Good Morning from Majorca
It's partly sunny, partly cloudy in Majorca with the possibility of afternoon showers in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.
An avalance of requests for face mask exemption
Doctors say some people are wearing the same mask for longer than the recommended time.
New message for British Nationals
A comprehensive Q&A document has been published in English and Spanish to help answer any questions UK Nationals may have.
Grey skies and occasional showers forecast in Majorca for the rest of this week with sunny intervals in some places.
Attitude could determine fines for not wearing masks
Fines could range from 25 to 100 euros, depending on the circumstances.
Employees stage a demonstration against club closures
At least 200 employees from clubs and discos that are closed joined the rally on Paseo del Born in Palma.
Plastics having "disastrous effects" on seabeds
Ninety-nine per cent of plastic waste in seas and oceans ends up on seabeds.
Bel Oliver's convenient new job
On Tuesday, the secretary of state for tourism got a new job with the UN. Meanwhile, there had been a revelation regarding the Covid "Responsible Tourism" seal.
Party is over in Punta Ballena
Breaking news: Ministry orders closure of all bars on popular Magalluf street
Government closes establishments in Magalluf and Playa de Palma
The closure orders for Punta Ballena, "Schinkenstrasse" and "Bierstrasse" will last two months.
Bars, Restaurants & Shops shut down in Majorca hot spots
From Wednesday, all bars, restaurants and shops in Punta Ballena and Carrer de San Ramón will be closed for two months.
Cala Ratjada restaurant closed after employee tests positive
The restaurant will be closed until July 24.
All you need to know about the weather in Majorca
The Balerics islands are under Fire Alert in some points.
Spanish PM sees "very difficult hours ahead" as EU summit nears
Spain is among EU member states whose economies have been hard-hit by the pandemic and which want two-thirds of the recovery fund to be in the form of free grants.
Thousands of Catalans return to lockdown as Spain fights new virus clusters
A judge finally approved the regional government's stay-at-home order for residents of the city of Lleida and six nearby towns.
Majorca party streets could be shut for 3 months
The new harsh restrictions in Carrer Punta Ballena in Magalluf and Ham and Beer streets in Playa de Palma are very bad news for local businesses.
Barcelona considering bringing back restrictions
Mayor Ada Colau is ruling out a return to "total confinement", but "some measures" are being considered.
Majorca tourism - the next twenty years and what might change?
For instance, will travel continue to be unrestricted, or could growing nationalism demand that tourists should stay at home as a matter of loyalty?
Gazpacho andaluz is Spain’s greatest and most travelled cold soup
The gazpacho andaluz is Spain’s most renowned cold soup and the ajo blanco of Málaga is a good runner-up in every way.
Did you know
Words and more
A ‘French loaf’, much appreciated by the English, was a long crisp loaf that is nowadays more commonly known as a ‘baguette’.