News of the day 24 August 2016
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The coast road where the incident occurred is known for being dangerous.


Petition for road safety where British woman was killed in Pollensa

"Sadly, this accident has been waiting to happen. Nearby we’ve got a family hotel and kite surf school, so adults and children are constantly crossing the road to get to the beach."

Humphrey Carter

The fires at Sa Canova have increased Arta town hall's determination to be compensated.


Arta demanding greater compensation for environmental conservation

Arta, as is the case with certain other municipalities, foregoes potential revenue by sticking rigidly to a policy of conservation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Might electric cars become a feature of car-hire fleets in the Balearics?


PP proposing that car-hire agencies should have electric vehicles

Electric vehicles would improve "in a very significant way" the sustainability and image of the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Despite the advice and the warnings, there continue to be balcony falls in Majorca.


Son Espases surgeon lifts the lid on balcony-jumping craze

"It seems that it’s like an initiation rite for some tourists, whose parents came here when they were young."

News / Comment


Fiesta, forever, promote it

With all the great town fiestas going on, why are they not promoted overseas?

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

Readers on blue-zone parking in Calvia and plans for the GESA building in Palma.

Edition of 24 August 2016