Monday, July 13, 2020


Concerns over ‘packed’ flight from Madrid to Palma de Mallorca as Spain enters Phase 1 of coronavirus de-escalation plan

AN Air Europa flight from Madrid to Palma today has raised concerns after appearing to show no attempt at creating distance between passengers.  Flights from...

IN PICS: ‘Normality’ returns to Palma de Mallorca as residents flock to terraces to enjoy first day in Phase...

Reopening after almost two months, a huge proportion of businesses resumed their activity today

Restaurants and bars in Spain’s Balearic Islands join ‘Toast for you’ campaign, inviting healthcare workers, law enforcement and journalists...

The solidarity campaign serves to honour those who have kept the Balearic community healthy, safe and informed throughout the coronavirus crisis

Mallorca businesses gear up to reopen on Monday as island joins Formentera, Ibiza and Menorca in Phase 1 of...

"We will start to de-escalate, but it is important that we do it very well and do not let down our guard," said President Francina Armengol

Truce reached in war on terraces in Palma de Mallorca as officials allow expansion into parking spaces during Phase...

"With this measure we have saved many families from economic ruin," said Mayor Jose Hila

REVEALED: 17 municipalities in Spain’s Mallorca have NO active cases of coronavirus while Palma leads the ranking for infections

Out of the island's 53 municipalities, 445 people are being treated for coronavirus in 36 municipalities, leaving 17 without any active cases

WATCH: Police raid on Chinese restaurant in Spain’s Mallorca uncovers six people gambling illegally with thousands of euros

The restaurant's owners had previously been denounced for organising illicit games of 'mahong', a popular Chinese game similar to Domino

Crisis-hit hotels in Spain’s Mallorca plead for airport to reopen on JULY 1 amid fears tourists will choose holidays...

The president of the Hotel Chains Association said: "Both Germans and Britons are still interested in travelling to the Balearic Islands this summer."

Fugitive wanted for attempted murder of FOUR people in hit-and-run captured at COVID-19 checkpoint in Spain’s Mallorca

A MAN wanted in connection to an intentional hit-and-run which seriously injured four people has been captured at a police checkpoint in...

NO new infections or deaths in last 24 hours for Spain’s Balearic Islands as region continues to win battle...

The positive news serves as a clear signal that the region is winning the battle against the virus

Balearic Islands predict economy will shrink THREE times more than rest of Spain due to impact of coronavirus on...

The forecast represents a significantly bleaker outlook than the rest of Spain, whose central government predicted a fall of 9.2% in GDP

Real estate agent Amanda Butler looks ahead to brighter days as Spain’s Balearic Islands emerge from the worst of...

WELL that’s what we’d all like to say, and will celebrate when it truly happens with gusto! I am...

Bomb bound for Balearics – Explosives Unit intercept live mortar bought as decoration

THE EXPLOSIVES Deactivation Unit (TEDAX) of Alicante Police were called to a nearby post office when a live two-inch mortar was found...

From Monaco to Yorkshire, nothing compares to Mallorca, writes Terenia Taras, as she remains stranded in the UK

WE’VE been back in the UK now since lockdown kicked in four weeks ago, but are desperate to get back to Mallorca.

IN PICS: Hundreds descend on Palma de Mallorca for exercise as fresh air set to boost mental health during...

The capital was full of life as hundreds of people took full advantage of some much needed fresh air

Spain’s Balearic Islands launch inter-island holiday packages for residents from JULY to coincide with ‘end’ of COVID-19 de-escalation plan

Travel agencies, hoteliers and airlines are preparing holiday packages in Formentera, Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca for residents of the Balearic Islands

Hoteliers in Spain’s Mallorca put forward Playa de Palma as tourism pilot destination until COVID-19 vaccine found

Hoteliers believe Playa de Palma has the ideal conditions to protect visitors from coronavirus

Irish expat plunges to his death from eighth floor of Magaluf apartment block in Spain’s Mallorca

The tragic incident took place just after 5am this morning at a complex in Magaluf

REVEALED: The 44 parks in Palma de Mallorca that will reopen for children from TOMORROW in further relaxation of...

The move follows the Council's decision to reopen all of the city's beaches

Officials in Germany say there will be NO holidays to Spain this year in multi-million euro blow to Balearic...

Germans are likely to bypass holidays to Spain this year, according to the country's tourism commissioner

Spain’s Balearic Islands continue to flatten COVID-19 curve with just FIVE new diagnoses in 24 hours

The positive figures serve as a clear sign that the region is winning the battle against the virus

Spain’s Balearic Islands call on government to set times for exercise from May 2 to avoid second wave of...

In this way, children would leave their homes at different times to the elderly or those with medical conditions

IN PICS: High spirits in Spain’s Palma de Mallorca as children flock to beaches and promenades on first outing...

Hundreds of youngsters and their parents packed the capital's streets, squares and beaches in their first taste of freedom

Palma de Mallorca first in Spain’s Balearic Islands to REOPEN its beaches to coincide with lifting of coronavirus restrictions...

The capital will reopen its beaches and a selection of its parks this Sunday 26 April

Mayor in Spain’s Mallorca fined €3,000 after attending alcohol-fuelled party during COVID-19 lockdown

Mayor Montserrat Rossello was found hiding out in a backroom when the Guardia Civil stormed the property

Police standoff in Spain’s Mallorca as man flees medical centre after disputing positive results for coronavirus

The patient made a run for it after receiving the positive diagnosis which he claimed was a lie