News of the day 14 July 2016
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Can Picafort, the new Ithaca of the Mediterranean

Joan Bennàssar's remarkable sculptures can be seen this summer along the front in Can Picafort, all part of the project to make Can Picafort a cultural reference point in Majorca.

Joan Monjo



Joan Bennàssar’s ports of seaweed

The sculpture, "Ports of Seaweed", created expressly for the Can Picafort seafront, has allegorical characters from our history.

Gudi Moragues Jaulin du Seutre

Tourist tax

Government says the tourist tax has been a success

The tourist tax, says the government, has been introduced successfully and with complete normality. It has all been very positive.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Exceltur warning that tourism growth is not sustainable

The current boom in the Balearics and Spain has been assisted by tourists who have been "borrowed" from other destinations.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


New Palma police commissioner praises professionalism

Palouzié says that criminality and corruption have been concentrated on a few within the force. He is also critical of the police's structure, which has allowed there to be "inventions".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Teenagers sought to "lynch" a youth at Biniali fiestas

The incident was sparked off by a violent exchange between two youths at the fiestas.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Alternatives for cruise ships

"Passengers disembark in Palma to see the landmarks and not the inside of a bus station which is not close to any of the main attractions."

Jason Moore

Edition of 14 July 2016