News of the day 2 August 2019
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Traffic

Police

Traffic drones now in use

The use of drones started on Thursday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma Airport

Travel

Palma third highest for airline passenger claims

Palma's Son Sant Joan Airport had the third highest number of "incidents" between June and August last year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The boat Andrea Ferrara.

Nautical

Divers locate Pollensa "ghost ship"

The boat, the Andrea Ferrara, disappeared in 2011.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma

Housing

Palma rents soar higher than the rest of Spain

Palma has seen the largest increase, with rents soaring by 55% since 2013.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Puerto Alcudia

Environment

Response demanded to Puerto Alcudia sea colour complaints

It is claimed that people are going to beaches in other municipalities because of worries about the water.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Moors and Christians in Pollensa

Majorca

What's On today

Check out today's events, films in English, markets and ships in port. Do not forget to send your videos and photos to editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es

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Model Eva Herzigova

Celebrities

Wonderbra Model Majorca

She arrived on a private jet yesterday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Increase in number of rats in Palma

Environment

Vermin in Palma

Residents increasingly concerned about rats in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hot weather

Weather

Second hottest July on record

The historical maximum that is normally quoted was 44.2C in Muro in July 1994.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez

Politics

Spain's Podemos dismissive of acting PM's minority government proposal

Acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez failed last week in his bid to be confirmed as premier.

Reuters

Itasca yacht in Portals

Nautical

Unusual superyacht in Portals

A major highlight is her helicopter pad.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

King Felip on Aifos during the competition

Nautical

King's Cup Regatta in Palma

Fourth Day of this annual event taking place in Palma. Watch impressive video.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Annie Lennox with Gregory Porter

Celebrities

Superstars meet in Majorca

Annie Lennox and Gregory Porter met on the island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

King Felipe during the regatta

Celebrities

Who's the lady?

She is the King's goddaughter.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fiestas

The battle in Pollensa's streets

The Moors and Christians battle in Pollensa; one of the most anticipated fiesta events.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Spain’s image takes a hit

Spain’s economy loses some shine as growth misses forecast.

Humphrey Carter

Summer in Majorca

Beaches

Beach ready or bust

Something to consider for a day out at the beach is the picnic, along with preparation of a further snack later.

Peter Clover

Holiday / Lifestyle
The lamb kebab, chicken wings and peshwari bread

Lifestyle

Shahin's new €16.50 menu is a great buy

There were highlights throughout the meal, starting with the peshwari bread stuffed with chopped dried fruit that is lusciously soft and sweet.

Andrew Valente

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca

Football

Real Mallorca beat Malaga 2-0

Mallorca won through goals from Lago Junior and Ante Budimir.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 2 August 2019
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