News of the day 14 September 2020
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Cala Marmols, Majorca.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

It's hot and sunny in Majorca today but the clouds will roll in now and again. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Deliveries moved to the Red Cross Centre in Palma.

Health

Outpatients moved to reduce waiting lists

Outpatient operations have been moved to the Gynecology & Obstetrics Unit at the Red Cross facilities in Palma.

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Economy

Growing number of millionaires

The average assets declared in the Balearic Islands in 2018 was 3.1 million per taxpayer.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

EMT workers on strike.

News

Indefinite bus strike begins

Palma bus services running at 30% because of strike action by EMT workers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Long queues at bus stops in Palma.

News

EMT Workers on strike indefinitely

EMT workers are staging a protest at Plaza de Cort on Monday at 1200.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Dolphins in Palma Bay.

News

A dolphin escort for yacht crew

The water was crystal clear giving the crew a fantastic view of around 6 dolphins.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma EMT bus

Transport

Palma bus passenger numbers down 50%

The July decrease was the second highest percentage in the country.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

EMT workers on indefinite strike in Palma.

News

EMT strike reaction

The EMT workers have a long list of grievances, many of which are related to working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Maritime Safety Agency boat, Mallorca

Police

Fifteen migrants picked up sixty miles offshore

A merchant ship went to the assistance of the fifteen migrants.

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Phase 2 Covid-19 vaccine trials on humans in Spain.

Health

Human Covid-19 vaccine trials begin

A total of 550 healthy volunteers from Spain, Belgium and Germany will participate in the trials.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mallorca child with mask

Coronavirus

Twenty-nine schoolchildren positive for coronavirus

Seventeen of the pupils are from schools in Majorca.

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New properties in Mallorca

Property

Sales of homes in the Balearics fell 40% in July

There were 726 sales of homes in the Balearics in July.

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Toni Costa, Partido Popular Balearics

Politics

Opposition demanding Balearic government "effective measures"

"Effective measures" needed to combat the "dramatic health, economic and social situation".

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Secondhand cars in Mallorca

Transport

Secondhand car prices in the Balearics fall 16%

Most secondhand cars bought in August were older than eight years.

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Mallorca Weather

Weather

All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Palma is 31 degrees today with hazy sunshine and an overnight temperature of 18.

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Coronavirus

Balearics coronavirus figures for Monday

There is less testing on Sundays.

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EMT negotiations end without agreement.

Transport

Another day of misery for commuters

Only 49 of the city’s 160 buses were running on Monday and the Unions say there will be even fewer buses on Tuesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Gardering

Gardening

Gardening In Majorca

The month of September can be a really busy time of the year here in this climate, warm rains and still long sunny days still encourage growth.

Dorothy Loeffler

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Food and Fosh

Mussels

Spanish Mussels, along with clams, appear in just about every seafood dish you care to imagine from the ubiquitous Paella to the various fish soups, stews and calderetas all along Spain’s vast coastline.

Marc Fosh

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Nan's Day Out

Nan’s Day Out to Porto Pi

How much does the day cost is the first one? The majority of my trips cost a picnic lunch and petrol.

Shirley Roberts

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Sunday Essay

I hate what you say, but will defend your right to say it

While I am at it - when did our universities and other seats of learning start organising ‘No Platform’ bans on those they might, or do - disagree with?

Frank Leavers

My Column

Yet another problem with women

This time a lingerie entrepreneur called Emily Bendell has given the club 28 days to agree to admit women or she will seek a court ruling that the club is acting unlawfully under section 29 of the Equality Act 2020 in discriminating against them.

Donald Trelford

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