News of the day 17 September 2020
News / Latest headlines
Cala Mesquida, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

It's warm and sunny in Majorca today with some cloudy intervals. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

42% of Majorca's restaurants will close in the next few months.


A bleak winter ahead for restaurants

42% of restaurants will close soon for the winter, 18% will fold and the rest will hang on, in the hope of staying afloat until next season.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Private Security Personnel & Inca Local Police.


Private Security to reinforce Covid-19 restrictions

Security personnel will monitor several points in the city, including Can Matzarí estate and the s’Ermita urbanisation from 21:00 until 07:00.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Millions of free masks for the Balearic Islands.


Over 15 million masks to be distributed

11,998,000 masks will be distributed to Municipalities, the rest will be given to the Red Cross, Caritas and CERMI.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Local Police in Son Gotleu.


Hundreds sanctioned in lockdown neighbourhood

43 people were sanctioned for breaching health regulations in Son Gotleu on Tuesday alone.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Espases Hospital, Majorca.


Fewer Covid-19 patients hospitalised

There were 69 patients in the ICU on Tuesday which is the second highest number so far.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Covid-19 outbreak at Manacor Local Police Station.


Covid-19 outbreak at Police Station

Almost half of Manacor Local Police Officers out of action because of coronavirus.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Scooter users sanctioned in Palma.


Police crackdown on scooter users

Police controls are being carried out on several roads in Palma to check that scooter users are complying with the regulations.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mallorca Weather


All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Weak and occasional rainfall in the Baleares environment, it is not ruled out that some may fall on the ground.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Soller Bell Entorn care home


Increase in positive cases at Soller care home

There have been 107 positive cases - residents and staff - at the home.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mallorca health centres


Health centre doctors in Majorca are "overwhelmed" by work

GPs at health centres are working up to two hours longer than they would normally do.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic tourism minister, Iago Negueruela


Government and island councils discussing tourism reactivation

There is still hope of re-establishing safe corridors.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Puerto Soller absence of tourists


Spain's tourism industry requires "preferential treatment"

Preferential treatment, like that once given to banking and the steel and naval industries, is needed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Health workers PPE Spain


Balearics coronavirus figures for Thursday

The number of positive tests is still high, but the trend would appear to be a downward one.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Bugadelles industrial estate


Worker dies after accident in Santa Ponsa

The accident occurred at a mechanical workshop on the Son Bugadelles estate.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Changing times

“Spain´s new attitude towards Gibraltar is certainly refreshing...”

Jason Moore


Are you taking the ....

We have lived through over six months of some bizarre new rules but come on now!

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle

Out & About

Never say die

This past summer we made a killer list of all those favourite things we used to do.

Peter Clover


The Blog

All I want is a souvenir

The one-time president of the Council of Majorca and leader of the disgraced Unió Mallorquina is herself a souvenir.

Andrew Ede


Food and wine

Why Guinness was so very good for me

Guinness is a dark Irish dry stout that originated in the brewery of Arthur Guinness at St. James’s Gate, Dublin, Ireland, in 1759.

Andrew Valente


The restaurant review

A stuffed aubergine is not done like this

The frito mallorquín is an emblematic Majorcan dish.

Andrew Valente

Edition of 17 September 2020