News of the day 10 October 2020
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Playa de Magalluf, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

It's a stormy day in Majorca with very heavy rain in some places. To view the weather across the island in real time from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Madrid Barajas Airport.


More bad news for hoteliers

Occupancy at hotels that are still open in Palma is expected to drop to 15-20% this weekend.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Johnny Depp in San Sebastiàn.


Johnny Depp is not coming to Majorca

The Italian-Spanish Festival runs from October 12-15 at the CaixaForum in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Clocks change during the last weekend in October.


An extra hour in bed!

The European Commission is considering stopping the tradition of changing the clocks twice a year from 2021.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

'Llaüt' La Balear.


Sail in the Bay of Palma for free

The trips are for groups of 6-9 people and will take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:00.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Migrants arriving in Ibiza.


Bid to curb continuous flow of illegal immigrants

Nine pateras were intercepted in Balearic waters over the last 3 day.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Healthcare Professional performing PCR test, Majorca.


Balearics coronavirus figures for Saturday

119 new coronavirus infections confirmed in the Balearic Islands on Saturday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic tourism minister, Iago Negueruela, and president, Francina Armengol

Air travel

Testing protocol for Balearics and Canaries air corridors

Tests before flying to and from the Balearics and the Canaries, plus rules for incidence rates per 100,000.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Members of the Balearic Mental Health Office


Mental health deteriorating because of the health crisis

"The pandemic and the future recession will exacerbate cases of depression and anxiety."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police and Guardia Civil in Mallorca


Two arrests for burglaries in Felanitx

At the end of September, there were the first reports of break-ins at rural properties.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Francina Armengol, president of the Balearics


Public opinion critical of the management of the pandemic

The Balearic and the Spanish governments are not getting strong public opinion support.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Home building in Mallorca


Builders pointing to a lack of affordable housing

Depending on location, the cost to build a new home greatly limits affordable housing.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Dr. Javier Arranz


Never too late: the week in Majorca

German tourists were on their way, as were air corridors and the third wave.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Mobility confusion

"A list has now been published of 190 roads that won't be 30 kph; they will either be 40 or 50..."

Andrew Ede


Majorca’s got it all, use it!

"Despite all the doom and gloom there are hotels still open and some are thriving.."

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle

Nautical Notes

Last call to be part of #AllEyesOnTheSea hosted by MARE

In MARE we strongly believe that the power of images will bring the sea closer to people.

Sara García Betorz/MARE

Nicky Bowdidge

The Potting Shed

Balcony gardening with Nicky Bowdidge

Nicky has created her kitchen garden, proving that all you need are a few containers and a bit of soil to get going.

Caroline Fuller

The fried eggs were sheer perfection

The Restaurant Review

Basque taberna for good eating

This week our Bulletin restaurant critic visits a Basque restaurant in Palma.

Andrew Valente

Wild Jonquils

Gardening in Majorca

What to plant in the autumn months

With the low season in mind we need to consider what to plant in some corners that will not see direct sunlight at all.

Dorothy Loeffler

Guru the sheep

Pet - Bulletin (Fur, Feathers and more)

Pet of the Week: Sheep Guru

Find out who is this week's Pet, which beach is being reviewed, who is this week's oldie and tips for walking your dog.

Caroline Fuller

Sport / Real Mallorca
Coach Luis Garcia Plaza (C) is expecting a tough game

Fan's View

Mallorca boss bemoans fixture schedule change

Real Mallorca play away at Galician side Lugo on Sunday at 12 midday after schedule change.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 10 October 2020