News of the day 9 July 2020
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Good Morning from Majorca

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Masks could be compulsory in the Balearics from this weekend

From this weekend it will become law to wear masks.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Masks compulsory from this weekend regardless of social distancing.


No masks on the beach

It will not be necessary to wear a mask at the beach or when playing sports.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

New regulation reduces tourist beds in Majorca by 10,000.


New Tourist Rental Regulations

Politicians will vote on the controversial Tourism Intervention Plan, or PIAT on Thursday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Thousands of rental cars are being shipped to Majorca.


30,000 rental cars available for summer

Thousands of rental cars were shipped to Majorca before the State of Emergency was decreed.

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Nightlife workers demonstration in Palma on July 15.


Demonstration against ban on big clubs opening

Abone estimates that the Nightlife Sector will lose more than 500 million euros during the 2020 tourist season.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Real Mallorca victorious in Palma.


Real Mallorca clings to Salvation

Real Mallorca battles for First Division survival in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spaniards are opting for staycations this year.


Domestic tourism is booming

The Canary Islands and the Balearic Islands are amongst the 10 Communities with the highest number of reservations and longest stay.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Patricia Gómez, Health Minister.


Stricter regulations because of illegal parties

"Private celebrations will be limited to 70 people if the party is held outdoors, and 30 indoor

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather in the Balearic islands


All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

The Balearic Islands are under yellow alert.


Masks compulsory from Monday in the Balearic Islands.


Face masks compulsory from Monday

Anyone caught without a face mask in the Balearics will be fined €100.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mexican Doctor


Mexico posts new case record to overtake Spain; official says virus 'slowing'

Mexico on Wednesday posted a fresh record for new coronavirus cases reported on a single day, with 6,995 infections.


El Rey Don Juan Carlos firma en el libro de honor del colegio Garcia Lorca bajo la mirada de la Reina Doña Sofía.


Spanish PM 'disturbed' by allegations of former king's corruption

Spain’s Supreme Court opened an investigation into Juan Carlos


Tourism Area Intervention Plan approved.


New Tourist Rental Regulations passed

Controversial Tourism Area Intervention Plan, or PIAT, passed by 17 votes to 16.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Accused claims murder was self-defence.


Woman claims murder was self-defence

The victim was allegedly stabbed twice in the back.

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News / Comment


People of the Sea

“This island has so much to offer, it just has to be enjoyed...”

Jason Moore


Raw deal for medical staff

Spain’s medical staff have gone through hell and back with little thanks.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Sandro gets his daily bake underway.

Food & Wine

Sandro: The cook who is also a baker

The Spanish, the French and the Italians are the three nations that today eat most bread.

Andrew Valente

The skewered meats and those incredible Belgian chips.

The Restaurant Review

Best-ever chips at Moroccan eaterie

The Muaré menu has some 50 dishes, not counting desserts, and making a choice wasn’t easy.

Andrew Valente

Majorcan beaches

Out & About

Too Many Too Soon?

I love Majorca wholeheartedly. To me, the island has always been like a naughty child that is constantly full of surprises.

Peter Clover

Sport / Other Sports
FC Barcelona - Espanyol


Suarez scores as Barca condemn Espanyol to relegation

Barca wins agains Espanyol and comdem them to relegation.


Edition of 9 July 2020