News of the day 21 December 2016
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A member of the fire service observing the torrent in Soller, which is dangerously high.


Weather set to improve but flood risks being monitored

Two roads remain closed, there are flood concerns in Campos, Soller and by Albufera, but reservoir levels have increased dramatically.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Jose de la Rosa (left) and Enrique Garrido, the two gardeners who were asked for help by one of the dead woman's children.

Social services

Hunt on for father of children found with dead mother

"It is extremely difficult to work with and try and help someone who does not want any assistance."

Humphrey Carter

Air-traffic controllers in Palma said that at times during the summer there were too many flights coming in and out of the airport.


Low-cost airline bases in Palma to double next summer

Information from airlines and tour operators suggests that the total number of passengers in 2017 will top the 27 million mark.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The toll for the Soller tunnel is due to be dispensed with in 2017.


Council downplays parking issues once Soller tunnel is free

"There is a need above that of car parks, which are a municipal responsibility and will require action in the future."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Festive Palma

Where is the festive cheer in Palma this year ... it seems rather downbeat.

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

We were more in danger of dying from laughter at the whole episode than from any risks walking on the tarmac.

Edition of 21 December 2016