News of the day 9 August 2020
News / Latest headlines
Cala na Clara, Arta.


Good Morning from Majorca

It's very hot and sunny in Majorca today with moderate winds in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Population of the Balearic Islands usually doubles in May.


Human Pressure Index shows huge rise in tourist numbers

The highest number of people in the Balearics on the same day was 2,078,276 on August 9, 2017

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Passengers arriving at Son Sant Joan Airport.


8.6 per cent of Balearics Covid cases have been imported

Thirty-nine cases originated in other regions of Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ambulance attending the scene on Sunday.


Diver dies following accident near Cala Estellencs

Another diver has had to be treated because of a decompression problem.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Spain's former King Juan Carlos


Person of the week, cheers and boos

Juan Carlos; video about the effects of the virus on tourism; and Aberdeen footballers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


What your live home TV links say

Watching the news, never mind working in it, is not particularly uplifting at the moment, but there is a new attraction.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Prince Charles and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall

Sunday Essay

If royalty is in trouble, is reform the answer?

Would a newly slimmed down royal family still have Queen Elizabeth’s commitment to the Commonwealth?

Frank Leavers

Edition of 9 August 2020