News of the day 16 February 2017
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Taxi drivers' protest in Palma yesterday.


Taxi-driver protests have less impact than had been predicted

The regional director-general for transport believes that, given the number of passengers using the airport, there will be no "disaster" for taxi drivers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The presentation of the project yesterday. Antoni Noguera third from the left.


The urban forest of Palma moves a step closer

The plan for the "forest" includes the use of the old velodrome and dog track.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The ice-cream kiosk was removed at the start of this month.


Investigation of Pollensa mayors over Gelats Valls affair

The current mayor and his predecessor are being investigated because of claims that they allowed the ice-cream kiosk to continue operating.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A tree infected by xylella.


Ibiza banned from exporting plants to other islands

The strain of the bacteria that has devastated trees in Italy has been detected in Ibiza.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Princess Cristina and husband Iñaki Urdangarin arriving at court last year.

Noos trial

Princess verdict to be announced at midday today

Princess Cristina, who was prosecuted by Manos Limpias rather than the state, faced a call of eight years in prison.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Kiosks, such as this one for a social purpose (ONCE), will not be affected by the bylaw.

Urban planning

Town hall agrees there should be no new kiosk licences in Palma

The federation of residents' associations is satisfied that the town hall has accepted its proposals on kiosks.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Might places such as Arta and Santanyi have their rail services restored?


Parliament wants to restore Majorca's former railway network

The development of the old network reached a peak in the first half of the last century.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

ESRA Central District meeting on Wednesday.


ESRA Central District AGM appoints new committee

Members elected and welcomed what was a new team to guide the district to new heights.

David Whitney

News / Comment


Brits abroad

Sometimes I feel that we have been thrown to the lions by the British government.

Jason Moore

Edition of 16 February 2017