News of the day 16 September 2020
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Cala Bona, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

It's a beautiful sunny day in Majorca with light to moderate winds and highs of 32 degrees in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

BlueSea Hotel, School & Park in Plaza Estació, s'Arenal.


School outraged over proximity of 'Covid Hotel'

The School says the close proximity of the 'Covid Hotel' is making parents uneasy.

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Plaza de Toros, Palma.


Reaction to Arquitecte Bennàssar lockdown

Around 30,000 people live in the Arquitecte Bennàssar area which includes Son Oliva, Plaça de Toros and part Son Canals.

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Passengers waiting for buses in Palma at 0500.


EMT negotiations resume on Wednesday

Negotiations between EMT Management and Union Representatives resume at 10:30 on Wednesday.

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Son Sant Joan Airport, Palma.


A cry for help from Airlines

The ALA is also calling for an ambitious incentive plan to boost passenger demand, reduced airport fees and an ERTE extension until Easter 2021.

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Temperatures taken at a Nightlife Venue in Marbella.


Nightlife Sector blasts Ministry of Health Campaign

Spanish Nightlife Sector says the new Ministry of Health campaign stigmatises Entertainment venues.

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Testing helping to detect asymptomatic coronavirus cases.


Most new Covid-19 infections are under 49

President Armengol says "53% of the new Covid-19 cases are asymptomatic."

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Tots Sants celebrations will depend on level of Covid-19 contagion.


Tots Sants celebrations under threat

The opening of cemeteries for Tots Sants celebrations will depend on the coronavirus situation.

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Beach clean-up Menorca.


Adopt a beach campaign for collecting waste in Minorca

The campaign has been launched by environmentalists GOB.

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Germany's health minister, Jens Spahn


Germany concern about pandemic in Spain

Germany's health minister didn't wish to speculate about the rise in infections in Spain.

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Health personnel in Mallorca


Balearics coronavirus figures for Wednesday

Eighteen fewer people in hospital in Majorca.

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Dr Fernando Simón in El Toro.


Dr Fernando Simón's Adventures

Dr Fernando Simón is on an adventure holiday in Majorca which is being filmed for Planeta Calleja.

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Child with coronavirus Mallorca


Eleven-year-old coronavirus patient transferred to Barcelona hospital

The girl suffers from Graves' disease, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid.

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News / Comment



“It could have been very different if there had been a common travel voice...”

Jason Moore


Gives us a smile Majorca

There are hotels bravely still open, full marks, but let’s have a smile please.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle

Food for Thought

The fruits and veg of autumn

Autumn has arrived safe and well at the island’s markets and shops — and the fruits and veggies we most associate with this time of year are very much on display.

Andrew Valente


Frank Confidential

What about a Majorca staycation? Plus - luxurious larceny!

I have to say that there are some really good deals out there right across the island.

Frank Leavers

Did you know

Words and more...

Birds are fascinating creatures and I never tire of observing them in flight or hopping around on the grass verges of the Paseo Mallorca on my way to the Grup Serra offices.

Andrew Valente

School Year

Notes From the Classrooom

Procrastination – A Student’s worst enemy?

It is a fantastic stepping stone for independent learning and the development a student needs for future university life.

Julie Holdsworth

Edition of 16 September 2020