Mallorca Weekend Weather Update
Aemet has issued a yellow weather warning for stormy seas and strong winds in Mallorca on Saturday and Sunday. To keep up with the weather all over the island via our webcams click here.
Balearic Distributors convinced tourism unlikely in 2021
"We can’t see a clear horizon because of all the uncertainties over the vaccination plan, which makes us think, much to our regret, that we won’t have a tourist season in 2021..”
Tobacco sales plummet in the Balearic Islands
86.6 million packs of tobacco were sold in the Balearic Islands in 2019.
Balearic nautical industry fears higher taxes on British goods post Brexit
"What is outrageous is that a British person can hire a car with their British driving licence but they can´t charter a yacht because their British qualifications are no longer recognised by the Spanish authorities in some cases," said Vaquer.
Immigrant numbers plummet in Mallorca because of Covid
The Balearic Islands had 1,215,174 inhabitants on July 1, 2020.
Records are smashed as Mallorca shines in the winter sun
"More record temperatures are being forecastf for today...."
Wish you were here? The view from central Palma!
Wish you were here...? We hope to see you very soon.
Melia hotel boss: "Spain will be unable to survive another holiday season without tourists...."
"We must produce a route map for the future...."
Griffon Vultures are nesting in Mallorca
“The Balearic Islands has not been a breeding ground for the griffon vulture in recent history.."
Balearic retail sales fell more than 14% in 2020
Only the Canaries suffered a greater loss of sales.
Slow and scaled easing of restrictions, says Balearic government
The extension of restrictions will be until February 13.
Britain withdraws COVID ad criticised for "1950s sexism"
The online ad was taken down by the government on Thursday, saying it did not reflect its views on women.
Colchicine hailed as a 'miracle drug' for Covid-19
"The use of colchicine is associated with statistically significant reductions in the risk of death and hospitalisation.."
EU agrees 'dark red' COVID-19 zones with stricter travel limits
The new colour will indicate regions with more than 500 coronavirus infections per 100,000 inhabitants over two weeks.
Portugal to reintroduce border controls with Spain as COVID-19 cases surge
Cabinet Affairs Minister also said the government could restrict flights to Portugal from certain countries when necessary.
Food delivery company supporting bars & restaurants in Mallorca
The discounts may be available for a longer period of time if the coronavirus restrictions are extended.
Regions know their numbers of vaccine doses for the next five weeks
Spain's health minister says that 70% of the population will be immunised by the summer.
Spain's Aena sets up COVID-19 testing clinics in 15 airports
The state-owned operator said it hoped the new service would facilitate tourism, which is vital to Spain's economy.
Business warning that the Balearics will not have a tourism season
The Spanish government needs to appreciate the serious situation facing the Balearics.
Mallorca cumulative incidence is down 25%
Ibiza has a cumulative incidence almost six times higher than Mallorca.
Mallorca Weather Forecast for Saturday
Aemet has issued a yellow weather warning for stormy seas and strong winds in Mallorca on Saturday. Take a look at the forecast for the next few days. To keep up with the weather all over the island via our webcams click here.
More January high temperature records in Mallorca
The highest temperature in Mallorca on Friday was 26.8C.
Government accused of "bespoke" approach to Ternelles finca access
Environmentalists GOB say that the government will lower protection for exclusion zones.
It’s never just two weeks
Why doesn’t the local government come clean and stop this two week nonsense?
COVID-19: Welcome to the blame game!
If European governments were obliged to tell the truth ,at a guess they would probably admit that the measures introduced in the early days of the coronavirus outbreak, were too little and too late.
The power of Citizens’ Science
This week, GEN-GOB´s sister organisations GOB Menorca and GOB Mallorca have joined the initiative, enlarging the sampling potential across all the Balearic Islands.
Why exercise takes more effort if you’re unfit or overweight
The flip side for the overweight and unfit is that a smaller amount of exercise reaps greater fitness improvements than that same workload would benefit the slim and fit.
Films in English and Norwegian in Palma
CineCiutat in Palma has updated their films times and showing new releases. Find out what is being screened in English and Norwegian.
Interview with Isabel Garcia Lorca and Craig Kelly from The Mallorca Files
We continue with guest interviews from The Mallorca Files which will broadcast on Monday.
Ministers: Whatever you say, say nothing
The only restriction that governments have yet to apply is one prohibiting secretaries of state, ministers and prime ministers from mouthing off about tourism.
Where to order out on the island
Takeaway is considered the new Date Night, even on your own. New restrictions may have forced many restaurants and bars to close their doors, but these resourceful eateries have developed excellent takeaway options to suit all tastes.
Mallorca looking for first home win since December 7
Real Mallorca is preparing to face Girona this Saturday at 20:30 on La Liga Smartbank.
Motor racing-Team owner and former F1 driver Adrian Campos dies at 60
"Thank you for dreaming about Formula One. Thank you for believing in young people. Thank you and rest in Peace."said F. Alonso on Twitter.
Leader under pressure
“Armengol is a lady under pressure, but what can she do...”