Joan Suau, president of the Puerto Pollensa fishermen's brotherhood.


Puerto Pollensa fishermen selling direct from Wednesday

The sale of fish will initially be from Wednesday to Friday (afternoons).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Notification system for Covid-19 infections has changed.


Antibody positives included in Covid-19 figures

The Ministry of Health has confirmed there were no Covid-19 deaths in the Balearic Islands on Tuesday.

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EasyJet will be operating 75% of its routes in August.

Air travel

EasyJet's biggest promotion ever

One million seats to destinations such as Majorca for 29.99 pounds.

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Fire in Calle Pablo Iglesias, Palma.


A busy day for the Fire Brigade

Palma Fire Brigade put out several fires in the city on Tuesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spain's health minister Salvador Illa.


Health minister says no to Phase 3 travel between regions

The transport minister had suggested on Monday that there could be travel between regions in Phase 3.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

No Covid-19 fatalities in Spain for second day.


No Covid-19 deaths for 2nd day in a row

The Ministry of Health has confirmed that there have been zero Covid-19 deaths in Spain since Sunday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter



Black Lives Matter

Black Tuesday initiative launched in tribute to George Floyd who was murdered in Minneapolis.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

German man seriously injured in fall.


Man seriously injured in apartment block fall

German man in serious condition falling from the 4th floor of an apartment building.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Andres Roman, optician, giving an eyetest

Majorca Mallorca

Leave it to the professionals

Opticians say you should have an eye examination every two years or more regularly if advised by your optometrist.

Vicki McLeod

La Beata of Santa Margalida

Enjoying Majorca

The demon’s head and the tradition of the Blessed

The sculpture of a demon's head in Santa Margalida reflects a tradition that is some two hundred years old.

Andrew Ede

The Blog

Pink Floyd and the calmness of Formentera

The band's association with Formentera goes beyond the visits. The film "More" was released in 1969. It arguably captured the hippie era better than any other film of the time did.

Andrew Ede

La base waiting to open.

Spotlight On Soller

Soller opens up – up to a point

The big excitement is the opening of La Base on Thursday 4th June.

Shirley Roberts

Edition of 2 June 2020