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An employee of German biopharmaceutical company CureVac, demonstrates research workflow on a vaccine for the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease at a laboratory in Tuebingen, Germany.

At last there is hope!

But honestly, is any of this feasible? Are governments really that bright? Columnist and writer Anna Nicholas thinks it’s very doubtful.

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Getting your package delievered at home is beginning to be the new normal.

Getting your package delivered or not?

Anna Nicholas’s second Majorca based crime novel, Haunted Magpie, is published this November. It will be available at Universal Bookshop, Portals Nous & Come In & Llibres Colom in Palma, also at all good UK bookshops & via amazon.

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Dominic Cummings.

Cummings-Gate

The antics of Cummings and his kind has rightfully enraged those who steadfastly
adhered to government guidelines even at the expense of never being able to say goodbye
to those they loved.

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes part during the 'Clap for our Carers' campaign in support of Britain's National Health Service (NHS) in 10 Downing Street.

What a muddle

I’m not sure whether Boris Johnson has just thrown all his cards in the air and handed the rulebook to a bunch of mad men but it certainly seems that way.

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Professor Neil Ferguson.

Brainless professors

It’s good to get some laughs during lockdown. It certainly beats the relentless drudgery of the day to day corona news.

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We can finally leave our homes and for one hour go running!

Freedom?

I was confused about the one km radius edict. Did that mean that I’d have to run around in circles for one hour?

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Captain Tom Moore on completion of his fund raising walk.

Walking the walk

At subliminal level, the public is reverting to caveman mode, unconsciously thinking of survival and how best to cope in a world of uncertainty.

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To mask or not to mask?

Hospital Pizza Express

The haves and have-nots will have a totally different experience at this time, just like the passengers did on the fateful Titanic.

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Had I not been in lockdown I would have: climbed three Tramuntana peaks.

Life goes by

For now, this is a golden opportunity to listen to silence, embrace one’s family and friends and reach out to those in need even virtually.

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Madrid City Council thanked the people of Madrid for their "civic-mindedness in this serious health crisis" with two flags displayed on the façade of the Palacio de Cibeles, one with the colours of the Spanish flag and a 'Thank you to all', and the other with the ribbon worn by the mayor, José Luis Martínez-Almeida, on his social networks.

Comrades in arms

I have been impressed by the plucky spirit of the expats on Majorca and the social media community as a whole.

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Majorca's reality TV presenter Caroline Flack.

The fragility of life

Calls for more media control after Caroline Flack's death, coal and wood fire ban, homeless people in Palma and sharing trend is catching up.

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Flowers and gifts for Valentine's Day are displayed for sale at a local store in Commerce, Texas.

Braving it out

Weekly columnist writes about the carefully crafted PR move, Valentine's Day fervor, wild dogs on the loose and the long goodbye by Harry and Meghan.

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A tourist wears a protective mask as she leaves the Galeries Lafayette department store in Paris as the country is hit by the new coronavirus, France, January 30, 2020.

Pet hates

Anna Nicholas’s first Majorca based crime novel, The Devil’s Horn, is out now. It’s available at all good bookshops & via amazon.

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Happy New Year to you all.

Reasons to be cheerful

Anna Nicholas’s first Majorca based crime novel, The Devil’s Horn, is out now. It’s available at all good bookshops & via amazon.

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Greta Thunberg speaking at COP25 in Madrid.

Stormy Times

Don’t miss the glorious Hotel Gloria Sant Jaume Christmas market in Carrer Sant Jaume in Palma on Sunday from 12-8pm. I shall be popping along to sign books and check out the stalls from 6-8pm.

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New BBC daytime series The Mallorca Files.

Trust the community

It all seems much easier when you can just pop by your village branch and have a chat with friendly members of staff whose names you know.

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The show must go on

Anna Nicholas’s Majorca-based debut crime novel, The Devil’s Horn, is out now. It’s available at all good bookshops locally such as Come In, Universal, El Corte Ingles and via Amazon.

Greta Thunberg has become a gloabl icon for change.

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Iman Barlow and her boxer boyfriend bravely thwarted a robbery here in Majorca.

Dr Nathalie Christopher disappeared while running in the hills of Ikaria in Greece.

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Anna Nicholas’s latest Majorca title is A Chorus of Cockerels. Her first crime novel, The Devil’s Horn, will be published October 10. Follow her at telegraph.co.uk

British military called in to stop dam collapse.

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Anna talks about tourists, the environment and getting back to life here on the island.

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Will you still book holiday to Mallorca despite British Minister's warning?

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Should the Balearics be isolated to contain coronavirus?

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Raft 19 Thai menu

Where to go 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.

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Spain in lockdown in 2020

The last of the lockdowns?

So, what to do? Although the regulations aren’t currently as limiting as they were back in March 2020 when we were completely confined to the homestead, we are once again being encouraged to ‘STAY HOME’.

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Good waiters and waitresses can help to make a meal a memorable one

A few tips on Tipping

Andrew Valente explains everything you need to know about tipping in Spain and how restaurants work in general.

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Beautiful almond blossoms on Majorca

If only we had known

"I decided for next week to write a little about some of my fellow Scandinavians and to find us all some good news"

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Catalan-style mussel soup

Cold comfort for change...

"If you follow these basic rules, your care will be repaid with clear-looking, healthy broths with flavours that are true and clean."

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