News of the day 18 December 2016
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There are some 43,000 "places" available to legally registered as holiday accommodation.


National government considering regulations for holiday rentals

At the same time as Madrid appears minded to adopt a more active role in regulation, Balearic tourism minister Biel Barceló is calling on the national government to amend the tenancy act.

Andrew Ede

The drugs trafficker has been sent to prison.


Prison for trafficker who left drugs "courier" to die

A Dutchman of Dominican origin collapsed and died at a Playa de Palma hotel after four sleeves of cocaine burst in his stomach.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Trafico is checking on illegal races in the Tramuntana.


Motorcyclists doing 160kph charged by Guardia Civil

Trafico and mayors of municipalities in the mountains have been concerned about illegal races which take place in the Tramuntana.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The population in the Balearics is increasing.


Balearic population growing faster than elsewhere in Spain

The European Union contributed more than 3,000 of the new population.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Sibil-la in Palma Cathedral will be at 23.00 on Christmas Eve.


Christmas what's on in Majorca: 19-25 December

Christmas week in Majorca, and this means that on Christmas Eve the churches of the island will be packed to hear the chant of the Sibil-la, the prophecy of the Last Judgement, which in 2010 was declared a Unesco Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. (Times for these services are listed here.) Big Christmas markets in Inca and Manacor as well as Palma, and any number of Christmas concerts taking place around the island.

Andrew Ede

Sport / Real Mallorca
Edition of 18 December 2016