News of the day 12 July 2017
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The airports authority is hoping to reduce the delays at passport control.


Urgent action being taken to resolve passport chaos

Aena and the National Police are working together in resolving the issues and three steps are being taken.

Humphrey Carter

Another boat used to bring illegal immigrants to Majorca.


Fourth boat of illegal immigrants in five days intercepted

The vessel, on board which were a total of 14 illegal immigrants, was towed by a search and rescue vessel to Colonia Sant Jordi.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Carlos Villegas, sentenced to eighteen years.


Eighteen years for Son Servera murder

Victoria Sard, nineteen, was murdered in Son Servera in March 2016.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Twenty passport scanning units have been acquired, but National Police are still needed.


Tour firms getting passengers to airport extra early

The police confederation said yesterday that the main problem is that the number of officers has been cut.

Humphrey Carter

Palma is to have a twelve-month moratorium on new hotel licences, but boutique hotels could be exempt.


Palma suspends new hotel licences for a year

There are currently requests for licences that would more than double existing places in accommodation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Inflatable bulls are already popular on the mainland.


Inca's new inflatable bullfight

On 20 July, Inca's fiestas will get under way with bulls, but these will not be real bulls.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

There are not enough taxis in Soller.


Soller hoteliers criticising a lack of taxis

If Soller town hall can't do better, the hoteliers say that they should manage taxis.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


British tourism

British tourism is certainly in the spotlight in Majorca this year.

Jason Moore

Edition of 12 July 2017