News of the day 16 January 2016
News / Latest headlines


Layoffs by the Bauzá government cost 16 million euros

There were 1,620 fewer government employees at the end of the Bauzá administration than at its start.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


28 million euros for investment from regularisation of hotel places

Payment to regularise over 5,000 hotel places provided investment for, among other things, resort infrastructure improvements.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Record production of green olives

This year the Soller Sant Bartomeu Cooperative has broken records and doubled the 2015 production.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


UK rush to Spain could push prices up

Spanish holiday sales in the UK for the first week in January showed that demand is continuing to rise, but there may be a downside.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fairs and Fiestas

Blessings, pine-climbing and more demons: Sant Antoni Day

The day is most noted for the blessings of animals - Sant Antoni is the patron of the protection of animals - and these occur all over the island.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment


Interfere or not to interfere

The European Union is at it again, telling people what to do while not getting involved.

Humphrey Carter

Sport / Real Mallorca

Real Mallorca

Relegation threat at the halfway point

Real Mallorca’s midday kickoff tomorrow (Sunday) against Valladolid signals the halfway point of the current Spanish second division.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 16 January 2016