News of the day 17 October 2019
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The Soller Tunnel


Soller Tunnel traffic up by almost 900 vehicles a day

For the first full year since the toll has been lifted, average daily traffic through the tunnel was 10,995.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Thomas Cook office at Palma Airport


Thomas Cook employees to be paid this week

The administrator is said to be seeking to speed up the process.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Environment councillor Sebastià Llodrà (r).


Manacor incentivising taxpayers for recycling

The town hall is determined to increase recycling, which is currently only 13% in Manacor.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Seabourn Odyssey

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

Apocalipsis at Son Fusteret

What's On

What's on in Majorca on Thursday / Friday

Circus of Horros, West Side Story and La Beata in Palma and the International Masters Cycling Week in Puerto Pollensa.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather in Palma today


Today's weather

Partly cloudy with a light breeze.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pedro Sanchez, acting Prime Minister


Spain's ruling Socialists seen slipping in Nov election - poll

PP, Vox and Ciudadanos have adopted an uncompromising approach to the Catalan crisis.


Playa de Palma


No early hotel closures in Playa de Palma

Two-thirds of the clientele in Playa de Palma in September were German.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism Campaign to promote the Balearics


Value of the pound is biggest Brexit tourism concern

5,000 of 33,000 lost Thomas Cook airline seats have been recovered in the past few days; the majority of these are for Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Ferriol, Palma


Son Ferriol Robberies

Residents of Son Ferriol have complained about the lack of security in the neighbourhood.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pigs in Puerto Andratx


Pigs stop traffic in Puerto Andratx

Escaped pigs wander around Puerto Andratx.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The wedding takes place on Saturday at La Fortalesa


Preparations for the wedding of the year in Majorca

La Fortalesa will be a no-fly zone for both aircraft and drones.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson


Britain clinches Brexit deal, Johnson now faces parliament challenge

Johnson is hoping to get approval for the agreement in a vote at an extraordinary session of the British parliament on Saturday


News / Comment


Europe’s Hong Kong

Barcelona has been branded a no-go zone after the violent response to court ruling.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 17 October 2019