News of the day 8 October 2020
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Deya, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

It's a sunny Thursday in Majorca with morning clouds in some places. To view the weather across the island in real time from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Plaza Gomila, Palma.


Plaza Gomila gets a facelift

The construction project in Plaza Gomila will take 2-3 years to complete.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Christmas dancing restrictions.


Ban on Christmas dancing

"There are some things we won’t be able to do again for quite some time..."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Flu jab, Balearic Islands.


More groups advised to get flu jab this year

The Health Department is recommending that more groups be included in the flu campaign this year because of the coronavirus crisis.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A stormy weekend in Majorca.


Weekend Weather forecast

Majorca forecast to be cold, wet and windy this weekend.

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An aircraft comes in to land at Heathrow Airport


Britain examining how to reduce travel quarantine period using tests

Shapps said he was setting up a Global Travel Taskforce to open up international travel.


Joan Barceló & daughter Paula.


Father's Twitter request goes viral

Joan Barceló was overwhelmed by the response to his Twitter request for photos of the Majorcan coastline.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourists in Palma during the Easter break holiday

The Week in Tourism

Hoping for Easter

Much has obviously happened since early April, and it unfortunately hasn’t been very encouraging.

Andrew Ede

Joan Aznar Hernández

The Blog

Town hall turncoats and betrayal

Another tale of town hall intrigue.

Andrew Ede

ITV Station, Palma.


No ITV appointments available in 2020

Consell de Mallorca Spokesperson, Llorenç Galmés claims that customers are also being forced to wait at least 3 hours for inspections at ITV stations.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Louise Glück with President Obama.


Nobel Prize for Literature

The Nobel Prize has been awarded for achievements in Science, Literature and Peace since 1901.

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Bons Aires arrest, Palma.


Two Italian women arrested

The bus driver claims the two women caused a disturbance on the bus and when he asked them to get off they refused.

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Covid testing


Balearics coronavirus figures for Thursday

More encouraging signs of a decrease in the number of people in hospital.

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Migrant clothing at a beach in Mallorca


Three more migrant boats in the Balearics

One boat in Majorca, one in Ibiza, one in Formentera.

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Tui passengers at Palma Airport


Tui to restart flights to Majorca from Germany

Flights and holiday packages will resume next week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment



“The government should use the money to revive the tourist industry...”

Jason Moore


A rental is not a home

Calvia is now following the lead set by Muro in establishing a rubbish tax rate for holiday rentals.

Andrew Ede

The British flag on Big Ben

Frank Talking

So, guys its ‘like’ speaking the Queens English inn'it?

The trouble is however, no matter how much we traditionalists try to hang onto the rhythms and cadences of our beautiful language, some of us are determined that we all sound like a mid-Atlantic version of ourselves.

Frank Leavers

Edition of 8 October 2020