News of the day 9 August 2016
News / Latest headlines


Youth in serious condition after third-floor fall in Puerto Alcudia

The fall occurred along the Avenida Tucan in Puerto Alcudia.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Aerial view of the area affected by the Albufera fire.


Seven hectares affected in Albufera fire

As of 18.00 the fire was described as being controlled. Over seven hectares burned.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The crane plunged into the sea off Camp de Mar.


Worker in a serious condition after a crane falls into the sea

A 58-year-old excavator-crane operator is in hospital after the crane slipped over a cliff at Camp de Mar.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Royal Family photographed in the Marivent Palace gardens last week.

Royal family

Marivent Palace gardens due to open in January

A fence is to be installed in the Marivent Palace gardens to separate the part used by the Royal Family and the general public.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Majorca's grape harvest is expected to produce very good quantity and quality.


Wine producers forecasting an excellent harvest

Unlike other cultivators, the wine producers have no particular issue with the water shortage. Indeed the lack of water can improve quality.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Residents in Palma have had enough of the noise from old ferries.


Cargo ferries ruining the lives of Porto Pi residents

They operate all night with their engines on and the holds open for ventilation. Instructions are given by megaphones.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Happy hawkers

Street trading in Palma is out of control and is giving the city a bad image.

Humphrey Carter

Sport / Other Sports
Majorca has a long tradition for classic yacht regattas.


Classics of the world of sailing return to Palma

The twenty-second Balearic Islands Classics-Mallorca Classic Sail regatta starts tomorrow (Wednesday) and continues until Saturday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 9 August 2016