News of the day 13 August 2017
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The PP's Rafael Hernando said there was delirium in the Balearics.


Delirium and panic: the week in Majorca

The high-summer season was hit by the rentals' legislation; the PP's Rafael Hernando mocked the limit on tourist accommodation places; everyone was having a say about the anti-tourism protests; and the unions were threatening more airport disruption.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Jimmy Carr will be at Palma's Auditorium on 23 August.


Jimmy Carr looking forward to appearing in Palma

Jimmy Carr: "I feel like a rock star, this is my greatest hits tour."

Humphrey Carter

The Balearic government wants tourists to behave themselves.


The government's new tourism promotion - behave yourselves!

"Tourists have to accept that when they come here they behave in a civil and responsible manner."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

There is specific regulation for places in "mature" resort areas such as Playa de Palma.

Holiday rentals

Zoning the key to distribution of vacant tourist accommodation places

The original draft for these zones showed eight of them plus Palma on its own as the ninth. The largest zone is for Majorca's interior.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Balearic health service is generally considered to be of a very high standard.


Over 20% of health card holders are foreigners

British residents are the sixth largest group of foreigners with a Balearic health service card.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Brexit, Brexit, Brexit ...


Post-Brexit rights for expatriates are of paramount importance

Conservative MP Sir Roger Gale tells the Bulletin that he is deeply concerned about what Brexit is really going to mean for expatriates currently living in the EU.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Can Picafort's duck swim.


What's on in Majorca: 14-20 August

One of the craziest of all fiesta occasions is the Mucada in Sineu on Monday. The famous duck swim of Can Picafort and one of the most spectacular of fireworks displays on Tuesday. Massive evening/night of events in Porreres on Wednesday, including demons' fire-runs (also in Alaro). Fiestas elsewhere in the likes of Cala San Vicente and S'Illot. An absolutely packed week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Conflicting messages

The lack of a strong central government is not helping protect the tourist industry.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

A reader writes about property letting for tourists.

Edition of 13 August 2017