News of the day 9 October 2020
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Cala Rajada, Majorca.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

It's mostly sunny in Majorca today with hardly any wind. To view the weather across the island in real time from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pedro Sánchez, Spanish Prime Minister & Isabel Daz Ayuso, President of the Community.

Health

Madrid facing total lockdown

Pedro Sánchez will declare a State of Emergency in Madrid if Isabel Díaz Ayuso doesn't take action before 1200 on Friday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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

Health

Dr Fernando Simón urges limited mobility

"It’s essential that the population knows how the virus is transmitted and what the main prevention measures are.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Covid-19 Vaccine "on schedule".

Health

Covid-19 vaccine "on schedule"

"A third wave of the pandemic may break out suddenly”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Migrants arriving in Ibiza.

News

Another patera intercepted in Balearic waters

Fishermen spotted the patera 13 miles southeast of Cabrera.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Viewpoint

Jobs in Majorca

“The unemployment rate will rocket over the winter period...”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Berlin.

Health

Covid-19 infections soar in Berlin

Highest number of daily coronavirus infections since April 11 when 4,133 were reported.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic Doctors to strike.

Health

Medical Union supports Doctors' strike

CESM is demanding the immediate withdrawal of the Royal Decree Law 29/2020.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rafa Nadal.

News

Rafa Nadal honoured by Sant Llorenç des Cardassar

Sant Llorenç des Cardassar bore the brunt of the disaster which affected around 35,000 people.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police car destroyed during Sant Llorenç floods.

News

UIB flood study results

Researchers studied the location, characteristics and circumstances of the floods in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Carrer Punta Balena, Magalluf.

Health

Punta Ballena businesses to reopen

Businesses in Beer and Ham streets in Playa de Palma to reopen on October 15.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Corral d’en Bennàssar

Northern Spotlight

An Alcudia beach club almost in the sea

Plus, more improvement work in Puerto Pollensa and the endless saga of the Albufera treatment plant.

Andrew Ede

Son Sant Joan Airport, Palma.

Health

'Safe Corridor' proposals imminent

Spain's proposal for 'safe corridors' between the Balearic/Canary Islands and Germany, the UK and Nordic countries imminent.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pedro Sánchez, Spanish Prime Minister & Isabel Díaz Ayuso, President of the Community.

Health

Madrid under lockdown

The new restrictions will be published in the BOE on Friday and enforced immediately to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma Mallorca Avenida Gabriel Roca

Traffic

Palma announces roads with speed limits above 30 kph

The speed limits for one hundred and ninety roads will remain above 30 kph.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Covid test station in Ibiza.

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Friday

The number of patients in intensive care is gradually coming down.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ian Warren and Georgia Hague, honours for services to the British community in the Balearics

Society

Two Balearics residents named in the Queen's Birthday Honours List

Honours for Ian Warren and Georgia Hague for services to the British community.

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Wave after Wave

Maria Antònia Font and Javier Arranz have spoken about a third wave. They are predicting nothing, but if there is a third wave, it will be linked to Christmas.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 9 October 2020
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