News of the day 19 August 2016
News / Latest headlines

Tourism

Barceló says it's not possible to limit the number of tourists

While Barceló accepts that it is not possible to limit the actual number of tourists, there can be a limit established on the number of tourist places (in accommodation).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

Majorca's rail network will be fully electrified by 2018

Investment from Madrid could yet revive plans for lines to Arta from Manacor and to Alcudia from Sa Pobla.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Magalluf

PP wanting action against Magalluf illegal sellers

"Residents and businesses are greatly concerned by an increase in illegal selling activity, for which the town hall has not adopted measures that will stamp it out."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Nautical

Boadicea and Lauren L at Palma's Club de Mar

Palma’s Club de Mar has never handled so many super and mega yachts in a season for decades; if indeed ever.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Emergencies

Fire forces hotel evacuation in Calas de Mallorca

The Hotel Canarios Park in Cala Antena, Calas de Mallorca needed to be evacuated.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

National versus party interest

The political stalemate is hitting Spain's international image.

Jason Moore

Sport / Real Mallorca

Real Mallorca

New season for Real Mallorca kicks off tomorrow

Real Mallorca start their fourth consecutive season in Spain's second division (now called Liga 1.2.3) at home tomorrow against newly promoted Reus.

Monro Bryce

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