News of the day 12 January 2017
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A group of taxi drivers. Not all are antagonistic towards the bus services.


Taxi drivers planning protests against tourist resort buses

The taxi drivers argue that the bus services are unnecessary, that they will duplicate services already available and put at risk the employment of over 2,000 people.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

As cruise ship demand grows, so Palma and other Balearic ports require more investment.


Cruise ship demand requiring port investment this year

The number of cruise ship stopovers in Palma this year is set to increase by nine per cent.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

More buses, more users and greater frequency in the future.


Transport minister planning a 25% increase in bus users

In announcing the plan for Majorca's road public transport, the minister also mentioned the opposition to the tourist resort services.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

In court - Fernando B.M. accepted the four-year sentence for attempted murder.


Four years for man who shot himself rather than his wife

On 16 April 2015, he went to the bar that his wife ran in Son Ferrer. He was carrying a loaded shotgun.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Industrial relations

Should strikes in public services be banned?

Should industrial action in some cases be curtailed? Ray Fleming and Jason Moore argue the point for and against.

News / Comment


Direct to resort

The Balearic government needs to stand firm on the bus service.

Jason Moore

Edition of 12 January 2017