News of the day 4 January 2020
News / Latest headlines
Some homes have already been demolished in the Son Banya shanty town


All families to be evicted from Son Banya by February

A budget of 100,000 euros will be used for rental aid and compensation for families who are relocated

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The government tried to ban diesel vehicles


Sales of diesel cars hit the slow lane in Balearics

The uncertainty surrounding the future of diesel has influenced sales.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Graffiti removal by an Emaya employee


Graffiti removal in Palma

Slogans daubed on walls, including Carrer de Salvador Dalí, and Plaza Mayor have been removed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

In the last decade sheep numbers have decline by 95,000


Alarming decline in Majorcan livestock numbers

The data also showed that there are only 28 dairy farms left on the Island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

"Dones amb cor"

What's On

What's on in Majorca on Saturday / Sunday

Shepherds’ Day is celebrated in Lloseta and Pedro Rosa performs in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Freight charges at the Baleària and Trasmediterranean shipping companies increased by up to 20% from January 1


Get set for higher prices

Increased shipping cost “is a new burden that harms the competitiveness of the Balearic Islands”.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A beautiful winter's day in Palma


Good morning from Majorca

Partly sunny in Palma with highs of 17º but slightly cooler and overcast elsewhere.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Foreign tourism in the Balearics fell by 0.8% last year


13.6 million tourists visited the Balearics

For the eleven months as a whole, the UK had the largest share of the foreign tourism market with 17.29 million tourists, a fall of 2.15%.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

STAR WARS 9: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Official Trailer (2019)

What's On

Where to go and What to see

Cruise ships in port, markets to visit and trailers for all films showing in English.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Retailers will have to cut costs elsewhere


Increase in freight costs could lead to retail redundancies

"We cannot have different prices of the same products in each autonomous community, since the advertising campaigns are statewide."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


A great industry

“It is quite incredible that in the space of 40 years these islands have become one of the world’s leading holiday destinations...”

Jason Moore

Will robots take our jobs in the future?

Frank Talking

Redefining work in the roaring twenties!

What happens when we are not needed anymore and some gizmo-thingy does what we used to do much better than we ever did it.

Frank Leavers

Holiday / Lifestyle
Fishing in Ibiza with Tagomago island in the background

Nautical Notes

Transforming fisheries in the Balearics

The association supports fishermen by providing essential infrastructure to market fish landings.

Marilles Foundation

Edition of 4 January 2020