News of the day 29 June 2016
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Friday sees the "official" start to the summer sales campaign in Majorca.


Summer sales expected to fuel surge in jobs on back of sales boom

The summer sales, which officially begin this week on Friday, are expected to create 1,074 jobs across the Balearics.

Humphrey Carter

The points' system in Spain works through the loss of points as opposed to their being added up.


Over 2,000 drivers have had their driving licences withdrawn

Since 2006, a total of 2,352 drivers have lost all the points on their driving licences.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A network of public walks of way to link all municipalities in the Tramuntana


A network of public walks of way to link all municipalities in the Tramuntana

The region has passed its latest Unesco investigation and therefore can now push forward with plans to promote the Tramuntana more

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Air traffic controllers' strikes in France are having regular impact on Majorca flights.


Protests, delays and cancellations at Palma airport

THE eleventh French air traffic controllers’ strike in three months caused flight delays and cancellations in the Balearics yesterday.

Humphrey Carter

The property in Alcudia where the incident occurred.


Woman escapes after being set alight by partner in Alcudia

The woman was doused in what is thought to have been petrol by her partner and then set alight. Amazingly, she managed to escape from the burning property.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

As so many crops failed in the Balearics because of the lack of rain, alfalfa has had to be bought in to feed livestock.


Farmers begin tackling Balearic drought

More than 3,000 tons of dried alfalfa have begun to arrive and be distributed to 147 farms in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

There is to be a register of bona fide yacht charter companies operating in the Balearics.


Government to stop illegal yacht charters in the Balearics

At times over the past few years 60 per cent of yachts being chartered out in Balearic waters were being done so illegally.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mariano Rajoy is looking to secure backing for a new PP-led government.


Rajoy hopes to lead government

"I hope they at least let the party that won take office even though it would do so in difficult circumstances."

News / Comment


England expects

“Things can only get better, because they can´t get any worse...”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

A letter on England's embarrassing exit from the Euros.

Edition of 29 June 2016