News of the day 4 November 2015
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Politics

Balearics disadvantaged by low number of members of Congress

In the event that traditional bipartisanship (the Partido Popular and PSOE) is broken at the forthcoming election, some peculiar situations could arise in Congress.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Entertainment

BAFTA short films to show at Es Baluard

The films will be shown from 7pm, and entrance is free until full capacity is reached.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Nautical

Balearics continues to lead boat sales market

The Balearics is maintaining its national leadership for boat registration, 679 vessels having been registered over the first ten months of the year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Foreign affairs

New British Consul-General announced for north-east Spain

Lloyd Milen promoted from Vice Consul in Alicante, where recruitment begins for his successor.

Tourism

Armengol attacks Soria for being insensitive towards the Balearics

“It seems to me that Soria has little sensitivity towards the situation in the Balearics, and this concerns me,” Armengol told the media.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

UK tour operators pledge to market Palma in the low season

Tour operators and airlines were all receptive and recognised that Palma represents a “good product” for becoming a first-rate city-break destination.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Balearics promotes gastronomy ... and so does Catalonia

The aims of this were to get Balearic products better known in the UK (with the potential to increase sales in the UK) and to show what the Balearic Islands offer as a destination for gastronomy. 

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

A good World Travel Market for the Balearic government

According to Balearic minister for tourism, Biel Barcelo, the British travel industry have said little about the tax and those that did just asked for some warning when it would be introduced.

Jason Moore

News / Comment

Comment

A sad day for Majorca

Simon Peters, sadly and after a long battle with illness, passed away today.

Humphrey Carter

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