News of the day 3 June 2020
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Magalluf, Majorca.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

Partly sunny, partly cloudy in Majorca on Wednesday with very strong winds in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Air travel

Critical report into proposed flight path changes in Minorca

New flight corridors being proposed would take a third of air traffic.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cheap package deals in the Balearic Islands.

Tourism

Teamwork makes the dream work

Spanish Agents offer cheap package deals in the Balearic Islands to salvage the summer sean.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Majorca looking to attract tourists from the other islands

Tourism promotion for "the other best island in the world".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Medical supplies being unloaded from cargo plane in Majorca.

Health

The coronavirus crisis has cost Ib-Salut a fortune

The Covid-19 crisis has cost Ib-Salut an extra 45.8 million euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Atlàntida Film Fest 2020, July 27-August 2

Entertainment

Atlàntida Film Fest previewing 6 films

The Atlàntida Film Fest will run from July 27 until August 2 in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Playa de Can Pere Antoni, Palma.

Tourism

Tourism Sector won't recover until 2022

Experts say it will take another 2 years for the Tourism Sector to get back to the level it was at in 2019.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

50 homeless people stayed at Son Pardo Racecourse.

News

A second chance for the homeless

Homeless people in Palma are being given a second chance for a normal life after spending lockdown in temporary accommodation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hollywood Actor, George Clooney.

News

"Racism is the pandemic of America"

George Clooney has called racism the pandemic of America and called for new political leadership in the United States.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Environment

Cala Santanyi water turning green again

The town hall is still waiting for permission to instal a pump system.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mallorca Tourism.

Tourism

Spain In Tourism Talks

Tourists could be welcomed as early as June 22.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

UK quarantine for Expats & Foreigners begins June 8.

News

UK mandatory 14-day quarantine from June 8

Britain's 14-day quarantine begins on Monday, June 8.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Santanyi, Majorca.

Tourism

Spain in Tourism Talks update

Spanish borders may open on June 22.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Heiko Maas, German Foreign Minister.

Tourism

Germany partially lifts International travel ban

Berlin lifts travel ban for European Union Member States, Britain, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Switzerland.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spanish borders may open on June 21 or 22.

Tourism

Spain may open its borders in June

Spain is keen to agree travel protocols at European level.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

No Covid-19 fatalities in the Balearics on Wednesday.

Health

Coronavirus figures for June 3

The Ministry of Health has confirmed that there were zero coronavirus fatalities on Wednesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Travel restrictions begin to ease

Tourism

Where can you go on holiday in Europe as coronavirus restrictions ease?

European countries are starting to relax travel restrictions.

Reuters

Today's temperatures

Weather

All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Great sunny summer day on the Balearic Islands. Tomorrow however rain is expected.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

State of alarm

Spanish government secures final state of alarm extension

The government will next week approve a decree law for measures once the state of alarm is lifted.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
The Consulado del Mar, headquarters of the Balearic government.

The Blog

Forget the crisis, it's the politics

How well do you think the opposition both to the Spanish government and the Balearic government has been managing the crisis?

Andrew Ede

Beach in Majorca.

Frank Confidential

Why not try doing it yourself: Plus - beach nudity... Are you hunk, chunk or drunk?

I don’t know if I’m getting a little censorious in my old age - but, there was an awful lot (and I mean a lot!) of naked flesh on show.

Frank Leavers

Viewpoint

Cruise ships

“Certain sections of the business community are hoping for cruise ships to return...”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

High street confusion

The retail sector is facing a major dilema and it’s not helping consumers.

Humphrey Carter

The term scarecrow goes back much further than the 19th century.

Did You Know

Words and more...

Where does shebang come from and is shenanigan as Irish as it sounds?

Andrew Valente

Viewpoint

Stop messing people about

It’s high time that European governments got a unilateral grip on travel.

Humphrey Carter

Viewpoint

Fixing the cost to rent

"Housing cannot solely be treated as a market asset; it is a product of basic necessity requiring an urgent plan and a long-term strategy for affordable housing."

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Learn to make a Moroccan flavored Humdulila Hummus starting from scratch.

Food

Get cooking with the American chef in Majorca

Learn to make a Moroccan flavored Humdulila Hummus starting from scratch. I will show you some of my tricks for making a delicious hummus that you will really enjoy.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Two environmentally friendly Jeeps at Calanova last week. An early 80’s CJ7 and the latest Wrangler.

Focus On Cars

Back to the Future

We are going from strength to strength as we all gradually emerge.

Robert Klevehagen

Basil is now known mainly as a kitchen herb.

Food for Thought

Basil: most faithful visitor to Majorca

Although basil, called albahaca in Spanish, is very much associated with the Mediterranean, it isn’t a popular herb in Spanish regional cooking.

Andrew Valente

The basic theory of learning styles is straightforward.

Notes from the classroom

Making the most of the summer 2020 style: If a child can’t learn the way we teach maybe we should teach the way they learn

Many educators advocate teaching methods that take advantage of the differences in the way in which students learn.

Julie Holdsworth

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