News of the day 9 May 2016
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Puerto Pollensa beach (though to be fair, this photo was taken at Easter).

Northern News Spotlight

Puerto Pollensa beaches: now the restaurants are complaining

"We are almost in the middle of May and still there has been no tender. How many months will pass before there are services on the beach?"

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

View from the Palacio convention centre.


Rent for Palacio and hotel will be around 1.6 million a year

Mayor Hila observed that the convention centre will allow events to be held on a scale that has not previously been possible and that this will help in creating employment.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Deya, just one of many parts of the island popular with foreign buyers.


British dominated the foreign property market last year

In the Balearics, the increase in the level of foreign purchasing was 22.3%, well above the national figure.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Russia crowned Majorca champions

With 2,000 people in the resort for anything from four days to two weeks, the local tourist industry welcomes the event because of the early income it generates.

Humphrey Carter

A photo taken in Ibiza, where there are similar issues with pirate taxis.


Cameras now in use to catch airport pirate taxis

There will be fines of up to 6,000 euros for pirate taxis at Palma's airport.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


European blues

"All is not well within the European Union, according to new survey ..."

Jason Moore

Sport / Real Mallorca
Can under-fire coach Fernando Vazquez hold on to his job with five games left?

Real Mallorca

An absolute disgrace

Real Mallorca just stay out of the drop zone after losing a dire encounter 1-0 away to relegation candidates Albacete.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 8 May 2016