Etiqueta 'Spain lockdown'



“The scenes on Bournemouth beach on Thursday are a nightmare...”

Jason Moore27/06/2020 13:07

Majorcan rapper-in-exile, Valtonyc

The week that was

A rap for Majorca's farmers

When one thinks about it, Majorca is something of a doughnut anyway. Most of the population and development is on the coast, while there is comparatively little in the centre.

Andrew Ede20/04/2020 09:26


No battle for Soller

The celebrated brave women of Soller wouldn’t be brave, they’d be downright foolhardy.

Andrew Ede10/04/2020 09:37



“The cost of the lockdown for the local economy will be enormous...”

Jason Moore08/04/2020 09:07

Santiago Abascal.

The week that was

Crisis and politicians' pay

The situation at present is "exceptional" and it demands "exceptional and collective decisions".

Andrew Ede06/04/2020 13:35


Fun for children

“I think it is an excellent idea for the police to entertain lockdown children...”

Jason Moore04/04/2020 10:08


Spain's political illness

Spain's political parties are starting to take chunks out of each other, now's not the time.

Humphrey Carter03/04/2020 11:59



"I miss that sense of freedom of being able to wander out to the bar..."

Jason Moore03/04/2020 10:04

A healthcare worker wearing a protective face mask and suit transports a patient


As Spain battles virus, medics' unions hit out

“Italy was 10 days ahead of us, which should have allowed us to see where things could be heading.”

Reuters02/04/2020 10:45


Patience is a virtue

Tensions are starting to fray, the Spanish government needs to tread carefully.

Humphrey Carter02/04/2020 11:50

Medical staff at La Paz Hospital carry the 20 pizzas being delivered as part of the Food4Heroes

State of emergency

Feeding Spain's 'hero' medics for free, caterers and couriers team up

With Spain’s bars and restaurants all closed to customers due to the lockdown, Food4Heroes has drawn support from many famous brands.

Reuters01/04/2020 21:01

The Spanish flag flutters at half mast at Madrid’s City Hall

Gender violence

Calls to Spain's gender violence helpline rise sharply during lockdown

Spain is among the countries worst affected by the pandemic, with 9,053 deaths as of Wednesday.

Reuters01/04/2020 15:30

Extraordinary Cabinet Meeting press conference


Spain's health emergency chief Fernando Simon has coronavirus

The trend in daily infections had changed since the introduction of lockdown measures.

Reuters30/03/2020 13:23

Son Reus municipal animal shelter

The week that was

Walking the dog

An advert had placed on Facebook - For two euros an hour, citizens of A Coruña were being offered several dogs that they could take for a walk.

Andrew Ede29/03/2020 04:01

Valentina Cepeda


Three cheers and a big boo

So often forgotten and so underpaid, cleaners - and the work they perform - have never been more crucial.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/03/2020 04:01

The application of ERTE temporary layoff regulations has resulted in Meliá laying off around 8,300 employees in Spain

The Week in Tourism

The tanking tourism economy

When it comes to jobs, the application of ERTE temporary layoff regulations has resulted in Meliá laying off around 8,300 employees in Spain.

Andrew Ede27/03/2020 11:26

Municipal workers wearing protective


Spain reports 769 new coronavirus deaths but says daily rise stabilizing

The number of people infected in the country rose overnight to 64,059 from 56,188 on Thursday.

Reuters27/03/2020 13:47

Second day macaronis

Out and About

Waste not, Want not!

In these days when it's not so easy to get out and about, we really need to stretch our ingredients along with our imaginations when we prepare our meals.

Peter Clover26/03/2020 11:25