News of the day 19 May 2016
News / Latest headlines

Transport

Now the government wants to change the airport name

The Balearic government has asked the ministry for development to change the name from Palma de Mallorca airport to just Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Place names

The great vowel controversy of Calvia

Paguera or Peguera? Palma or Palma de Mallorca? Just two daft examples currently doing the rounds.

Andrew Ede

Police

National Police claim there is accommodation for summer reinforcements

National Police denied that "overbooking" along Playa de Palma is causing any problems.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Charity

British swimmer plucked to safety after jellyfish stings

Anna had suffered an "enormous number of severe jellyfish stings" and was "slipping in and out of consciousness".

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment

Comment

Election

"The political parties in Spain need to battle for votes."

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Your Views

Letters to the Editor

Congratulations to Mallorca Cricket Club for a successful tour in different but more important ways.

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