News of the day 26 February 2017
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Animal welfare

Pollensa mayor will not allow the use of a cockerel for pine climb

Mayor Miquel Àngel March says that the town hall will abide by 1992 animal protection legislation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


El Terreno is like the Third World

Pavements and streets in a poor condition, broken and dirty rubbish containers, walls with graffiti, squatters, and filth everywhere.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Playa de Palma darkness raises fears of robberies

"You can't see anything because (the new lights) are much lower and the field of illumination is limited."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Britons may have to pay for European travel after Brexit

"It is important that as we negotiate with our EU friends, that we can get the best possible deal."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Strikes, flights and Urdangarin: the week in Majorca

The husband of Princess Cristina was at liberty, everyone seemed to be planning on going on strike, there were worries about an increased number of flights, and it was revealed that it will cost half a million euros to change the name of the airport.

Andrew Ede


What's on in Majorca: 27 February-5 March

Celebrations for Balearics Day, which is 1 March but stuff is happening before then. Carnival comes to an end with the "burial of the sardine" (the ceremony in Portol, Marratxi is the best known). Marratxi is the place for one of Majorca's more important fairs - the "fira fang" (ceramics), which starts on Saturday.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment


Trump and the media

Trump can't silence the media; he must learn to live with criticism and try to get his message across.

Jason Moore

Sport / Real Mallorca
Edition of 26 February 2017