News of the day 14 October 2020
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Majorca.

Weather

Your Weather Forecast for Today

It's a stormy day in Majorca with torrential rain, thunderstorms and high winds in some places. To view the weather across the island in real time from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Sant Joan Airport, Palma.

Tourism

Discount Vouchers for Mallorca Residents

The price of the package tours will vary depending on the category of hotel travellers choose, but will cost 150-250 euros for a two-night stay.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tito's, Palma.

News

Iconic Palma Nightclub on the market

A number of Cursach Group businesses are up for sale, including the 800 Grados Steak House and Asadito restaurants.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma Cathedral, Majorca.

Weather

Weather Alerts issued for Mallorca

Torrential rain expected across Mallorca and Minorca on Monday. To view the weather across the island in real time from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ángel Cortés & Staff at Pastelería Ángel, Palma.

Culture

Get ready for Palma's Festa de les Verges

Men used to serenade their girlfriends during the Festa de les Verges, but now only a few towns in Mallorca uphold that tradition.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A terrace in the Retiro park in Madrid, closed during lockdown

Bars and restaurants

Hospitality industry demanding aid and not "demonisation"

Bars and restaurants insist that they are not responsible for coronavirus outbreaks.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Carrer Fotògraf Toni Catany, Llucmajor.

Culture

Francoist street names changed in Llucmajor

Street names changed in order to comply with Article 24 of the Llei de Memòria and Reconeixements Democrátics de les Balears.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Defendant's car.

Crime

Man jailed for Magalluf incident

The victim hit the front window, was thrown over the top of the car and hit the ground several metres away.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Castell d'Alaró rescue.

News

Serra de Tramuntana concerns

"It has become a habit to park in ditches which causes a serious problem on the first bend on the Caimari-Lluc road..."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Classroom Mallorca adapted for social distancing.

Coronavirus

Slight increase in positive cases in Balearic schools

There have been 105 positive cases among pupils.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Intensive care, Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Wednesday

The total number of people being attended to by the health service is steadily coming down.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Going to school in Mallorca with Covid protocols.

Coronavirus news

Parents only being advised if pupils are positive for coronavirus

Until now, parents were being informed if pupils from their children's classes were waiting for test results.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

People sit on a terrace in Barcelona

Health

Catalonia orders bars, restaurants shutdown for 15 days

Clousures start from Thursday.

Reuters

Sanitising-gel

Health

Sanitising-gel poisoning cases soar among Spanish children amid pandemic

Children, especially toddlers, accounted for almost two-thirds of the cases.

Reuters

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Safe air corridors

“Perhaps it might be a better idea to talk safe air corridors in the spring...”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Majorca needs to act now

"In the UK some people are considering holidays next year so Majorca must strike.."

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
General view of Gorg Blau

Enjoying Majorca

The joy of the Mallorcan landscape

From next Monday, the Council of Mallorca will be celebrating the Setmana del Paisatge.

Andrew Ede

Anglican Church in Palma

Humans of Majorca

Looking for their autumn life

For those with the inclination to spend your winter time doing something different I encourage you to visit these churches and see what the ‘people of faith’ are up to.

Shirley Roberts

The winning Williams team, Simon and Aggie in their Panther Kallista

Focus on Cars

With Distance

The weekly meetup is at the Blue Nest in Port Adriano every Thursday in October from 17.00 to 20.00.

Robert Klevehagen

Garlic is used in many dishes

Food For Thought

Garlic purée is so mellow

When garlic is well cooked it becomes so mellow its exquisite perfume and flavour are very much in the background.

Andrew Valente

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