News of the day 24 September 2020
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Puerto Pollensa, Majorca.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

It's a sunny day in Majorca with some cloud cover this afternoon and very strong winds in some places. To view the weather across the island in real time from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Col·legi Sant Francesc, Palma.

Education

Should school hours be changed?

Several schools in Palma have already changed to continuous school days.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Labour Minister, Yolanda Díaz, Finance Minister, Maria Jesús Montero & Health Minister Salvador Illa

Crime

Partial pardon for Doctor

The partial pardon is on condition that the doctor does not commit another malicious crime within the next 3 years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The migrant boat that arrived to Majorca

Health

Migrants test positive for coronavirus

The Guardia Civil Maritime department is on full alert.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Avinguda del Cocó, Lloseta.

Transport

New speed limit for every street in Lloseta

New Traffic Ordinance includes restrictions for skateboards, scooters and segways.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Vintage Soller Train.

Transport

Vintage train back in service from Friday

The vintage train is used by both residents and tourists and is especially popular at weekends and getting it back in service is very good news for Soller’s economy.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

ICU staff at Son Llàtzer Hospital, Palma.

Health

Son Llàtzer Hospital to reopen ICUs within days

Son Llàtzer’s 26 Intensive Care Units will reopen for Covid-19 patients in the next few days.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Second-hand car sales in the Balearics.

Economy

Second-hand car sales plummet

People are spending €2,500-€5,000 euros on a used car, whereas they would usually spend €6,000-€8,000 on average.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

ICU staff at Son Llàtzer Hospital, Palma.

Health

Unions demand extra nurses for Son Llàtzer Hospital

Unions claim that in some cases there is only one nurse for every three coronavirus patients.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

President Francina Armengol of the Balearics

Coronavirus

Restrictions in Minorca to be relaxed

Minorca has a lower coronavirus incidence rate than the other islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Weather

All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Today the temperatures increased in the Balearic Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Balearics coronavirus figures for Thursday

The positive test rate has fallen to just under five per cent.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Gotleu, Palma, Mallorca

Coronavirus

Son Gotleu restrictions to be eased from Saturday

The easing of mobility restrictions will apply to the whole of the Son Gotleu health area.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spain's employment minister, Yolanda Díaz.

Employment

Agreement on ERTE extension is "close"

The current ERTE arrangements conclude at the end of September.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pablo Casado, Partido Popular

Politics

Poll shows PP gaining ground on PSOE

Support for Pedro Sánchez's PSOE has slipped fractionally since June.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Best promotion

“I think that the Balearics should be running promotion drives in Britain...”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Britons their own enemy

While many are doing what they are told it would appear many more are not in the UK.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Albondigas and ocotopus

The restaurant review

Day the music came to a stop

Ever since Palma restaurants started to reopen on May 28, I have been seeing all kinds of welcome changes when eating out.

Andrew Valente

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Food and wine

The fruit with inner beauties

Perhaps the quince’s greatest quality is its aroma which is very much to the forefront but at the same time delicate and with a touch of the exotic.

Andrew Valente

Edition of 24 September 2020
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