News of the day 5 July 2020
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The Sunday Interview

Pass the Salt!

Majorca's White Gold.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Parc de Levant, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

A hot and sunny Sunday in Majorca with strong winds in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Temperature testing at a Palma hotel.


Majorcan hotels are COVID-free

The President of the Balearic Hotel Chain Association is adamant that there are no Covid-19 infections at any of the hotels in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Health workers, police officers and NGO staff members with their families visit the Sagrada Familia basilica as it reopens following the coronavirus disease.

Historical landmark

Barcelona's landmark Sagrada Familia reopens for key workers

The world famous building, designed by architect Antoni Gaudi, closed almost four months ago.


126 young people were fined by the police.


Police crack down on Palma street raves

This was the first in a series of weekly operations to control anti social behaviour in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rafa Nadal.


Rafael Nadal's foundation receives donation of 400,000 euros from Spanish corporate giant

The Rafa Nadal Foundation has worked in Spain for the betterment of society not just through sports, but also through education and health.


A Police officer checks the documents of people travelling on vehicles at the entrance of Lleida after Catalonia's government imposed new restrictions to control a new coronavirus disease outbreak in Lleida.


Spain imposes second local coronavirus lockdown in two days

Spain’s Health Minister Salvador Illa said on Sunday that the ministry was following the situations in Galicia and Catalonia very closely.



Colombian arrested for Palma stabbing

The National Police have so far arrested one Colombian and are looking for more people involved.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Drug den

Massive Palma drug den busted

Neighbours have been complaining to the police about suspicious activities in the area.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Passengers walk past a sign directing them to specific lines for EU and non EU passports as they arrive at Dublin Airport in Ireland.


Ireland delays easing of travel restrictions until July 20

The government had said in June that the restrictions would be eased from July 9, but Ryan said this had been delayed due to concern about travel-related infections.


Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez.

Handling of the COVID-19

Figo criticises Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez: More unemployment and more poverty

"The most predictable strategy equals more unemployment and more poverty."


News / Comment
Pedro Sánchez


Person of the week, boos and cheers

Find out who the Bulletin's Person of the Week was, who was nominated for Three Cheers and A Big Boo.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Foreign population

“You can now actually see who is a resident and who is a tourist. At the moment we are all residents...”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Majorca Mallorca

Plant power!

There’s plenty of opinions about detoxing, some say it is the best thing ever, others claim our bodies don’t need to do it.

Vicki McLeod

Britain's Labour leader Keir Starmer during Prime Ministers Questions in the House of Commons Chamber in London.

Sunday Essay

The politics of personality - Who says it doesn't matter?

Prime Minister Johnson and opposition leader Sir Keir Starmer are about as far apart in style and content as it is possible for two politicians to be.

Frank Leavers

Seaweeds that talk about the quality of the sea

Marilles Foundation

Seaweeds that talk about the quality of the sea

The “water turning green” episodes are linked to an excess of nutrients into the sea.

Ana Peña

Freediving is a form of yogic practice.

Fitness and Health

The Eternal Serenity of Freediving

There are mental and physical benefits to freediving.

Simon Kenion Shears

Sport / Other Sports
Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos celebrates scoring their first goal, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease.


Ramos penalty again proves the difference as Real win in Bilbao

The hard-fought win took Zinedine Zidane’s side on to 77 points after 34 games.


Edition of 5 July 2020