News of the day 16 August 2016
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The fire in forest near Son Serra de Marina.


Son Serra fire claims two hectares

The fire broke out around 03.00 this morning (Tuesday).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Marivent Palace gardens in Palma.

Royal family

Marivent gardens will now open in February

The gardens will be closed for two weeks over the Easter period and between 15 July and 15 September:

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Majorca's Marcus Cooper takes gold for Spain.


Oxford-born Majorcan wins gold for Spain

Marcus was born in Oxford in 1985, his mother is German and his father British, but "in his heart he feels Spanish".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Simply Red at Palma's bullring on Saturday (20 August).


Simply Red return to Majorca

"It’s not really surprising that electronic music and DJs will dominate if there are fewer places for bands to record..."

Nacho Jimenez

Saturated by cruise-ship passengers? Numbers for the Balearics were down for the first six months.


Cruise numbers down for the first half of the year

The half-yearly figures for cruise-ship passenger traffic show a decrease of more than four per cent.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


The tourist tax

Tourist tax money needs to be spent on improving tourist resorts.

Jason Moore

Edition of 16 August 2016