News of the day 16 February 2018
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Environment

All vehicles to be electric by 2050

From 2025 no new diesel vehicles will be permitted in the Balearics. By 2035 that same rule will apply to petrol-fuelled vehicles.

Humphrey Carter

Police

Body of missing woman found dead in car parked at Son Moix

The National Police have opened an investigation into the discovery of the dead body of a woman.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma

Industrial relations

Unions protest against pension reforms and wage gaps

Over 9.3 million working people are at risk of poverty in Spain, hence the concern over state pensions.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma

Winter flights

Tourism commission wants better Palma flight connections

The collapse of key airlines over the past year has sparked concerns about direct flights to major cities.

Humphrey Carter

Environment

Natural marine lake wanted for Alcudia

Climate change and human pressure are said to be damaging the beach and marine life in Puerto Alcudia.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Green crusade

I hope the necessary infrastructure is in place for this green crusade.

Jason Moore

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