News of the day 26 October 2020
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Tramuntana scene, Mallorca

Weather

Monday's weather in Mallorca

Some rain around on Monday morning; the week's outlook is decent.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police patrol in Mallorca, as curfew starts.

State of alarm

First night under curfew in Mallorca

For the first three nights of the curfew, police will be informing people and not fining them.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Restaurant terrace in Mallorca

Business

Employers attack "failure" of pandemic management

"The mismanagement of the pandemic will cause unprecedented damage to the economic health of the citizens of the Balearics."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

This morning´s weather map

Weather Mallorca

Balearics on storm alert

The weather alert will remain in place until 2p.m.

First day of the night-time curfew set as part of a state of emergency in an effort to control the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Barcelona

Coronavirus

Europe prepares for more pain ahead as COVID surges

Spanish PM says situation is extreme in Spain

Reuters

Spain's government meeting

Coronavirus

Spanish government appeals for regional unity in taking measures

There is political opposition to the state of alarm lasting until May.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Roadworks on Mallorca

Monday, October 26

The state of the roads in Mallorca

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Santiago Abascal, the leader of Vox

Politics

Opinion poll indicates gains for Spain's right

Last week's no-confidence debate highlighted major differences between the Partido Popular and Vox.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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

Politics

Opposition keeps up pressure on Armengol to resign

"She wanted to take the citizens of the Balearics for fools and she was wrong."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Drone footage captures swimmers, sharks and salmon interacting at Australia's Bondi Beach

World News

A group of bathers unknowingly swims among sharks in Australia

A swimmer passed right over a shark at one point.

Reuters

Inside a restaurant in Mallorca

Bars and restaurants

Hospitality sector and opposition parties calling for later curfew

The Balearic government is being asked to delay the start of the curfew until midnight.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The driver of an electric scooter is run over in Palma

Incident

The driver of an electric scooter is run over in Palma

Police had to divert traffic until an ambulance arrived at the scene and treated the victim.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Graph showing new positive cases on the Balearic Islands

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Monday

There is a notable rise in the number of positive cases in Manacor.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

First day of the night-time curfew set as part of a state of emergency in an effort to control the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Barcelona

Curfew introduced

Spain enters COVID state of emergency to much dismay

"The curfew doesn't make much sense. Does the virus only infect people between 2300 and 0600? No"

Cheaper shopping across Spain.

Latest headlines

The cheapest place to shop in Spain

"Palma was named on the list as one of the most expensive places to shop...."

Balearic government meeting with business representatives

State of alarm

Government agrees to midnight curfew

The curfew will now be from midnight to 6am.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

State of alarm

Business pressure leads to curfew rethink

The hospitality sector led the opposition to an 11pm curfew.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Balearic President should set an example

The Balearic President should be setting an example

Jason Moore

Comment

We are living in strange times

"Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez took us out of lockdown too soon....."

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle
Sweeney Todd en el Auditorium de Palma

Local events

What's On this week on Mallorca

Please note that due to the curfew in the Balearics, some events may be subject to alteration or cancellation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Conference in Palma

Marilles Foundation

Engaging citizens in marine science to protect the Balearic Sea

The Balearic Islands is the second most active region - after Catalonia - with 3,371 observations.

Sandra Espeja

50 yachts from 15 countries started the 2020 Rolex Middle Sea Race

Nautical Notes

Malta Pulls off 41st Rolex Middle Sea Race

The Maltese have been hosting races and regattas since the Middle Ages and hold great passion for the sea.

Sarah Forge

The coca de cebolla was an instant 10-rating

The Restaurant Review

Maca’s coca was best ever

This week our Bulletin restaurant critic visits a restaurant in central Palma whose chef has been awared a Michelin star.

Andrew Valente

Anna Nicholas, Shirley Roberts, Barry Byrne and Rachel Fox

Humans of Majorca

The Gang of Four Voices…

My crew, which I will introduce you too, is Rachel Fox, Anna Nicholas and Barry Byrne.

Shirley Roberts

Spain where the olive oil is born

Food & Fosh

Olé for olives from Spain!

In the Mediterranean region we are blessed with a staggering 93% of the approximately 800 million olive trees in the world.

Marc Fosh

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

Football

Mallorca go third with win against Alcorcón

Lowly Alcorcón started well but ran out of ideas.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Other Sports
La Liga Santander - FC Barcelona v Real Madrid

Soccer

Real Sociedad stay clear at the top

Real Madrid beat Barcelona 3-1 in El Clasico

Reuters News

Rafa reigns in Mallorca.

Tennis

Rafa courts success at golf in Mallorca

Majorcan tennis legend finished in sixth position.

EFE

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