News of the day 13 October 2016
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Early signs are that UK tourism is going up next year, but the uncertainties could yet have a negative impact.


Cautious optimism for UK foreign travel in 2017

Tui is reporting a 7% increase in foreign holiday bookings by UK tourists for next summer.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Better days: 92% reservoir capacity in March 2013.


Reservoirs topped up by rain but levels remain low

There has been rain but it hasn't been falling in great abundance in the area of the reservoirs.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

One of the hiding places uncovered by the Guardia Civil's operation.


Arrests of gang members responsible for one hundred robberies

The robbers became known as the "drill gang" because of the use of a drill to make holes in windows.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

One of the six pro-abortion campaigners was acquitted.


One year sentences for Sunday mass protesters

Pro-abortion campaigners had disrupted Sunday mass at the Sant Miquel church in Palma in February 2014.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sant Joan's botifarró fair has become a popular part of the autumn calendar.

Fairs and fiestas

Sant Joan botifarró fair not taking place

It is a fair for which there is great anticipation, as the botifarró sausage is the principal attraction and features in a giant barbecue.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The blaze from the property in Soller.


Man sets fire to his apartment in Soller

The 64-year-old man is said to have had an argument with his partner before setting the apartment on fire.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Second thoughts over Brexit

Britain should try and seek a deal with Europe over immigration but stay a member of EU.

Jason Moore

Edition of 13 October 2016