News of the day 6 August 2019
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Police watch

Bylaws

Retailers present Palma town hall with twenty demands

More police in order to ensure compliance with bylaws, such as that which applies to illegal selling, was among them.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Police Department on the Playa de Palma

Police

Intermittent closure of Playa de Palma police station

The police have confirmed that the station was closed on Sunday but add that there were uniformed officers for patrols at the beach.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

European health card

Law

UK-Spanish action against travel health insurance fraud

This situation really came to prominence when a 72-year-old British holidaymaker died after suffering a heart attack in Lanzarote.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

King Felipe with the President of the Balearics

Politics

King Felipe agrees that a political solution is needed before elections

The Mayor of Palma used the meeting with the King to explain the problems Palma is facing because of the increase in the number of cruise liners.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather in Majorca

Latest headlines

The weather in Majorca

Temperatures are expected to reach nearly 40º centigrade.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sa Pobla Jazz Festival

Majorca

What's On today

Grammy award-winner Catherine Russell will be at Sa Pobla tonight.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rita Ora in Ibiza

Celebrities

British singer Rita Ora lands in Ibiza

Famous singer enjoying the beach and some shopping.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

S'illot beach

Beaches

S'Illot has lost fifty per cent of beachgoers

The reason lies with the disastrous flood last October and, more recently, stormy conditions in April.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sighing of the jellyfish

Wildlife

Portuguese man o’ war jellyfish spotted off Soller

The first was spotted on Sunday in the sea between Soller and Deya by a group who were out sailing.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Accident at a swimming pool

Emergencies

Construction worker killed in Palma pool accident

The pool has been closed since early July for repairs.

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Model Karlie Koss

Celebrities

US model celebrates her birthday in Majorca on super yacht

Former Victoria Secret model cruising the Med.

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Beaches

Majorcan beach closed because of sewage leak

Problem has been caused by a blockage in the sewage system.

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Video of Mallorca Blue

Environment

Conservationists denounce boat "saturation"

It highlights the number of boats moored in the bay and in some scenes shows posidonia sea grass attached to anchors.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Megayacht the Rising Sun.

Celebrities

Some of America's wealthiest people on holiday together in Majorca

Jeff Bezos, founder and director of Amazon, model Karlie Kloss and other celebrities, sailing on David Geffen's megayacht

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Animal welfare

Inspection reports could stop Palma bullfight

The bullfight, for now, is still due to go ahead on Friday.

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Industrial action

Cleaning and rubbish strike is confirmed

The strike is set to start on 22 August; there is some hope of agreement to prevent it.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Cruising for a bruising

It’s going to be a tough battle but the Balearics has got to tackle the cruise industry.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
The Tomatina of Buñol in Valencia

Fiestas

Tomatoes And Straw: The Neo-Fiesta

The neo-fiestas have developed their rituals, some of which appear to parody traditions of fiesta organisation.

Andrew Ede

Sport / Real Mallorca
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