News of the day 8 June 2016
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Puigpunyent fire drama

The alarm was raised at 4.30pm and, due to the proximity of the blaze to houses in the area, a level-one emergency was immediately declared.

Humphrey Carter


Barceló wants no more than four cruise ships a day in Palma

"We must regulate in order that there are no more than four ships. I have let the operators know this."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Growth forecast for the Balearics lower than the government's

The government says 3.5% growth. The Centre for Economic Forecasts disagrees.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Balearic Shearwater the most threatened of Spain's seabirds

If the current rate of loss continues, the seabird could be extinct within sixty years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


A cruise too far

"The regional ministry of tourism is right to try and limit the number of ships."

Jason Moore

Edition of 8 June 2016