News of the day 11 October 2018
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Floods

Sant Llorenç floods

The worst natural disaster in decades

Ten people are known to have died. The search for a five-year-old boy continues. Two German citizens are also missing. King Felipe led the condolences and the national and local expressions of grief.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Demographics

Balearic foreign population forecast to double

The total population of the Balearics is forecast to rise to 1,425,636 by 2033.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Palma most popular for the holiday weekend

Spanish holidaymakers are heading for Majorca over the holiday weekend.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Housing

Campos and Sa Pobla mayors not wanting Son Banya families

Campos and Sa Pobla have their own housing waiting lists. The mayors want a rethink about the Son Banya families.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sant Llorenç floods

Missing boy's backpack found; twelve confirmed deaths in Majorca disaster

The cost of the damage is put at some 100 million euros. Hotels in S'Illot have closed early for the season. A special fund has been set up for donations. King Felipe and Queen Letizia coming to Majorca on Friday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Disaster zone

There are unanswered questions about the disaster which need an answer.

Jason Moore

Comment

British tourist numbers

German tourists now almost outnumber their British counterparts 2 to 1.

Jason Moore

Edition of 11 October 2018
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