News of the day 1 August 2017
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Royal Family

"It's a hot day": The Royal Family at the Marivent

Yesterday evening, the Royal Family posed for the media at Palma's Marivent Palace.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Guardia Civil, local police and ambulance deal with the latest group of illegal immigrants.


Most illegal immigrants plan to move on from Majorca

Another boat with illegal immigrants was intercepted off Cabrera yesterday. The second in two days.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The property in Llucmajor where the child drowned.


Danish child drowns at rural holiday finca

The family were staying at a finca in Llucmajor.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday rentals

Union wants Madrid to harmonise holiday rentals' rules

The CCOO wants regulations that will combat the type of "tourismphobia" that has been witnessed in Barcelona, Palma and Ibiza.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Pueblo Español in Palma.


Matthias Kühn denounced by union over Pueblo Español jobs

Matthias Kühn wants to convert the Pueblo Español into luxury residential accommodation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

In Palma, there is more than just a moratorium to consider. There is also the ban on apartment holiday rentals.

Holiday rentals

Moratorium on holiday rentals' licences is now in force

There is now a period of twelve months during which island councils and town halls will determine zones for additional holiday rentals' places.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The public are asked to take rubbish home with them. Instead, it is just dumped.


Sa Calobra rubbish not being collected

Escorca town hall openly admits that it is putting pressure on the government over responsibility for rubbish.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Iñaki Urdangarin. The prosecution service wants his sentence to be increased.

Nóos trial

Urdangarin seeking acquittal by the Supreme Court

Urdangarin maintains that his sentence was based on "illogical and absurd grounds".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

It is particularly hot in Majorca at present.


Temperatures topping 38C again today

Electricity demand is at record levels, and the health service is on maximum alert to deal with the effects of the heat.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Portuguese man o' war. With any luck, none will have ventured as far as Majorca.


Jellyfish numbers at usual levels

The Balearic Islands are one of the three areas most affected by jellyfish off Spain's Mediterranean coasts

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


England’s women shine

Perhaps the media could focus a bit more attention on our sporting female stars.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 1 August 2017