News of the day 4 August 2016
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Jet2, the first European airline to introduce the early flights' alcohol ban.


Jet2 bans alcohol on early morning flights

"We believe that stopping sales of alcohol before 8am on our morning flights is an effective way to ensure everyone has an enjoyable and comfortable journey."

Humphrey Carter

Sweeping up cockroaches in Andratx earlier this year.


Cockroaches responsible for almost a half of infestations in the Balearics

The Balearics ranks third among Spanish regions for cases of cockroach infestation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Finance minister Catalina Cladera (right) has been making repeated demands for an improvement to Balearic financing.


Madrid once more accused over Balearic financing

In 2013 the Balearics contributed over 1,500 million euros more to the state than it got back under the system of regional distribution.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Group street drinking is one of the principal targets of Palma's get-tough approach.


Another zone to tackle Palma anti-social behaviour

Violations carry the prospect of fines between 1,500 and 3,000 euros, and notices informing the public are now appearing in different parts of the city.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Should there be fewer tourists?

"I can see a debate on the horizon over fewer tourists but more spending power."

Jason Moore

Edition of 4 August 2016