News of the day 22 August 2020
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Joan Aguiló Mural in Mercat de l'Olivar, Palma.


'Banksy of Mallorca' mural

Joan Aguiló first became interested in Street Art when he was living in Germany.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma Bay, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

It's a gorgeous sunny day in Majorca with some cloudy intervals and light to moderate winds. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

New health checks for boat passengers & crew.


Boat Passenger and Crew Health Checks in Majorca

This new measure makes it possible to obtain health records for everyone arriving at Balearic ports.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Distribution companies struggling.


Distribution companies struggling in Majorca

Distribution companies have no work, no income and a mountain of debt.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Playgrounds closed in Santa Maria del Camí, Majorca.


Santa Maria playgrounds closed

There are 54 active coronavirus cases in Santa Maria del Camí, according to the latest City Council data.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Radar Covid App.


Covid Alert App for Majorca

More than a thousand people have already downloaded the Radar Covid App which is available for both Android and Apple phones.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Medical Union calls for Health Centre changes.


24 Hour Covid Phone Line in Majorca

An extra 600 telephone lines are being installed for both 061 Emergency Services and for Health Centres,

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Spanish government's smoking restriction has been subject to a court ruling.


Latest Covid order did not have to be published in the Official Bulletin

A court in Madrid annulled the Madrid regional government's order re smoking and nightlife.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Residents had to be moved out of the Llar de Calvia home.


Calvia care home residents moved to homes in Palma

The residents had to be evacuated because of a fire.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

NHS workers who were flown to Gibraltar to boost the health service.

Air travel

“We’ve been privileged to have operated as a front-line global rescue service...”

Interview with Clive Jackson, the chairman of leading on-demand jet charter platform Victor, which was founded in Majorca.

Humphrey Carter

Education is said to be needed for electric scooter users.


Regulating electric scooters in Palma

So far this year, there have been 54 accidents involving electric scooters and similar in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Some aid to be made available to Palma's small businesses.


One million euros to help Palma small businesses

There will be a maximum of 9,000 euros per application for small businesses and the self-employed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The finca in Montuiri.


Man dies after gas leak at Montuiri finca

The gas leak was from a septic tank.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The accident in Palma.


Vehicle collides with car transporter in Palma

The accident occurred near the port in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


European Union

“The green certificate will still be valid when Britain leaves the European Union”

Jason Moore


Stop faffing about please

I know here in the Mediterranean we like to a good chat but now’s not the time.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
The barrier at Cala Molins

Northern Spotlight

Controlling beach capacities

This week in the North of the island more on beach closures, water problems in Playa de Muro and Puerto Pollensa, communications in Pollensa, the circus in Alcudia and list of events taking place this weekend and next week.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 22 August 2020