Ben Bartlett on becoming a champion BBQer
"Women do all the work but the men get all the credit ... it’s a cave man thing I think."
Airport, holiday prices, chambermaids: the week in Majorca
Night flights and possible airport strikes; tour operators holding back on hotel contracts; tourist tax going up. And what did chambermaids have to do with the tourist tax?
Més still wanting a tax on hire cars
The government would have a problem with a hire-car tax because it doesn't have a complete register of all the cars.
Demand for more soundproofing against aircraft noise
Aena's measurements for determining the need for soundproofing are said to not be correct.
Torrent de Pareis rubbish threatens world heritage status
The Tramuntana's World Heritage Site status could be in danger because of the "total disgrace" of the Sa Calobra rubbish.
What's on in Majorca: 28 August-3 September
The La Beata procession in Santa Margalida on Sunday, one of the fiesta highlights of the summer; demons and correfocs in Felanitx (Monday), Sant Joan (Tuesday), Santa Margalida (Friday), Vilafranca (Saturday). Santa Ponsa's Rei en Jaume fiestas start on Thursday. Vilafranca's melon fair and fest from Thursday, including the melon battle on Saturday afternoon. Puerto Pollensa's Bye Bye Summer evening on Friday.
Perhaps the European Union could consider establishing an anti-terror unit.