News of the day 21 August 2020
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Can Picafort, Majorca.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

It's hot and sunny in Majorca today with overnight temperatures in the low to mid-20's. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Crime

Violent thief arrested

The incident occurred in the La Soledat district of Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

2 killed in traffic accident near Santanyi.

News

Fatal traffic accident

Both victims were residents of Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourists on the beach in Majorca.

Health

50 tourists infected in Balearics

20 cases in Majorca, 16 in Ibiza and 11 in Formentera and exact number in Minorca not yet known.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Selective lockdown is a possibility in Majorca.

Health

Selective Covid-19 lock down in Majorca

Individual buildings, neighbourhoods and Municipalities will be put under lockdown, if necessary, to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

EBAU Students, Majorca.

Education

Teachers threaten to strike

Unions are demanding "the urgent rental of modular classrooms, more teachers and a school nurse.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Emaya bleaching Palma streets during the State of Emergency.

Health

Street bleaching demand in Palma

Emaya hasn't disinfected the streets of Palma with bleach since the end of the State of Emergency on June 21.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tractors bleaching streets of Santa Maria del Cami, Majorca

Health

Santa Maria bleaches streets

56 people were diagnosed with coronavirus at Santa Maria Health Centre on Wednesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

2020 470 Class European Championship Cancelled.

Sport

Class 470 Championship Cancelled

The 2020 470 Class European Championship was scheduled to be held in Palma between October 2 and October 10.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Charities

Seven Majorcans tackling Mont Blanc

The seven are highlighting the work of the charity Mallorca Sense Fam, Majorca Without Hunger.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Posidonia meadows in Majorca.

Environment

Alleged Posidònia infringements reported

The GOB claims it has evidence of boats anchored on posidònia meadows in Cap de Cala Figuera in Calvia and Colònia de Sant Pere in Arta.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Today's temperatures

Weather

All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

The heat wave continues today across the Balearic Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Armengol blamed for coronavirus outbreaks' "chaos" in Balearics

The leader of the PP says that President Armengol is not able to deal with the situation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sunset at sa Fordada, Majorca.

Health

Sunset ban at sa Fordada in Majorca

Only guests who’ve made prior reservations for the restaurant, bar or events at Son Marroig will be allowed to access the car park.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police

Stepping up efforts to prevent the theft of carobs

The Guardia Civil recently arrested an individual who was transporting 300 kilos of stolen carob pods.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Balearic health minister warning of "more restrictions"

There is a concern about the health service being overstretched.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Balearics coronavirus cases, 21 August

242 new cases and one fatality.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Majorca

Avoiding as much as possible: the week in Majorca

Commitment to safe corridors; avoiding restrictions but also contact; and 100,000 million euros down the pan.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Schools fears

“The big question is whether children should be able to go back to school...”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Now it’s the Canaries

The call in the Canaries is once more for “clear and specific measures”, such as testing travellers at origin and on arrival.

Andrew Ede

Frank Talking

A comprehensive list of stupid things men say and do - How annoying are you?

As a man gets older, does he just forget how to be cool - or is it in his DNA to be reduced to little annoying sayings and ‘pat’ phrases?

Frank Leavers

Holiday / Lifestyle
Reyes Maroto.

The Week In Tourism

Where’s the international leadership for tourism?

“In these uncertain times, citizens around the world need strong, clear and consistent messages”.

Andrew Ede

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Save The Med

Locals work together to promote Sa Dragonera Marine Protected Area

Xarxa Dragonera Blava is a community network of businesses, organisations and individuals who offer activities and ignite new initiatives to promote the MPA.

Save The Med

The Little Terror of S’olivera in 1973

Nauti Lady

The Leatherworker - Since 1750

In 1970, three-year-old Sarah and her parents went on holiday to Majorca, where Dougie immediately spotted a business opportunity. Within a few months, they’d purchased three leather shops in Magalluf and made the Balearic island their home.

Sarah Forge

Edition of 21 August 2020
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