News of the day 26 March 2017
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Majorca

Strains and silences: the week in Majorca

The announcement of more summer flights was "unacceptable"; accommodation problems were affecting the police; Majorca was silent for a minute on Thursday.

Andrew Ede

Business

First Palacio event will be in mid-April

The first clients for the hotel will arrive on 3 April, when it is expected that sixty rooms will be occupied.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Majorca

What's on in Majorca: 27 March-2 April

The Andratx fair this weekend, the annual Roadbike Festival in Playa de Muro starts on Wednesday, the first of four performances of "Cosi fan tutte" at Palma's Teatre Principal on Sunday. Also listed - fairs coming up during April.

Andrew Ede

Politics

Company the clear winner in PP leadership election

Former Balearic president José Ramón Bauza received more than 3,000 fewer votes than Company.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Emergencies

Gas truck slide causes alarm in Soller

The butane delivery truck slid down an embankment weakened by heavy rain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday rentals

Aptur says Terraferida has drawn false conclusions re Airbnb rentals

The secretary of state for tourism, Matilde Asián, says that she will mediate in regional regulations of holiday rentals.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Corruption

Prosecution investigating "systematic fraud" in Pollensa urban planning

The alleged fraud related to legalising planning infringements is said to run to 169 million euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Airport authority is cashing in

Just how many of the passengers flying into Palma this year are actually staying on the island?

Humphrey Carter

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