News of the day 31 July 2020
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Playa de Porto Cristo, Majorca.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

It's another scorcher in Majorca with almost no wind. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Jet2 evacuating customers from Spain.

Tourism

Jet2 tells customers to fly home by Monday

Jet2 starts evacuating customers from mainland Spain, the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Slump in tourist bookings forcing Balearic Hoteliers to close earlier than planned.

Tourism

Some Hotels will shut down within days

Hoteliers say reservations have plummeted and there's been an increase in cancellations from Germany and the UK.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

40 people are in isolation as a result of coronavirus outbreak in Santanyi.

Health

A new coronavirus cluster has been confirmed

102 people are under surveillance in Santanyi as a result of the new coronavirus outbreak.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic President Francina Armengol

Letters to the Editor

Open letter to British tourists from Balearic President Francina Armengol

"We are a safe holiday destination, hope to see you soon."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Francina Armengol & Patricia Gómez visit Mateu Orfila Hospital in Mahón

Health

Are Covid-19 restrictions being reintroduced?

Health Minister, Patricia Gómez, says most of the 35 outbreaks in the Balearic Islands correspond to groups of 3 or 4 people who are members of the same family.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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

Health

Dr Simón apologises to Tourism Sector

Dr Fernando Simón insists that it necessary to assess the risks of foreign tourists coming to Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

More than 3,000 jobs advertised at Correos.es.

Employment

Thousands of jobs up for grabs at Correos

The new employees will either deliver mail, work in Shipment Classification Dpartment or Customer Services.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Information

Support for UK nationals in Spain through major information campaign and one-to-one assistance

Foreign Office also offers assistance to those UK nationals who may struggle to complete residency applications through £3million support fund

British -Embassy Madrid

10 Spanish tourists isolated in Peguera.

Health

Spanish tourists isolated for Covid-19

Ib-Salut is paying for hotel accommodation for tourists with mild or asymptomatic Covid-19 symptoms, who don't live in the Balearic Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Courts

Fifteen million euros compensation for illegal Andratx development

The Monport development should never have been permitted, as it was on protected land.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Economy

“Unfortunately, Majorca is learning that you can't put all your eggs in one basket”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

The ports authority affair

For the Balearic government, life would be much simpler if Gual were to choose to fall on his sword.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
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Nauti Lady

Cannes Yachting Festival is ON

Cannes Yachting Festival put out a press release saying the event was categorically going ahead.

Sarah Forge

Balearic Sea

A second chance to baby rays & sharks

The waters we swim were once home to an ample number and variety of sharks and rays.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Frank Talking

Thank you for the music - well some of it anyway!

Music is a funny yet wonderful phenomenon. I can’t pretend that I know all about it - and who does anyway?

Frank Leavers

palma

The Blog

Explaining Palma’s Silicon Valley

Truyol now speaks of a specific abandonment of the tourism monoculture for Nou Llevant and La Soledat, and what she is referring to is tourist accommodation - hotels.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 31 July 2020
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