News of the day 17 October 2020
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Sa Calobra, Mallorca

Weather

Saturday's weather in Mallorca

A sunny day across the whole of Mallorca. To view the weather across the island in real time from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The couple were found in the interior of the vehicle

Police

Guardia seeking to confirm that Paguera shootings were planned

Indications are that Mariano Armillas González had planned murder and his suicide.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tomas Harris exhibition in Palma

Leisure

Exhibition for the British spy in Mallorca who was also an art lover

In 1964, Harris, who lived in Camp de Mar, was killed in a road accident in Llucmajor.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourists arrive at Ibiza airport

Travel

Spain plans safe air corridors for the Balearics and Canaries

These measures will ensure tourism can be restored in a safe way and eliminate fears in source countries regarding overseas travel amongst citizens.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Planes at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport

Air travel

Christmas flight bookings down eighty per cent

"It is no longer a question of price, because demand is not being driven by offers. Travelling is a safety issue."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bars and restaurants protest

Coronavirus news

'Endangered species' Barcelona bar staff protest against coronavirus shutdown

"After all we've had to endure over the past months this really is the final slaughter."

Reuters

Health worker with PPE

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Saturday

The number of patients in hospital in Mallorca continues to fall.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Espases Hospital, Palma, Mallorca

Law

Government having to "legitimise" 100,000 supplies of medical products

Verbal contracts for hospital supplies are common practice, but the procedures don't comply with legal requirements.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sandra Lipski, director of Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival

Cinema

Talking about a film festival evolution in Mallorca

Interview with Sandra Lipski, founder and director of the Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

The island of history

“It is amazing the people of historical prominence who have lived on Majorca...”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Speaker mode etiquette

Technology has really come into its own during the pandemic but some respect please.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
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Nautical Notes

Save The Med needs your vote!

Stay tuned to take part in this new and exciting campaign!

Save the Med

CrossFit training

For better health, Majorca’s the best fit

Cancer: preparing for recovery with CrossFit

An interview with Nat Díez- Brand Manager for CrossFit Spain.

Simon Kenion Shears

The incredible poached egg that was breaded, deep-fried, and became a most exciting 10-rated dish

The Restaurant Review

Fried yolk was a tour de force

This week our Bulletin restaurant critic visits a restaurant in Palma that has left him "astounded".

Andrew Valente

Heather and Joe sitting on one of the straw beds in the kitchen garden with the first of the Hugelkultur beds in the background

The Potting Shed

Permaculture: Raised Hugelkultur beds and Hay bale planting

Future plans aside, the current plan is for part of the garden to sustain the families with home grown fruits and vegetables

Caroline Fuller

Palma's "Extranjería" offices

Residency

Living in Spain. An update from the British Embassy

Here is the latest update on residency information, driving licences, UK bank accounts and passports.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Dinning out

Gastronomy

Where to eat this autumn/winter in Mallorca

This week some more restaurants have joined us so take a look!

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Martin Valjent misses Sunday's game through quarantine

Fan's View

Valjent quarantined, misses Sunday's game

On Sunday, Real Mallorca are away to Mirandes.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 17 October 2020
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