News of the day 17 April 2017
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The paradise island hides the social problems of poverty and homelessness.


Over 200 people are living on the streets of Majorca

Of this year’s 209, 188 are living on the streets of Palma, while the rest are dotted around the island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Medical teams attend to those who were knocked down.


Driver mows down five pedestrians in central Palma

The driver only passed his driving test two months ago.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A technical hitch at Palma caused delays and cancellations at the three Balearic airports.


Barceló, Branson, Brexit: last week in Majorca

Tourism minister Biel Barceló was under pressure, there was chaos at the airport and there were arrests because of a fake cancer "cure".

Humphrey Carter

Owners were trying to register apartment holiday rentals.

Holiday rentals

Flood of requests to "regularise" apartment holiday rentals

It would seem that thousands of people turned up at the tourism ministry last week in an attempt to "regularise" their holiday apartments.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

nautica salon nautico feria palma


Investors being sought at the Palma Boat Show

Investors are being sought for new ventures needing up to 300,000 euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Royal Family in Palma for Easter.

Royal family

A royal Easter in Majorca

Easter in Majorca is a tradition of the Royal Family.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Britain's ambassador to Spain, Simon Manley.


Countdown on for British Benevolent Fund charity reception

The British Benevolent Fund charity reception takes place this Thursday at the Finca Son Mir.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


What is the euro really worth?

Never mind Brexit, there are other countries in the EU which have their own concerns about the future as well.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 16 April 2017