News of the day 22 March 2016
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Emergency personnel are seen at the scene of a blast outside the metro station in Brussels.


Explosions hit Brussels airport, metro station at least 28 killed

Spanish airports agency cancels all flights to Brussels. There were people from Majorca at the airport but it is unknown if anyone from the island has been a casualty.

Philip Blenkinsop

Palma’s cruise industry is already underway and a busy season is expected.


Three Costa Cruises’ ships in one day in Palma

The coinciding of the three ships shows the commitment that the operator has to Palma and the Balearic market. 

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Joan Miró at Belmond La Residencia


Joan Miró at Belmond La Residencia

Belmond La Residencia Hotel in Deya will be proudly exhibiting Tête (Head), 1975.

There are exhibitions below deck on the ship.

Northern News Spotlight

Magellan ship to visit Alcudia

The ship will be visiting the port of Alcudia, its only stop in the Balearics, on 30 March. It will stay until 3 April.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Barceló celebrating the approval of the tax.

Tourist tax

Tourist tax approved and will be charged from 1 July

Biel Barceló on the tourist tax: "Now there is great acceptance by society and also parliament, while tourist businesses know that in much of Europe similar taxes apply."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Europe at war

"We are at war and we need to live with the consequences ..."

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Your Views

Letters to the Editor

Tourist tax needs to be spent on security.

Edition of 22 March 2016