News of the day 8 September 2020
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Paseo Majorca, Palma.


Good Morning from Majorca

It's miserable, wet and stormy across the whole island today with evening sunshine in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

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Dr Fernando Simón, Director, Centre of Coordination of Alerts & Emergencies.


Quarantine duration could be changed

Some European countries have already proposed reducing the Covid-19 quarantine period.

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A rainbow appeared between the storms on Monday.


More storms coming

112 Emergency Services responded to 68 incidents in the Balearic Islands on Monday.

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Thousands received wrong ERTE benefits.


ERTE overpayment bombshell

Millions of people in Spain have been paid ERTE benefits they were not entitled to.

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Blood sample collection for serological study.


Covid-19 immunisation within months in Majorca

Spain has already signed a contract with AstraZeneca and Oxford University and is scheduled to receive the vaccine at the end of 2020.

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Cotylorhiza tuberculata jellyfish.


Stunning photos of Majorcan jellyfish

Adult Cotylorhiza tuberculata jellyfish are usually around 35cm in diameter but they can grow as big as 50cm.

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Unions demand school term be delayed.


Unions back calls to delay school term in Majorca

The College of Physicians has warned that "coronavirus is out of control" and that it would be dangerous to return to classrooms in this situation.

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Farms across Majorca were affected by the storm.


Farming losses of 2.4 million euros because of August storm

Farms in sixteen municipalities were affected by the storm.

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New wellbeing plan for schools.

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Emotional well-being plan for schools

The project offers four types of resources for psycho-social care for teachers, students and families.

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New measures for Nursing Homes.


New plan for Nursing Homes

A new group of 10-20 expert nurses is being created to monitor Nursing Home patients who are Covid-19 positive.

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Miguel Jerez and Marga Prohens (archive image).


PP call for greater health protection for police dealing with migrants

The National Police Confederation has previously demanded improvements to the health protection protocols.

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Mallorca Weather


All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Today the temperatures increased in Mallorca.

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Manacor Hospital.


Active coronavirus cases have increased in only nine municipalities

The latest figures for cases per municipality show notable decreases in Palma and Calvia.

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Iago Negueruela chairing Tuesday's meeting.


Balearic government welcomes UK decision to assess islands separately

The Balearic tourism minister recognises that cutting the infection rate on the islands is the first thing which needs doing.

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Greater testing has increased the detection rate.


Balearics coronavirus figures for Tuesday

Two more residents of care homes for the elderly have passed away.

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Safe corridors are back on the agenda.


Spain to negotiate re-opening of safe corridors with the UK

Spain's foreign affairs minister says that safe corridors for the Balearics and the Canaries will be negotiated.

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News / Comment


Best behaviour

“The people of the Balearics deserve praise for their attitude...”

Jason Moore


Slow express testing in Majorca

Majorca is going to have express testing centres, but they will take two weeks.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Galicia propone uso obligatorio de mascarilla para alumnos de más de 6 años

The Blog

Galicia - Moderation in everything

One of Spain’s more respected politicians, Feijóo’s name has been put forward (not by himself) to be leader of the PP nationally.

Andrew Ede

G. Westphal

Focus On Cars

We had Fun

The petrolheads who normally meet every week will miss the car chat camaraderie and have to survive for a while on a cocktail of the virtual and photographic.

Robert Klevehagen


Enjoying Majorca

September the twelfth and all that

The twelfth of September is a date with meaning beyond the coronation of Jaume II

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Spotlight On Soller

The new start begins

The talk this week has been of starting a Bridge Club and we need a teacher as most of us have never played. Volunteers please contact me at the Bulletin.

Shirley Roberts

Edition of 8 September 2020