News of the day 17 August 2018
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Busy at the airport.


New record for passenger numbers at Palma airport

The highest number of people in the Balearics - residents, tourists and others - is always registered on a day in the middle of August.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Swimming was prohibited again yesterday.


Palma beaches will have to close for the next two summers

Fixing the problem with the spills is going to take some time.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Five women were detained over the scam.


Arrests for hostess club credit-card scam

Clients were drugged and withdrawals were made from their credit cards.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The German tourist appeared in court yesterday.


Tourist detained for alleged rape

The 21-year-old German was arrested in Playa de Palma on Wednesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bob Geldof and his wife Jeanne Marine.


Nick Grimshaw parties once more in Deya

The Geldofs were among those at the party for the BBC Radio One presenter.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Booze and balls

Something needs to be done about alcohol and sport on the park, not so much off it.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 17 August 2018