News of the day 16 August 2020
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Formentor Lighthouse, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

It's a cloudy start in most places in Majorca today, but it will brighten up by lunchtime and the sun will be shining all afternoon. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Geoff Dominy and graffiti by Palma's Plaça Major.


"Let's make Palma beautiful again"

Interview with Geoffrey Dominy, who is launching a campaign to crackdown on graffiti in Palma and across the island.

Humphrey Carter

The German government's decision is a hammer blow.


"A real blow for the Balearic economy"

Business leaders are unanimous in their assessments of the effects of the German government's decision.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cristiano Ronaldo in Deya.


Cristiano Ronaldo in Deya

The footballer and his family are holidaying on his yacht.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The European Commission points to the lack of coordination in applying travel restrictions.


Brussels wanting travel restrictions to be "avoided as much as possible"

The European Commission says that "restrictions on movement should only be imposed in exceptional circumstances".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bars and restaurants

Santa Ponsa bars closed for repeated breaches of health regulations

The owners failed to heed warnings that the bars would be closed if infringements continued.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The bar in Palma where the incident occurred.


Arrested after an attack with a broken glass

The incident occurred in Palma in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Fernando Garfella


Person of the week, cheers and boos

Fernando Garfella; some rare good news for Spain's tourism; and the case of Grisito the cat.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Majorca gambled away the season

The Balearic government and tourism authorities need to hold their hands up and admit that they played it all wrong.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 16 August 2020