News of the day 21 December 2015
News / Latest headlines
Palma - public consultation says yes to the Born terraces.


Businesses applaud Born terraces' result

14,723 people took part. Of these, 11,869 were in favour of the terraces.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Queues for last-minute lottery ticket buying.


Balearics crosses its fingers for the big El Gordo lottery draw

Long lines formed as people hoped to buy a winning share in El Gordo, which will hand out 2.24 billion euros.

Humphrey Carter

A Zumba master class at Festival Park.


British investment company wants Festival Park

Meyer Bergman has made an offer to purchase the Festival Park retail and leisure centre in Marratxi for an estimated 105 million euros.

Humphrey Carter

A successful election for the PP's Mateo Isern, but his party lost a great deal of support.

Election 20D

Podemos becomes the second political force in the Balearics

PSOE, which had been the second force in terms of percentage of the vote, saw its position slip to third behind Podemos. Its worst performance ever in the Balearics.

Andrew Ede

Mariano Rajoy hails supporters at PP HQ in Madrid after an election that raised much uncertainty.

Election 20D

Spain enters political unknown as tough coalition talks beckon

The country faces weeks of uncertainty that cast doubt on the durability of its flagship economic reforms and unnerved financial markets.

Adrian Croft and Julien Toyer

News / Comment


Everyone a loser

"The only choice I believe is to hold another election in the new year."

Jason Moore

Sport / Real Mallorca
A dejected Mallorca kick off after losing a last-minute goal.

Real Mallorca

Soft late goal agony for Mallorca

Real Mallorca's confidence took another nose-dive on Saturday night when a 90th minute equaliser by Girona saw the game finish 1-1.

Monro Bryce

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