News of the day 18 May 2017
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The scene of the murder near to Sencelles.


Brutal murder of man in Sencelles

He had been stabbed repeatedly all over his body. His throat had been cut and one finger had been severed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The illegal immigrants have been taken before the courts in Manacor.


Government delegate worried about increased number of immigrant boats

The number of people apprehended by the Guardia Civil and handed over to the National Police has now risen to 28.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Small businesses are particularly vulnerable to cyber attacks.


Over 5,000 Balearic businesses have suffered cyber attacks

The IB-Salut health service is undertaking a technical audit and risk assessment of all systems before completely reopening the internet service.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The main part of the yacht club would be unaffected by the building project.


Members divided over new Puerto Pollensa yacht club building

A new concession would lead to a clash over members' acquired rights.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

GOB says there need to be alternatives to tourism. Any suggestions?


Environmentalists raise the alarm about tourism saturation

"We need strong policies to limit, contain and control tourism otherwise the region will be disfigured forever."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Guardia Civil continued to investigate the murder scene yesterday. The victim, Juan Antonio Florit (inset).


Ex-boyfriend of murder victim’s daughter arrested

The Guardia Civil began tapping the phones of close family members and friends as part of the murder investigation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Local police numbers in Palma are being increased.


Mass deployment of local police in Palma resorts this summer

Police will be cracking down on drinking in the street, illegal street traders and other issues in the resorts.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The number of fatalities on Balearic roads is roughly half what it was ten years ago.


Road deaths in the Balearics go up

Those who lost their lives were mainly drivers (12), while two passengers, six pedestrians and two cyclists were killed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Moving abroad

A large number of young Spaniards think they will have to move abroad.

Jason Moore

Edition of 18 May 2017