News of the day 6 October 2016
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Balearic government split over environmental taxes

PSOE is said to favour increasing the tourist tax next year. Tourism minister Barceló is not so sure.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Animal welfare

Palma bullfight fine; bullfighting ban may be unlawful

Victoria, King Felipe's niece, was still only fifteen when she attended a bullfight with her mother and older brother.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Més against putting the clocks back

"It is logical, rational and natural to extract the maximum benefit from a resource as precious as the sun."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


A thousand plus people take part in Palma's participative budget

The project that received the greatest support - 641 votes - was that for "green corridors" and the first phase of the "urban forest" of Sa Riera.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Police hero prevents girl suicide attempt

Just as she let go, the officer grabbed her. She tried to get free, but other officers arrived and pulled her to safety.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Over-priced beer in Palma

Palma is slowly getting a reputation for being an expensive destination. Great city, shame about the prices.

Jason Moore

Edition of 6 October 2016