News of the day 28 September 2020
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Porto Cristo, Majorca.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

Majorca is warm and sunny today with strong winds in some places. To view the weather across the island in real time from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

July/August unemployment worst since 2012

Employment

July/August unemployment worst since 2012

Unemployment in July and August was the highest since 2012 and double year-on-year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Migrants arriving in Palma.

Crime

Skipper arrested for alleged smuggling

Police say the suspect makes regular trips from the Algerian town of Dellys to the Balearic Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police raid nightlife venues in Palma.

Health

Police raided 39 nightlife venues at the weekend

Sanctions issued for breaching excess capacity, exceeding opening hours, playing loud music, drug possession and lack of documentation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fire at Pujol bus garage in Andratx

News

Fire and explosions at bus garage

Residents and workers were instructed to remove all vehicles near the hangar and the adjoining buildings have been evacuated.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Man in seriously condition in Son Espases Hospital.

News

Man seriously injured at work

48-year-old's condition is described as "serious".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tirapèl car park, Es Trenc.

Environment

Car park project approved

A budget of 7,000 euros has been set aside for a re-vegetation plan for eroded areas.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Former Secret Guard Units, Es Bauç rock, Santanyi.

Environment

Terraferida slams historic building conversion

The complaint relates to the conversion of the former Secret Guard units on Es Bauç rock in Santanyí between s'Almunia and Cala Màrmols.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Covid testing Menorca

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Monday

The positive test rate is down, although there were fewer tests than on other days of the week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Balearic research shows Covid mortality and minerals / vitamins link

Suboptimal intake of certain vitamins and minerals "is associated with a higher incidence of mortality".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Magaluf, Mallorca

Town halls

Calvia to launch emergency plan for retailers

There is to be particular emphasis on online selling.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Sir Harold Evans

My column

Requiem for Britain's greatest editor

Even though we ran rival papers, Harry Evans and I became good friends because we had much in common.

Donald Trelford

Viewpoint

The new normal

“We’ve just got to make the best out of a very bad situation, that is the only way forward...”

Jason Moore

Gathering of tourist guides

The Blog

The World Tourism Day that wasn’t

The day has come and gone with a whimper, the low sound of unhappiness drowned out by the agonised screams of crisis.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Fresh figs

Food & Fosh

The fig is back

Sweet, fragrant and juicy…they are one of life’s finest fruity pleasures.

Marc Fosh

Es Faro in Puerto Soller

Spotlight on Soller

Here comes the train and the weather

The Soller Valley has been a perfect photographic opportunity this week.

Shirley Roberts

Father Rafel Ginard Bauçà

Enjoying Majorca

Rafel Ginard and the folklore in Majorca's bones

In Sant Joan, there is a building which allows visitors to learn about Majorcan rural life as it was one hundred years ago and to get to know about aspects of traditional Majorcan architecture and construction.

Andrew Ede

Brown Hare.

Wild Majorca

Hare Today - but not tomorrow!

The Hare is perhaps the only species completely at home in the open, short grazed grass.

Neville James-Davies

Twilight road test at the Blue Nest in Port Adriano.

Focus on Cars

Mystery

I’ve plucked a few photos from the files, which for me encapsulate the mystery of the petrol head mind.

Robert Klevehagen

Sport / Real Mallorca
Dani Rodriguez gets a big hug after scoring the winner

Fan's View

Dani’s late strike gets Mallorca out of jail

Mallorca made very heavy weather of this win, considering our goal keeper Manolo Reina did not have to make a single save all game.

Monro Bryce

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