News of the day 29 October 2020
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Five day forecast in Mallorca


Mallorca Weather Forecast for Thursday

It's warm and sunny in Mallorca with light winds in some places. To view the weather in real time from our webcams all over the island, click here.

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Dump of bottles and containers in Mallorca


Demand for improved recycling in the Balearics

An immediate priority is to reduce the amount of waste that is generated by nine per cent.

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Police in Manacor.


Manacor lockdown update

Nearly 30,000 residents of Manacor are under lockdown for two weeks.

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Cases continue to rise in Spain

Fresh hopes over vaccine

Spain to allocate over 1 bln euros for COVID-19 vaccine

A total of 1.1 million infections

Hidden camera in shower

Nine victims have been identified

Man arrested for filming women in the shower

Police arrest 34 year old

The outline of Mallorca seen from Ibiza


Mallorca's outline seen from Ibiza

A rare sighting captured on video. Take a look!

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Tom Riera, Karma Bar, Manacor


Manacor Restaurateurs vent their anger

"I don't understand why people can’t eat inside when we take extreme sanitary measures and there are no contagions in these types of establishments..."

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Ibiza Town, Ibiza.


More coronavirus restrictions for Ibiza

The new measures for Ibiza will be announced at an Emergency Press Conference on Friday.

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Es Jonquet, Palma.


Es Jonquet Special Protection Plan

The PEP also includes space for up to 12 homes and a car park next to the Rentadors and space for 60-70 homes on the Mar i Terra plot.

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Palma, Mallorca.


Graffiti to be removed from Palma city wall

"The cleaning of these areas requires the study of each element and the use of very specific products..”

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Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias

More cash for Spanish cabinet

Radical left wing leader now earns 80,000 euros a year

The Spanish government votes themselves a pay rise.

EMT workers protest outside Palma City Council.


EMT workers in Palma threaten to strike again

The EMT Works Council claims that none of the 16 points in the pact that ended the strike a month ago have been implemented.

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Coronavirus disease


Difficult times ahead

"The government is aware that citizens are tired, but it is not the time to relax measures because very hard months are coming."

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Catalina Cladera, president of the Council of Mallorca


Council president says priority is for air corridors "as soon as possible"

Catalina Cladera joined calls for there to be standardised controls for safe mobility at ports and airports in Europe.

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Real Mallorca players.

Local football club

Real Mallorca club shop shown the red card

"She left the shop speechless..."

ZOZOSUIT 2 ー ZOZO opens its measurement technologies for partnership. ZOZO MEASUREMENT TECHNOLOGY


Fashion site unveils new and improved 'Zozosuit 2'

The industry been boosted by consumers shopping at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Presentation in the Balearic parliament's events hall


Pandemic having "disastrous effects" in the Balearics

Analysis is needed of the Balearic economy's capacity to resist the impact of the pandemic.

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Tour operators debate with CEO of and Jet2holidays, Steve Heapy


“We need a European travel protocol to prevent an EU-wide depression”

"It is time for the European Union to act as a united body and introduce three vital measures."

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Curfew in Manacor

State of Emergency

A state of emergency for six months

Extension approved.


A photo of a virus


Scientists identify prolific coronavirus strain which started in Spain and spread across Europe

All viruses make only imperfect copies of themselves when they infect a host but the tendency for this random drift varies between classes of viruses.


Graph showing new positive cases on the Balearic Islands


Balearics coronavirus figures for Thursday

The positive test rate is back up again.

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News / Comment

Holidays on hold

No point talking tourist season at the moment

"Talking safe air corridors at the moment is just a waste of time...."

Jason Moore


Maybe open the clubs

If illegal street parties are the source of the spike, open official controlled areas.

Humphrey Carter

Tourists arriving at Palma airport in August.

The Week in Tourism

What is a safe air corridor?

Our columnist Andrew Ede asks "Well, what is it exactly?". Also what is happening to Air Europa and when will people start going on holiday again!

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Fillet of cod in a black olive crust with chorizo and white beans

Food & Fosh

A tasty recipe made with black olives

At this time of the year, I love to buy fresh, green untread Majorcan olives from local market stalls for pickling.

Marc Fosh

Tomato bake

Out & About

Trending tomatoes

Our columnist Peter Clover shares with us a delish tomato soup and a broccoli pesto recipe!

Peter Clover

Grapes are rich in antioxidants that are beneficial for skin, liver, kidneys and bowels

Food For Thought

Foods that will keep us healthy during these difficult times - Part II

Always bear in mind that the best way to healthy eating is a diet as varied as possible — and remember that the way to a healthy lifestyle is moderation in everything.

Andrew Valente

Sport / Real Mallorca
Summary of the match between Real Mallorca-Málaga


Mallorca impress in beating Malaga

The goals are now coming for Mallorca.

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Edition of 29 October 2020