News of the day 3 July 2020
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Porto Cristo Harbour, Majorca.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fornalutx olive tree.

Environment

Ancient olive tree wins prestigious award

The olive tree belongs to the native variety, Empeltre Mallorquina.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Sant Joan Airport, Palma.

Tourism

5 million passengers arriving in July and August

European demand for holiday bookings in Majorca is growing week by week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

People sunbathe in Portals Nous beach.

Travel

Beaches beckon as England to end quarantine for more than 50 countries

Travel to open to Germany, France, Spain and Italy.

Reuters

Pedro Sanchez

Economy

Spain to pass 50 bln corporate aid package, sets up fund to boost solvency

The announcement was part of other proposals such as tax reform partly focused on raising taxes on larger companies rather than smaller ones.

Reuters

Sant Llorenç des Cardassar, Majorca.

Environment

All change in Sant Llorenç

New measures are being introduced in Sant Llorenç to promote sustainability and reduce pollution.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Javier Tebas

Sports

No fans at La Liga stadiums for rest of the season, say organisers

"The safest thing to do is to complete the season without spectators."

Reuters

Experts are preparing for a second wave of Covid-19.

Health

A resurgence of Covid-19 within months?

Experts are preparing for the worst after three outbreaks of coronavirus in the Balearic Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Barcelona - At. Madrid

Sports

Messi unwilling to renew Barca contract

Messi might leave Barcelona on 2021.

Reuters

Coronavirus effects on economy in Britain

Travel

Airlines begin legal challenge to UK quarantine policy

The government introduced a blanket rule that all travellers arriving from abroad must self-isolate for 14-days after on June 8.

Reuters

Temperatues in Majorca

Weather

All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

On Friday the humidity dropped compared to the extreme heat we felt yesterday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Primary Care Health Centres inundated.

Health

Primary Care Centres inundated in June

New organisational system at Health Centres simplifies the consultation procedure.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Revellers hold up the traditional red scarves during the firing of 'chupinazo', which opens the San Fermin festival in Pamplona Spain.

Bull-running fiesta

Crowd control, police patrols for Spain's cancelled bull-running fiesta

Police will set up 14 checkpoints around the Old Town's narrow streets.

Reuters

Pleasure boat registrations and rentals plummet.

News

Pleasure boat registrations plummet

486 nautical vessels were registered in the Balearic Islands between January and June.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Health

Spain announces steps to take to gain entry to the country for a holiday

The health declaration should be filled out 48 hours before arriving to Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Government again refuses to allow club and discos to open

News

Ban on clubs and discos opening upheld

Disappointment for big clubs and discos in the Balearics as the Government refuses to lift opening restrictions.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Majorca

Airport chaos returned: the week in Majorca

It was like the good old days at the airport; England was coming home to Majorca; but Magalluf - BCM at any rate - was closed.

Andrew Ede

Employment

Fijo discontinuo "bonuses" to last until October

The fijo discontinuo social security bonuses should allow more hotels to open.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Don’t travel

“The Foreign Office is still advising against all but essential travel...”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Messing up Majorca

There might not be too many tourists but we’re making a fine old mess of the island.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Excess catamaran 15

Nauti Lady

A Life of Excess

There are endless catamaran brands, but France dominates the sphere.

Sarah Forge

Edition of 3 July 2020
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