News of the day 2 July 2020
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Playa de Muro, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

Another hot, sunny day in Majorca, don't forget your suntan lotion! To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Passengers arriving at Palma Airport.


Chaos at Palma Airport

Passengers ask for stricter controls at Palma Airport to prevent coronavirus infection.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

5 new coronavirus infections in Palma.


5 new Covid-19 infections confirmed

8 small regrowths of coronavirus infection have been detected in the Balearic Islands since May 11.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bartolomé Cursach released on 150,000 euros bail.


Bartolomé Cursach released on bail in Palma

Bartolomé Cursach has been released on 150,000 euros bail.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

17 immigrants detained on arrival in Formentera.


2 immigrants test positive for Covid-19

All 17 immigrants were given PCR tests.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus in Britain


UK will ditch travel quarantine for 75 countries, Daily Telegraph says

"We will provide this announcement as soon as it is safe."


Spike in coronavirus cases


End of lockdown fails to boost jobs market in Spain

The end of the coronavirus lockdown in Spain failed to bring a surge in employment as government data showed.


La Playa de Cala Major, Palma.


Plenty of sun but not enough shade in Majorca

Cala Major is the only Palma beach that has sunbeds and umbrellas available.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fields of strawberries


'Shocking' abuse of migrants forced to pick strawberries in Spain, U.N. says

About 3,000 Moroccan women travel to Spain, which provides more than half of Europe's fruit and vegetables.


Rental prices soar in the Balearic Islands.


Rental prices soar by 15.6% in 4 years in the Balearics

Balearic apartment rentals are the third most expensive in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

La Seu, Palma.


Popular Majorcan Tourist Site reopens

La Seu introduces health and safety protocols to comply with health regulations.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Marina de Botafoc, Ibiza.


Illegal party busted

Police evict 150 people from an illegal party in Ibiza.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather in the Balearic islands


All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Another hot and humid day is expected!

Spanish population declines in Palma.


Spanish population falls for the first time ever

513 people left Palma in the last year and the number of foreigners increased by 23.1%.

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Pedro Sánchez, Prime Minister of Spain.


Tax Reforms Inevitable after Covid-19

The Government will raise taxes on big companies rather than smaller ones.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tropical nights in Palma.


Sweating buckets in Majorca

Palma has already had 6 more tropical nights than usual and summer has barely started.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


No tourists

“To my amazement I found that the Playa de Palma was relatively quiet...”

Jason Moore


Britain needs travel clarity

After a surge in demand for summer holidays in the UK, it’s all gone flat over night.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Stuffed red pepper

Out & About

Trending tapas

Variadas are considered the queen of tapas by many here on the island.

Peter Clover

The Consell de Mallorca.

The Blog

Devolution and the state of alarm

The role of the Council and the need for the Council is an old theme.

Andrew Ede

The ‘brodetto’ in the greixonera with its layer of croutons.

Food & Wine

Brodetto: abruzesse fish soup in Palma

Like all fish soups, there is no set recipe.

Andrew Valente

The scallop slivers dish was a superb summer starter.

The Restaurant Review

Perfect menu for a summer’s day

Selecting the ideal dishes for a summer’s day lunch is no easy matter.

Andrew Valente

Edition of 2 July 2020