News of the day 9 August 2019
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Armengol with Pedro Sanchez

Politics

Spanish government cannot pay debt to the Balearics

The Spanish government is not in a position - for legal reasons - to approve payment of 177 million euros that are owed to the Balearic government.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tears of Saint Lawrence in Majorca

Science

The tears of Saint Lawrence at peak activity

Astromallorca has arranged an observation at the Son Real finca near Can Picafort from 9pm tomorrow.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Es Trenc beach

Environment

Frustration at accumulations of algae on Es Trenc beach

Users are arriving to discover vast accumulations of algae that isn't being cleared.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather this summer

Weather

Fifth hottest July this century

Temperatures were on average 1.2 degrees above average at 25.2C.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Dani and Jack on Love Island.

Entertainment

Majorca shot Love Island accounted for half of ITV2’s viewers last summer

The reality show, which is a dating competition set here in Majorca, had a total audience to 4.9 million in June and July last year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Patera sud de Mallorca

Police

Illegal immigrants caught in Balearics

All are said to be North African and were in police custody.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather in Majorca

Latest headlines

The weather in Majorca

Scorching hot weather continues today. Hot temperatures reported in the north of the island with Pollensa reaching 38.9º centigrade.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Concert in Port Adriano

Majorca

What's On today

Tonight Tony Hadley will perform at Port Adriano. Also films have been updated.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Traffic Accident

Traffic

Soller accident takes a victim

Alba Esteban Frau was a young football player.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Accident in Minorca

Accident

Boats collide in Minorca

No injuries were reported.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sexual assualt in Benidorm

Police

Five French teenagers arrested in Spain over alleged gang rape

Suspects were aged 18 and 19.

Reuters

Palma heat alert

Weather

Majorca on heat alert

Highs of 40º centigrade forecast for Sunday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Traffic congestion

Traffic

Emergency services worried about Sa Calobra traffic

The car park in this coastal hamlet in the Tramuntana Mountains has space for 300 cars.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Buying land in Majorca

Property

The second richest family in the UK buys vast Majorcan estate

The land is located in the north east of the island in Capdepera.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Animal welfare

Protest against Palma bullfight

Around 300 people gathered to protest against the bullfight.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Will Sanchez listen

The King of Spain has told Sanchez to get his finger out, but I can’t see it happening.

Humphrey Carter

Comment

Letters to the Editor

A reader sends a letter about age limit for sharing rooms in hotels and what a problem it causes.

Vanessa Feltz

Comment

That's way-too-much information!

So if you have something even mildly disagreeable to confess to, please leave me out will you?

Frank Leavers

Holiday / Lifestyle
Alexia and Love the 90's

Lifestyle

Celebrate the 90s in Palma with some Uh la la la...

Alexia will be performing tomorrow night at Son Fusteret fairgrounds in Palma.

Humphrey Carter

Seabourn expedition ships

Lifestyle

Seabourn Plunges New Depths

Our Bulletin Nauti Lady writes about "best small-ship cruise line" Seabourn Venture.

Sarah Forge

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca new signing

Football

Son Moix sold out

Real Mallorca play Levante tonight at Son Moix in the 44th City of Palma Cup match, kick off is 9 pm.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 9 August 2019
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