News of the day 16 January 2020
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Mainly sunny with highs of 17º

Weather

Good morning from Majorca

Mainly sunny with no rain forecast.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The accused of murdering her partner in Cala Millor denies the facts and blames the dog for the death

Sentencing

Russian woman convicted of murder loses her appeal

The court heard that Svetlana Batukova kept cutting Horst Hans Henkel until he died.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The stolen van on fire in Son Banya

Courts

Trial begins of van theft and torching in Son Banya

The footprint of the defendant was reportedly found in the car but he denies taking it and setting it alight.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The man was transferred to Son Espasses hospital

Emergencies

Man seriously injured after fall from tree

Emergency Services personnel treated the man at the scene before transferring him to Son Espases Hospital.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Catalina Cladera, president of the Council of Majorca

Tourism

Council wants Majorca to be a benchmark for sustainable tourism

Promotion will focus on the island's protection, its natural values, and the reinforcement of image and reputation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sant Antoni , bonfires, barbecues and demons

Transport

Extra trains for Sant Antoni and Sant Sebastia

Parking will be heavily restricted and it will be impossible to find a space anywhere in the city.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Economy

Prices in the Balearics up more than in other regions

The Consumer Prices Index in the Balearics rose one per cent in December.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

PALMA - MILES DE PERSONAS PARTICIPAN EN LA CELEBRACION DE LA REVETLA DE SANT SEBASTIA.

Events

Why not join us this weekend for Palma's big party?

There are still flights available if you want to come and join Palma's biggest party of the year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Property

Building licences for new homes up 40%

There were more licences for apartment building than house building in 2019.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police

Leader of United Tribuns in Majorca arrested in police operation

The police operation would appear to have to do primarily with the drugs trade.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Child welfare

Demand for commission to investigate child sexual exploitation

Opposition parties want an investigation of the management of the Majorca Institute of Social Affairs.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment
The Brexit countdown

Viewpoint

Brexit advice

“At least now the local authorities will know how many expats live here...”

Jason Moore

Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez

Viewpoint

And Spain's budget?

First order of business for the new macro coalition government has been pensions.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Puerto Soller

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

A reader has some questions about Britain exiting Europe.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bullfighting ring in Inca

The Blog

Tradition or animal welfare

The legislation, had it gone ahead in its original form, would have eliminated the interpretations that are allowed under the 1992 animal protection act in the Balearics.

Andrew Ede

The roasted squash was delightful and worth a 10

The Restaurant Review

Cooking at spot is just spot on

Three dishes made 10 and one for the interior designers.

Andrew Valente

Local fish "bruixa" in Majorca

Food & Wine

White magic of this local witch

It is best to treat the bruixa to the simplest of cooking methods.

Andrew Valente

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