News of the day 2 March 2017
News / Latest headlines


Brussels looks to clip Hacienda’s wings on Modelo 720

There may be relief ahead from the threat of Modelo 720 sanctions for taxpayers in Spain.

Simon King


Cursach in court on Friday morning

An aspect of the prosecution's investigation, it is understood, is supposed collusion by the former deputy mayor of Palma, Álvaro Gijón, with Cursach.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Animal welfare

New legislation will not outlaw the Fornalutx bull-run

Animal-rights groups have given the government an ultimatum of ten days to set out measures by which it will ban the bull-run.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Cold front will bring some snow on Saturday

High winds and some snow are forecast for Saturday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Thirteen years for murder after drunken argument

A discussion between the two men became ever more heated. It was over money and food, and both men were "very drunk".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Half of Balearic businesses will be hiring more staff this year

Businesspeople in the Balearics are more optimistic than most and are anticipating growth in sales and investment this year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


The new Palma

Soon 40 per cent of the population of the city will be born outside Spain.

Jason Moore


Brexit deal

Perhaps the government should consider a Brexit cooling-off period.

Jason Moore

Edition of 2 March 2017