News of the day 7 July 2020
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Escorca, Majorca.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

Hot and sunny in Majorca today with moderate winds in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bournemouth beach, England.

Tourism

Magallufication!

The mass invasion of English beaches has been dubbed the 'Magallufication' of the English coast.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Seroprevalence Study round three results revealed.

Health

Lowest number of Covid-19 infections

A total of 68,296 people in Spain participated in the Seroprevalence study.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Doctors rally in Madrid in defence of their profession and in memory of colleagues who died from coronavirus.

Health

Will Doctors take strike action?

Medical Unions are demanding a pay rise and compensation for their hard work Covid-19 patients.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Lord Alan Sugar

Celebrities

Sugar fired up about Majorca

He just got back from the USA.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

216 million euro loan line to cover the Digital Transformation of Tourism Companies and self-employed workers affected by the crisis.

News

Billions of euros for Economic Recovery & Employment

The Government is forking out 51 billion euros to prop up the economy and save jobs.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hotels

Alua hotels in Majorca opening end of this month

Hotels in Alcudia, Palmanova and Torrenova will open on July 31.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Vacation Rentals proving popular in Majorca.

Tourism

Vacation Rental bookings soar

Habtur claims Vacation Rentals are the safe option for tourists in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain attend a funeral mass for COVID-19 victims in Madrid

Health

COVID-19 exposed deep flaws in Spain's anti-poverty system - UN expert

Spain launched its minimum income programme - worth between 462 euros and 1,015 euros a month depending on family size.

Reuters

Illegal parties in sa Pobla and Calvia.

Crime

Heavy fines for illegal parties

The organisers of a Villa party in Calvia allegedly advertised the event on social media networks and charged 35-100 euros to get in.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather in the Balearic islands

Weather

All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Today few clouds are expected and hot weather is still expected still this week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Face Mask on planes

Health

WHO to travellers keep an eye on "anywhere and everywhere" COVID-19

The World Health Organization said people must wear face mask on planes.

Reuters

Spanish PM Sanchez

Economy

Spain's PM reasonably optimistic about Calvino getting Eurogroup job

The Spanish government is also thankful for the response from other countries.

Reuters

Palma, Majorca.

Property

More than 50,000 new homes within 20 years

Population growth in Palma over the next 20 years estimated to be around 66,000 inhabitants.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Playa de s'Oratori, Portals Nous, Majorca.

Environment

Environmentalists want beach bar removed

GOB says the General State Administration must take possession of the facilities immediately and cut off the gas, electric, water and telephone supply.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Covid 19 app

Coronavirus

Spanish island trials COVID-19 tracing app that will create virtual outbreak

The Spanish island of La Gomera have started downloading a new app on their phones aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19 infections.

Reuters

Palma has the most luxury Private Jets and Air Taxis in Europe.

Tourism

Cleared for luxury take off

70% of the Luxury Private Jets and Air Taxis are from Germany.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Passengers arriving at Palma Airport.

Transport

Fury over the hike in airline prices

The Balearic Government has written to the Minister of Development, José Luis Abalos denouncing the steep rise in flight prices.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hugh Elliot.

Residency

Spanish Government launches new residency document for UK nationals

The Spanish Government has launched a new residency document for UK nationals.

News / Comment

Viewpoint

The digital revolution

During lockdown we all went online, not even I can keep up with the change.

Humphrey Carter

Viewpoint

Cash needed

“Balancing the books in these hard times will be no easy task...”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle
July full moon

News from your area

Spotlight on Soller

Second home owners and visitors begin to return to Soller valley.

Shirley Roberts

Gerdi and the outgoing President Ralf and the incoming and outgoing Assistant District Governors.

Majorca Mallorca

Rotary welcomes a new president

The club is always open to new members, but the prospective members must hold dear the mission of the Rotary itself with the motto “Service over self”.

Vicki McLeod

Edition of 7 July 2020
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