News of the day 6 July 2016
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Palma was the hottest part of Majorca today.


Majorca on standby for official heat alert

Aemet is warning that temperatures will rise over the weekend and is considering whether to put the island on a weather alert or not.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cruise ship passengers are helping to keep certain excursions popular.


Sales of tourist excursions have fallen by 40%

In the years of tourism "bonanza" the total sales would have been in the region of two million. "Those figures are never going to return."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The result of the accident on the Llucmajor motorway.


Driver leaps to safety to avoid being crushed after accident

The impact was so fierce that the VW engine ended up embedded into the platform of the tow truck.

Humphrey Carter

Because of the Antoni Maura restrictions, alternative access will be via the Avenidas or Avenida Argentina.


Centre of Palma closed to non-resident traffic from 12 July

Except for authorised vehicles, there will be no turning onto the Antoni Maura avenue as from next Tuesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Iraq war

"You can't fight a war and have no plan for the peace that follows."

Jason Moore

Edition of 6 July 2016