News of the day 28 July 2020
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La Playa de Cala Major, Palma.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

It’s an absolute scorcher in Majorca today, so make sure you slap on the sunscreen and stay hydrated. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourists at the Airport.

International

British Foreign Office heavily criticised

Employers, Airlines, Businesses and Hoteliers say forcing everyone arriving in the UK from the Balearic Islands to self-isolate for two weeks will devastate the Tourism Sector.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

'Somni' speedboat in Portopí, Majorca.

Entertainment

The Royals Are Coming!

Insiders believe Dona Sofía may have already arrived in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Dr Fernando Simón, Director, Centre for Coordination of Health Alerts & Emergencies

Health

Epidemiologist says the UK is doing us a favour

Around 100 imported Covid-19 cases are being detected every week in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Jet2

Travel

Airline Jet2.com to suspend all UK flights to Spain today

Flights scheduled back to the UK from those destinations will be operating.

Reuters

Travel

Sánchez says that UK advice against travel to Spain is "unjust"

The UK's decisions are failing to take account of "very low" incidence of coronavirus in most of Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Passengers at Palma airport

Travel

UK quarantine on Spain is not disproportionate - junior minister

Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Monday that Britain made a mistake bringing back the 14-day stay-at home rule.

Reuters

Tourists on the beach in Minorca

Travel

Scrap quarantine!

Bulletin launches campaign.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Atlantida Film Fest in Palma

Culture

British actor opens Atlàntida Film Fest

Frears said that the travel ban was a ridiculous state of affairs.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Barcelona

Travel

Germany advises against travel to virus-hit Spanish regions

Regions include Catalonia.

Reuters

Corruption investigation

Ports authority president not intending to resign

Més and Podemos want Joan Gual de Torrella to be dismissed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Health service confirms ten positive cases in Arenal

The ten people all live together in the same apartment.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Resignation of coronavirus spokesperson demanded

Fernando Simón has said that advice not to travel to Spain helps the country.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Thirteen Calvia establishments in breach of Covid-19 measures

One establishment that was open on Punta Ballena could face a huge fine.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mallorca Weather

Weather

All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

There are fire risk Alerts in some point of Mallorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Travel

Armengol: UK travel decisions are "not based on sanitary criteria"

President Armengol says that the fight will continue to establish a safe air corridor with the UK.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Unemployment in Spain.

Economy

Spain's unemployment rises to 15.33% in Q2

The National Institute of Statistics said in a statement that just over a million people lost their jobs during the quarter.

Reuters

Ayuso

Coronavirus

Madrid expands mask-wearing rules to curb covid-19 contagion

Madrid will make face masks compulsory everywhere at all times as part of a package of measures aimed at preventing coronavirus infections.

Reuters

Coronavirus

Government stresses that Spain is a "safe destination"

The health minister dismissed the idea that there is a "second general wave".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Blame it on Catalonia

The Andalusia government, it should be noted, comprises parties dead against Catalan self-government.

Andrew Ede

Viewpoint

What a mess!

“I do think that the British government has failed miserably...”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle
Playa de Muro beach

Enjoying Majorca

The story of Sa Pobla’s lost beach

As we all know, Sa Pobla doesn’t have a beach. It is an inland municipality. But it used to have a beach, one where the villagers would go in summer and even put up makeshift summer huts.

Andrew Ede

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Focus On Cars

Under Pressure

The Cadillac developed a split in the power steering fluid return hose.

Robert Klevehagen

Any umbrellas?

Spotlight On Soller

The party returns to the Valley

Sollerics love a good party and have learnt to adapt in Covid times.

Shirley Roberts

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