News of the day 10 June 2020
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Parc Natural de Mondragó.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

A mixture of sunshine and clouds in Majorca on Wednesday with scattered showers in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cruise tourism

Minorca not expecting cruise ships until September

There is hope for September, but even this might be optimistic.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

CovidRobot at Son Espases Hospital.

News

Robots doing Covid-19 tests in Spanish Hospitals

CovidRobots have been donated to 17 hospitals in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Immaculada Benito, Corporate Director CEO Office Iberostar Group.

News

Final preparations for Hotel Pilot Scheme

Preparations are being finalised 4 Hotel Chains that were chosen to take part in the Majorca's Hotel Pilot Scheme.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island Councilor Jaume Alzamora and Lidl Regional Director Achim Becker at presentation. (both in the centre)

Economy

Lidl Goes Local

Lidl has announced that it's making more local produce available in its shops.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pink Flamingo in Palmanova, Majorca

News

Pretty Flamingo

Pink flamingo spotted in Palmanova.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spanish man jailed for drug possession.

Crime

Jailed for drug possession

23-year-old jailed for 3 years for drug possession.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Britain claims it's working on Air Corridors.

News

Britain claims it's working on Air Bridges

BREAKING NEWS: Britain claims it's working on Air Bridges to Spain and several other countries.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bad car crash on Palma-Valldemossa Road.

News

Car crash on Palma-Valldemossa Road

A woman has had a lucky escape after a very bad car crash in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

New normal

Government publishes decree for the new normal

The provisions for the "new normal" will apply until there is an end to the health crisis.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Health ministry considering reduction in coronavirus quarantine period

Nothing to do with foreign travellers; this is the self-isolation for anyone in Spain who is positive.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

99% of minors are asymptomatic or have mild symptoms

The Kids Corona research programme also considers pregnant women.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Austria lifts border restrictions with 30 European countries.

News

Britain snubbed by Vienna

Britain, Spain and Portugal snubbed as Vienna lifts border restrictions with 30 European countries.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Travel agencies face paying package holiday refunds

A change to a decree from end-March could cause "unquantifiable harm" to travel agencies.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus posters at Palma Airport.

Tourism

Palma Airport preparations

Preparations are underway at Palma Airport for the arrival of thousands of German tourists on Monday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Duke of Edinburgh 99th birthday

Celebrities

Prince Philip, patriarch of the British royals, quietly turns 99

The royals make little fuss about their birthdays in public but this year celebrations have been even more muted.

Reuters

New rules for students and teachers when term starts in September.

Education

Back to School Rules

New rules for students and teachers when the new school term starts in September.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Travel after lockdown

Travel

Mission to get Brits flying this month

Latest news regarding the "Air Bridges" for British tourists.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism after lockdown

Tourism

European tourist hotspots hope to lure Britons despite quarantine

Southern European holiday resorts fear disastrous season.

Reuters

Weather in the Balearic Islands

Weather

All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

There was rainfall and storms in the north of Majorca. Temperatures in the mid 20's.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
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The Blog

The bar is world heritage

Among the contributions of bars to Spain's history, so the website tells us, is that the Spanish Constitution was drafted by debating it in a bar.

Andrew Ede

Viewpoint

Resident permit rush

As the Brexit deadline looms, make sure your paperwork is in order asap!

Humphrey Carter

Viewpoint

It’s not the flag that matters

The town hall reckons that the Q Quality system “corresponds more” with its objectives and its system of beach management.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Summer activties for children

Notes from the classroom

Summer Activities

This year of course has been so different, making the need for summer activities probably greater than ever.

Julie Holdsworth

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Food For Thought

For best pestos use the mortar

There is nothing mysterious about pesto: it’s an easy sauce to make.

Andrew Valente

A waiter serving a coffee

Frank Confidential

Attracting the attention of that waiter; plus, when is it okay to rain?

Today, with your help, I will be undergoing some research as to what British people do or say...

Frank Leavers

The potato and the ‘ajoarriero’ tortillas.

The Restaurant Review

These dishes were a big anti-climax

This place specialises in tapas and we got the meal off to what should have been a sure-fire guaranteed start by ordering two tortillas.

Andrew Valente

Edition of 10 June 2020
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