News of the day 6 August 2017
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Record number of passengers but a typical day for the airport this summer.


Madrid government accused of passport control "negligence"

PSOE members of Congress from the Balearics are blaming the government for the passport control situation. Yesterday was another record day at the airport. Queues, yes, but they are being dealt with.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Yes, it was pretty hot in Majorca last week.


Tourismphobia and insufferable heat: the week in Majorca

A small group of radicals latched onto the tourist saturation theme; Majorca was enduring an intense heatwave; Calvia was celebrating action against illegal sellers; and the airport was never out of the news.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday rentals

Email system for denouncing illegal holiday rentals

From Tuesday, it would seem, inspectors will be hard at it sorting out properties to fine.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Temple, for which Palma wants more than two million euros of tourist tax money.

Tourist tax

Palma seeking over three million euros of tourist tax revenue

Palma town hall believes it is common sense for the city to receive a percentage of tourist tax revenue.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The government has been insisting on co-management of Palma airport.


Government trying again to get co-management of Palma airport

The regional government wants to be able to moderate high-season traffic and boost it in the low season.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Anne Welford.


Anne Welford: "People are now looking for compassion and peace"

British artist Anne Welford and gallery owner and interior designer Antonio Rodriguez Gil talk to the Bulletin.

Humphrey Carter

The cavallets cotoners of Llucmajor.


What's on in Majorca: 7-13 August

Fiestas in the likes of Cala d'Or, Cala Ratjada and Can Picafort. In Llucmajor, the "cavallets cotoners" dance for Santa Candida on Sunday. The Pollensa Music Festival and Sa Pobla Jazz Festival continue. Michael Bolton plays Palma on Saturday.Please note that fireworks displays are subject to possible cancellation because of the weather conditions. Notifications are being made on a daily basis.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment


Statistics, true or false?

When I studied sociology we looked at how polls and studies can be rigged.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 6 August 2017