News of the day 23 June 2020
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Palma Bay, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

Hot and sunny in Majorca on Tuesday with light winds in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Vueling's fares for the Barcelona-Minorca route are in the spotlight.

Air travel

Government criticises Vueling's "excessive" fares

Fares for Barcelona-Minorca are way higher than for the Majorca and Ibiza routes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Healthcare Professionals at Palma Airport.


More staff needed to check International arrivals

There are only 2 Doctors and 3 Nurses available to check International passengers arriving at Son Sant Joan Airport in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Biggest decline in Service Sector turnover in history.


Service Sector turnover hits the floor

Service Sector turnover in the Balearic Islands plummeted by 61% in April.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Alleged attempted murder of Police Officer in Palma.


Man arrested for alleged attempted murder

The incident happened at a second illegal drinking party in the Can Valero neighbourhood of Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sant Joan celebrations in Palma.


Police to block beach entrances on Tuesday night

Beach parties banned during Sant Joan celebrations in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Playa de Muro, Majorca.


Stricter beach rules not needed

Most Municipalities say they won't apply the Government's guidelines for stricter beach controls.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Passengers arrive at Palma airport.


You could soon be heading to Majorca

"Ministers are preparing to relax the UK’s two-week quarantine rules to save summer holidays abroad."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma City Council Summer Plan for Kids.


Summer Plan for Children

The Town Hall is offering 60 activities for children.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Noise is just one complaint about motorbikes in the mountains.


Motorbike "races" return to the Tramuntana

The roads had been quiet, but then mobility restrictions began to be eased.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

María Jesús Montero speaking on Tuesday.

State of alarm

Government not considering reactivation of state of alarm

Localised outbreaks are said to be controlled.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Asociación Tardor has distributed food to the needy during the crisis.


Balearics have highest risk of increased poverty because of coronavirus

Oxfam is predicting that the number of people in Spain who are living in poverty could increase by 700,000.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The graffiti was removed on Tuesday.


Heritage association criticises Juniper Serra statue vandalism

Arca insists that a knowledge of heritage leads to an avoidance of errors from the past being repeated.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Making a splash!

Majorca Mallorca

Making a splash!

“We started off on small jumps to warm up, at about three metres, and slowly worked our way up to about eight metres.”

Vicki McLeod

Nautical tourism in the Balearics.

Enjoying Majorca

The fair that was the making of Majorca’s nautical tourism

Not only was that fair of 1971 decisive in developing nautical tourism, it also laid the foundations for what has become a flourishing nautical storage, repair and maintenance industry.

Andrew Ede

A hotel getting ready to open in Mallorca

The Blog

The realities of hotel occupancy

To open or not to open? That is the question

Andrew Ede

Edition of 23 June 2020