News of the day 25 June 2020
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Palma Bay, Majorca.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

Don't leave home without your suntan lotion, it's a scorcher in Majorca today. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sant Joan celebrations in Ciutadella, Minorca.

News

City Council under fire in Minorca

City Council accused of failing to deploy police to control crowds during Sant Joan celebrations in Ciutadella.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Trio, Juan José Pardo, Clarinet, Marga Navarro, Violin, Andreu Riera, Piano at Bellver Castle

Culture

Music rings out from Bellver Castle

Music lovers enjoy the first concert at Bellver Castle since the coronavirus lockdown began.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Norbert Fieberg, Chairman, German Travel Association, or DRV.

Tourism

German Travel Association Chairman talks Tourism

Norbert Fiebig says "Majorca has done its homework very well tomake sure it's a safe destination for German Tourists."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus infections soar in the US.

Health

Coronavirus infections soar

Around 36,000 new Covid-19 infections reported in the United States on Wednesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Arnau Ferrer on the Herbei Estate in Petra.

Agriculture

Cereal Harvest warning

The ears of the grain are very small which will directly affect the price.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Teatre Principal, Palma.

Culture

Curtain Up In Palma

Rehearsals are underway at theatres in Palma as opening day looms.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

Transport operators wanting lanes for goods vehicles in Palma

The 30kph speed limit, it is argued, will cause delays, jams and pollution.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

King Felipe VI of Spain & Queen Letizia

News

The Spanish King & Queen Have Arrived

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia have arrived in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police

Almost 100 abandoned cars on four streets in La Soledat

New procedures for removing abandoned vehicles are being initiated by Palma town hall.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Environment

Warning of a new "boom" in quarries in Majorca

Terraferida is drawing attention to six quarries in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

La Possessió de Bunyolí, Establishments, Majorca.

Property

Historic Estate up for sale

La possessió de Bunyolí has a €13.8 million price tag.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Festival of Sant Pere in Palma.

Culture

Another festival falls foul of Covid-19

Sant Pere celebrations cancelled in Majorca over fears of sparking a new wave of coronavirus infections.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pacha, Ibiza

News

Famous Ibiza club bows to ruling

Club forced to toe the line after the President of the Balearic Government refused to allow big clubs to open this year.

El Corte Inglés, Palma.

Economy

Shop 'til you drop

The summer sales have begun in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Royal family

King and Queen hear about the need for extension to ERTE

It was felt that the King and Queen's visit will help to increase tourist confidence in coming to the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Beaches

Sensor scheme for monitoring beach capacity

The sensors can detect when beach capacities are reached.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Royal family

Birthday greetings and small protests in Playa de Palma

There were small gatherings of pro and anti-monarchy groups.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Employment

Agreement reached on extension to ERTE

Business representatives say that work will continue in order to address what happens in the final quarter of the year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Parliament supports European strategic plan for tourism

There is support for a "Europe Mark": "A European seal of sanitary certification must be created for tourism."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

No name, no pint - no point

One thing is for sure, the UK is good for a laugh right now, which is very sad.

Humphrey Carter

Viewpoint

The tax route

The governor of the Bank of Spain has argued that IVA (VAT) offers the greatest "margin for improvement" for generating tax revenue.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Sa Calobra.

The Blog

Who'd be a mayor?

There are mayors about whom we hear rather more than others.

Andrew Ede

The San Joan Fiesta, the first and possibly most looked forward to fiesta of the season.

Out & About

A Fool’s Paradise

This time last year, our village of Mancor de la Vall was also enjoying its boisterous San Joan Fiesta...

Peter Clover

My pizza fan daughter and I both gave them a solid 9 out of 10.

Majorca Mallorca

The pizza of legends

In a bid to bring Majorca’s best things to you I took one for the team and went to the Galilea Trattoria and Lounge...

Vicki McLeod

Summer vegetables.

Food & Wine

The famous five summer veggies

Majorca’s great contribution to the theme — tumbet: a melting concoction of tomatoes, red peppers, aubergines and potatoes.

Andrew Valente

Sport / Real Mallorca
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