News of the day 16 July 2016
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On the beach in Palmanova: at least the sun comes free.


Palmanova prices rise the most since the vote to leave Europe

In Palmanova the cost to UK holidaymakers of items such as a three-course meal has gone up by 51% since 2015.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

La Fortalesa on the Formentor promontory in Puerto Pollensa featured heavily in The Night Manager.


Majorca production company "delighted" over Emmy nominations

Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie and Olivia Colman have all been nominated for Emmy awards because of The Night Manager.

Humphrey Carter

The Balearic government has hurdles to cross if it wishes to ban bullfighting.

Animal welfare

Government will ignore Madrid's warning on bullfighting ban

"The government has given its assent to the passage of the legislative reform. Maintaining such a position when it knows that this is contrary to law has a name."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

It seems as if Majorca is in for a short spell of particularly hot weather.


A heatwave is coming to Majorca (probably)

Parts of the Mediterranean could experience highs of 40C, though the Balearic Islands are not mentioned in this regard.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Britain cannot stand alone

"Britain still has a vital role to play on the world stage despite the EU exit."

Jason Moore

Edition of 16 July 2016