News of the day 4 September 2020
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Playa de Palma, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

It's a mixed bag in Majorca today; some places are warm and sunny, others are wet and windy! To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


One-year sentence demanded for repeated breaches of lockdown

Marina F. was reported on three occasions and arrested on the fourth occasion for serious disobedience.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Health security the key to tourism recovery

"2021 will be vital, and we must get out of this crisis together."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


"Firm and lasting decision" needed for ERTE

There cannot be "improvisation" with ERTE every three to four months.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Ten Majorcan municipalities without coronavirus cases

Figures for some municipalities aren't as up-to-date as they might be.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mallorca Weather


All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Today The Temperatures in Majorca Increased.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


No agreement in Palma on ERTE extension

Ministers' discussions with business and union leaders will continue next week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Industrial relations

Palma buses industrial action set to start on Monday

Further negotiations broke up without agreement on Friday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Mass testing in Son Gotleu

Son Gotleu has one of the highest incidence rates in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Armengol wanting European funds priority for the Balearics

The Balearics, said President Armengol, face a "very difficult winter".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Palma police take delivery of new vehicles

A total of twenty new vehicles are being delivered to the police.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Police to get lists of people who should be isolating

The health ministry will send town halls information about people who should be quarantining.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Balearics coronavirus cases, 4 September

Sixty-seven fewer new cases than on Thursday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Anti-Government protest in Ibiza.


Anti-Government protest on the White Island

Organisers are planning another protest against the Government's new restrictions in San Antonio on Sunday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment



The British are said to be heading home, but I don’t doubt they will be back.

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Nautical Notes

Studying the majestic devil rays of the Mediterranean Sea

The Spinetail devil ray is classified by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as endangered in the Mediterranean.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

the Spirit 111 Sea Trials

Nauti Lady

Kindred Spirits

British modern classic yacht builder, Spirit Yachts, has had a pretty spectacular summer with the launch of two precedent-setting models: the Spirit P70 and the Spirit 111.

Sarah Forge

MAHON. OCIO. La Policía interviene para disolver un gran botellón en el puerto. La juerga sigue.

The Blog

What if you never come down?

In Majorca, the so-called botellón is a rough equivalent to a rave.

Andrew Ede

Iago Negueruela

The Week in Tourism

No could about it, minister

On Tuesday, the Balearic tourism minister, Iago Negueruela, came to the conclusion that this summer’s foreign sun and beach tourism could well be over. Could, minister?

Andrew Ede

Edition of 4 September 2020