News of the day 5 February 2020
News / Latest headlines

Child welfare

Over 4,000 notifications of child abuse in the Balearics in 2018

Better reporting of child abuse cases is believed to be the reason for a notable increase in the number of cases.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Frutería Montiel

Retail

From around the world to Mercat de l'Olivar

Whether it's local products, exotic fruits or vegetables that you’re looking for Mercat de l'Olivar is the place to go.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Illegal vehicle use in the Galtazo finca

Environment

Get off the road

Many hikers have complained about the presence of quad bikes, motorcyclists and mountain bikers that are using the routes and trails.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sunny views to the Tramuntana

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

Aemet has issued an orange weather alert for strong coastal winds in the Balearic Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Child welfare

Opposition demands resignation of social affairs minister

The minister accused the Partido Popular of not having done anything about child sexual exploitation cases.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Property

Terraferida wanting land reclassification to prevent home building

Development could mean up to 30,000 new homes in Palma and Calvia.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Gerg with the broken urn where he kept his mother's remains and the remaining ashes in a bag

Eviction

"They stole my whole life and threw my mother's ashes in the rubbish"

Henning Gerg was evicted from his home last May and all his belongings were thrown into rubbish containers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Agents of the Guardia Civil, in charge of the investigation

Investigation

Investigation into strange death in Santa Maria

The Civil Guard has launched an investigation into the death of a man in Santa Maria del Camí.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balconing has become a common practice in Magalluf

Tourism

Promises, Promises...

Hoteliers want guests to sign a document promising they’ll be good.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The State Meteorological Agency forecasts waves of up to six metres

Weather

Balearic weather warning

112: stern warning about adverse weather conditions in the Balearic Islands

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Services

Warning about water flows in Tramuntana torrents

Emaya will be releasing water from the Gorg Blau reservoir on Thursday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Employment

Power station partial closure provokes job losses

Jobs that have gone include some at the port in Alcudia because of the decline in the import of coal.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Business

Meliá CEO barred from entering the US

Meliá's operations in Cuba have been affected by the Trump administration's activation of the Helms-Burton Act.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Brexit celebrations in London

Brexit

So Brexit came… and now what?

There is a transitional period until December 31 2020 during which UK citizens will maintain their right to reside in Spain.

María Eugenia Blasco Rodellar, Immigration Partner at AGM Abogados

Bylaws

No further delay to Palma terrace enclosure changes

There are 127 bars and restaurants which need to remove existing terrace enclosures.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

"Useless certificate..."

“Will this mean the end of the useless certificate for British citizens?”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Taming tourist resorts

In principle, it is a welcome decree.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Rev. Paul holding service

Humans of Majorca

‘Come and See’ A Humans of Majorca Story

Paul and Lesley invite you and will constantly repeat the mantra wherever they are just ‘Come and See- - you are so very welcome...

Shirley Roberts

Mint

Gardening

Gardening in Majorca

Mint of course you will never kill, once you have it, it is there forever running all over the place if not in a container of some sort.

Dorothy Loeffler

Puerto Soller bay

Local news in your area

Spotlight on Soller

The sight of all the school community of our Valley was overwhelming in its poignancy.

Shirley Roberts

Classic colour toning display at the finish in Cala Ratjada

Focus on Cars

Blooming lovely

After a superb drive and with only a few minor navigational mishaps, all made it to the finish in Cala Ratjada.

Robert Klevenhagen

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