News of the day 28 October 2020
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Weather for today on Mallorca

Weather

Mallorca Weather Forecast for Wednesday

It's mostly sunny in Mallorca today with very little wind and it will be much cooler overnight. To view the weather in real time from our webcams all over the island, click here.

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L'Absurd sailboat, Mallorca

Nautical

Restored sailboat returns to the water

L'Absurd was originally built in 1947.

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Midnight curfew

Police action

Higher fines for breaking curfew

Crackdown launched across the island by police.

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Manacor, Mallorca.

Health

Illegal parties blamed for infections in Manacor

"During the first State of Emergency, so much was said about coronavirus not affecting young people that they lowered their guard..."

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Pedro Sánchez, Prime Minister of Spain.

Health

A State of Emergency in Spain until May?

The proposal would be reviewed by the Inter-territorial Health Council on March 9 and lifted if it's deemed no longer necessary, otherwise it would be extended until May 9.

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Son Espases Hospital, Mallorca.

News

Cyclist seriously injured in Palma

The accident happened next to the Palacio de Congresos in Palma.

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Alfonso Robledo, CAEB President.

Economy

Restaurants fight for survival in Mallorca

Delaying the curfew in the Balearic Islands until midnight makes a massive difference to restaurant turnover.

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The Balearic parliament

State of alarm

Regional governments will decide on maintaining curfews

It would be most unlikely that the Balearic government would contemplate an early lifting of the curfew.

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Minorca electric scooter law.

News

New electric scooter rules for Minorca

Only people over the age of 15 will be allowed to ride electric scooters in the Minorcan Municipalities of Mahón, Sant Lluís and Es Castell.

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Majórica, Mallorca.

Business

Mallorca's Pearl Jam

Majórica has already announced that it will file for bankruptcy in the coming days.

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Memes job offer.

Employment

Watch memes all day long!

The Opera browser is looking for someone who loves memes, watching baby seal videos and studying conspiracy theories.

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Attempted break-in; Palma, Mallorca

Crime

Police report increase in robberies in Mallorca

Crude methods are being used for break-ins.

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Travellers at a Spanish airport check-in

Travel

Balearics considering Canaries system of tourist testing

Travellers to the Canaries will need to record negative tests.

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Toni Gelabert, Patisseria Real.

Food

How to make traditional Mallorcan panellets

Back in the 18th century, homemade panellets were always made for the All Saint’s Day festival and some people even took them to church to be blessed.

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Artisan market, La Rambla in Palma, Mallorca

Business

Proposal for exemption from charges at Palma Christmas markets

Sales at artisan Christmas markets are likely to be hit because of the current situation.

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Pollensa's autumn fair

Fairs and fiestas

Forgetting the artisans in Mallorca

Next month, Pollensa would normally be staging its autumn fair, which in recent years has been dedicated to artisans.

Andrew Ede

Cala Torta chiringuito.

Beaches

Famous Mallorcan beach bar reduced to rubble

Artà City Council has priority over the new tender.

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Manacor, Mallorca, where there is Covid confinement

Coronavirus

Balearic health ministry expects infections to keep rising

Dr. Javier Arranz is warning that the 14-day cumulative incidence per 100,000 could get as high as 500.

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Real Mallora football team

Football

Spanish clubs told to end sponsorship deals with gambling firms

Clubs would lose a combined 90 million euros.

Reuters

About 15,000 people commute daily from Spain to Gibraltar

Brexit

Spain doubts Gibraltar border deal possible without Brexit agreement -source

Gibraltar has welcomed Spain's "pragmatism" on its key demand that their mutual border remain fully open.

Reuters

Attending to hospital patient in Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Balearics coronavirus figures for Wednesday

There has been a further increase in active cases in Manacor.

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News / Comment

Viewpoint

Sun still shines on Mallorca

"Amidst all the Covid uncertainty, Majorca continues to be a wonderful place to be.."

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Bodegas Vi Rei.

Wine offer

Bodegas Vi Rei, wines with the soul of the sea in Mallorca

Majorca Daily Bulletin readers have the opportunity - at a price of 44.50 euros - to purchase a case of six bottles from Bodegas Vi Rei. And as a gift, there are two 250 ml bottles of Extra Virgin Oil (DO Oli de Mallorca).

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Fox doesn't deserve the sweeter name Foxy

Pet Bulletin

Snooze Those Cats

The Pet Bulletin weekly column about pets, training, walks and more by Caroline Fuller

Caroline Fuller

The Green Shoots in Parc d S'Albufera

The Potting Shed

Regeneration of Parc d S 'Albufera and beautiful things with Claudia

The Potting Shed - A weekly guide to whats happening in people's gardens - by Caroline Fuller.

Caroline Fuller

Avocados are rich in protein, vitamins A and B, potassium and folic acid

Food For Thought

Foods that will keep us healthy during these difficult times

Do you know which foods we should be eating to strengthen our defences and keep us fit and lively? Find out with our weekly columinist Andrew Valente.

Andrew Valente

Young scientists

Junior Bulletin

The Academy School news this week

The DP2 group are all working hard on their internal assessments.

The Academy School

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