News of the day 12 October 2019
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Hefty fines for delays in MOT appointments

The Council also expects a reduction in the time needed for an inspection.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cruise ships in Palma


Palma mayor accepts that town hall cannot regulate cruise ships

The State Ports president said that everything depended on the willingness of cruise operators to self-regulate.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter



Deya’s Arts Festival today and tomorrow

Art exhibitions, fashion show and herding cats in Deya.

Shirley Roberts

Weather in Palma today


Today's weather

Temperatures unchanged but partly cloudy today.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

El Circ Historic Raluy

What's On

What's on in Majorca on Saturday /Sunday

Artisan fair in Lluc, Fishy goings on in Cala Ratjada and classical music in Alaro.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Algaida market

What's On

Where to go and What to see

Cruise ships in port, markets to visit and a host of films in English to see this weekend.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Deputy prime minister Carmen Calvo


Eight million euros Thomas Cook aid for the Balearics

Direct grants of eight million euros and fifteen million euros, respectively, for the Balearics and the Canaries.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Valley of the Fallen, Madrid


Spain to shut mausoleum ahead of dictator Franco's exhumation

Operational details will only be released to family members and the media 48 hours before the disinterment.


Grant Shapps


Thomas Cook failure spurs UK to act on airlifting tourists home

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office said the new legislation will be included in the government's Queen's speech on Monday.


Former deputy leader of the regional government, Oriol Junqueras


Catalan separatist leaders to get up to 15 years in jail - judicial source

The verdict is expected to be made public next week.


Rosario Sanchez, finance minister.


Budget to have 14% lower property sales tax revenue

The total budget will be almost 6,000 million, which will represent an enormous increase.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

March today in Palma


Marchers call for "unity of Spain"

There was a moment of tension when some of the organisers formed a chain and blocked access to the street.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter



Savannah eco megayacht in Puerto Portals

Savannah is one of the world's first eco-friendly yachts.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fish gastronomy in Cala Ratjada.

What's On

What's on in Majorca on Sunday / Monday

Cala Ratjada's dolphinfish gastronomy event; art in Deya; Llucmajor's final fair; the Palma Marathon.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Spain on red alert

On Monday, all hell could break out on the streets of Barcelona and Catalonia.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Mercadona supermarket

Did You Know

Words and more...

It was the biggest surprise of the year and to make it last as long as possible I’ll use it only for showering — I’ll wash my hands with a glycerine soap from Mercadona.

Andrew Valente

Japanese gyosas

Restaurant Review

Superb gyosas and stir-fried noodles

Daikiya, Carrer de Jaume Balmes 63, Palma (next to Plaza Alexander Fleming).

Andrew Valente

Aniol Esteban, Director of the Marilles Foundation

Nautical Notes

Marine Forum: 1 day of talks - 364 days of action

MPAs are a critical tool that is delivering good results in the Balearic Islands but with lots of margin for improvement.

Marilles Foundation

Edition of 12 October 2019