News of the day 13 June 2020
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sa Dragonera, Majorca.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

Sunshine and strong winds forecast for Majorca on Friday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sant Joan Revetla, Santa Ponsa.

News

More beaches shut during San Joan Revetla

Sant Joan celebrations curtailed in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Urgent call to update vaccinations.

Health

Urgent Vaccinations Appeal

Child vaccinations in the Balearic Islands plummeted by nearly 35% during the coronavirus lockdown

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Prosecutor, Gonzalo Sans, Lawyer, Tomeu Salas, Defendant, Svetlana Batukova and Lawyer Miguel Mir, June 2019 in the Palma Court.

Crime

Russian woman jailed for murder

Court rejects appeal and upholds 14 year sentence for murder.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Children's parks reopen

Lockdown

Play time!

The parks have been closed over 90 days.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

First flights from Germany will arrive in Palma on Monday.

Tourism

All Systems Go!

The first two flights to Palma will arrive from Frankfurt and Dusseldorf on Monday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

915,000 euros will be used to improve 193 kilometres of road in Artà, Capdepera, Manacor, Sant Llorenç des Cardassar and Son Servera.

Tourism

9 Investment Projects Approved

Projects will be financed with 7.6 million euros of Central Government aid.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Playa de Porto Cristo, Majorca.

Environment

Beach closed after faecal spillage

Analysis results will not be available until Monday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Imperial College London study claims Covid-19 lockdown saved millions of lives.

Health

Did Covid-19 lockdown save millions of lives?

The study claims that the coronavirus lockdown saved 450,000 lives in Spain alone.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Majorca

An "avalanche" of test tourists: the week in Majorca

2,000 test tourists had suddenly become 11,000; we learned that we'll be dispensing with half a metre; and flags of different colours were flying at beaches.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Construction

Construction industry warns of land decree "danger"

"Radical ideology" is said to be being prioritised over the general interest for housing.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cruise tourism

Spain continuing to ban cruise ships

Although the ban is continuing, possible exceptions could be made.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Finance

Government has lost 47 million euros of tax revenue

Most of the lost revenue is from the tax on property sales.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

“Once the British can return to Majorca they’ll remember how lovely it is...”

Interview with Simon Calder: highly critical of the UK quarantine and government policy.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Protest

“Why isn’t the protest this weekend just banned for breaking every rule...”

Jason Moore

Frank Talking

Are you predictably boring - or, boringly predictable?

I have been known to keep up a long and very tedious narrative to anyone unlucky enough to be a passenger of mine.

Frank Leavers

Viewpoint

You are very welcome

“Remember that these 10,000 tourists could have gone elsewhere, they elected to come here..”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle
Pretty cotton face masks in Estudio 3

Majorca Mallorca

Lockdown Business Focus Part 3

Where shall we go next to focus on your business? Let us know!

Vicki McLeod

The Castro conference.

Fitness

How racism revealed the fragility of an entire sport

CrossFit is going through an identity crisis. Until it finds a way to exist independently of its corporate roots, it will continue to wobble, stutter and, potentially, fall.

Simon Kenion Shears

Alcudia Garden will be part of the pilot scheme

Northern Spotlight

No test tourists for Puerto Pollensa

Playa de Palma is the other is the other resort.

Andrew Ede

Sport / Real Mallorca
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