News of the day 13 October 2017
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The Residencia in Can Picafort.

Urban planning

Can Picafort old people's home will not become a hotel

Although the Residencia has been earmarked for tourism use, the mayor says that the plan won't be carried out.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Creating the bus station will at least put an end to this sort of thing.


Puerto Pollensa bus station to open by March

There will be four stops in all at the new bus station.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Shifting shipping operations to Valencia would cause a logistical headache.

Catalonia crisis

Pressure mounting for Balearic boycott of Catalonia products

The distributors' association in the Balearics has apparently been receiving requests for a boycott of products from Catalonia.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cala San Vicente, where rentals are said to be a matter of "survival".

Holiday rentals

Aptur concerned about total rentals ban in Palma

While there's a fear of a total ban in Palma, there are also worries about the effect of the legislation in Pollensa, where there is a high dependence on rentals.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Abta have been campaigning against false claims. The case brought by Thomas Cook might just prove to the most effective campaign.

False claims

Jail for false claims couple as UK government clamps down further

"Bogus from start to finish" was the judge's conclusion. Meanwhile, the UK government is drawing up new rules against false claims.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Brexit and regional exit

It’s not just the UK and Catalonia which want change, it’s much more widespread.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 13 October 2017