News of the day 1 August 2020
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Palma Cathedral, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

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

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Passengers arriving at Palma Airport.


Health checks for domestic travellers not far off

President Armengol insists there is a need to guarantee a safe corridor with the UK.

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Burst pipes cause flooding in Palma.


3 areas of Palma flooded after pipes burst

Emaya says the source of the flooding was in the playground area next to the entrance to the Municipal Car Park.

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Coronavirus infections increase in the Balearic Islands.


Rise in coronavirus infections

A total of 2,651 people in the Balearics have contracted Covid-19 since the pandemic began.

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Social gatherings popularly known as 'botellón' have been banned


Balearic government reduces capacities for family gatherings

New order from the ministry came into affect on Friday.

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Massive increase in vacation rental cancellations in Majorca.


Vacation rental cancellations soar

More than 1,500 vacation rental reservations for the first fortnight in August have been cancelled.

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27 migrants arrested in the Balearics on Saturday.


27 migrants arrested

20 pateras have been intercepted and around 250 migrants arrested this year.

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The Moors and Christians battle has been cancelled this year.


Pollensa special measures for fiestas' final weekend

The Moors and Christians battle and other events have been cancelled, but the town hall is still seeking to make sure that there aren't crowds.

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Police break up an illegal drinking party in Palma


Police quash illegal drinking parties

A total of 460 citations were issued for illegal drinking parties in July.

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Jet2 aircraft


"Refund for Jet2 passengers, reports BBC"

The carrier told the BBC it is operating empty flights to pick up passengers from Spanish destinations.


Germany introduces free Covid-19 tests for travellers returning from abroad.


Free Covid-19 tests for travellers arriving at Airports

In the last 24 hourse 955 new Covid-19 infections were confirmed in Germany, compared to 800-850 one week ago and 300-350 in mid-June.

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Papers in the UK shared everyone's pain.


A kick in the teeth: the week in Majorca

The UK government applied its quarantine; was this on health grounds or were there other motives? Meanwhile, Spain's chief coronavirus spokesperson thanked the UK.

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Knife fight in Cala Millor


Three arrested following stabbing

The alleged stabbing happened in Calle Molins on July 19.

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Sport / Real Mallorca
Andoni Iraola spotted at Palma airport on Thursday afternoon

Fan's View

Moreno’s move to Espanyol – talks break down

With Moreno’s impending departure, our new sporting director Pablo Ortells had wasted no time in contacting 38-year-old Andoni Iraola.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 1 August 2020