News of the day 13 January 2017
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Bookings for Majorca from the UK going well.


No January blues as Britain books holidays to Majorca

Jet2 is expecting a fourfold increase on normal booking volumes over these days, a significant increase on peak periods last year.

Humphrey Carter

Cash seized after arrests of Bulgarians exploiting two fellow countrymen.


Arrest of two men who forced others to beg

Two Bulgarians, described as "dangerous", have been arrested by the National Police and charged with forcing two men to beg under threats of violence.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Snow in the mountains. Nothing unusual about that, but will there be snow at sea level?


Strong winds this weekend with snow possible at sea level

A mass of polar air will sweep across the Balearics this weekend.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Council of Majorca wants to reduce the number of plastic bags.


Majorca-wide ban on plastic bags to start from next year

The Council of Majorca is planning to start banning plastic bags from next year, when it will apply its new general plan for dangerous waste.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Applications to build on rural land in Majorca have been rising sharply.


Requests for building on rural land shooting up

The Council of Majorca has agreed to not increase the minimum size of plots for building on rural land.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Where is the winter tourism?

As usual, the authorities are talking the talk, but they are not walking the walk.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 13 January 2017