News of the day 15 April 2018
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Alcudia, where there is one of the highest concentrations of holiday rental accommodation on the island.

Holiday rentals

Government confusion as number of holiday rental properties falls

The director-general of tourism, Antoni Sansó, made seemingly contradictory comments almost a month ago about rentals under the tenancy act.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

David Bellamy.


"We need a more united approach to tackling combat stress"

Interview with David Bellamy, a master practitioner in clinical hypnotherapy, who is now practising on the island and is creating a new body to help military personnel.

Humphrey Carter

Valldemossa, a focus for the study into saturation.


Summer study of tourist saturation

The study is "Tourism load capacity: study of the historic centres in Valldemossa and Palma".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Water is flowing from the reservoirs into the torrents.


Caution advised as reservoirs overflow

Since the start of January, Majorca has had half its annual rainfall.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Residents and businesses express their concerns about the situation in Playa de Palma.


Fear that summer in Playa de Palma will be "horrific"

"All the bad guys are going to come to Playa de Palma because Calvia and Llucmajor have bylaws and we have a legal vacuum."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Scene of the incident in Muro.


Drunk driver who didn't stop after accident faces prison term

A drunk driver collided with cyclists in Muro five years ago.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The World Cup could be a flash point for incidents needing Calvia police intervention.


Not much of a protest: the week in Majorca

A cruise ship was greeted by a small protest, the tourism minister spoke about small contributions, and Calvia was announcing yet more plans for dealing with summer behaviour.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Pollensa Wine Fair at the weekend.


What's on in Majorca: 16-22 April

A number of fairs this week - Pollensa's wine, Porto Cristo's nautical, Colonia Sant Jordi's salt, and more. The Moscow Ballet returns for two performances in Palma, Texan singer-songwriter Micah P. Hinson is in Alcudia, and the Abba Dancing Queen Show is at Palma Auditorium.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Paying the rent

Many Spaniards are having problems paying the rent as the market continues to expand.

Jason Moore

Sport / Real Mallorca
Edition of 15 April 2018