News of the day 27 October 2020
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Mallorca Weather Forecast for Tuesday

It's warm and sunny across Mallorca today with strong winds in some places. To view the weather in real time from our webcams all over the island, click here.

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Police raid in Can Valero.

Crime

Illegal Can Valero party busted

The organisers allegedly advertised the event on social media platforms and sold tickets, alcohol, tobacco and cocaine at the party.

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez

Economy

Spain to raise taxes, increase infrastructure spending in 2021 budget

If the minority government gets enough votes to pass it in parliament, it will be Spain's first budget since 2018.

Reuters

Manacor Hospital, Mallorca.

Coronavirus news

Coronavirus cases almost double in Manacor

The Ministry of Health is considering introducing new Covid-19 measures in Manacor after a significant increase in infections.

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People on a terrace in Palma

Economy

The Balearic Islands reaches 87,900 people without a job

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the labour market.

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The woman refused to wear the mask on a flight that covered the Minorca-Barcelona route

Coronavirus

A woman is evicted from a plane for refusing to wear a mask

The flight took off to Barcelona about 20 minutes late.

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New development on the island.

Building

British building giant gives Mallorca a lift

"The move is expected to sustain a number of jobs on the island...."

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curfew introduced

Coronavirus

"We will put curfew back if cases rise"

"Number of coronavirus cases continues to rise....."

Tots Sants celebrations, Palma.

Culture

Tots Sants appointments available in Palma

EMT has confirmed that a special bus will be in service on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in a bid to persuade people to leave their cars at home.

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'Lost In Translation' playing at Es Gremi in Palma.

Culture

A sigh of relief in Mallorca's Culture & Entertainment Sector

Health emergencies, labour issues and Actors who finish their performance late are exempt from the curfew.

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Lockdown in Manacor

Coronavirus

Manacor goes into lockdown

The measures will last for fifteen days; only justified travel in and out of the population centre will be permitted.

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President Francina Armengol of the Balearics

Politics

Balearic President apologises again for late night drinking

Jorge Campos of Vox demanded President Armengol's resignation.

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Bright northern lights dance in the skies above Finland

Tourism

Spectacular video of the Northern Lights in Finland

Alaska, Canada, Iceland, Greenland, Norway, Sweden and Finland are the best places to see the aurora borealis.

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Doctors striking in Mallorca

Health

Doctors strike in protest at Spanish government decree

Under the decree, doctors can be transferred to areas that aren't their specialities.

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Bottles of wine with Rioja designation of origin are seen in a shop in Madrid

Coronavirus

Spain's wine region La Rioja shuts restaurants, bars for a month

This was the latest move to try and contain the second wave of the pandemic in Spain.

Reuters

Barcelona cat sanctuary holds interviews via Instagram with people who want to adopt cats

New idea launched

Cat shelter gets smart to help COVID orphans

"We are adapting with the times...."

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

Politics

Tourism minister and the PP trade insults in parliament

Iago Negueruela told the leader of the PP not to call him a fool.

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News / Comment

Viewpoint

Restriction tensions

"The ongoing battle against Covid is starting to test the public’s patience.."

Humphrey Carter

Nightmare for bars and restaurants.

Comment

Late night drinking and the big leak

Perhaps a hands-up ‘mea-culpa’ moment might close down the political frenzy, as often an old fashioned, straightforward apology, goes a long way with ordinary folk you know.

Frank Leavers

Keeping their job

Why don´t they resign any more?

"It is quite amazing that our elected representatives no longer think of stepping down...."

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle
Year 4 have been studying “The Vikings”

Junior Bulletin

Warriors and woodland wanderings: Queen’s College news

Find out what Year 4 and Reception have been doing in school.

Queen's College

Bignonia flower

Gardening in Majorca

Enjoy the last days of warm sunny weather

Weekly Gardening in Majorca article by Dorothy Loeffler.

Dorothy Loeffler

Subtle light on the mountain.

Spotlight on Soller

Another lot of new rules

News from Soller this week by Shirley Roberts.

Shirley Roberts

Sport / Other Sports
Real Mallorca take vital three points

Local football

Seven clean sheets in a row as Mallorca win 0-2

"Mallorca aiming high..."

Monro Bryce

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