News of the day 24 June 2016
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Counting for the referendum in Westminster. London was in favour of remain.

EU referendum

Adiós, Europe

The people of the UK have voted to leave the European Union by a majority of 52%.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Might Biel Barceló now regret the timing of the introduction of the tourist tax?


Tourism minister's fears for Brexit confirmed

Biel Barceló, the Balearic tourism minister, yesterday said that Brexit could affect Balearic tourism.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cameron quits


Cameron quits

Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron.

Guy Faulconbridge and Kate Holton

The Spanish city of La Linea de la Concepcion, and the top of the Rock, a monolithic limestone promontory, are seen next to the


Spain to seek co-sovereignty on Gibraltar after Brexit

Spain will seek co-sovereignity on Gibraltar following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

Angus Berwick


Sterling hits 30-yr low, yen and franc surge as Brexit stuns markets

Sterling sank 10 per cent in value, triggering a rush of capital into the traditional security of the yen and the Swiss franc.

Anirban Nag

Acting premier Rajoy calls for calmness.


Spanish PM says EU should be reformed to focus on economy after Brexit vote

The European Union should be reformed to focus on economic growth, jobs and greater integration after Britain's vote, Rajoy said today.

Angus Berwick and Julien Toyer

Balearic government giving reassuring message to British visitors and residents.

EU referendum

Brexit: Balearic government issues message of reassurance to expatriates

The government stressed that there would be no immediate effect on British residents or visitors.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Kate Mentink, who has worked closely with the Spanish authorities in considering Brexit.

EU referendum

Brexit reactions in Majorca: Impact on expatriates

"In June 2018 all of the current agreements Britain has with the EU, be it Spain, France, wherever, will become null and void."

Humphrey Carter

British tourism for city breaks in Palma has been increasing, but what now?

EU referendum

Brexit and the tourism sector

There is no question that a fall in the value of the pound will make holidays dearer for the British.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Alcudia hotels among those with increased prices for 2017.


Hotel prices for 2017 increasing by up to 15%

Occupancy is expected to be much the same as this year in 2017, but profit will be the best for the past ten years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Britain's uncertain future

"I hope I am wrong, but I would say it was a day of economic suicide."

Jason Moore

Edition of 24 June 2016