News of the day 19 September 2016
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Oops! The crashed car hangs over the car park access ramp.


Driver runs off after crashing into car park entrance

A Ford Focus crashed into the glass barrier above the entrance to the car park in Palma's calle Marquès de la Sènia.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Biel Barceló and Pere Muñoz, director of the Balearic Tourism Agency, during a press announcement.

Tourist tax

Barceló can't understand hoteliers' ecotax challenge

"We regret the appeal, but that is their right (the hoteliers). This seems to relate solely to the federation's initial opposition to the tax."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Posidonia meadows are highly important for Mediterranean ecosystems.


Government wants sea grass included on nautical charts

Posidonia protection is a priority for the Balearic government, but it runs up against a division in responsibilities.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

There are frequent delays on the existing Llucmajor-Campos road.


Llucmajor motorway extension "totally unnecessary"

"The island is already at its limit, and we cannot allow more land to be taken over by (road) infrastructure."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Marga Prohens, the Partido Popular's parliamentary spokesperson.


PP query Armengol motives for state of the community debate

The PP have also suggested that PSOE and Més have accepted Podemos "blackmail" over the issue of Daniel Bachiller, a leading figure with Podemos in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Promoting cycling tourism

Perhaps some of the money from the tourist tax could be diverted to increase promotion of cycling tourism.

Jason Moore

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca coach Fernando Vázquez, relaxed enough during the win over Girona.

Real Mallorca

Mallorca win first league game

Real Mallorca won their first game of the season when they hung on to beat Girona 1-0 on Sunday night.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 18 September 2016