News of the day 18 January 2016
News / Latest headlines

Fairs and Fiestas

Pollensa pine climbs trickier than ever

Lard had been added to the soap, so the tree, stripped of its bark, was extra slippery.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Seawater quality is excellent in 86% of Balearic samples

The three points where quality was at its most deficient were Camp de Mar in Andratx, Cala Egos in Santanyi and Cala Pedrera, Es Castell in Minorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Temperatures on the rise in the Balearics after weekend cold front

Cloudy conditions are also lifting, and the forecast for Tuesday in the Balearics is for virtually cloudless skies.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Balearic wine drinkers spend more than other Spaniards

The average annual amount spent on wine in the Balearics is 153.8 euros per annum.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Armengol: follow our lead and form a left-wing coalition

Balearic president believes that new government in Madrid can be formed without the Partido Popular.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Online polls

Bulletin readers reject Palma name change

Three-quarters of you disagreed with the plan by Palma town hall.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment



“I think the city council should get all-party support to demolish monument ...”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

BBC and satellite / The scourge of dog mess.

Sport / Real Mallorca

Real Mallorca

Wanted: A striker and a new coach

Real Mallorca, after completely dominating the first half, had their pocket picked when they went down one-nil to Valladolid, who scored in the 89th minute.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 17 January 2016