News of the day 11 November 2017
News / Latest headlines

Tourist tax

Barceló urged to keep putting up the tourist tax if necessary

If the hoteliers' forecast of a loss of one million tourists is not met, then the tourist tax should be increased until that figure is met.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Town halls

Town hall tensions threatening Palma's 2018 budget

Thinly disguised difficulties in the relationship between PSOE, Més and Podemos are threatening the budget for 2018.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Assistance for Palma's traditional establishments

Concern has been expressed by the recent loss of traditional establishments in the city.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cursach affair

Eighteen months demanded for Cursach illegal weapon

A carbine firearm was stored in Cursach's bedroom and was ready for use.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Soller to replace diseased trees

The majority of the trees are diseased, but there is no evidence of the xylella bacterium.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Indoctrination and the missing million: the week in Majorca

Majorca's hoteliers were asked not to be alarmist; the attempt at communicating the benefits of the tourist tax was "dismal"; schoolchildren were at risk of being indoctrinated; and Madrid was making an appeal about bulls.

Andrew Ede


British culinary experts given a taste of typical Majorcan cuisine

Marc Fosh and Tomeu Caldentey prepared a menu for twenty UK gastronomy opinion-makers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Palma airport due to have record-breaking low season

Palma is currently very much in vogue for the European market and beyond.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


University studying Alcudia beach conditions

The town hall removed over 400 truckloads of algae from the beach at the end of last winter.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Transport department stops use of German coaches for Volkswagen exhibition

Transport officials are considering the permits for the coaches to operate in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


No deal, no cash

Britain has been on the back foot ever since Brexit talks started.

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

Empty seats on a flight to Majorca and the tourist tax.

Edition of 11 November 2017