News of the day 30 July 2020
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Puerto Soller, Majorca.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

It's very hot and sunny in Majorca today with a welcome breeze in most places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Majorcans cancelling overseas holidays.

Tourism

Has Covid-19 caused a fear of travelling overseas?

Aviba says Majorcans are cancelling overseas trips because of worries over Covid-19.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Urbanization of Ses Cadenes, s’Arenal.

Health

Another Covid-19 outbreak in s'Arenal

There have been 9 new outbreaks in the Balearic Islands in the last week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Passengers arrive at Heathrow Airport

Travel

UK working on possible change to Spain quarantine rules but not ready yet, minister says

"We won't be making changes on that in the next few days."

Reuters

Balearics on orange alert

Weather

Red hot Majorca

Drink plenty of water and stay cool, was the advice from the Balearic government.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Park Hyatt Mallorca Hotel Complex, Capdepera.

Tourism

Hyatt hands over control of Park Hyatt Mallorca

The departure of Hyatt means the resort will now be managed the Cap Vermell brand.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Reyes Maroto, Industry, Commerce & Tourism Minister

Tourism

Spain continues to push for safe tourist corridors

Popular destinations such as the Canary Islands, Balearic Islands, Valencia and Andalusia have a low incidence of coronavirus.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Dr Ángel Ruiz Valdepeñas and Dr Natalia Prego Cancelo

Latest headlines

Suspended Doctor launches YouTube appeal

Thesis by Dr Ángel Ruiz Valdepeñas and Dr Natalia Prego Cancelo has reportedly been criticised by the vast majority of Medical Professionals.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hotels

Minorca average hotel occupancy only 25%

The Spanish market is equally important to Minorca as the UK.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tribute to Diego Salvá Lezaun and Carlos Sáenz de Tejada.

News

Remembrance Ceremony for Officers killed by ETA

Guardia Civil Officers, Diego Salvá Lezaun and Carlos Sáenz de Tejada were killed by ETA in Palmanova in 2009.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Travel

Tunisia removes Spain from its list of safe travel countries

Quarantine and PCR tests are required for travellers from Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Complaints about noise, prostitution & fighting in Parc WIFI Levante, Palma.

Crime

Residents start a petition to stop illegal activity

Residents are fed up of the late night parties, prostitution and drug dealing on their door step every night.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rafa Nadal docks in Porto Cristo.

News

Rafa delights tourists & locals in Porto Cristo

Rafa reportedly met Francis Lapp, who’s President and Founder of Sunreef Yachts at the company’s headquarters in the Polish city of Gdansk.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The batter-fried pumpkin and the lentil pakoras.

The restaurant review

The best bargain for Indian meals

This week we come to Palma’s best bargain in Indian food.

Andrew Valente

Coronavirus

Spain has 412 "active outbreaks" of coronavirus

According to the health minister, sixty per cent of recent cases have been asymptomatic.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus in Britain

Coronavirus

UK worried about second wave in Europe, won't hesitate to act on quarantine

Britain last week re-imposed a 14-day quarantine period on people arriving from Spain.

Reuters

News / Comment

Viewpoint

The meeting

“It was one of the first times that Gibraltar and Spain had sat down together....”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Return of the scientists

Does anyone have a good word for Fernando Simón?

Andrew Ede

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The Blog

The stories behind a name

Joan Carles I or Juan Carlos I is the name of a square that doesn’t require an app that will reveal knowledge about an obscure personality from the past.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
wines

Food and wine

Why albariños are such super wines

The albariño grape is now one of the area’s main agricultural products and it makes an important contribution to the local economy.

Andrew Valente

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Out & About

For the Love of Lemons

Lemons Tips

Peter Clover

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