News of the day 26 June 2020
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Playa del Arenal, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

It's hot and sunny in Majorca today with high winds in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

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Rafa Nadal


New commercial starring Rafa Nadal

Rafa Nadal has been chosen to promote Majorca in new television advertisement.

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Images of crowds could damage Minorca's tourism hopes.


Minorca president concerned about images of fiesta crowds

This behaviour "does not help us, either in terms of health or tourism image".

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Ocimax, Palma.


The Ocimax Cinema is now open

'Cinema Paradiso' will be screened at Ocimax this weekend.

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Melía Palma Bay Hotel Field Hospital.


Field Hospital at Meliá Hotel is dismantled

The Melía Palma Bay Hotel returns to normal.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

34,911 workers laid off in the Balearics between January and April 2020.


34,911 laid off during Covid-19 pandemic

830,643 people were laid off nationwide between January and April, 2020.

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Paseo Marítimo, Palma.


Legal action threatened over alleged illegal parties

Palma City Council issued new restrictions forcing terraces on the Paseo Marítimo to close at 0100.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

ERTE is of special importance in the Balearics because of the impact of the crisis on tourism.


Muted response in the Balearics to ERTE extension

The Spanish government has left the door open to ERTE negotiations to cover the final quarter of the year.

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Watermelon Harvest has begun in Majorca.


Watermelon Harvest Underway

The Sa Sínia farm in Manacor expects to harvest 1.5 million kilos of watermelon this year.

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The street was sealed off by the Guardia Civil.


Two arrests in Puerto Pollensa drugs operation

An apartment on Calle Llebeig was raided.

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Rafa Nadal advert


Watch Rafa Nadal's new advert

Rafa Nadal has been chosen to front a new advertising campaign to promote Mallorca.

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Iago Negueruela, minister for the economic model, tourism and employment, speaking on Friday.


Self-employed benefit to be paid from next month

The application process will be ready in a few days.

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Palma Bay, Majorca.


Weekend Weather forecast

Majorca is forecast to be hot and sunny this weekend.

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Who should manage the expanded park?


GOB demanding regional management of Cabrera

The expansion of the Cabrera National Park has brought the national and regional governments into conflict.

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Maria Antònia Garcías speaking on Friday.


Approval of PIAT tourist accommodation plan due next month

PIAT forms the basis for holiday rental accommodation zoning in Majorca.

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Police in Ciutadella are unhappy at being blamed for the fiesta crowds.


Police "indignant" about Ciutadella lack of foresight

Police union representative: "We are outraged because everyone is pointing the finger at us and holding us responsible."

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The King and Queen were in Majorca last week.


New normal tourists: the week in Majorca

There were "quality" foreign and national tourists; people were behaving badly on the streets; and it was Prime Minister Sánchez's final appearance - or was it?

Andrew Ede

News / Comment


Safe than sorry

“The government has gone from better to be safe than sorry to lets get moving...”

Jason Moore


Come to Palma: it’s open

There’s a rumble in the city centre and it’s coming from hotels getting ready to open.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 26 June 2020