News of the day 12 March 2017
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Bus fast lanes for motorways would be costly and pose difficulties

"There may be measures equally useful but at a lower cost."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


One more time, it's saturation: the week in Majorca

Politicians, hoteliers, tour operators were arguing over saturation and prices in Berlin. Palma hoteliers were having a pop at the town hall. The taxi drivers were planning a vote. And a luxury yacht was no more.

Andrew Ede


Alcudia planning on modernising its beach bars

Replacements would still be on the concrete but they would be of wood and glass and be white.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Majorca's golden singing angel

What began as a hobby for 28-year-old Angel Flukes has now turned into a full-time professional career.

Humphrey Carter


Building workers "imported" to the Balearics are paid 30% less

Some building workers who come to the Balearics are not signed on with social security.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter



What's on in Majorca: 13-19 March

It's Saint Paddy's Day on Friday, but Santa Ponsa will be waiting until Sunday for the celebrations. On the day itself, Shamrock on Palma's Paseo Marítimo has a night of Irish music (and some which isn't). The Balearic Symphony Orchestra season at Palma's auditorium continues this Thursday with a performance of Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3, considered to be one of the most technically challenging concertos of them all.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment


Summer season

No one can doubt that we will have a good season this year, but the question is how good.

Jason Moore

Edition of 12 March 2017