News of the day 28 March 2018
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Calvia fines for hire cars parked on streets

Fines of up 10,000 euros if vehicles are parked for more than 24 hours without being rented out.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday rentals

Travel agencies proposing more restrictive rentals criteria

"There will be higher rents for residents and there could be property investment exclusively for tourists."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Tramuntana reservoirs are full up

The rain of the past days has meant a dramatic increase in reservoir capacity.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

False claims

Guardia show links between Majorca false claims and UK firms

A court appearance in Palma is scheduled for early May.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Three arrests for distributing food past its sell-by date

The company in Marratxi was supplying hotels, restaurants and schools. Some of the food was up to three years out of date.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Arenal residents alarmed by German "rocker" club

United Tribuns have had well-publicised, violent confrontations with Hells Angels in Germany.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Elite police drafted in for control at Easter Sunday mass

The King and Queen will be attending mass. Events in Catalonia have raised tension.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Council of Majorca now has tourism promotion responsibilities

The Council of Majorca will be focusing on products for tackling seasonality and on seeking out new tourism markets.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Balearics and Catalonia

I have Catalan and Majorcan friends and their views differ a great deal.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 28 March 2018