Mallorca Weather for Tuesday
It's mostly sunny across Mallorca today with light winds and highs of 24 degrees. To view the weather in real time from our webcams all over the island, click here.
Christmas shopping in the streets of Palma?
“We know that this Christmas will be very different and that is why we want to revitalise the streets.."
Travel to Spain collapses as coronavirus hits
Coronavirus infections dissuaded many from traveling.
Palma coach companies take drastic action
“The return of coaches is motivated by the gradual decline in activity, which will also affect employment..”
Spain sets record COVID-19 case rise with over 55,000 new infections -health ministry
Spain's health minister Salvador Illa refused the region permission to impose a full lockdown.
Tuesday, November 3
The state of the roads on Mallorca
There are several roads on the island that have alternative routes or will be cut during some hours.
Rafa Nadal interview to be broadcast this Friday
During the interview Rafa talks about a number of issues, including his career, pressure on the court and his wedding.
Second-hand shops are booming in Palma
For many people selling cherished belongings to second-hand shops is the only way to put food on the table.
Pandemic affects Mallorca's hotelier richest people
Only one of Mallorca's hoteliers appears in the top ten of Spain's rich list.
Rising COVID-19 cases push Spain's regions to call for tighter restrictions
Regional authorities cannot impose home confinement without central government authorization.
Balearic foreign tourism fell 94% in September
Tourist spending fell by roughly the same percentage.
Remembering Sean Connery in Mallorca
“He was a peaceful, quiet man, nothing like the cold, calculating and violent James Bond..”
Spanish extends unemployment subsidies for arts and culture workers
Workers who have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Help for Air Europa
Spain approves 475 mln euro aid package for Palma-based Air Europa
"In the case of Air Europa, the impact of the pandemic ... is evident, due to the drastic reduction in air traffic caused by reduced mobility and fewer tourist arrivals."
Trump gains ground overnight in UK betting markets, Biden still favourite
Trump's odds of winning the election improved to 39% from 35%
Unions warning of action against public sector pay freeze
Unions say that public sector employees will miss out on a two per cent pay rise.
Balearic government working on safe travel "entrance and exit"
President Armengol again clashed with Jorge Campos of Vox, who wanted borders closed to migrants.
Health minister defends testing of patients in Balearic hospitals
Not all patients, on admission to Son Espases, have been tested.
Slight increase in Balearics coronavirus hospital admissions
The positive test rate is up a little.
The far right virus
"More prolonged restrictions are starting to test the patience of a minority.."
October Weather in the Balearic Islands
Mallorca was mostly dry in October although it was humid in the north of the Island.
Spotlight on Soller
Our weekly spotlight on the Soller area
Find out what columnist Shirley Roberts has to say about Soller Valley this week.
Virtual Open Days at Baleares International College
A Virtual Open Day is a great opportunity for you to learn about our School.
The tragedies of Mallorca’s cycling pioneers
In 1955 the Vuelta was able to become established, and it has been staged ever since.
The return of Farage
“Farage is in tune with what a sizeable part of Britain are thinking....”