News of the day 10 September 2020
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Bellver Castle, Palma.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

It's wet and windy in Majorca today with a high of 27 degrees and a low of 15. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Four Palma neighbourhoods in isolation from Friday.

Health

Residents react to new isolation measures

The isolation rules in Son Gotleu, Son Canals, Can Capes and La Soledad Nord will be in force from 22:00 on Friday and last for two weeks.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Back to school in the Balearic Islands.

Education

First day back at school

Extra space has been made available for classrooms in Sports Centres, Libraries, Municipal Centres and old Schools and some public squares.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The President of the Government, Francina Armengol, Mobility & Housing Minister, Marc Pons & Mayor Oliver laid the foundation stone.

Economy

Social housing project

A total of 97.1 million euros has been invested in new homes which are being built during 2020 and 2021.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Environment

Tramuntana storm damage work to start next week

Work in forest areas will cost 280,000 euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Marta Vall·Llossera, Dean of the College of Architects & Ignasi Salas, President of the Demarcation of Mallorca presented data of projects approved between January and August 2020 on Wednesday.

Economy

House construction hits all time low in Majorca

In the first eight months of this year 1,456 flats and 100 social housing units were approved.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hotels

230 hotels in Majorca staying open

The 230 hotels are ones which are affiliated to the Majorca Hoteliers Federation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Air travel

What is Air Europa going to be worth?

There is an increasing possibility that the Spanish government could end up becoming Air Europa's major shareholder.

Andrew Ede

Christmas Lights in Palma.

Health

Christmas Lights & Covid-19 in Majorca

A budget of 96,000 euros has been set aside for the Christmas lights show this year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Construction debris dumped in Camí de ses Argiles in Sant Jordi.

Environment

Fly-tipping tweet goes viral

The ban on dumping products such as asbestos often tempts people to abandon their waste in remote areas of Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Business

Six per cent increase in establishment of new businesses in the Balearics

In July, 243 businesses were created and 93 were dissolved.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The dog suffered horrific injuries.

Animal Welfare

6 month sentence for animal cruelty in Majorca

The dog was in a semi-comatose mental state with a craniocerebral trauma, a lung contusion, a rib fracture and cardiorespiratory arrest.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Emaya disinfecting at schools every day.

Education

Emaya disinfecting school spaces

Emaya will disinfect the public spaces used by schools every day.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mallorca Weather

Weather

All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Mallorca may have an Small Storm this afternoon

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Education

Government anticipating problems, but return to school is "necessary"

"We know that we will have infections, but protocols have been prepared for a controlled situation".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Concern about increase in hospital admissions

However, the time that patients are spending in hospital has come down.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Business

Palma town hall aid for small businesses and self-employed

The town hall's aid package is expected to increase to 1.7 million euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Heritage

Building of Palma Cathedral started earlier than 1306

Research has shed light on when building started and ended and on the one-time mosque.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Balearics coronavirus cases for Thursday

There has been an outbreak at another care home - Bell Entorno in Soller.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Fingers crossed

There could finally be some good news for the Balearics out of the UK.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Maria de la Salut.

The Blog

X Maria virgine, gaudete!

The saga of the potential Maria de la Salut no-confidence vote has attracted a good deal of attention in the local media.

Andrew Ede

Raor

Food and wine

Raor season off to a super start

There was no official raor season in Majorca until the year 2000: people fished for them in August and continued to do so until the raors buried themselves in the sandy seabeds to hibernate for the winter.

Andrew Valente

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The restaurant review

Juanjo’s secret is in the spicing

A few years ago Juanjo shunned all dairy products and other foods connected with animal life and made Bon Lloc into a full vegan restaurant.

Andrew Valente

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