News of the day 30 June 2020
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Galatzó Skate Park, Calvia.

Tourism

The Galatzó skate park is now open

The skate park measures 1,500 square metres.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Playa de Es Geperut, Sant Elm, Majorca

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

Hot and sunny in most places in Majorca on Tuesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

New coronavirus case in Minorca

There hadn't been a "local" case of coronavirus for almost two months.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Online Bookings soar.

Tourism

Online Bookings soar by 96%

More hotels likely to open in Majorca this summer if bookings continue to grow.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police

Son killed mother "because he hated her"

Julian N.V.'s mother was stabbed several times at the family home in Minorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Magalluf, Palmanova & Santa Ponsa are traditionally British destinations.

Tourism

Is Calvia turning its back on British tourists?

Calvia looks to German Tourist market to recoup coronavirus losses.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Councillor Sonia Vivas & Bishop of Mallorca.

News

Divine intervention

The Bishop of Mallorca and Councillor Sonia Vivas met on Monday to discuss the attacks on Junípero Serra statues in California and Mallorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Protest to demand the protection of Spain's public health system, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Madrid

Coronavirus

Masked Madrid health workers sing, weep and call for job security

Gathering in Madrid's Puerta del Sol square by healthworkers.

Reuters

Moroccan drug traffickers jailed in Palma.

Crime

Two Moroccan drug traffickers jailed

Sniffer dog's insistence led to discovery of drugs worth 430,000 euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Cruise ships are a coronavirus "worry"

Fernando Simón says that it is "not feasible" to totally prevent passengers with coronavirus from entering Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

US special representative

Travel

United States not on EU's 'safe' travel list, diplomats say

United States, Russia, Brazil not included in the safe travel list.

Reuters

Tourism

Tourist pilot plan "better than expected"

The tourism minister referred to the tourism promotion value of media coverage of the plan.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

BCM, Majorca.

Tourism

1,000 laid off at BCM, Tito's, MegaPark & The Club

Cursach Group bows to Government's ban on big clubs opening in the Balearic Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Canary Island arrest

Crime

Spanish police clean up Canary Islands waste-smuggling ring

Spanish police on Monday said they had broken up a criminal organization that illegally shipped 2,500 tonnes of toxic waste.

Reuters

Today's temperatures

Weather

All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Very hot temperatures are expected this week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Valencia have sacked coach Albert Celades

Football

Chaos reigns at Valencia as coach is sacked, sporting director quits

Valencia have sacked coach Albert Celades and appointed long-standing club servant Voro until the end of the season.

Reuters

Tourism

Tourist pilot plan was "the best international promotion for Majorca"

Austria's ambassador to Spain feels that the tourist pilot plan was a positive initiative.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Video of alleged assault and violence in Son Rossinyol Industrial Estate in Palma.

Crime

More illegal street parties

Palma Police are investigating an alleged assault at an illegal drinking party in the city.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Economy

Tourism activity will not recover before the second half of 2021

The Bank of Spain is forecasting a 60% fall in Spain's tourism activity this year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Canaries 2, Balearics 0

It's happened again.

Andrew Ede

Viewpoint

Seasons

“Summer 2020 will be a season to forget...that is for sure..”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle
JAMBALAYA

Food

Get cooking with the American chef in Majorca

Jambalaya is a popular dish from Louisiana with influences from West Africa, French, Spanish and American Indian. It is a spicy rice dish with veggies, chicken, sausage and shrimp. Similar to a paella.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Caper.

Gardening

Gardening In Majorca

The Caper is an easy plant to grow, it needs quite a lot of space because it produces very long growing spurs and be warned, they do have spikes along their length.

Dorothy Loeffler

Supercars go to Calanova. Lamborghini foreground with sublime McLaren by Gordon Murray.

Focus on Cars

Grand Designers

From the first week of opening up there have been drives and car meets on the island.

Robert Klevehagen

The Soller tram.

Spotlight on Soller

The Beat goes on...

The train and tram resumed service last Thursday and life looks almost normal in our world.

Shirley Roberts

Thomas Cook headquarters

The Blog

A strange time to start an airline

Álvaro Middelmann says things have to be taken step by step but that there is a great opportunity.

Andrew Ede

Explosion of USS Maine in Habana

Enjoying Majorca

The invasion of Majorca that never was

Some fishermen, it was then reported, had supposedly seen an American fleet. The island basically went into lockdown. No one, other than the military, was allowed to go to sea.

Andrew Ede

Sport / Real Mallorca

Football

A lifeline? Mallorca thrash Vigo

Real Mallorca 5 - Celta Vigo 1.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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