News of the day 7 July 2021
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Arriving passengers queue at UK Border Control at the Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport in London

Coronavirus news

Quarantine to end for vaccinated Britons arriving from amber list nations-media

At present, travellers arriving from a country on the amber list, which includes top tourist destinations Spain, France, the United States and Italy, are required to isolate on arrival.

Reuters

Activists hold a rainbow flag as they protest over the death of Samuel Luiz

Latest headlines

Spanish police arrest three over suspected homophobic killing

Spanish police said on Tuesday they had arrested three men over the killing of Samuel Luiz, who was beaten to death.

Reuters

Summer Festivals banned in Mallorca.

Coronavirus news

Festivals banned in Mallorca and more restrictions on the way

Ses Salines Town Hall has suspended a second-hand fair that was scheduled to take place in the Colònia de Sant Jordi pine forest on Saturday, July 10.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The move is a sign of confidence in the single-dose vaccine

Coronavirus news

EU orders nearly 40 million additional J&J COVID vaccines

The EU is largely relying on the jab developed by BioNTech and Pfizer to vaccinate its own population.

Reuters

Activa Club

Latest headlines

20 million euros prosecution demand for the founder of SYP's yacht

Francisco Lavao committed suicide in 2010; his yacht is at the centre of a tax evasion case.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic Nightlife Sector.

Coronavirus news

Bar & Restaurant Sector to reject new Covid restrictions

"The Balearic Islands must move forward in a controlled de-escalation because this tourist season, everything is at stake.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Used cars for sale in Ibiza.

Latest headlines

A trace of optimism in the Balearic second-hand car market

Nationwide, 168,797 used cars were sold in June, compared to 145,773 during the same time last year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Asian wasp.

International

Public asked to report Asian wasp sightings in Mallorca

“Every wasp is a treasure that will lead us to the nest.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The met. office forecast that this summer would be hotter than usual...

Majorca tourism

Sunday is going to be a scorcher in Mallorca

The met. office forecast that this summer would be hotter than usual...

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Playa de Palma, Mallorca.

Latest headlines

Palma bar and restaurant terraces under fire

“We already knew that the situation would be complicated this summer and now we are seeing that there are excesses.."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Grimaldi's Euroferry Egnazia

Latest headlines

Italian ferry operators start services in the Balearics

GNV is a new entrant to the market, while Grimaldi is acquiring the Trasmediterránea fleet.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The highly contagious Delta variant now represents around 40% of new COVID-19 infections.

International

"COVID Delta variant could ruin summer"

The highly contagious Delta variant now represents around 40% of new COVID-19 infections.

Reuters

BA Airbus A319 aircraft takes off from Heathrow Airport in London

Majorca tourism

Global air travel demand 63% lower in May vs pre-pandemic -IATA

IATA director general Willie Walsh called on governments to better co-ordinate between themselves to aid the airline industry's recovery.

Reuters

British Consul General Lloyd Milen meeting with Iago Negueruela, the Balearic tourism minister

Majorca tourism

Government and Consulate join forces against "tourism of excesses"

The 2019 'Stick With Your Mates' campaign is being updated with health and behaviour regulations in mind.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Vaccination in Mallorca

Coronavirus news

Twenty per cent of vaccination appointments being missed

More positively, moving AstraZeneca second jabs forward has been successful.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Meeting of Mallorca town hall representatives

Latest headlines

'Covid agents' to make up for lack of local police officers

Some town halls have been hiring private security firms to help out.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Botellón in Palma.

Latest headlines

New alcohol laws in Mallorca

The current Covid restrictions will stay in place until July 26.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Harry Kane after England win at Wembley.

International

England qualify for the Euro 2020 Final

English fans are celebrating their team's win in Mallorca, especially in Magalluf.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
Rogue caravans and motor homes have become a problem, there is a simple solution.

Majorca tourism

Viewpoint: Tourist tax campsite

Rogue caravans and motor homes have become a problem, there is a simple solution.

Humphrey Carter

Is it now about having to learn to live with Covid, as Boris Johnson would say?

Majorca tourism

Viewpoint: Tourism living with Covid?

Is it now about having to learn to live with Covid, as Boris Johnson would say?

Andrew Ede

Why? I don’t know, but I always do it.

Comment

Confidential: The worrying world of wine and the protocol of buying a round of drinks!

Frank Leavers presents his guide on how to buy drinks in Mallorca.

Frank Leavers

Holiday / Lifestyle
Cristiano Ronaldo & Georgina Rodríguez in Mallorca.

Lifestyle

Is there another Ronaldo on the way?

The Ronaldo family are staying at Castell de Manresa in northern Mallorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Garlic Buttered Tuna Steak

Lifestyle

Food for thought: Tuna and swordfish

The Med’s two meatiest swimmers make superb simple grills for summer lunches...

Andrew Valente

Weather / Latest news
Cabrera National Park, Mallorca.

Latest news

Mallorca Weather Forecast for July 8

Whether you're going shopping or heading for the beach, check the weather forecast before you leave home by clicking here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Schools
Maths lessons are so exciting when they are set up in a practical way by imaginative teachers.

Schools

Learning can be such fun!

Cutting, counting, experimenting, building, problem solving and investigating real problems to find appropriate solutions helps to make learning meaningful.

Queen's College

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