News of the day 20 January 2017
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Bianca Hadley, who was able to fly out of Gambia on Thursday.


"Please support Gambia and its local tourism"

Majorca resident Bianca Hadley, who was caught in the Gambia emergency this week, was today "chilling" in a hotel near Gatwick Airport.

Humphrey Carter

The Soller Coll road needed to be closed.


More heavy rain due tomorrow

There is an amber alert for the Tramuntana, where up to 100 litres per square metre of rain may fall in a twelve-hour period.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Larger retailers are enjoying good business, but not the smaller shops.


Smaller retailers not benefiting from the cold

Demand should be high for cold-weather clothing and footwear, but it isn't.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The total catch last year was down.


Trawler stoppages reducing fishermen's total catch

Trawlers can't go out on a certain number of days in a drive to preserve fish stocks.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather puts a damper on Sant Sebastià


Weather puts a damper on Sant Sebastià

The cold and the constant threat of rain convinced a large number of people to stay at home.

Humphrey Carter

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The veto

The Spanish government will not allow an independent Scotland to join EU.

Jason Moore

Edition of 20 January 2017