News of the day 13 July 2020
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Puerto Soller, Majorca.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

Partly sunny, partly cloudy in Majorca on Monday with strong winds in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Private Clinics to treat tourists who contract Covid-19.

Health

Private Care for Tourists who contract Covid-19

Care will be provided even if people don’t have documents or insurance.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

More Airport traffic and passengers at Son Sant Joan in Palma.

Tourism

Notable increase in Airport traffic

The progressive increase in Airport traffic is forecast to continue throughout the rest of July, August and September.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Historic Cala Torta Beach Bar will be demolished after the summer.

News

Historic chiringuito will be demolished after the summer

The project includes a proposal for a sustainable kiosk-bar with detachable terrace, chemical bath and total occupancy of 70 square meters.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

German tourists in Mallorca

Tourism

Germany worried by images of holidaymakers partying in Majorca

Holidaymakers partying at the weekend ignoring social distancing rules.

Reuters

Kelly Preston has died from breast cancer.

Entertainment

Kelly Preston dies aged 57

John Travolta confirmed his wife's death via Instagram on Sunday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hotel Jumeirah, Puerto Soller.

Tourism

Hotel Chains are crossing their fingers

The Hotel Sector in Majorca is guardedly optimistic, but admits that Covid-19 outbreaks could ruin everything.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

José Luis Ábalos, Minister of Transport, Mobility & Urban Agenda in Madrid.

Health

Will another State of Emergency be decreed?

The Spanish Government is adopting a wait and see attitude in the hope that the outbreaks in Lleida and Catalonia can be controlled.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Weather

All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

The Balerics islands are under Fire Alert in some points

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

New powers for Security Forces in the Balearic Islands.

News

Private parties in Majorca to be policed

Judges and Prosecutors will be asked to authorise Security Forces to intervene at private parties.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Travel

Have a staycation in 'superlative' UK, PM Johnson says

Boris Johnson advised people to stay at home this summer for a staycation in the "superlative" United Kingdom.

Reuters

30,610 people were unemployed in Palma in June.

Employment

More than 30,000 out of work in June

The Hotel Sector was the worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic, followed by Trade.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

People wearing face masks

Coronavirus

Spain not planning to make masks compulsory at all times, source says

The use of face mask will not be compulsory nationwide where social distancing can be guaranteed.

Reuters

Quim torra

Coronavirus

Catalan leader calls on citizens to stay home despite judge's ruling

Quim Torra said he would approve a new decree to make it compulsory.

Reuters

Meeting of EU Foreign Ministers at the European Council building in Brussels

Economy

Spain says EU recovery fund debt is not charity

The COVID-19 pandemic is not charity, Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez said ahead of a crucial summit on the issue July 17-18.

Reuters

People walking through the streets of Palma wearing masks

News

You couldn't make it up: Majorca mask wearing eased

Face masks are not necessary when walking on promenades next to the sea unless there are a lot of people.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma City Council launches new beach capacity App.

Tourism

New beach capacity App launched

Palma City Council has launched a new mobile phone App that shows how full the beaches are in real time.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Face masks

“We are winning the battle against the coronavirus in the Balearics but the war is far from over...”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle
Progreso en Verde claims it has collected more than 120,000 signatures through - change.org - from people calling for an end to the exploitation of these horses.

Weekly Summary

Seven Days

The week through the pages of the Majorca Daily Bulletin.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Harry and Meghan Markle.

My Column

Harry and Meghan’s big bloomer

The Commonwealth contains some of the world’s biggest and smallest countries.

Donald Trelford

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Humans of Majorca

Will there be an ‘Amnesty of Gratitude’ for some Humans of Majorca?

My Humans of Majorca discussions this week are with a completely different group of our society.

Shirley Roberts

Hibiscus.

Gardening

Gardening in Majorca

Remember all leaves do fall at some time or other.

Dorothy Loeffler

Sardines.

Food & Fosh

Sardinas…para chuparse los dedos!

Sardines are named after Sardinia, the Italian island where large schools of these fish were once found.

Marc Fosh

Sport / Real Mallorca
Sevilla vs Real Mallorca

La Liga

Real Mallorca continues to fall

Mallorca are 19th on 32 and will need to earn at least four points in their final two games.

Reuters

Sevilla vs Real Mallorca

Fan's View

Mallorca's La Liga survival hangs by a threat

So it’s all down to the last two games for Real Mallorca.

Monro Bryce

Sport / Other Sports
Cadiz promoted

Football

Cadiz return to La Liga after 14-year absence

Cadiz was promoted to la liga after beating Zaragoza 4-2.

Reuters

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