News of the day 3 August 2020
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Playa de Magalluf, Majorca.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

It's much cooler and it's mostly cloudy in Majorca today with the possibility of showers in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

German Police take part in inspections in Palma.

Crime

Police crackdown on nightlife venues in Majorca

8 premises in Palma inspected by Police in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic Residents' Discount may be capped.

Economy

Residents' Discount could be capped or eliminated

The AIReF report confirms that costs skyrocketed when the Residents' Discount was increased to 75%.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Playa de Magalluf, Majorca.

Tourism

Tourist numbers plummeted in June

Tourist spending was down 98.7% in June compared to 2019.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic Parliament, Palma.

Politics

MPs are on holiday until September

Parliament was suspended for weeks during the State of Emergency.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Customers & enquiries at Palma Tourist Offices have changed.

Tourism

Tourist Offices adapting to the 'new normal'

Guides and maps at Tourist Offices have been replaced by QR codes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ibiza

Tourism

2 arrested after fight on plane

The Airline crew and other passengers were forced to intervene to stop the fight.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

UK introduces two new rapid tests for Covid-19.

Health

New rapid Covid-19 tests provide results in 90 minutes

The British Health Authorities confirmed more than 740 new coronavirus infections in the 24 hours between Saturday and Sunday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourists in Las Ramblas in Barcelona

Tourism

Spain's international tourist arrivals drop 98% in June

Country continues to reel from the effects of the global coronavirus pandemic.

Reuters

Palma, Majorca

Weather

Temperatures are cooling down, but not for long

Temperatures forecast to soar to 32-35 degrees again by the weekend. To check out the weather in other parts of Mallorca via our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Spain's tourism minister hopeful of quarantine rethink

The Spanish government has sent London "all the arguments" to justify a quarantine rethink.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Royal family

Juan Carlos to leave Spain

The former king has informed his son that he will live outside Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather

Heat wave pushed July average temperature above normal

The highest temperature in July was 40.9C in Binissalem.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Two-thirds of holidaymakers would not tolerate wearing a mask outdoors

Up to 80% of holidaymakers would cancel because of a quarantine.

Reuters

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Warning

“You would have thought that the Johnson government could give a bit more warning...”

Jason Moore

Edition of 2 August 2020
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