News of the day 1 August 2016
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Tourist tax

Bulletin readers remain firmly against the tourist tax

There was 78% opposition to the tax.

Andrew Ede

The Royal Family after dining out in Puerto Portals on Sunday evening.

Royal family

King Felipe on holiday but still attending to matters of state

President Armengol reported that the King is concerned by the current political situation in Spain and expressed her opinion to him that there was the need for a new national government of the left.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Biel Barceló to face the tourism committee over the Low Cost Travel Group affair.


Barceló to answer parliament questions on Low Cost Travel

All parties have supported the PP call, with Alvaró Gijón stressing the need for explanations and "solutions to minimise the effects of the bankruptcy".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Two Britons arrested yesterday in connection with the Magalluf operation.


Over one hundred people detained after six weeks of police drugs' operations

The latest operation in Magalluf was the sixth successful action by the Guardia Civil and National Police against drugs in the past six weeks.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The overturned lorry in Porreres.


Fatal lorry accident in Porreres

The lorry was carrying cement.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Cab shortage in Palma

"There is a severe shortage of cabs in the city centre at the moment."

Jason Moore

Edition of 31 July 2016