News of the day 28 August 2016
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The tourism sustainability and saturation debate rumbled on.


Disappearing terraces and road death: the week in Majorca

Results of a survey into tourism sustainability raised a question as to how the public interprets "sustainability", Palma's terraces were becoming a battleground once more, road safety was highlighted with a tragic death and there were some odd poles in the Tramuntana.

Andrew Ede

A demon smashes a pitcher in front of La Beata - Santa Catalina Tomàs. What is described as the most representative procession in Majorca takes place on Sunday, 4 September.


What's on in Majorca: 29 August-4 September

Another big week of fiestas: Santa Ponsa's Rei en Jaume get under way; Santa Margalida has the famed La Beata procession on Sunday; Fornalutx stages (perhaps for the last time) its controversial bull-run; Vilafranca has its messy melon battle; and Palma its giant water fight. Danny Howard and Tinie Tempah in Magalluf. La Bohème in Andratx, Canyamel, Palma and Pollensa.

Andrew Ede


British girl in serious condition after Magalluf hotel fall

The incident occurred around 8.30 this morning. It would seem that the girl fell from the emergency staircase.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 28 August 2016