Good Morning from Majorca
It's a hot and sunny Wednesday in Majorca with occasional clouds and light to moderate winds in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.
German Politician demands travel ban
Around 30,000 German tourists have bought organised trips to the Balearic Islands through Tour Operators.
'Party Boats' Allegedly Ignoring Ban
Under the new rules nightlife venues in the Balearic Islands have been shut down.
Some airlines cutting flight schedules to Majorca
PIMEM Chairman, Juan Manuel Ordinas says the Government should have done more to promote the Balearic Islands as a safe destination.
Majorcan hospital dedicates two floors to Covid-19
265 Healthcare Professionals are currently under surveillance for Covid-19 so they are unable to work.
Majorcan health centre staff overwhelmed
The Balearic Medical Union, Simebal, warned last Saturday that Health Centres are at saturation point because of the lack of staff.
Majorca venue owners facing hefty fines
10 reports have been drawn up by Police in recent days and 13 people were fined for drinking in a car park in Santa Ponsa.
Special Protection Plan protest
The neighborhood was declared a Site of Cultural Interest in 2009.
Bulletin special edition distributed across Britain
Watch this space for our next Bulletin in Britain edition.
All you need to know about the weather in Majorca
The Balearic Islands are on yellow alert for high temperatures until tomorrow.
Twenty-three migrants detained in Majorca
Two boats arrived in the Santanyi area on Wednesday morning.
Minute's silence for doctor who died as a result of coronavirus
Bernd Kablitz is the first doctor in the Balearics to have died as a result of coronavirus.
Sales of properties to foreign buyers forecast to drop 50%
One of the regions particularly affected is the Balearics.
A million self-employed are "walking the tightrope"
A million self-employed in Spain are said to be facing potential business failures.
Public asked to "avoid social contact as much as possible"
The health ministry reported 223 new cases on Wednesday.
Get ready for another heatwave
Temperatures will soar upwards of 40 degrees in parts of Gran Canaria on Friday and it will be hot and sweaty overnight with lows 28-30 degrees.
TripAdvisor's Best Hotels In Spain
Second place on TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice Awards, National Hotel list went to Hoposa Pollentia, a small bohemian hotel in Puerto Pollensa.
A Royal Cuppa
Many people recognised Queen Sofía and couldn't resist taking photographs on their mobile phones.
Did You Know
Words and more…
The violin and related instruments have two holes shaped like an ‘f’ and called the ‘f-hole’.
Mugger alert! Plus, do the self-isolation rules apply to everyone?
Rumours abound, to the effect that if you are rich enough to afford to hire a private jet to Majorca and beyond, you’ve no need to worry about those silly rules that apply to the rest of us.
Food For Thought
Bananas: good fun food — and healthy
The few recipes Spaniards use usually have a Caribbean influence and one is even called arroz a la cubana — although it’s a dish you’ll never find in Cuba.
Notes from the classroom
Making the most of your academic year
I have first-hand evidence that working effectively within your learning style gives a good base to success.
La Liga Football
Koeman will be Barca's next coach, Messi to stay - president
Koeman's imminent arrival will be the third phase of a restructuring of the club.
Government’s time to pay
The general public and businesses have taken a massive hit, what about politicians?