News of the day 2 November 2020
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Palma, Mallorca.


Mallorca Weather for Monday

It's partly sunny, partly cloudy in Mallorca with fog this afternoon and temperatures in the low-mid 20's. To view the weather in real time from our webcams all over the island, click here.

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Rafael Nadal after winning his thirteenth French Open title


Rafael Nadal, "four times lucky"

Rafael Nadal on living in Mallorca, on tough times, on his on-court tics, on the pandemic and more.

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Palma, Mallorca.


Highest budget in history for Mallorca

The CCOO heavily criticised the salary freeze for Civil Servants in 2020 and says it fears the same thing will happen next year.

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Michael Gove, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.


England's quarantine may be extended

Schools, colleges and universities will stay open during the quarantine period.

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Clearing up the roads in Lloseta

Monday, November 2

The state of the roads on Mallorca

Update on roadworks on the island.

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Calvia Aid.


Calvia food aid soars

The number of grants approved increased by 1,226% and by 982% with respect to the economic amount.

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The Avenidas, Palma, Mallorca.


Prostitution in Palma

49% of those who used the services of the Red Cross, Casal Petit and Médicos del Mundo were from Latin America.

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Ryanair Boeing 737-8AS plane takes off from Riga


Ryanair posts first summer loss in decades; cash pile grows

Ryanair is planning to fly between 50% and 80% of its pre-pandemic capacity next year.


Queen Sofía.

Doña Sofía is 82 today

Happy Birthday Queen Sofía

The coronavirus crisis has paralysed official activities, but that has not prevented Queen Sofía from supporting charities, social causes and cultural events.

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Soller volunteers.


Volunteers offer to clean up Soller

In recent months, there have been mounting complaints on social media websites about the state of some public spaces in Soller.

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Testing in the Balearics


Rapid antigen tests for Balearic health centres

The regional health ministry has acquired 850,000 tests.

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Revolver found underwater in Palma.


Gun found in Palma waters

Parley for the Oceans is the most important coastal and underwater cleaning organisation in the world.

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British Consul-General Lloyd Milen with Carmen Planas of the Confederation of Balearic Business Associations


Talks on recovering tourist movement from the UK to the Balearics

The British Consulate and the employers association are "joining forces".

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Flu vaccination in Mallorca


Flu jabs up 25% in the Balearics

Almost 100,000 appointments have been made so far.

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5 different Palma chemists

Police make arrest

Man arrested for holding up five chemists in a week

"The suspect has admitted the five robberies"

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Spain violence

Attacks in Europe

Europe's COVID curbs prompt pushback as Brexit 'godfather' slams PM Johnson

"Farage proposes targeting those most at risk, like the sick and the elderly"

Graph showing new positive cases on the Balearic Islands


Further fall in Balearics positive test rate

The number of tests reported on a Monday is always lower than on other days. Check the figures by municipality.

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Presentation of Balearics 2021 draft budget


Balearic government's "most social budget" ever

Total spending in 2021 is expected to top 6,000 million euros.

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A National Police vehicle.


Police find body of man believed to have died six months ago

No one had raised an alert regarding his disappearance.

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Balearic government spokesperson Pilar Costa and finance minister Rosario Sánchez


No plan for home confinement in the Balearics

Spain's health minister has flatly denied that the government is planning to decree confinement this week.

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News / Comment


Electric scooters

“At last legislation is being brought regarding electric scooters but it is a question of better late than never...”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle
Spider plant

Gardening in Majorca

Preparing our gardens for winter

Whilst still on the balcony lets make sure there are some ornamental plants that will survive the winter.

Dorothy Loeffler

Ars Musicae concert

Local events

What's On this week on Mallorca

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

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Patatas Bravas

Food & Fosh

The future of tapas

Tapas can be as simple as you make them says our Bulletin chef Marc Fosh.

Marc Fosh

Maeve Leaning

Humans of Majorca

Maeve Leaning a Human of Mallorca

The pandemic changed the focus of the sowers of Soller and bags gave way to mask production...

Shirley Roberts

Queen's College students dressed up in costumes

Junior Bulletin

Queen’s College - Witches hats and huge black bats, ghosts and goblins too ...

Queen's College students celebrate Halloween.

Queen's College

Sport / Real Mallorca
Jordi Mboula can't believe his miss

Fan's View

A game of missed chances ends 0-0

We had to settle for a draw in a game that lacked any sparkle in the first half but came to life in the second.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 1 November 2020