News of the day 15 September 2020
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Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

It's partly sunny, partly cloudy in Majorca today with highs of 31 degrees in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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

Entertainment

Adventure holiday for Dr Fernando Simón

The two men landed in Palma on Monday and have already been checking out different areas of the Island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Specific information about infections in schools will not be reported.

Health

Anonymity for schools with Covid-19 cases

On Thursday, Primary 1 and 2 classes were cancelled at Santa Gertrudis Public School in Ibiza after a teacher tested positive for Covid-19 and 9 pupils were quarantined.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Airgun shooting in Palma.

News

Boy shot with airgun

A licence is not required for an airgun in the Balearic Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Parents collect kids from school in Llucmajor.

Education

Parents demand all teachers take PCR tests

Two kindergarten classes and one primary class were forced to close on Monday after one teacher tested positive for coronavirus and 5 others were quarantined.

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'Souvenir' poster.

Entertainment

New play about tourism & corruption

‘Souvenir’ is described as a montage with three thematic lines: Tourism, Corruption and Identity.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Boris Nowalski swimming from Minorca-Majorca.

News

Boris Nowalski completes gruelling swim

Boris Nowalski is the founder of Mallorca Open Swim and made the journey to raise funds for various projects.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Moria Refugee Camp in Lesbos after the fire.

News

Balearic government offers to take refugees

A new temporary camp has been set up close to the Moria camp but many of the migrants are still sleeping in the streets and nearby fields.

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Pollensa holiday home robber jailed.

Crime

Man jailed for 13 robberies

Around 5,000 euros worth of stolen goods have been returned to their rightful owners.

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Martí March, Education Minister.

Education

Lack of preparation for scenario B in schools

PP Deputy, Juan Manuel Lafuente criticised Minister March for starting the new school year under scenario B.

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Car Rental Sector in Majorca suffering.

Transport

Car rental activity down by 80%

Multinationals have not moved large fleets of vehicles to the Balearic Islands this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Soller

Spotlight On Soller

Time to Take a Change

Life has got very serious this week in Soller with the news that our Residential Home for the elderly has become infected.

Shirley Roberts

President Armengol of the Balearics

Coronavirus

Parts of another Palma district are to be isolated

Mobility restrictions are to be extended to the Arquitecte Bennàssar health area of Palma.

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Balearic health minister, Patricia Gómez.

Coronavirus

Health minister defends Balearic government measures

Patricia Gómez referred, among other things, to the smoking ban and the wearing of masks.

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Coronavirus

Balearics coronavirus figures for Tuesday

Compared with Tuesday last week, the number of new cases has dropped by almost one hundred.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Leaving

“Surely Brexit can wait for just a little longer. It is very sensible to leave now...”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

The politics of anti-tourism

“Your behaviour saves not only lives but also thousands of jobs.”

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle

The Blog

The law of the Councils

The island councils are set to gain more autonomy.

Andrew Ede

Jaime I

Enjoying Majorca

The forgotten conquest of Majorca

Might Majorca have come under Italian influence rather than Catalan?

Andrew Ede

Focus On Cars

A Pleasing Subject

When most of us think of British sports cars, the first name which springs to mind is MG.

Robert Klevehagen

Edition of 15 September 2020
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