News of the day 4 March 2017
News / Latest headlines
Yesterday's meeting at the transport ministry achieved a breakthrough in the taxi-drivers' dispute.


Taxi drivers call off strikes and protests

One of the routes has been dropped, fares will increase and frequency of service will be lower.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


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Damage in Andratx.


Andratx bears the brunt of fierce winds

Damaged boats and fallen trees as high winds hit the island this morning.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Car-rental companies now abiding by a code of practice.


Car-rental companies sign up to consumer rights code of practice

The code is designed to try and stamp out abusive and unfair practices.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Matias Iriarte of Chapeau.

Food and drink

"This cocktail is a tribute to the spirit of my family"

Palma has Bacardi’s best barman in Spain, Matias Iriarte, the co-owner of Chapeau along the Paseo Mallorca.

Humphrey Carter

Tolo Cursach, Antoni Bergas and Tolo Sbert.


Cursach, cockerels and foreigners: the week in Majorca

The startling story of the week was the arrest of Tolo Cursach. In Palma they were agonising over foreign property buyers and holiday rentals. The government made another announcement about Son Dureta. And animal-welfare stories concerned the Pollensa cockerel and the bull of Fornalutx.

Andrew Ede

Sport / Other Sports
Amparo Rayó Meca, organiser of the tournament in Alcudia.


Alcudia hosting the world's finest para-badminton players

The Spanish Para-Badminton International tournament takes place between 7 and 12 March at the sports centre in Alcudia.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 4 March 2017