News of the day 27 July 2020
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Palma Coastline, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

Very hot and sunny in Majorca today with a nice breeze in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

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Humphrey Carter, News Editor, Majorca Daily Bulletin


Humphrey Carter talks to BBC Breakfast about quarantine in the UK

The Majorca Daily Bulletin's News Editor, Humphrey Carter talks to BBC Breakfast about the reinstated quarantine regulations for travellers from Spain.

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HMA Hugh Elliott, British Ambassador to Spain


Ambassador's statement about UK quarantine

Ambassador Elliott has issued updated travel advice for anyone entering the UK from Spain.

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Quarantine reinstated in UK for travellers from Spain.


Anger & dismay as UK quarantine is reinstated

Tour Operators stunned by the reinstatement of compulsory 14-day quarantine for Expats, tourists and travellers returning to the UK from Spain.

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Ryanair says no changes planned in light of UK quarantine reinstatement.


Business as usual at Ryanair despite UK quarantine

“I think it is regrettable and very disappointing,” said Chief Financial Officer, Neil Sorahan about the Government's decision to reinstate self-isolation for travellers from Spain.

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El Pais investigation claims Covid-19 death toll much higher.


Was the Covid-19 death toll much higher than reported?

Questions raised over accuracy of the coronavirus death toll in Spain.

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Passengers at Palma airport


We need to build back trust, Spain says after UK quarantine blow

BREAKING NEWS: The Spanish government is trying to convince London that it should at least exclude the Balearic and Canary islands, whose infection rates are very low, from the measure.


British Government may force travellers from other countries to quarantine.


UK may reintroduce quarantine for other countries

Junior Health Minister, Helen Whately says the Balearic Islands, the Canary Islands are a risk because people frequently travel to and from the Peninsula.

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British tourists at the airport in Tenerife


Spain hopes UK to lift quarantine on Spanish islands quickly

The government focusing to lift it as soon as possible.


Dr Albert Pou, Son Espases Hospital, Palma.


More PCR tests done on the wealthy than the poor?

A new study shows that coronavirus infections were more severe amongst people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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Shops can open so long as they don't sell alcohol.


Protest on Tuesday against Punta Ballena closures

For shops which are open, their trade has pretty much dried up.

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There will be ten rooms in the new hotel.


New Inca hotel to focus on cycling tourism in the Tramuntana

If everything goes to plan, the hotel will open in spring 2022.

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The children's emergencies at Son Espases.


Two-year-old seriously injured after Palma fall

The girl fell from the third floor of an apartment building.

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President Armengol (left), Reyes Maroto (second left) with the president of the Council of Ibiza, Vicent Marí, and the national government delegate, Aina Calvo.


Balearic and Spanish governments together in seeking UK quarantine reversal

The UK government's "constant improvisation" has come in for criticism.

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Mallorca Weather


All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Some places of Mallorca are under Yellow Alert because of the High Temperatures.

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Outbreak of the coronavirus disease


European coronavirus measures hitting Spain's tourism sector

The Coronavirus Measures Spain will those countries


British tourists returning to UK.


Britain set to drop quarantine for Canary Islands and Balearics

Quarantine to be dropped if travelling from Spanish Balearic or Canary Islands.

The Sun

The number of coronavirus cases in the Balearics has always been comparatively low.


Thirty-three coronavirus cases in the Balearics since Friday

The total number of cases since the start of the pandemic is 2,483.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Corona test.

Coronavirus tests

Spain's CEHAT tourism association offers to pay for foreign tourists to take Coronavirus tests

Spanish tourism association offers to pay for foreign tourists to take covid tests.


Holiday / Lifestyle

Food and Fosh

Fresh Cherries: An excellent source of Vitamin C

Our enforced break has given us an opportunity to start again, and dream up some new and exciting dishes, which can only be a good thing and we cannot wait to open our doors on Thursday 6th august.

Marc Fosh


Gardening In Majorca

Garderingin Majorca is not only about planting and pruning.

Dorothy Loeffler

Swimming pool


Two ‘Nan’s Days Out’ this week

Can Penasso is now renamed as La Meson and is the nearest the Soller Valley has got to a trendy Beach Club.

Shirley Roberts

Vladimir Putin

My Column

Beware of Putin’s poison

Now we know why Boris Johnson tried so hard to get his docile Yes-man, Chris Grayling, to chair the Security and Intelligence Committee.

Donald Trelford

Edition of 26 July 2020