News of the day 29 July 2017
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Four of those arrested have been ordered to prison.


Eight arrests in Magalluf drugs swoop

Thirty-five Guardia Civil officers took part in the operation centred on Punta Ballena.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police, tourism ministry and health inspectors have been out in force in Magalluf.


Over sixty Magalluf bars and clubs to be fined

The infringements were mainly for not having the necessary activity documentation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Records for flights and passengers continue to be broken at Palma airport.


Palma airport breaking records again

There were more flights at Palma yesterday than ever before.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma mayor, Antoni Noguera, wants improved financing for the city.


Mayor demanding fairer financing for Palma

"If the Balearics is the region that suffers most from plunder by the Spanish government, then Palma is the most ravaged capital city."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Campaigners against tourist "massification" yesterday "closed" the tourism ministry.


Banning rentals and dying of success: the week in Majorca

There was a renewal of anti-tourist protest; the government sorted out (sort of) the holiday rentals' mess and backed a ban in Palma; economic thinkers warned that Majorca is dying of the success of so many tourists; the sale of excursions was plummeting; and a rap group took aim at Magalluf.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

What's on in Majorca: 31 July-6 August


What's on in Majorca: 31 July-6 August

The Moors and Christians in Pollensa on Wednesday evening (and in Sant Elm on Friday night). The Sa Pobla Jazz Festival starts with the Ernie Watts Quartet this Monday; there are concerts every evening. The Pollensa Music Festival kicks off on Saturday. It's the Tramuntana Rocks Festival all-nighter in Esporles on Saturday, and another all-nighter is on Friday in Can Picafort - the Nit de l'Auba is perhaps the most legendary of Majorca's summer fiesta night parties. In Port Adriano on Friday, they're loving the '90s with Ace of Base, Snap! and others.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Catalonia referendum

I do not really understand why the Spanish government refuses to allow a poll on independence.

Jason Moore

Edition of 29 July 2017