News of the day 23 August 2016
News / Latest headlines

Online polls

Bulletin readers against the "eradication" of low-star hotels

The vote against was 55%, with 41% in favour.

Andrew Ede

Emergencies

British woman killed while crossing Alcudia-Puerto Pollensa road

The victim had been speed walking with a friend when they suddenly crossed the road into the path of an oncoming Mercedes Sprinter van.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police

Former Calvia police chief is suspended from duty

Two former chiefs of the Palma police have also been suspended.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Economy

Business confederation wanting more than just sustainability

CAEB says that the challenge does not lie with limiting numbers and that a goal of sustainability will not solve problems experienced over the past fifteen years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Environment

Over half a million euros to monitor fish in marine reserves

There hasn't been such a monitoring since 2011, and the new one is designed to assist in improving management of protected species.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Emergencies

Off-duty police officer rescues drowning children

The children were in rough seas at Son Serra de Marina.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Value for sporting money

The Team GB Olympic heroes are back; perhaps footballers could learn a lesson.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 23 August 2016
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