News of the day 21 December 2017
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Biel Barceló, no longer tourism minister.


Biel Barceló: Disappointment and sadness

Biel Barceló believes that Bel Busquets will take to the job of tourism minister "perfectly".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Snow earlier this month, but not for Christmas.


Cold autumn in the Balearics coming to an end

No chance of a white Christmas. Christmas Day is currently forecast to be sunny and quite warm, with a high of 20C.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Employment, trade and industry minister Iago Negueruela (right) at a monthly press briefing.


Balearic economic growth boosting incomes

According to the government, 2017 will end with the Balearic economy having grown by 3.8%.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

There are two types of hotel investment - real estate and redevelopment.


Almost twenty per cent of hotel investment is in the Balearics

Hotel investment in sun and beach holiday destinations has been highest of all in the Canaries.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Perhaps Majorca should have a vegetarian Christmas instead.


Suckling pig shortage this Christmas

The shortage is mainly attributed to breeding operations that ceased because of the high cost of production.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mayor Antoni Noguera opened the exhibition.

Historical memory

Bellver Castle Civil War exhibition opens

The title of the exhibition is "The Bellver Prison 1936-1939".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Judge Penalva walking to court.

Cursach affair

Cursach investigating judge officially requests protection

Judge Manuel Penalva has denounced the "continuous harassment" to which he has been subjected.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A new airline - Thomas Cook Airlines Balearics - will begin operations next spring.


Thomas Cook to open new office in Palma

The new office will employ close to 700 people, creating around 325 new roles.

Thumbs up from Carles Puigdemont.


Small majority for Catalonia secessionist parties

The election, insofar as it was akin to a further referendum on independence, has merely emphasised the division in Catalonia.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


A plastic solution

War has been waged on plastic and there could be an answer sitting in our fridges.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 21 December 2017