News of the day 8 March 2018
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President Armengol among the many who took to the streets yesterday evening.


Women's Day rally demands an end to inequality

To mark International Women's Day, some 20,000 people took to the streets of Palma yesterday evening.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism can't solely be blamed for greater human pressure.


Average human pressure has risen almost 500,000 in 20 years

In 2017 there were on average 1,498,230 people per day on the islands; this average was 486,072 more than in 1997.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The skatepark in Badalona that was the model for the Calvia project.

Town halls

Calvia drops plan for Santa Ponsa skatepark

The cost to maintain the skatepark appears to be main reason for aborting the project.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hire cars that are registered on the mainland are shipped over to Majorca.


Call for a cap on the number of hire cars in Majorca

Measures on hire cars had at one point been expected but they weren't included in tourism law reform.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment



The tourist tax will reduce the number of tourists heading to the islands.

Jason Moore

Edition of 8 March 2018