News of the day 12 June 2020
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Puerto Pollensa, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

Sunshine and very strong winds forecast for Majorca on Friday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Bishop of Majorca during Thursday's presentation of the Caritas annual report.


Caritas helped over 8,700 people in Majorca last year

Much of the church charity's financial aid in 2019 went on housing.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pilot Hotel Scheme boosts summer season in Majorca.


The domino effect...

The Tourism Pilot Scheme has had a positive effect on Majorca's summer season.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Passeig des Born, Palma.


Elderly man dies in the street

92 year old collapsed in Passeig des Born.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

1,000 extra teachers needed for next term.


1,000 Extra Teachers Needed

The UGT says 1,000 extra teachers are need to guarantee a safe return to classes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


British Airways, Ryanair & Easyjet take legal action

The UK's 14-day quarantine for International Arrivals came into force on Monday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Alcudia Hotel robber jailed.


Hotel robber jailed

Security Guard who gave the robber information about the Hotel was jailed for 2 years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma Cathedral.


See the Cathedral from the comfort of home

Learn about the history of Palma Cathedral via Instagram.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

An increasing number of Cruise Ships are docking in Palma.


Cruise Ships draining water resources

Every Cruise Ship in Palma consumes an average of 628,000 litres of water per mooring.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spain's transport minister, José Luis Ábalos (centre), at Madrid-Barajas on Thursday.


Thermographic cameras for passenger temperature controls

A Passenger Location Card will be one of the measures for travellers arriving in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Arancha González Laya, Spain's foreign affairs minister.


Spain confirms that borders will not reopen until the end of June

While most EU countries are lifting restrictions from Monday, other countries are waiting.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Intensive care unit at Son Llàtzer Hospital in Palma.


Nurses union claims there is shortage of intensive care beds

The regional health ministry disputes the nurses union's figures.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The long-running legal battle may now move to the Supreme Court.


Podemos satisfaction at Ses Fontanelles court ruling

The Balearic High Court has rejected an appeal from the developer of the Palma Springs retail and leisure centre.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Posidonia prairies in the Balearics.


Preserving the Posidonia Prairies

The Posidonia meadows in Balearic waters are in "good, but not optimal" condition.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Galicia moves out of lockdown


Spain's Galicia to be first region to exit coronavirus lockdown

A state of emergency, declared country-wide in mid-March, will be effectively lifted in Galicia, while it remains in force in all the other 16 of Spain's regions.


German tourists to arrive to Mallorca


Germans only for the meantime in the Balearics

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is reportedly about to alter its travel advice so the best thing is to keep an eye on its website.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Today's temperatures


All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

The warm weather is here for the next few days. The wind will be the main thing to watch out for.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

At the scene of the accident.


Former National Police inspector dies following road accident

A car lost control as Martin Casado was on a zebra crossing.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Commander Martín Casado killed in Palma.


Former Police Chief in fatal accident

Driver lost control in Avenida Argentina and knocked over a traffic light which fell on the victim.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Spain playing with tourists

Spain has played its first card by laying the Balearics on the table but this is no game.

Humphrey Carter


Baldrick’s Brexit plan

Surely any sensible government would have pushed for an extension.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle pins its hopes on 2021

Nauti Lady

The Charter Conundrum

Just how easy is a ‘new normal’ afloat?

Sarah Forge

Teaching a martial arts class with social distancing and masks

Majorca Mallorca

Lockdown Business Focus continued

These lockdown legends were all teaching classes for free online during the quarantine, now that they are allowed to resume some kind of business activities, how are they doing?

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The new normal approaches, and it will indeed be midsummer. What's it all about again?

The Blog

The race to normality

The Galician government will be proposing a state of alarm exit on Monday.

Andrew Ede

Spain "will establish its own criteria".

The Week In Tourism

The politics of air bridges and quarantine

Spain now prefers there to be a Europe-wide approach, a Spanish foreign affairs ministry source seemingly having said that this was the case but adding that if there isn't such a travel deal, Spain "will establish its own criteria".

Andrew Ede

Captain and scientist Ric with some of the recovered Ghost Fads.

Save The Med

Help us protect marine wildlife - Be our eyes at sea!

Citizen science has come to play a crucial role in the monitoring and protection of the ocean.

Save The Med

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca ready to restart

La Liga

Tough restart for Real Mallorca tomorrow night

There’s precious little wriggle-room for Mallorca as we play these 11 games in a short space of time.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 12 June 2020