News of the day 15 October 2020
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Parc de Levant, Majorca.

Weather

Your Weather Forecast for Today

Mallorca is overcast in the morning and sunny in the afternoon with scattered showers and thunderstorms in some places. To view the weather across the island in real time from our webcams, click here.

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Raixa Finca, Mallorca.

Entertainment

Children's Entertainment at the Raixa Estate

Storytelling and stage performances specifically for children are being staged at the stunning Raixa Estate.

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L'Art de Menjar' Campaign, Balearic Islands.

Culture

Campaign to promote Mallorcan artisanal products

Lectures and educational classes are planned at cookery and pastry schools to train future professionals in the Sector.

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Tourist Rentals.

Tourism

Tourist rental U-turn in Mallorca

The Tourism Minister confirms that no action will be taken against platforms such as AirBnb, Homelidays or Booking.com for advertising unlicenced Balearic tourist rentals.

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Antonia Massanet & Chef Andrés Moreno at Sa Punta in Son Servera.

Culture

Mallorcan Restaurant in National Competition

Sa Punta has been selected to take part in the XVI National Tapas and Skewers Championship.

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Ibán Yarza.

Culture

The exquisite taste of Mallorcan bread

"The best thing to have with it is a fried egg, but it’s forbidden to use cutlery in our house, we take a piece of bread in each hand and ‘attack’ the egg with no mercy...”

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Palma Airport.

Tourism

Grim figures for Palma Airport in 2020

Mallorca has never experienced a situation like this before, where the entire economy is affected and there’s no short-term recovery in sight.

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National Police control during the lockdown in Mallorca

State of alarm

Twenty per cent of Mallorca lockdown fines have been paid

In Mallorca, some 2,500 fines have so far been issued.

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Titos Palma History (1967-2015)

Entertainment

A look back at Tito's nightclub in Palma

Tito's opened its doors in 1923, in exactly the same location and with the same name.

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Graffiti at Baluard del Príncep, Palma

Urban environment

Palma town hall slammed for failure to remove graffiti

The heritage association is critical of the failure to remove graffiti from the Baluard del Príncep.

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Health worker in Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Thursday

A notable drop in the number of patients on hospital wards in Mallorca.

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Capdepera local police, Mallorca

Police

Attempted kidnappings of teenage girls in Cala Ratjada

The Cala Ratjada incidents don't appear to be linked to the attempted abduction in Santa Maria.

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Medical workers take care of a patient infected with COVID-19

Health

Better equipped but emotionally drained, Spain's intensive care staff confront COVID second wave

Since Spain exited a tough lockdown in June, the infection rate has soared, with daily diagnoses frequently exceeding 10,000 from late August.

Reuters

German tourists in Playa de Palma, Mallorca

Tourism

German tourists arrive in Mallorca as Tui resumes operations

Flights remain unknown, as these will “depend on demand” over the next few weeks.

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The Guardia Civil are currently on the scene

Crime

Shoot out in Mallorca

The incident took place near the petrol station in the popular holiday resort of Paguera.

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Sant Sebastià Celebrations.

Culture

Sant Sebastià celebrations in Palma

Palma City Council has already approved contracts for three concerts which are being organised by Europa FM, Cadena 100 and Los 40.

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Petrol station, Paguera, Mallorca

Police

Two found shot dead in car in Paguera

Police suspect that the shootings were a suicide pact.

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News / Comment

Viewpoint

Spain’s mounting bill

"Spaniards will be paying the financial price for the pandemic for generations..."

Humphrey Carter

Viewpoint

Communities and unpaid charges

"It is reckoned that debt across the Balearics normally runs at about seven per cent. The college currently puts this at between 20 and 25 per cent.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

People shopping at the supermarket

Frank Confidential

Do you check your supermarket receipts? Perhaps you should!

In the three cases I outlined we were overcharged between 90 centimos and the not quite so amusing sum of almost 9 euros!

Frank Leavers

Holiday / Lifestyle
Last week as I was walking to a meeting in Parc Bit I saw a beautiful rainbow

Looking Forward

Just a thought – It’s about time...

‘You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time’- Charles Kettering

Margaret Morris

Trucha a la Navarra

Food & Wine

Trout wrapped in bacon is scrummy

Blue fish is netted in huge amounts and is most economically priced, meaning that some of it is associated with poverty food.

Andrew Valente

Coconut, chili & lime soup with spiced chicken dumplings

Food & Fosh

Coconut, chili & lime soup with spiced chicken dumplings

The colder days are upon us and Marc Fosh gives us a tasty and spicy dish to try.

Marc Fosh

Sport / Other Sports
Rafa Nadal brings his trophy to his Manacor Musuem

Tennis

Vamos! Fresh from French Open stints, Rafa Nadal commends Alex Eala

If you missed the match here are some of the highlights.

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Tackling is a skill that has been practiced

Rugby

Rugby Returns to the Balearics

First match to be played since March.

Lynda Demangeat

Edition of 15 October 2020
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