News of the day 16 March 2017
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Bulletin breakfast with Sky Sports' pundit Gerry Armstrong

Bulletin readers and subscribers are invited to a fantastic breakfast on Tuesday, 21 March at the Hotel Golf Santa Ponsa. Guest speaker will be former Northern Ireland football international Gerry Armstrong, who played for Real Mallorca and is now a football analyst with Sky Sports. The breakfast costs 12 euros per person. Bookings via or by phone 971 788 405 between 9am and 2pm on Friday, 17 March and Monday, 20 March.

Ryanair will not be operating the winter service from Edinburgh to Palma.


No direct flights from Scotland next winter

Passengers from northern England look set to face problems as well; Monarch has scrapped its Manchester service.

Humphrey Carter

Former Balearic president Jaume Matas has been investigated in a number of corruption cases.


More corruption cases in the Balearics than other regions

There were more corruption cases and more people accused in the Balearics than elsewhere.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Palacio de Congresos will open on 1 April.

Conferences and exhibitions

Palma's Palacio company is finally making money

The Palacio de Congresos company is now taking in a minimum of 5,000 euros a day from the rent being paid by Meliá.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Balearic parliament speaker, Balti Picornell, who was criticised for clearing the chamber.


Picornell apologises but the opposition consider him incompetent

"We all do things which are wrong, but many are unable to admit to this."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Comments on the Bulletin website

The decision has been taken to moderate reader comments for all items which appear on the website.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment


Problems in paradise

Majorca is a paradise island but there are problems in paradise.

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

Brexit - Deal or no Deal and road works in Paguera.

Edition of 16 March 2017