News of the day 17 August 2020
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Cala Banyalbufar, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

It's a lovely hot and sunny Monday in Majorca. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

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Playa de Palma, Majorca.


Hotels to start shutting down next Sunday

The Government believes tourism can be reactivated in the autumn if the Covid-19 health data improves.

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Deya, Majorca.


Property prices are dropping, but not everywhere!

Property will set you back 7,643 euros per m2 in Formentera and 2,984 euros per m2 in Palma.

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Clínica Rotger, Palma.


Tourists opting for private clinics

Both the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands offer guaranteed travel assistance coverage for Covid-19 patients.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Today's temperatures


All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Today's temperatures could reach between 30 - 34ºC.

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El Molí de sa Torrentera, Majorca.


Mayors call for BIC

The hydraulic system of Selva, Inca and Búger is made up of four main sections,

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King Felipe VI & Queen Letizia in Ibiza.


Spanish Royals visit Ibiza

The Royal tour included a visit to the Necropolis of Puig des Molins, the Monographic Museum and the Municipality of Sant Antoni de Portmany.

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A recommendation for passengers from some countries to quarantine.


Balearic government announces new coronavirus measures

The Balearic government is recommending quarantine for passengers arriving from some countries, which haven't been specified.

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Carrer Major, Son Servera.


New Mobility Plan launched

Loading and unloading zones and parking facilities have been enabled for suppliers and those with reduced mobility.

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An app for bar customers.


Palma company creates app for tracing bars' customers

The app is a response to difficulties in tracing customers.

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Call for floating population to be included in infection data

"It is essential to know the real incidence of Covid-19 in the population."

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The former king left Spain on 3 August.

Royal family

Royal Household confirms that Juan Carlos is in the UAE

It has taken two weeks to confirm the former king's whereabouts.

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There are not going to be scenes like this any time soon.


Nightlife sector wanting urgent meeting with the Spanish government

"We cannot accept that the sector is put under the spotlight and criminalised."

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Maria Frontera, president of the Majorca Hoteliers Federation.


Hoteliers expecting "zero" German tourist arrivals

It is "obvious" that, at best, German tourists will be "few and far between".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Aubergines, plump, pear-shaped variety

Food & Fosh

Eat the seasons… with aubergines!

Although the plump, pear-shaped variety, with its near-black shiny-skinned exterior, is probably the most familiar type to most of us, aubergines come in a wide variety of shapes, colours and sizes.

Marc Fosh

Edition of 16 August 2020