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Covid-19 warning for young people in Majorca
Screening of the most affected groups in areas where contagion is high will take place in the coming weeks.
Some positive Covid-19 patients not self-isolating
Health Minister Patricia Gómez said people do not follow the quarantine requirements face serious penalties.
Objections to new bar and restaurant restrictions in Majorca
CAEB says reducing capacity at bars, restaurants and cafes would be a death blow to the Sector.
Spain's Canary Islands curb smoking amid COVID-19 worries
Smoking will be banned when people cannot maintain a 2-metre (6.5-foot) distance between each other on the islands, which are popular with tourists.
Smoking in the streets could be banned in Majorca
The measure has already been imposed in Galicia to stop the spread of coronavirus and other Communities have said they are also considering a ban.
UK says it has no choice but to quarantine French arrivals
France warned that it would reciprocate.
12 people contract Covid-19 at the beach in Majorca
1,411 hospital beds and 302 Intensive Care Unit places are available for coronavirus patients in the Balearic Islands.
Graffiti artists slammed for spray-painting rocks
Escorca Mayor, Antoni Solivelles, claims graffiti has diminished in Calobra since hefty fines were introduced in 2018.
Some Majorcan Health Centres operating amid utter chaos
Unions say Health Centres are completely saturated.
British man dies in fall in Ibiza
An investigation has been launched to clarify the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.
All you need to know about the weather in Majorca
Temperatures higher than normal are expected the next few days so try to keep cool!
Spain to close nightlife establishments and to restrict smoking
Spain's regions have agreed to the measures proposed by the health minister.
Arrested for assault and attempted robbery in Inca
Three men were attacked in Inca last Sunday.
Balearics have lowest nurses ratio in the country
The ratio is 5.5 nurses per 1,000 inhabitants.
Germany to declare Majorca a virus risk region
The move deals a blow to hopes for a swift revival of mass tourism after months of lockdown.
Nightlife sector says it faces "total ruin"
"New total closure doesn't just place us on the brink of the abyss, it will be total ruin."
Co-marketing campaign for the UK and Spanish tourism markets
The campaign will focus on culture and nature tourism.
Losing control: the week in Majorca
The coronavirus data were worrying; Germany took the numbers seriously; and nightlife was closed down.
Smoke and mirrors
I suspect that we are about to be presented with yet more assertions to do with misleading information - that conjured up by governments to hide the truths of Covid.
The Week in Tourism
The number of active coronavirus cases in the Balearics now being registered is on a par with with the number in the dark days of early lockdown.
“How to get your children to say thank you for a gift even if they don’t like it.”
Who is in control of Covid?
I think it’s time Madrid takes back full control of the battle against the pandemic.