News of the day 21 March 2016
News / Latest headlines
Tourism minister Biel Barceló is highly satisfied with the final outcome of the text for the tax law.

Tourist tax

Tourist tax to be approved tomorrow

It is not expected that there will be any further disagreements between the government partners that might delay the approval.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Construction is showing signs of growth.


Employers’ confederation forecasts increased growth in 2016

Carmen Planas added, though, that recovery is still vulnerable and that the economy may well slow in the second half of the year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Luis de Guindos.


Spain plans crackdown on regions to shrink deficit

Overspending by Spain’s 17 autonomous regions was the main risk to the country’s overall deficit targets.

A mild spring forecast for pollen allergies in the Balearics


A mild spring forecast for pollen allergies in the Balearics

The sources of allergies are predominantly various grasses, olive trees, cypress trees, saltwort, plane trees and pellitory plants.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Cycling peril

“Some cyclists think they are competing in the Tour de France ...”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

Brexit and inheritance tax / Iain Duncan Smith resignation.

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca’s best player on Sunday, Alfredo Ortuño.

Real Mallorca

Two crucial points dropped in 1-1 draw

Real Mallorca dropped two crucial points at home to Mirandes on Sunday night in a game that finished 1-1 after having totally dominated the first half.

Monro Bryce

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