News of the day 19 August 2017
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Fire in a mountainous area near Sant Elm.


Investigators believe that Sant Elm fire was deliberate

There were two fires close to each other near to Sant Elm and S'Arraco.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

KIng Felipe with Mariano Rajoy and Carles Puigdemont.


Terror, drink and rentals: the week in Majorca

Majorca once again paid its respects to the victims of terrorism; the national government was thinking about a constitutional challenge to the Balearic rentals' legislation; there was some more anti-tourism and there were more plans for tackling tourism's excesses.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The percentage of tourists admitted to hospital is comparatively low.


Health service bill for tourists rising by five million euros

Billing for the EU health insurance card has risen by nine million euros since 2014.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Alcudia, where tourist spending is said to be down.


Calvia, Alcudia and Arenal businesses point to lower tourist spending

Tourist spending is said to be down by between 20 and 30 per cent compared with last year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cruise ships in Palma.


High levels of cruise ship pollution in Palma

The German environmentalists claim that cruise ships are using poor quality and cheap fuel.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mercat 1930 in Palma.


Mercat 1930, a new gastronomic centre in Palma

Mercat 1930, Palma Gastronomic Market, on the Paseo Marítimo opened on Friday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Terror attacks

These terror attacks are sadly becoming common in Europe.

Jason Moore

Edition of 19 August 2017