News of the day 2 March 2018
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The prosecutor is investigating alleged planning fraud valued at 169 million euros.


Pollensa mayor faces investigation for alleged planning fraud

The investigation centres on payments for building infringements that date back to 2004.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

It was sunny and warm for Balearics Day.


A beautiful day for the Balearics

Fine weather yesterday brought people out to celebrate Balearics Day.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The president of the Balearic parliament, Baltasar Picornell, yesterday.


Parliament speaker calls for constitutional reform

"My generation did not vote for it (the Constitution), and I'm not that young any more."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

There is now said to be a scarcity of luxury properties as well as of affordable housing.


Mortgage value outstripping number of new mortgages

The increase in new mortgages in the Balearics last year was below the national average.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

One of the floating waterparks that Calvia town hall put a stop to.


Court overturns Calvia floating waterparks ban

In February 2016, Calvia town hall rescinded a contract for the provision of waterparks in the sea off various beaches.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Jose Antonio S.L., the supposed "brains" behind the robbery, when arriving at court.


Porreres finca owner had three loaded shotguns

The investigation into what occurred at the Porreres finca last Saturday is casting doubt on whether Pau R. acted in self-defence.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Manacor police, who have been receiving special anti-terrorism training.


Anti-terrorism training for Manacor police

"What would happen if a student goes crazy, gets a weapon and plans a massacre? Who stops him?"

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Unemployment in the Balearics continues to fall.


Further fall in Balearic unemployment

The unemployment rate of 12.3% was the lowest for a February for ten years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rescue in Santa Ponsa yesterday.


Boy rescued from the sea in Santa Ponsa

The boy was fishing with two friends when a wave dragged him into the sea.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


All-inclusive controls

American cruise lines have come up with a sensible way of alcohol control.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 2 March 2018