News of the day 8 June 2020
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Puerto Soller, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

Heavy rain and thunderstorms forecast in Majorca on Monday, with sunny intervals. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

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Phase 3 begins in Majorca, Ibiza and Minorca.


Welcome to Phase 3!

Majorca, Minorca and Ibiza have joined Formentera in Phase 3.

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Balearic Covid-19 purchases being investigated.


Watching You Watching Me!

The Balearic Anticorruption Office is studying all purchases made by the Government during the State of Emergency.

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Rafa's luxury catamaran heads out to sea.


Out on the Water

Rafa's new catamaran heads out to sea for the first time.

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Majorca storms.


Don't leave home without your umbrella!

Aemet is forecasting more stormy weather in Majorca on Monday afternoon.

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Seven-figure fines could be imposed.


Owners of Minorca's "hortals" fearful of fines and demolitions

There are some 4,000 homes on these small settlements in rustic land.

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The Avoris merger won't happen until 2021.


Majorca travel agencies merger postponed

Globalia also faces complications with the sale of Air Europa.

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Cargo ship sinking in Palma harbour.


Cargo ship sinking

A cargo ship with 5 luxury yachts on board is in danger of sinking in Palma Port.

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Sinking Cargo Ship in Palma


Sinking Cargo Ship

Cargo ship sinking in Palma with 5 luxury yachts onboard.

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Juan Carlos de Borbón, former King of Spain.


Former King of Spain under investigation

King Juan Carlos I is being investigated by the Supreme Court Prosecutor's Office

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Ryanair flights will operate in July & August.


Ryanair boss blasts UK quarantine rule

Ryanair CEO, Michael O'Leary blasts UK quarantine rule.

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Palma beaches closed after spillage.


Beaches closed after faeces spillage

Palma beaches closed after faeces and wastewater spillage.

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At Son Espases Hospital.


No coronavirus deaths in the Balearics for a week

Eight new positive cases reported on Monday.

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Cargo ship sinking in Palma


Electrical fault causes yacht transporter to list

There were no injuries, and there was also no contamination of the sea.

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Terraferida slams Bellver Forest project.


Uproar over cement paths in Bellver Forest

Terraferida blasts Bellver Forest Project.

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Spain's former King Juan Carlos


Spain's supreme court investigates former king in Saudi case

Juan Carlos was popular for his role in the country's transition to democracy in the late seventies, before various scandals eroded public approval a decade ago and forced him to pass the throne to his son.


Layo Guerrero Cañadas.


Missing diver found

Body of Layo Guerrero Cañades recovered on Monday.

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Playa de Palma will be one of the destinations for the tourism pilot scheme.


Authorisation for Balearics pilot tourism plan

More details of the plan are due to be given on Tuesday.

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News / Comment


A sad weekend

“Colston shouldn’t have a statue in his honour in Bristol...”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle
The apartment where three-year-old Madeleine McCann disappeared in 2007.

My Column

The tragic case of Madeleine McCann

Many false hopes have been raised in the past, and many so-called leads have led nowhere, but this one seems more genuine.

Donald Trelford

The Week That Was

The birth of the Judge

"I was already a politician and you were not born."

Andrew Ede

Humans of Majorca surviving boating lockdown

Humans of Majorca

Humans of Majorca surviving boating lockdown

My interest this week was centred on a group of people of the sea with different tales to tell.

Shirley Roberts



Get cooking with the American chef in Majorca

The Spanish tortilla is vegetarian and can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

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Gardening In Majorca

Cut out the long and straggly bits on the Osteospermums (black eyed susan), you will find all the length of the stem has new little shoots, cut back within these and the plant will fill out again.

Dorothy Loeffler

Edition of 7 June 2020