News of the day 19 March 2020
News / Latest headlines


Good Morning from Majorca

Majorca is partly sunny, partly cloudy with a nice breeze.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Developers worried that building licences won't be issued

In Palma, only urgent licences are being processed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


GOB wanting elimination of car park in Es Trenc Nature Park

The environmentalists believe the car park is a "clear ecological nonsense".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


The largest collection of postcards in the Balearics

Joan Estelrich's collection was valued at 50,000 euros.

Companies applying for ERTE over coronavirus.


Thousands laid off over coronavirus

Coronavirus crisis forces companies to lay off workers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hundreds of untested people could have coronavirus.


Are you contagious?

Hundreds of untested people in the Balearic Islands could have coronavirus.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Air Europa cancels Baleric flights.


Air Europa grounds all Balearic flights over coronavirus

Air Europa grounds all inter-island flights in the Balearics because of coronavirus.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Council putting in place tourism promotion campaigns

The Council of Majorca's tourism promotion strategic plan is being adapted.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Alcudia police patrolling alone because of coronavirus

An Alcudia police officer has tested positive for coronavirus.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Coronavirus cases in the Balearics increase to 169

There was a data error; the number of cases on Wednesday was higher than reported.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Police officer acquitted of homophobic harassment

The harassment was said to have gone on for years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

3rd patient dies from coronavirus in Majorca.


Third patient dies from coronavirus in Majorca

A third death from coronavirus has been confirmed in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Life’s looking up...

We may well be in lockdown but it is times like this that people think out of the box.

Humphrey Carter


What about the homeless?

What is happening to help the homeless during this crisis?

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Masterchef finalist cooks up a treat


Masterchef finalist cooks up a treat

British television Masterchef finalist Claire Hutchings puts her mark on a typical Majorcan dish in this easy to follow recipe which can be enjoyed by all.

Claire Hutchings


Food & Wine

These soybeans add touch of black magic

When I do this dish I like to include a few of the whole fermented soybeans because biting into one produces a tremendous concentrated taste sensation.

Andrew Valente

Learning from home

Practical Parenting

Lockdown – a parenting opportunity?

The lockdown is challenging, but with a positive mindset we can celebrate our creativity, encourage our children to take ownership of their boredom and listen carefully to their suggestions.

Julie Waller & Barbora Sollerova

Exercise and keep moving whilst stuck at home

For better health, Majorca’s the best fit

Not sweating the pandemic?

You only need four things to exercise and you can source them from the confines of your home.

Simon Kenion Shears

Crooner Virals with Phil Slander


Get into the groove and swing with Phil Slander

Phil Slander is back this evening 19 March from 19.00 for another Facebook Live concert.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

English class 4 with the MDB for Spanish students


English lessons with the MDB for Spanish students

English lesson 4 with the MDB and Amanda Jeffrey.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca's team doctor, Gustavo Lucas.

Fan's View

Euro 2020 postponed for a year

The big question is “Can Mallorca stay in top flight Spanish football?”

Monro Bryce

Edition of 19 March 2020