News of the day 5 June 2020
News / Latest headlines
Cala Banyalbufar, Majorca.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

Sunny but very windy in Majorca on Friday. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Face coverings will be compulsory in England from June 15.

Health

Face coverings to be compulsory on Public Transport in England

Face coverings will be compulsory on public transport in England from June 15.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police

Nineteen arrests in police drugs operation that started in Majorca

A yacht was intercepted as it was making its way to Dakar in Senegal.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Layo Guerrero Cañadas.

News

Missing diver named

Search continues for diver who's been missing since Wednesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Infrastructure

Cala Ratjada promenade work is not "emergency" repair

Environmentalists GOB claim that the town hall is passing the work off as emergency when it isn't.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Beaches

No sunloungers for Manacor beaches this summer

The beaches will be publicised as 'virus-free zones'.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Seroprevalence Study, Torrejón de Ardoz, Madrid.

Health

Surprising results in the Seroprevalence study

Results from the second round of the Seroprevalence Study show lower Covid-19 immunity in the Balearic Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Education

Commitment to classroom teaching from September

There will be contingencies in case face-to-face teaching is disrupted again.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

La Playa de Cala Blanca, Andratx.

Environment

Cala Blanca could become the cleanest beach in Spain

Cala Blanca in Andratx, is one of 12 beaches selected to participate in the new edition of #MiPlayaSinPlásticos.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Palma tourism promotion campaigns to be launched this month

The tourism promotion focus will be on national and German tourists.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic Tourism

Tourism

Spain to open to foreign tourism from July 1, govt spokeswoman says

Breaking news: It is now confirmed when the borders will open.

Reuters

British ambassador to Spain Hugh Elliott

Visit

Virtual visit

British ambassador was due to hold a series of meetings via video conference.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ibiza airport

Travel

Inter-island travel will be permitted from Monday

More lockdown restrictions being lift as of next week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Catalina Cladera, Consell de Mallorca President.

Tourism

Four Year Strategic Tourism Plan

Consell de Mallorca reveals 4 year Strategic Tourism Plan for the island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

British Airways aircraft stand on their parking positions at Heathrow Airport in London.

Travel

BA owner considering legal challenge on UK quarantine as relations fray

Says government did not consult industry over new legislation.

Reuters

Son Espases Hospital ICU, Palma.

Health

Coronavirus figures for June 5

The Ministry of Health confirmed 10 new Covid-19 infections in the Balearics on Friday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourists on the beach in Mallorca

Travel

Spain to further ease restrictions, won't rush on border opening

Update: to opening it borders to foreign tourists.

Reuters

Hotels in Magalluf and Palmanova

Tourism

Magalluf and Palmanova hotels to re-open mid July

British travel firms have indicated that they will start operating to the island from July

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Majorca moves to Phase 3 on Monday.

News

The beginning of the end!

The Spanish Health Minister, Salvador Illa has confirmed that Majorca, Minorca and Ibiza will progress to Phase 3 of the de-escalation plan on Monday, June 8.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Today's temperatures

Weather

All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Very windy across the islands and some rainfall in Minorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rafa's birthday present arrives in Porto Cristo.

News

Aye Aye Rafa!!

Rafa Nadal gets a luxury catamaran for his birthday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Residency changes

“British citizens will have a new residence permit from the Spanish government...”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

It cuts both ways Boris

The UK’s quarantine plan could hit tourism to the UK more than elsewhere.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Diane Hughes

Majorca Mallorca

Cake Makes Everything Better

Diane Hughes grew up in Stepney Green and then moved to Brentwood. She has lived in Majorca for a decade.

Vicki McLeod

105 metre Lady Moura

Nauti Lady

The Original Superyacht

From the year she was built, Lady Moura would cruise onto the French Riviera, turn every single head and the season would be declared open.

Sarah Forge

Tourism in Mallorca

The Week in Tourism

The government’s “relaunch of tourism” plan

Tourism may not have been foremost in the government’s thinking in the early days of the crisis, but it has increasingly been pushed up the agenda.

Andrew Ede

Putting signs and notices in place just doesn’t seem to work efficiently.

Out & About

Medical Matters

Some people really don’t seem to get that 2 metres is NOT 2 feet! And certainly NEVER two inches!

Peter Clover

Megasport

For better health, Majorca’s the best fit

The death of the traditional gym?

But all the equipment in the world can’t provide the motivation and engagement that comes with face-to-face coaching and group training.

Simon Kenion Shears

Edition of 5 June 2020
Portada