News of the day 14 October 2019
News / Latest headlines

Weather

Monday's weather in Majorca

Rain and thunderstorm possible in some areas on Monday; temperatures dropping tomorrow.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Archive photo: Pro-indepence leaders in court .

Politics

Spain finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition in landmark ruling over independence bid

All defendants were acquitted of the most severe charge, rebellion.

Reuters

Fundació Studium Aureum

What's On

What's on in Majorca on Monday /Tuesday

Jazz music at the Es Firo in Llucmajor and Fundació Studium Aureum perform in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

MSC Fantasia

What's On

Where to go and What to see

Cruise ships in port, markets to visit and films in English.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Protests in Palma in February

Politics

Protests in Majorca against sentencing of Catalan leaders

Protests to be held throughout Majorca this evening.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

An average of 175 litres of water from plastic bottles is consumed per person

Environment

Palma promoting greater consumption of tap water

The town hall calculates that each citizen in the Balearics consumes an average of 175 litres of water from plastic bottles each year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Industrial estate in Santa Maria

Roads

Council using own funds to pay for road projects

When the left-wing pact came to power at the Council in 2015, there was a review of investments planned under the roads' agreement with Madrid.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rafael Nadal leaving the restaurant.

Celebrities

Stag and Hen parties for Rafa and Xisca

Both Rafa and Xisca were in Palma at the weekend celebrating with friends.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Former Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont

Politics

Spain issues European arrest warrant for former Catalan head Puigdemont

Germany previously refused to extradite former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont.

Reuters

Protesters block an entrance to the airport due to a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum, in Barcelona

Politics

Barcelona airport train and metro access briefly blocked over separatist protests

Although access to Barcelona airport was suspended flights were not affected.

Reuters

News / Comment

Comment

A tourist, a friend

“The demise of Thomas Cook has underlined the fact that this island depends on tourism for its livelihood.”

Jason Moore

Footbal in Kashmir

My Column

Jazz in Majorca, football in Kashmir

Kashmir, a battleground between India and Pakistan since partition over 70 years ago, is the most militarised place on earth.

Donald Trelford

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letter to the Editor

Floods and the 100 year event

Better flood defences are always a good idea.

John Little

Fillet of beef with Foie Gras

Weekend Food

5000 years of controversy

I must admit that as a chef who cares passionately about the ingredients I use, I am incredibly torn on the issue.

Marc Fosh

Citrus and Loquat blossom already in bloom

Gardening

Gardening in Majorca

It really is growing season all year round so no matter what seeds you put in the ground you can be sure they will germinate, all of the ones we consider ‘spring vegetables’ in Northern gardens will thrive if planted now.

Dorothy Loeffler

Edition of 13 October 2019
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