News of the day 17 October 2017
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Fire crew and medics at Son Costa station.


Palma metro evacuated after train fire

The incident occurred around half seven, when the train was in the tunnel between the Jacint Verdaguer and Son Costa-Son Fortesa stations.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The construction sector has been doing well, though there are concerns about next year.


Catalonia conflict could harm Balearic growth

"If there is insecurity, this can affect investment and, in turn, the growth and stability that we currently have in the Balearics."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

President Armengol, who faced a grilling yesterday about independence and Biel Barceló, in whom she had total trust.


Armengol accused of independence sympathies

The PP will prevent a government in the Balearics like that of Catalonia's, one with "irresponsible, radical and deceitful" politicians.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The block where the incident occurred.


Police investigating rape and arson at Palma flat

The National Police are investigating the rape of a woman in Palma yesterday, whose assailant then set fire to her apartment.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Alcudia mayor Toni Mir (right) with President Armengol and environment minister Vicenç Vidal.


Government has to pay Alcudia more for water treatment plant

The government will have to pay almost 700,000 euros to the town hall.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The coastal track is dangerous and needs improving and/or safety measures.


Costas refusing to improve Soller coastal track

There have been accidents along the track - six in the past three years, including one death.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


The London agenda

The World Travel Market takes place next month and there is plenty on the agenda.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 17 October 2017