News of the day 19 September 2020
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Playa de Magalluf, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

It's a sunny Saturday in Majorca with strong winds in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Autumn begins on September 22.


Autumn Weather Forecast

In the last decade, 23 heat waves have been recorded, compared to 11 or 12 in each of the previous three decades, according to Aemet.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Arquitecte Bennàssar district of Palma under lockdown


Lockdown begins in Architecte Bennàssar

People can still move around within their own neighbourhood but can only leave to go to work or school or to care for dependents.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Olive harvesting in Mallorca.


Earlier olive harvest in Felanitx

The August storm prompted the decision for the earlier harvest at Majorca's largest olive oil production facility.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hotel occupancy has dropped to around 15% in Palma.


Hotels are slashing prices

Imserso brings around 160,000 pensioners to the Balearic Islands every year, but because of the coronavirus pandemic there will be no tourism program for the elderly this year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic lawyers want to amend the law on squatting.


Lawyers want squatters evicted faster

The proposed amendment also calls for the immediate identification or arrest of the squatter.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Today's temperatures


All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Today no temperature changes. Some strong gusts have be registered in Banyalbufar.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma Mallorca new housing


Increase in housing density envisaged for Palma

The aim is for new developments to be denser, thereby using less land.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma restrictive measures


The architect of lockdown: the week in Majorca

Restrictive measures spread in Palma; ministers had some explaining to do; and tourism needed "special treatment".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

More Covid-19 infections amongst the under-9's than those over 80.


More under 9's testing positive than over 80's

Doctors say respiratory distress is more typical in adults whereas children usually have diarrhea and vomiting and a cough or sore throat.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

PPE in Mallorca


Balearics coronavirus figures for Saturday

The rate of positive tests has fallen below five per cent.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

De Cor Pollensa


"We're not going to let Covid beat us ..."

Interview with Debbie Felstead and Samantha Bell, who opened their dream business in Pollensa last year.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment


Cruise ships

“Palma should decide how it wants to handle cruise ships in the future...”

Jason Moore


Back in the EU’s court

The focus is back on Brussels after the travel industry has thrown down the gauntlet.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Alcudia’s Council meeting on Monday

Northern Spotlight

Walking out in Alcudia

Outbursts in Alcudia, budget surpluses, public buildings, water spills, donation and What's On in the North this week.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 19 September 2020