News of the day 14 July 2017
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Travel

Balearic call for strict controls on airline drinking

The case for alcohol moderation has now been raised in Brussels.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Travel

Police ask for UK flights to be staggered in Palma

Spain's police union on delays at passport control: "The new rules and regulations are slowing the process down."

Humphrey Carter

Transport

Sa Pobla railway electrification will be completed next summer

"Use of the train will be more comfortable, quicker and better for the environment."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Government and Palma town hall agree on tourist places' limits

Among provisions in the holiday rentals' legislation is a fine of up to 400,000 euros for websites which advertise unlicensed accommodation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday rentals

Holiday rentals not the main cause of tourist saturation

Joan Miralles of Aptur: The association is not ruling out legal challenges to the holiday rentals' legislation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Entertainment

Dad Johnny proud of Love Island's Tyla Carr

Johnny Carr: "Tyla wanted to be a midwife, she absolutely loves kids, she’s a natural."

Humphrey Carter

Transport

Record numbers of vehicles bringing the via cintura to a standstill

A daily average of 179,731 vehicles using the stretch of the "via cintura" between the Inca motorway intersection and the Soller exit.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

Private jet flights using Palma up by 15% this year

Demand for luxury residential tourism is contributing to increased private jet flights.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

The long wait

Be prepared for a three-hour wait at passport control.

Jason Moore

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