News of the day 27 August 2020
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Palmanova-Magalluf, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

It's a gorgeous sunny day in Majorca with temperatures in the high 20's and low 30's and a nice breeze in most places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

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Maria Antònia Font, Director General of Public Health.


Clarification for school outbreaks

Schools may be partially or completely closed and quarantine applied, depending on the origin of the infection.

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Healthcare Professional performing PCR test, Majorca.


Protocol for Schools

Parents will be asked to sign a responsibility declaration confirming that they will follow all health protocols.

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Flu jab campaign, November 2019, Majorca.


Flu shots crucial in 2020

The Balearic Government has bought 37% more flu vaccine doses this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Bars & Restaurants with too many tables and chairs denounced.


Some terrace permits withdrawn

The Federació d’Associations de Veïns says most of the complaints have been about bars and restaurants in Santa Catalina.

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Son Gotleu, Palma.


Covid-19 worst in Son Gotleu

118 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in Inca.

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Police in Calvia.


Irishman facing jail time

The Prosecution is asking the judge to jail the defendant for two and a half years.

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Spain's employment minister, Yolanda Díaz.


No agreement on ERTE extension expected in Palma next week

The national minister for employment will be in Palma next week for talks about ERTE.

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Son Vida, Majorca.


Majorca property prices highest in Spain

The cheapest place in Spain to buy property is Extremadura where the average price of property in the most expensive street is 383,100.

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Weather in the Balearic islands


All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

The heat wave continues today across the Balearic Islands.

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The health ministry hasn't given details as to the ages of cases among minors.


13% of positive cases in the Balearics are minors

In April, the percentage of positive cases among the under-18s was 1.9%.

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Biel Company speaking on Thursday.


Partido Popular calls for Balearics "health, education and social plan"

The PP leader says that President Armengol has more or less stated that the government's not to blame for the current situation.

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State of alarm

Regions not considering state of alarm for now

Murcia has been the first region to request army track and trace assistance.

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Son Llàtzer intensive care unit.


Balearics coronavirus figures for 27 August

The number of people in hospital has decreased, despite a record number of new cases.

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Deya is no longer a municipality to have registered no cases of coronavirus.


Selective lockdowns being suggested for four municipalities

As well as the four municipalities, nine areas of Palma could be subject to selective lockdowns.

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Jet2 has decided to cancel its Balearics summer programme.


Jet2 cancels holidays to the Balearics for the rest of the summer

Jet2 Balearics bookings for next summer are looking strong, "and we cannot wait to be back doing what we do best".

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News / Comment


Cutting back

“First the aircraft carrier without planes and now the army without tanks...”

Jason Moore


Forget air corridors

I think it’s time for the government to face facts, there will be no UK air corridors.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle

Food and wine

Famous sauce is really a dish

Romescu is almost certainly one of Spain’s most famous sauces, used mainly for fish although it also pairs nicely with some meats, especially rabbit.

Andrew Valente

The restaurant review

Sweet and sour and so superior

Chinese restaurants started to become popular in Palma in 1968 they were soon serving an ersatz version that became a total cliché. I went off sweet and sour pork and stopped ordering it.

Andrew Valente

Childs Playing

Practical parenting

A great influence in Practical Parenting

For many of us the ‘best’ moments are when our children do something we weren’t expecting.


The Blog

Letizia and that bag

Away from Majorca, the media was full of praise for the Queen, and the fashion pages lapped up the images of her with what was being described as her “favourite” bag.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 27 August 2020