News of the day 22 September 2020
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Es Camp de Mar, Majorca.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

It's overcast in Majorca today with heavy rain and thunderstorms in some places. To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

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Bell Entorn Nursing Home being disinfected.

Health

Bell Entorn Management heavily criticised

The Government took control of the home after 83 of its 152 residents tested positive for coronavirus.

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Hotel Riu Concordia, Majorca.

Tourism

Hotel Chains closing earlier than planned

Spain is still trying to negotiate safe corridors for the Balearic Islands and Canary Islands for the Winter Season.

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Migrants arriving in Palma.

News

Over 100 migrants detained in one day

8 boatloads of migrants arrived in the Balearic Islands in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

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Brandenburg Gate, Berlin.

Health

New coronavirus spike

On Saturday, 2,297 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Germany, which is the highest number since April.

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

Health

Dr Fernando Simón back at work

During his stay in Majorca, Dr Simón took a balloon ride over Cala Millor, practiced caving and went diving.

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Lightning in Majorca.

Weather

Spectacular photos of thunderstorms

An orange alert is still in place for heavy rain, thunder and lightning in the north and northeast of Majorca and southern areas of Minorca.

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Balearic Police demand more resources.

News

Police detaining migrants demand PPE

The National Police Union says more people are needed to process the migrants.

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Francina Armengol, president of the Balearics

Politics

Vox accuse Armengol of "vomit-inducing" management

President Armengol last week described a Vox speech as "vomit-inducing".

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EMT Workers in Plaça d'Espanya, Palma.

Employment

EMT Strike Committee opens Resistance Box

The resistance fund will compensate employees who’ve been out of work for more than a week.

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Francesc Dalmau, Mobility Councillor & José Hila, Palma Mayor.

Transport

Speed limit reduction

Only major arteries, such as the Avenidas, Paseo Marítimo, Avenida Argentina and Carrer de Ramón y Cajal will be excluded from the speed limit reduction.

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People in street in Palma Mallorca

Demographics

Balearic population forecast to rise 15% by 2034

In percentage terms, the population increase in the Balearics will be the highest in the country.

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Mallorca marijuana plantation

Police

Arrests following discovery of Sencelles marijuana plantation

The plantation is said to be one of the largest to have been found in recent years.

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Mallorca Weather

Weather

All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Another sunny day in the Balearic Islands.

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Mallorca health worker in PPE

Coronavirus

Balearics coronavirus figures for Tuesday

The number of hospitalisations has come down.

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Palma International Boat Show

Nautical

Organisation starting for next year's Palma Boat Show

The show is scheduled to take place between April 30 and May 3.

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Police

Calvia police fine Palma residents who had skipped local lockdown

Calvia police say that there is increasing compliance with the order to wear masks.

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Llucmajor town hall, Mallorca

Coronavirus

Active coronavirus cases by municipality in Mallorca

Decreases or no change in the number of cases in thirty of the island's 53 municipalities.

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News / Comment

Viewpoint

Fighting the virus

“I can’t understand why the army is not given a greater role fighting the virus...”

Jason Moore

Comment

A failure of care

Why are tests not being conducted more routinely?

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
funghi farm

Gardening

Gardening In Majorca

Geraniums and roses and the like need to be continually dead-headed to keep them tidy and encourage new growth.

Dorothy Loeffler

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Our Family Outing

Into controversy

What a glorious walk they said and just no-one else around.

Shirley Roberts

Flyiago

The Week That Was

Vomiting as parliament returns

Acts of international solidarity and cooperation do occasionally surface, as they did last week.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 22 September 2020
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