News of the day 18 July 2020
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Playa de Magalluf, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

It's partly sunny, partly cloudy in Majorca today with scattered showers and strong winds in some places.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Special European Council in Brussels


EU leaders deadlocked over COVID recovery plan after a day of haggling

Pressure for deal is huge but major differences remain.


The man was taken to Son Espases Hospital.


25-year-old stabbed in Puerto Pollensa

The attacker and another person were arrested.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Formentera has had very few cases of coronavirus.


Five coronavirus cases in Formentera

One of the five is a hotel maintenance worker.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Travel outside of Spain


Spanish travellers abroad advised to take "extreme precautions"

Travellers are advised that new outbreaks could arise at their destinations.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Medical specialists treat patients


For first time, world records 1 million coronavirus cases in 100 hours

It has taken just four days to climb to 14 million cases from 13 million recorded on July 13.


Today's temperatures


All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Sun will be shinning for most of the day with possible clouds in the afternoon but in the north of the island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic government spokesperson Pilar Costa.


Government defends Majorca street closures on health grounds

"We are not in a negotiation situation when there is a matter of public health."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Former chief of Calvia police, José Antonio Navarro.


Former Calvia police chief to face trial

José Antonio Navarro was arrested in 2014.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mayors were unanimous in not accepting the loan conditions.

Town halls

Mayors unanimously reject Spanish government loan agreement

All mayors in the Balearics are opposed to an agreement for town halls to lend money to the Spanish government.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police and Guardia Civil patrolling.


Punta Ballena Majorca in the middle of July

Punta Ballena in Magalluf, the new normal at the height of summer in 2020.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Guardia Civil officers patrolling in Magalluf, the night before Punta Ballena was closed.


Closed down: the week in Majorca

Streets were closed; was Majorca being governed from Germany?; and masks were the new normal by law.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma town hall will be taking over direct management of the car park next year.


Palma car park company faces fine

The company maintains that it does not have to present a technical report; the town hall disagrees.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Serafine Klarwein.

Latest headlines

Opening the door for teen spirits in Majorca

Interview with Majorca-based filmmaker, artist, meditation teacher, counsellor and free spirit Serafine Klarwein.

Humphrey Carter

Seasonal workers have been badly affected by the crisis.


Seasonal workers without work in Majorca

Over 8,000 seasonal workers normally come to the Balearics from the mainland.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Maybe it is time to close

With the spikes increasing in Spain, it could be time for drastic action again.

Humphrey Carter


Marginalised tourism

There has rarely been a time as important as now for there to be individuals with real qualifications having the positions of secretary of state and minister.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Es Murterar

Northern Spotlight

Construction of Alcudia photovoltaic plant to begin

Complete guide of events for the north this weekend and next week and all local news of the area.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 18 July 2020