News of the day 16 June 2018
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Queuing at Palma airport.


Passport control queues continue

At least Aena is responding, if only on social media.

Humphrey Carter

Noelia Márquez, winner of the Connect'Up entrepreneur category.


Bioplastics, winner of Connect'Up innovation contest

VEnvirotech converts waste into bioplastics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Guardia Civil in Magalluf.


Eight arrests for Magalluf drug dealing

The eight men arrested are all street sellers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Habtur's Joan Miralles in the centre.

Holiday rentals

Habtur seeking clampdown on holiday rentals booze tourism

The law does allow owners with rental licences to eject tourists if they cause trouble.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Midsummer's Eve on the beach.


What's on in Majorca: 18-24 June

It's Sant Joan (John the Baptist) on Sunday. It's also midsummer. Demons will be out on Saturday in Palma and Muro and in Deya on Sunday. Beaches, especially in Calvia and Palma, will be the places to celebrate on Saturday night. Thursday is World Music Day, so there is music in the streets of Pollensa. Inca has a festival of music on Thursday; Palma on Friday. Mallorca Open tennis (women) all week in Santa Ponsa. Puerto Alcudia Sant Pere Fiestas start on Friday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Momentum Plaza in Magalluf.


New Magalluf mall opens

The Momentum Plaza mall complements the new Calvià Beach The Plaza Hotel.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport costs mean higher prices.


Protests planned over goods transport costs

Transport operators cannot understand why costs of goods are not included in the new economic regime for the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

All too familiar. Flight problems because of air-traffic controllers.

Industrial action

More flight cancellations because of industrial action

Today (Sunday), a further 43 Palma flights have been cancelled because of French air-traffic controllers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Neptuno.


Recovery of fire-fighting plane to start Sunday morning

It is too early to draw any conclusions as to what happened to the plane.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


The dead sea ...

Migrants are fleeing for their lives while politicians are trying to score points.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 16 June 2018