News of the day 24 October 2020
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Salineros harvesting the salt.

Culture

A big day for Mallorca's Flor de Sal d'Es Trenc

There are 26 Balearic products in the Catalogue of Traditional Foods of the Balearic Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

State of the roads on Mallorca

Saturday, October 24

The state of the roads in Mallorca

Check for any updates on the state of the roads on the island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mallorca weather

Weather

Mallorca weather forecast for Saturday

Clear and sunny skies forecast for today on Mallorca. To view the weather in real time from our webcams all over the island, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Because of the Covid measure there has been more evidence of the botellón

Northern Spotlight

Alcudia finally gets a “botellón” bylaw

Traditionally a problem in the Magic area, it has extended to Alcanada, Bonaire and the industrial estate.

Andrew Ede

Balearic President Francina Armengol

Politics

Balearic President tries to put drinking scandal on ice, opposition says her career is on the rocks!

"She is making fun of the people with an excuse that not even she believes."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Project for floating piers in Puerto Pollensa

Nautical

Town hall planning two floating piers in Puerto Pollensa

The floating piers project has been on the table since 2013.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cocaine was seized

Police

Police deliver blow to barber shop drugs gang

The gang were operating out of various barbers shops in the city.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rapid antigen testing.

Coronavirus

Mallorca now a high-risk Covid zone

Mallorca has 84 cases per 100,000 over seven days, which is classified as high risk.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A beautiful design by Haidee Niell of Australia

Fashion

If you want to get a head get a hat

The Hat week is taking place at the Hotel Saratoga in Palma from 11am to 8pm until tomorrow.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spanish PM Sanchez attends a news conference

Coronavirus

State of Emergency in Spain

New measures to control the spread of the measures to be introduced.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus test kit

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Saturday

The positive test rate has fallen to just over five per cent.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Barcelona

State of Emergency

Spain's regions urge government to impose state of emergency to allow curfews

"We cannot wait any longer and we have to take steps forward."

Reuters

Disinfecting at a gym in Mallorca

Coronavirus

New measures a "further blow" to gyms and restaurants

Businesses feel measures have been adopted "unilaterally" and "without scientific criteria".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Juan Rodríguez in Magaluf, Mallorca

Magalluf

New protest by Magalluf businesses and workers

The mayor "has turned the municipality into a horror movie".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Employment office Palma, Mallorca

Employment

One in four unemployed out of work for more than a year

Specific initiatives are planned for people who have been out of work for more than a year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Shops in Palma, Mallorca

Business

Large chains taking advantage of Palma business closures

Small businesses are struggling to keep going, despite reductions in rents.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ex-US Ambassador to Spain, James Costos.

Politics

“Biden will open his arms to all Americans and reunite the country”

Interview with the former US Ambassador to Spain, James Costos, who has been closely involved with Joe Biden’s presidential campaign.

Humphrey Carter

Closed children's playground in Mallorca

State of alarm

Balearic government asks to be covered by the state of alarm

A new state of alarm declared by the Spanish government will give regions legal means to apply specific measures.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

New Year is off

You just can’t cancel the New Year celebrations at the drop of a hat.

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Careless words...

Putting the protocol breach by the Balearic President aside, standards are slipping.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Richard Nightingale Goss.

Lifestyle

Porreres thanks Richard Nightingale Goss

Richard moved to Mallorca 20 years ago and was often seen playing ballads and castanets in different parts of the Island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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