News of the day 22 October 2020
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Palma Bay, Majorca.

Weather

Mallorca Weather Forecast for Thursday

It's a mixed bag in Mallorca today, some sunshine, some clouds and some very high winds. To view the weather in real time from our webcams all over the island, click here.

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Felanitx Mayor Jaume Monserrat & Councilor Catalina Soler at the landfill.

Environment

Illegal landfill in Felanitx denounced

"We don’t know who started this illegal dumping but it is an aberration," blasts Julio Barea, Head of the Greenpeace Waste Campaign.

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Medieval ceiling found in Palma.

Environment

Medieval surprise in Palma

The building owner and the architect have been lauded for their collaboration and efforts to preserve and protect the find.

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Son Caliu petrol station, Calvia.

Crime

Son Caliu petrol station stabbing

Petrol station employee attacked during attempted robbery in Calvia.

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Traffic on Manacor road

Thursday, October 22

The state of the roads in Mallorca

Roadworks, closures and diversions continue today across the island.

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Health Minister Salvador Illa

Health

Drastic steps needed to tackle out-of-control pandemic, Spanish minister says

"The horizon we have been discussing with technicians from the ministry and European colleagues is of five to six very hard months."

Reuters

A nurse attends to a patient with coronavirus in the intensive care unit

Coronavirus

'Terrible situation' Spain first European nation to top 1 million COVID-19 cases

"We are less responsible, we like partying, meeting with family."

Reuters

A quiet Palma Airport.

Tourism

Balearics loss of tourism revenue put at 13,000 million euros

The Balearics have suffered more than other regions in terms of loss of tourism business activity.

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Felanitx petrol station.

News

Mallorca petrol & diesel amongst most expensive

The Province of Murcia and the Balearic Islands had the cheapest average monthly prices for diesel A in the first 6 months of this year.

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El Forn de Ca na Teresa bakery, Palma.

Food

The Ruta del Llonguet is underway in Mallorca

35 bakeries are taking part in this year's Ruta del Llonguet in Palma.

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The police are taking charge of the investigation

Incident

Woman tries to cut off ex-partner's testicles in Alcudia

He was also stabbed in the head and needed hospital treatment.

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President Francina Armengol of the Balearics

Police

Police report places Balearic president as having been in a bar after 1am

The bar owner says that he hadn't closed because there was an "authority" on the premises.

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A woman wearing a protective mask is seen on the beach

Travel

Canary Islands hope to welcome more tourists after Germany lifts travel warning

Germany on Thursday issued travel warnings for popular ski regions in Austria, Italy and Switzerland.

Reuters

Biel Company, leader of the Partido Popular in the Balearics.

Politics

Opposition leader demands Armengol resignation

"The highest representative of Balearics politics, the person who imposes the restrictions is the same person who skips them."

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Balearic health minister, Patricia Gómez.

Coronavirus

Health ministry announces new restrictions for Mallorca

The measures will come into effect on Saturday.

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Palma Son Sant Joan Airport

Coronavirus

Government concerned about import of Covid infection from the mainland

Javier Arranz says that monitoring entry via ports and airports "has always been on the table".

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La Gomera

Travel

The Canaries added to UK government safe travel list

The regulation change comes into effect on Sunday morning.

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News / Comment

Viewpoint

Seated stadiums

“Why can’t 500 people sit apart in a 500 seater football stadium....”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

What's a safe corridor?

"I know we all want to travel again but we need to get real, especially politicians.."

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Scotch eggs

Food & Wine

Golden oldies are doing a comeback

Scotch eggs that have been freshly made and arrive in a straight line from the deep-fryer are a gastronomic delight.

Andrew Valente

Year 6 students at Bellver

Junior Bulletin

Year 6 at Bellver get to grips with the states of matter

Find out what these students investigated recently in school.

Bellver International College

Sport / Real Mallorca
Summary of the match between Real Mallorca and Albacete

Football

Mallorca goalless again

Salva Sevilla's second-half penalty was saved.

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Edition of 22 October 2020
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