Good Morning from Majorca
It's hot and sunny in Majorca, but it will cloud over now and again. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.
Chillin' with Rafa
Rafa's 80 Sunreef Power Great White Yacht has four cabins and can accommodate up to 8 guests.
New traffic capacity system being tested
Another 4 systems will be in operation by September.
Ports Authority under investigation
The President of the APB and three other Directors have been summoned to testify.
Don't drop anchor on the Posidonia prairies!
Environmentalists are demanding tighter restrictions in the Bay of Soller to protect the ecosystem.
Ports Authority Arrests
Four arrested at the Balearics Ports Authority during alleged corruption investigation.
Law firm defends payments for PPE shipments
A total of 12 planes were chartered to bring PPE materials from China to Majorca.
New data shows devastating economic impact of Covid-19
Hotels in the Balearic Islands hosted 313,145 guests in the first half of this year, a whopping 92% less than than in 2019.
Home mortgages down 42% year-on-year
The Balearic Islands registered 726 home mortgages in May, a drop of 42% year-on-year.
Police Officers ordered to self-isolate
Two people were seriously injured in a traffic accident.
Slump in GDP due to Covid-19
Because of their reliance on tourism, year-on-year production fell by in 10.4% in the Canary Islands and 10.1% in the Balearic Islands.
Town hall wanting solution to illegal anchoring in Pollensa bay
There are that many boats that channels for rescue services are obstructed.
Prosecution seeking 28 years for Calvia police corruption accused
The prosecutor will be asking for a six-year sentence for the former Calvia police chief, José Antonio Navarro.
Ports authority accused decline to make statements
The president and the director of the Balearic Ports Authority were arrested at the airport on Thursday.
Norway to restrict travel from Spain, open more for Sweden
COVID-19 infections in Spain had risen to 30.9 per 100,000 inhabitants.
Spain's hotel occupancy crashed in first half of 2020
The rate of occupancy in Spanish hotels more than halved in the first six months of the yea.
As it hots up - are you still sleeping with the enemy?
Are you sleeping okay? Well, if you’re not you might consider sleeping alone.
The Week in Tourism
Masks, anxieties and uncertainties
There has been an implication of difference of opinion between the parties that make up the government.
Designers have had more space to think, and more time to commit ideas to the drawing board, resulting in the culmination of some inspired innovations.
Save The Med
Students spot sperm whatles in the water of Cabrera - seven times in one day!
When the whale is well rested and decides to head back to the depths, it lifts its’ fluke high above the surface in a powerful movement that leaves everyone onboard shouting excitedly!
When in Rome…!
Some people find it apparently impossible to comply with some pretty basic rules.