News of the day 21 August 2016
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"Saturation" in Palma, but was it Palma that was the justification for the talk of saturation?


Saturation and assassination: the week in Majorca

Politicians were having us believe you can't move for tourists in Majorca, while they were also lining up action against car rental. Magalluf wasn't getting any better. And there was a shocking murder in Costa de la Calma.

Andrew Ede

Some ten acres of Albufera were affected when a sewage pipe burst.


The disgrace of Albufera

In terms of wider environmental considerations in Albufera, the massive spill of faecal water simply highlights the mismanagement that has been allowed to persist over years.

Andrew Ede

The "rondelles" of Montuiri on Tuesday night.


What's on in Majorca: 22-28 August

Celebrations for Saint Bartholomew dominate the fiestas' scene in Ses Salines, Soller, Valldemossa and elsewhere. Alcudia has its tourist day. The "final countdown" for summer drawing to a close finds Swedish rockers Europe in Palma and seasons ending - Martin Garrix concludes the BH summer in Magalluf and Stockhausen brings the curtain down on the Pollensa Festival.

Andrew Ede

Sport / Other Sports
Atlétic Balears players and staff pose following the renewal of their sponsorship arrangement.


Atlétic Balears start their season with a win

Atlétic Balears, who are in the third tier of Spanish football, started their season yesterday with a 1-0 away win at Atlético Levante in Valencia.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 21 August 2016