News of the day 1 July 2020
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Palma Coastline, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

Majorca is very hot and sunny on the first day of July. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

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Salpa found in Minorcan coves.


Rare creature found in coves

Environmentalists have appealed to swimmers not to take the Salpas out of the water.

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Health Controls at Son Sant Joan Airport, Palma.


Flights double as demand takes off

The massive rise in flights is likely to persuade more Hotels in Majorca to reopen.

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American climber, Chris Sharma practising psicobloc.


Majorca is a rock climbing paradise

Last year Chris Sharma hosted Game of Thrones actor, Jason Momoa’s climbing adventure in Majorca.

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Molinar coordinates UVAC, Majorca.


Most Basic Health Units reopen on Wednesday

Several Basic Health Units in Majorca will remain closed because demand is very low.

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Palma's fountains bring relief in hot weather.


It's a scorcher...

Highs of 36-38 degrees are forecast in some parts of Majorca on Wednesday.

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Spain and portugal's Borders


Spain, Portugal open border to tourism after 3-month coronavirus closure

Spain and Portugal's prime ministers on Wednesday officially reopened their joint border.


'Colomera' was put into the sea in Las Playas de Oropesa in Castellón.

Animal Welfare

The incredible journey of a Turtle

The Balearic Islands and the Delta de l’Ebre on the Peninsula are conducive to the loggerhead turtle

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Syringe found in the sea in Calvia.


Shocking find at the beach

Woman tweeted photo of the syringe.

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Map of Mediterranean Cuisine.


Grub's up!

New map shows local speciality food in the Mediterranean basin.

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Son Sant Joan Airport, Palma.


Port & Airport health checks set in stone

The health protocols for International travellers arriving in Spain have been published in the BOE.

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Francina Armengol, President of the Government of the Balearic Islands.


Health Department gets the biggest budget in history

The Health Department's approved budget will skyrocket to around 1,950 million euros, the highest in history.

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Francina Armengol, President of the Government of the Balearic Islands.


Economic recovery Pact signed

The agreement has been structured into 131 measures within 10 axis of work

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Spanish Tarjeta de Residencia.


More red tape...

You can exchange your current certificate for a Tarjeta de Edentidad de Extranjero or TIE but it is not obligatory.

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Parc de la Mar renovation project.


1-million euro facelift for Parc de la Mar

Most of the infrastructure, including toilets, lighting and paving will be replaced during the renovation project.

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Tagomago Island, Ibiza.


Fancy buying your own private island off Ibiza?

VIPs guests have included Cristiano Ronaldo, Justin Timberlake, Ronnie Wood and Liz Hurley.

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News / Comment


Spending spree

“The question has to be asked..where is all the money coming from...”

Jason Moore


Majorca’s tourism markets

“Majorca has made a good living from the traditional markets”

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
When not marching, there were other student-action means of diversion from studying.

The Blog

Student demonstration time

In 1954, Franco approved a university discipline regulation that is only now going to be repealed.

Andrew Ede

A really good buy in the veggie section is their cogollo lettuces at only €1 for a pack of three.

Food for Thought

Summer — and salad days return

You should never get into a rut with salad greens because there are more than a dozen at municipal markets and supermarkets all over the island.

Andrew Valente

Electric scooter

Frank Confidential

Whistling to keep our spirits up? Scary scooters and random fiestas

It seemed that every ‘electric scooter’ on the island was out-to-get-me as I was making my way peaceably along The Kings pavements.

Frank Leavers

Bread made in Majorca

Did you know

Words and more

Bread is more than staple food: it can mean money, aterm young britons got from the United States in the early 1950s

Andrew Valente

Edition of 1 July 2020