News of the day 8 May 2017
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The game involves self-harming, such as cutting an image of the whale on the arm.


Horrifying "Blue Whale" game being investigated in Palma

The ultimate "challenge" is to commit suicide, the preferred method apparently being by jumping off a building.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Laura Camargo (centre) of Podemos is calling for an increase in the tourist tax.

Tourist tax

Barceló not ruling out tourist tax rise

Podemos are insisting that the tourist tax should be a genuine sustainable tax and that the rate should be increased.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Former president of the Balearics, Jaume Matas.


Only 16% of funds defrauded under Matas have been recovered

The sentence in the Nóos trial established that 2.6 million euros are owed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

An image from the Airbnb website.

Holiday rentals

Airbnb travellers in Majorca up 90% in 2016

Airbnb says that the strong performance shows how Airbnb supports the middle class and how the economy and local communities benefit.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

Readers take issue with Simon Calder's views on post-Brexit tourism and with the inconvenience of ferry travel to Majorca.

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca celebrating their last-second winner.

Real Mallorca

Last-second life saver for Mallorca

Real Mallorca gave their loyal fans a severe dose of the heebie-jeebies on Saturday night.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 7 May 2017