News of the day 13 August 2016
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Jaume Matas is still facing other potential court appearances on corruption charges.


Plaques with names of corrupt politicians being removed

Plaques with the name of disgraced ex-Balearic president Jaume Matas are at the top of the list.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pirate charters are an issue at different marinas in Majorca.


Pirate charter boats proliferating in Alcudia and Pollensa

Legitimate charter operators want the Guardia Civil to check on the pirates, who "are robbing us of a thousand euros a day through their illegal practices".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic MEP Rosa Estaràs.


"The future is now in the hands of the UK, not Europe..."

Humphrey Carter talks to Balearic MEP Rosa Estaràs of the Partido Popular about Brexit and the future of Spanish politics.

Humphrey Carter

Pere Garau is one of the most densely inhabited districts of Palma.


Almost 50% of Palma's districts have populations above recommended level

For a Mediterranean city, the threshold is set at no more than 120 inhabitants per hectare (10,000 square metres). Forty-two of the neighbourhoods exceed this level.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Charlie Luxton, presenter of Homes by the Med.


Fancy showing your Majorcan house off on British TV?

Homes by the Med will be coming to Majorca in November.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Hungry for Palma

It would appear that Palma has finally cracked the city-break market.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 13 August 2016