News of the day 19 February 2017
News / Latest headlines
Marc Pons, Alfonso Rodríguez and Biel Moragues all smiles, but only fleetingly.


Taxi associations announce a spring of discontent

The taxi strike on 6 March will be a 24-hour one.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The nautical sector is buoyant, but more needs to be done to develop local skills.


Nautical sector is fuelling a boom in employment

One of the main problems is the lack of trained and qualified local professionals.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The artist David Badia Ferrer.


Majorca’s Hitchcock of pop art is rocking the world

Yacht skipper and artist David Badia Ferrer has had a sudden impact on the global art scene.

Humphrey Carter

Candyland float at Palma's Carnival parade last year.


Carnival what's on in Majorca: 20-26 February

Carnival weekend coming up. Listed here are times for parades, balls, etc. for most places in Majorca. Highlights otherwise include the return of Chinese pianist Haochen Zhang, who is at the auditorium in Palma on Wednesday.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment


Is Europe starting to panic?

Facing elections this year, Merkel appears to be getting into a bit of a flap about her future and that of the EU.

Humphrey Carter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca's Culio, sent off for a second yellow offence.

Real Mallorca

Chances missed as Mallorca slump in Girona

Girona 1 - Real Mallorca 0

Edition of 19 February 2017