News of the day 4 February 2016
News / Latest headlines

Politics

Podemos would overtake Socialists if new election held in Spain

The result of the survey is likely to weigh significantly on ongoing negotiations to build a potential coalition of left-wing forces to rule in Spain.

Emergencies

Passengers, crew evacuated from Madrid-Riyadh after bomb threat

Aena said they had later downgraded the alarm from general to local, meaning the alert would not affect other flights.

Tourism

Now the rush is on to book a cheap flight to the Balearics

The airlines are just filling their boots.

Humphrey Carter

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Majorca Daily Bulletin

Record number of hits on Bulletin website

Within 24 hours of the article being posted, it had attracted 18.348 visits.

Jason Moore

Transport

Good prospects this year for Soller's train and tram

There were over 760,000 train passengers and more than one million tram passengers in 2015.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather

Warmest January for 55 years

Among high temperatures for Majorca in January was the 25C in Puerto Pollensa on 8 January.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

A turning point

“Jet2 will be bringing winter tourists to the island later this month ...”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle
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