News of the day 22 February 2018
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Snow has fallen quite regularly in the mountains this winter.


Another cold snap for Majorca; could be colder next week

Warmer by Sunday, but the forecast is for more cold weather coming in on Tuesday next week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fina Santiago, who will seek election as the Més candidate for the Balearic presidency.


Santiago to run for election as Més presidential candidate

Fina Santiago has more ministerial experience than anyone else in Més.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tolo Cursach, who faces numerous charges.

Cursach affair

Cursach to stand trial for illegal firearm possession

A carbine firearm was discovered at one of Cursach's properties when it was raided.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Marc Pons, Balearic transport and energy minister (left), with Miguel Arias Cañete (right).


EU backing Balearic diesel vehicle phasing-out

Diesel vehicles will not be allowed to enter the islands from 2025; the same restriction will apply to petrol vehicles from 2035.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cars on their way to the lighthouse in Formentor.


Over 8,500 cars per day using Formentor road in September

A meeting is to consider limits on the number of private vehicles on three roads - to Formentor, Port de Valldemossa and Sa Calobra.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The number of new homes built in Majorca last year fell by a quarter.


Fall in the number of new homes in Majorca

Local authorities are not making land available in order to facilitate the building of affordable homes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bel Busquets at the tourism committee meeting yesterday.


Draft all-inclusive regulation before the summer

The all-inclusive hotel offer has to be "made compatible with the complementary offer".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Gabriel Escarrer, the CEO of Meliá, speaking on Wednesday.

Holiday rentals

Meliá boss supports Balearics fine of Airbnb

The 300,000 euro fine handed out to Airbnb by the Balearic government "was necessary".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Snow in the Tramuntana yesterday.


Below freezing all day yesterday in mountain areas

At the Serra de Alfabia weather station in Bunyola, the high was minus 0.7C.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Winter tourism

The weather at the moment is doing few favours to those who want a longer season.

Jason Moore

Edition of 22 February 2018