News of the day 17 August 2017
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Palma voted number three in top 100 beach cities in Europe

In the Omio study, Palma also got high marks for travel convenience, with the city centre being just a 15-minute drive from the airport.

A terrorist attack with a van has claimed many lives in Barcelona.


Barcelona terrorist attack - thirteen dead

Thirteen confirmed deaths. One suspect has been shot dead. There is a National Police emergency phone number for information: +34 932 142 124.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A protest on behalf of hotel chambermaids and their pay and conditions.


Hoteliers reject the need for star ratings modification

Under planned legislation greater emphasis will be placed on employment conditions when it comes to ratings' classification.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

One of the bars that has been closed down.


Immediate closure ordered of Magalluf bars used for prostitution

Six bars will have to close and their licences will be rescinded.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Investigators at the scene of the incident.


Burned body found in Palma woods

The victim had set fire to himself.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment



I would urge all those who criticise Magalluf to visit the resort.

Jason Moore

Edition of 17 August 2017