Good Morning from Majorca
It's partly sunny, partly cloudy in Majorca today with highs of 32 in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.
Large reward for lost Rolex watch
3-year-old son threw Rolex Date watch out of the window in the vicinity of Carrer del 31 de Desembre in Palma.
No sign of an agreement to end the bus strike
EMT says night and weekend workshop shifts are a sticking point.
CaixaBank & Bankia to merge
The new bank will have around 6,600 branches and 51,000 employees.
Lockdown approaching in Architecte Bennàssar district
No population screenings planned in Arquitecte Bennàssar.
Business owners complain about Polígono parties
The Palma City Council has recorded nearly 1,000 illegal parties so far this year and 365 sanctions were issued in June, July and August alone.
Thousands applying for financial aid
Calvia has approved 921 applications for financial support to cover back to school expenses.
UN international "code" for the protection of tourists
The UN World Tourism Organization wants coordination in order to avoid travel chaos.
Commercial property prices tumble
Savvy investors are snapping up the best premises in the city and most of them are local people.
The Week in Tourism
Tourism vouchers, an idea too late
The Italian government had a plan: the “bono vacanze”, a holiday bonus.
Lockdown lines causing confusion
Some people are not sure whether their business is in a lockdown zone or not.
22 new Covid-19 outbreaks
11 of the outbreaks were social or family related, 5 were work related, 3 were in Nursing Homes, 2 were a mixture of work and family and 1 was at a hospital.
New Covid "express" test lines to start next week
It was reported last week that there would be twelve of these express lines.
Arrest of fake Guardia Civil officers
Two men have been arrested for robbery with violence and for passing themselves off as police.
Government focusing ERTE extension on most affected sectors
Business and unions are against the government's sectoral approach.
Fall in Son Gotleu positive cases
The restrictions and community actions are bringing the number of cases down.
Parents advised not to gather outside schools
"Small crowds outside schools are not good."
Christmas in Majorca
Boris Johnson’s “rule of six” could work in Majorca’s favour if we get moving.
The ideologies of Covid
The ideology determines the expression of indignation, which was also an assertion of Spain’s nationhood.
The worrying world of fashionable eating
These achingly cool places know that they can’t, nor want to compete with the fast-food big-boys, yet are quite willing to charge a small fortune for a bowl of coloured rice, a tasty floret of kale and one sprig of coriander - yum yum!
Save The Med
Boris swam for 11h straight to raise funds for Save The Med!
Save The Med adapt their Dos Manos School Programme to the pandemic.
Cruising for a Bruising
This pandemic started with a PR disaster of epic proportions for the cruise industry: Diamond Princess.
Bale leaves underwhelming Madrid legacy despite haul of goals and trophies
Bale Will leave Real Madrid and will return to Tottenham Hotspur on a one year loan.
Take the credit
“Full marks to the thousands of people employed by the tourist industry...”