Etiqueta 'Coronavirus'
During the first week of December, more than 27,151 self-diagnostic tests were sold in the Islands.

Coronavirus news

Pre-Christmas Boom of Antigen Tests

Sales of antigen tests skyrocket in the Balearic Islands on the eve of Christmas holidays.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/12/2021 08:33

British Airways aircraft stand at London City Airport

Majorca tourism

UK watchdog warns holiday companies over refunds as travel restarts

According to the government, people "should not travel to amber list countries or territories for leisure purposes".

Reuters13/05/2021 09:55

PCR tests

PCR tests

PCR tests.

Redacción 10/12/2020

Work on the vaccine continues

Covid vaccine

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trial results due this year but not there yet, trial chief says

A vaccine that works is seen as a game-changer in the battle against the coronavirus, which has killed more than 1.2 million people worldwide.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/11/2020 13:04


Cruise ships

“Palma should decide how it wants to handle cruise ships in the future...”

Jason Moore19/09/2020 09:03


Sunday Essay

Is being tough on Covid-19 denying certain civil liberties?

While the UK government fifed and faffed about for what seemed like ages, agonising over - let’s face it, a very limited lockdown - Spain went into full lockdown mode ... .

Frank Leavers07/09/2020 15:13


The Week in Tourism

Rethinking the UK quarantine

This revisits the UK quarantine decision and is of the view that it was a political matter and not a scientific one.

Andrew Ede28/08/2020 15:26


The Blog

This wasn’t supposed to have happened

De-escalation hinted at the light at the end of the tunnel. Or was it the light at the end of a corridor, wherein were thermographic cameras and travellers with Passenger Locator Cards?

Andrew Ede29/08/2020 00:10

pleno del Parlament

The Blog

Rip it Up and start again?

There are certain politicians whose crisis can only have been bad. The Balearic finance minister, Rosario Sánchez, is one.

Andrew Ede25/08/2020 14:55



Spain seeks to shut brothels to curb coronavirus contagion

Montero said the same rules that apply to nightclubs should be imposed on brothels, while her ministry was working on regulation to protect people from sexual exploitation.

Reuters24/08/2020 14:49



Spain visitor numbers climb but still only a fraction of 2019 levels

The average occupancy rate was around 36% even though hotels cut their prices by 8.2% compared with July 2019.

Reuters24/08/2020 14:12

Coronavirus in Britain


UK worried about second wave in Europe, won't hesitate to act on quarantine

Britain last week re-imposed a 14-day quarantine period on people arriving from Spain.

Reuters30/07/2020 15:55

Boris Johnson


Britain has no alternative to quarantine yet, minister says

Britain does not yet have a viable alternative to imposing a 14-day quarantine on travelers.

Reuters29/07/2020 15:45