News of the day 11 June 2017
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Majorca's hoteliers have met with British consulate officials to discuss the false claims.


Two arrests for inciting false holiday compensation claims

Two Britons have been arrested by the Guardia Civil, charged with incitement to make false claims.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Long queues for taxis at the airport.


Blame being passed for traffic chaos at the airport

Palma town hall is insisting that the half hour free parking is reintroduced in order to deal with traffic "saturation".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

British tourists fined for running nude in Palmanova.


British tourists fined for running naked in Palmanova

Eighteen have been fined for violation of the municipal bylaw on coexistence and one for obstructing traffic.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Jimmy Carr, who'll be playing Palma in August.


Jimmy Carr appearing in Palma

Jimmy Carr will be appearing at Palma Auditorium on 23 August.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Meanwhile, in Playa de Palma ...


Police on the beaches: the week in Majorca

The Guardia Civil intervened in beach unruliness, there were worries about the lack of local police, the fight against false compensation claims was having some success, and there was a curious plan for the bay of Palma.

Andrew Ede


What's on in Majorca: 12-18 June

The summer fiestas are now with us. The Sant Joan Fiestas are the first major ones, and Muro gets things off with a real bang on Friday night with a demons' spectacular. The BH Mallorca season in Magalluf gets under way on Thursday with Steve Aoki. The excellent Summer Pie weekend of indie/folk rock returns to Es Baluard, and The Beach Boys are at Son Fusteret on Sunday.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment


Petty Palma politics

I am sure that the police have got better things to do - boosting numbers in Playa de Palma perhaps.

Humphrey Carter

Sport / Other Sports
Rafa Nadal, the ruler of Roland Garros.


Nadal crushes weary Wawrinka to claim tenth French Open

Rafael Nadal overcame Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in a one-sided final 6-2, 6-3, 6-1.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 11 June 2017