News of the day 3 June 2020
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Magalluf, Majorca.


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

New flight paths would have negative environmental effects.

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.


Teamwork makes the dream work

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mallorca Tourism.


Spain In Tourism Talks

Tourists could be welcomed as early as June 22.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The councillor for tourism and sports, Andreu Serra.


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.


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

Playa de Can Pere Antoni, Palma.


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

Atlàntida Film Fest 2020, July 27-August 2


Atlàntida Film Fest previewing 6 films

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hollywood Actor, George Clooney.


"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

50 homeless people stayed at Son Pardo Racecourse.


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

Seaweed affects water colour at Cala Santanyi.


Cala Santanyi water turning green again

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

UK quarantine for Expats & Foreigners begins June 8.


UK mandatory 14-day quarantine from June 8

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Santanyi, Majorca.


Spain in Tourism Talks update

Spanish borders may open on June 22.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Heiko Maas, German Foreign Minister.


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.


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.


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


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

European countries are starting to relax travel restrictions.


Today's temperatures


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

Pedro Sánchez in Congress on Wednesday.

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


Cruise ships

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

Jason Moore


High street confusion

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

Humphrey Carter


Stop messing people about

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

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


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
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

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


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

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

Edition of 3 June 2020