News of the day 25 August 2020
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Valldemossa, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

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

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Spain first country in Europe to reach 400,000 infections.


First in Europe with 400,000 infections

The Ministry of Health confirmed 2,060 new coronavirus infections in 24 hours on Monday.

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Street disinfection in sa Pobla.


Street disinfection resumes

Several Municipalities in the Part Forana have started disinfecting public streets again, to stem the resurgence in coronavirus infections.

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Covid-19 Centre, Can Valero, Majorca.


Hospitals ready for 2nd Wave

Hospitals in Majorca are preparing for the increase in positive coronavirus cases in the Balearic Islands.

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WAITING FOR THE BARBARIANS Trailer (2020) Johnny Depp, Robert Pattinson Movie


Johnny Depp is coming to Majorca

Fiesta! Italian-Spanish Film Festival in Palma will run from October 14-17, depending on the coronavirus pandemic.

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Claudia Schiffer.


Claudia Schiffer 50

Claudia Schiffer visited Majorca regularly for about 20 years.

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Rafael Nadal, who insists that his opinions about coronavirus measures were not political.


Rafael Nadal: "I have never spoken ill of the government"

Nadal speaks about coronavirus measures, how things become politicised, and touches on retirement.

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Puerta del Sol, Madrid.


Cameras & Computers for Students

The CCOO, UGT, CGT and STEM have called for several days of strike action in September.

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Es Pinaret, where there was a disturbance on Saturday night.


Search for Palma reform centre inmates

Three inmates escaped during a disturbance on Saturday night.

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'Nit de l'Art' in Palma.


'Nit of l'Art in Daytime!

The 'Nit de l'Art is scheduled to run from September 16-19 in Palma.

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Pedro Sánchez on Tuesday.

State of alarm

Sánchez: Regions can request "state of alarm"

The prime minister said that a state of alarm on a regional basis "is not talk about confinement".

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Mallorca Weather


All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Another sunny day in the Balearic Islands.

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More buses available as of the end of the first week of September.


Increased bus frequencies in Palma for the return to school

The town hall says that there will be a general increase in service frequency of 20%.

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An average of 52% more expensive if there is a pool.


Apartments with pools 50% more expensive than those without

A pool can make a significant difference to the value of a property.

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pleno del Parlament

The Blog

Rip it Up and start again?

There are certain politicians whose crisis can only have been bad. The Balearic finance minister, Rosario Sánchez, is one.

Andrew Ede

Spotlight On Soller

August 2020 limps to its end

Saturday marks the first of five music Saturdays. This is all based in the Patio of the Escolapies Cultural Centre in Soller.

Shirley Roberts

The number of new cases is more than three times higher than the previous daily record.


Balearics record 900 new coronavirus cases

The Balearic government has admitted that the figure of 908 for the 24-hour period was an error.

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There were not 908 cases in a 24-hour period after all.


Latest Balearic coronavirus cases include "data update"

The 908 figure reported on Tuesday includes cases from last week.

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News / Comment


Future of the industry

“Now is the time to start planning for the future of the tourist industry...”

Jason Moore


No Balearic rush then

The Balearic President has been called to give an update, probably next month.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
G. Westphal

Focus On Cars

Regulation Meeting

The new guidelines didn’t make much difference and it really wasn’t a problem. And plenty of cars turned up as usual!

Robert Klevehagen


Enjoying Majorca

Saints, plagues and the last of the summer melon

Vilafranca’s melon fest, which also features a contest to judge the largest melons, doesn’t have any saintly connotations.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 25 August 2020