News of the day 6 September 2016
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The area in Minorca affected by the fire.


Minorca fire was started by a banger

The forest fire in Minorca has been brought under control, and the extent of the damage is now being put at a lower amount than earlier - almost 37 hectares (around 90 acres).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

If scenes like this could be guaranteed in November, then all the hotels would stay open.


Tour operator demand will keep hotels open until mid-November

Inma Benito, president of the Majorca Hoteliers Federation, says that some establishments were able to open earlier and will be able to close later.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Ice-creams in high demand as temperature records are broken in Majorca.


Hotter than usual in September as records melt

The Aemet meteorology agency points out that September records have been broken in parts of Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The drunk driver of the Mercedes collided with a Skoda.


Drunk driver hits two officers before crashing after police chase

The driver of the Mercedes drove straight into the two officers and continued at high speed through the streets of Arenal and onto the Llucmajor motorway.

Humphrey Carter

Palma town hall wants to "dignify" streets and shop appearance.


Town hall to regulate the appearance of Palma's shop exteriors

This revised ordinance is still at an early stage of being drafted and it won't only apply to the old part of the city: the whole of the Palma municipal area will be covered.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Tourism promotion for the low-season

We want more visitors, not necessarily in the summer but certainly during the winter.

Jason Moore

Edition of 6 September 2016