News of the day 17 May 2016
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Cruise ship tourists visiting Palma.


35,000 cruise passengers visiting Palma this week

This summer is heading to be a record one, with the number of cruise ships visiting Palma due to be one of the highest to date, nearly 600.

Humphrey Carter

José Hila addressing parliament today.


Parliament agrees to debate ditching "de Mallorca" from Palma

Palma de Mallorca was invented as a commercial brand which helped to distinguish it from other parts of Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Residents of Blanquerna calling for more control of terraces.


Palma continues crackdown on bar and restaurant terraces

Flyers have been printed containing all the necessary information bars and restaurants need to know about having a licensed terrace.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

New ramps will remove these obstacles, which were highlighted three weeks ago.

Northern News Spotlight

Ex-mayor slams Puerto Pollensa "improvisation"

Cifre says that the ramps should have been paid for by the Council of Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Wrong poll

"The opinion polls continue to get the result very wrong indeed."

Jason Moore

Edition of 17 May 2016