News of the day 31 October 2020
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Five day forecast in Mallorca

Weather

Mallorca Weather Forecast for Saturday

It's warm and sunny in Majorca today with temperatures in the low to mid-20's. To view the weather in real time from our webcams all over the island, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Magalluf man sentenced.

Crime

Jailed for trying to set a man on fire in Magalluf

The defendant has also been ordered to pay a 120 euro fine.

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A medical worker takes care of a patient infected with COVID-19 at the intensive care unit (ICU) in Madrid

Coronavirus

Spain's COVID-19 infections rise by 25,595 in new daily record

The state of emergency grants regional authorities the power to limit freedom of movement through lockdowns and curfews.

Reuters

Protest against the closure of bars and gyms

Protest

Protesters clash with police over COVID-19 restrictions in Barcelona

Earlier, about 700 people staged a peaceful demonstration through one of the city's main streets.

Reuters

Son Rossinyol Industrial Estate, Palma.

Health

Dozens sanctioned in Palma

Police say they plan to raid several illegal All Saint's Day and Halloween parties advertised on social media websites.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Members of NGO Madrina Foundation serve vulnerable people by distributing food, in Madrid

Poverty

Madrid food bank swamped by 'new wave of poverty'

"I don't know what we're going to do. There's no food in the house."

Reuters

The yacht charters could be seen moored on the Paseo Maritimo in Palma.

Fees

Yacht charter company Sunsail pulls out of Palma over expensive moorings fees

Mooring rates in Palma are around 500 percent higher than in marinas in countries such as Croatia, Greece or Italy.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Stolen catamaran found in Palma

Crime

Stolen luxury catamaran found in Mallorca

The defendant has been charged with alleged misappropriation and forgery and ordered to pay 12,000 euros for the rental of the catamaran.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

New electric scooter rules.

News

New electric scooter rules for Palma

Riders must alway be in a standing position and have no more than one person aboard.

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Beach monitoring in Palma, Mallorca

Beaches

'Safe Beaches' app to be rolled out across Mallorca

The app offers real-time information on beach capacities.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Manacor, Mallorca

Coronavirus

Screening of 15 to 45 age group in Manacor

The 15 to 45 age group has the highest incidence of coronavirus.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sagrat Cor Primary 5 Students held a pumpkin carving workshop on Friday.

Culture

It's all about Halloween costumes in Mallorca

School children had a fantastic time on Friday, even though the coronavirus pandemic prevented them from holding their traditional costume parade around the centre.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Yachting Gives Back charity, Mallorca

Charities

From financial banking to food banking in Mallorca

Interview with Nick Entwisle, the driving force behind Yachting Gives Back.

Humphrey Carter

Health personnel in Mallorca

Coronavirus

Balearics positive test rate stays steady

The test rate, which has fallen, is still above the five per cent WHO target.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Professor Joan Carles March

Coronavirus

Mallorca health expert - second wave is less virulent

Professor March believes that the virus has probably mutated.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Four-week lockdown for England

Four-week lockdown in England from Thursday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Future tourism

“It is a golden opportunity for the Balearics to decide the future shape of tourism..”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Brexit and Magalluf

"There is a lot of Brexit small print and some of it could effect seasonal workers.."

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
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The Potting Shed

The Dreaded processionary caterpillar

It's time to deal with the dreaded Processionary Caterpillar, read this weeks Potting Shed for an expert's advice.

Caroline Fuller

The frito with a fried egg on top

The Restaurant Review

Always a scrummy surprise at Maruka

This week our Bulletin restaurant critic visits a restaurant which is ranked as a top favourite with Palma foodies.

Andrew Valente

Cooper

Pet Bulletin

Does your Dog get Anxious?

Introducing some cute pets of Mallorca, read about a great walk and training trips with Joachim Sommer

Caroline Fuller

Valldemossa - October 2020

Leisure

Stephen Baggaley tour of Mallorca

Here is a suggestion where to go this weekend.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 31 October 2020
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