News of the day 14 August 2017
News / Latest headlines
The government in Madrid is querying the Balearics' rentals legislation.

Holiday rentals

Madrid questioning Balearic rentals' law

Aspects of the legislation could conflict with Spanish and European law.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Residents object to the Taxitour cabs, which park while clients take a look around.


Still no solution to Cathedral taxi parking

The conflict concerns taxis that are part of the Taxitour of Palma and which park near to the Cathedral.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Boats are anchoring on posidonia sea grass, when they shouldn't be.


Boats in Portocolom bay flouting anchoring regulations

Boats in posidonia zones are supposed to now have to use ecological buoys, but checking on this seems to be limited.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Airport drinking is a matter of growing concern.


UK arrests for air travel drunkenness up 50%

The BBC's Panorama found that one in five of cabin crew had suffered physical abuse.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Keeping cool in the summer heat.


Majorca's highs heading back up to 38 degrees

Aemet is forecasting highs in the mid-30s, climbing to 38C on Sunday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca beat Sevilla Atletico in the City of Palma Trophy.

Real Mallorca

Mallorca's keeper a hero in 4-3 penalty win

Real Mallorca's goalkeeper Manolo Reina was the hero on Saturday night when he saved two penalties in the shoot-out against Sevilla Atletico.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 13 August 2017