News of the day 17 February 2020
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Police attend Son Banya demolitions


Show Me The Money

Palma City Council is willing pay up to 20,000 euros to every family that leaves Son Banya voluntarily.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourist rental apartments prohibited in Palma.


Tourist Rental Sector Down By 500,000

The new regulations for the tourist rental market in the Balearic Islands have cost the sector about 500,000 customers in the last two years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Es Pinaret Juvenile Detention Centre

Child Welfare

Juvenile Prostitution Investigation

Proposals for an Investigative Commission to look into alleged prostitution of minors.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather in Majorca


Good morning from Majorca

Clouldy skies but temperatures expecting to go up.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

EMT Protestors in Palma on Monday.


Palma EMT Demonstration Suspended

Palma protestors forced to suspend their demonstration against changes to EMT bus routes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cancellation of express trains causes overcrowding on Palma routes


Mind The Gap

Train cancellations causes overcrowding on routes to and from Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Almost 30% of Balearics homes are bought by foreigners.


Balearics the leader for home sales to foreign buyers

A downward trend in British home buying is expected to continue.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Nikita Pearl Waligwa played Gloria in the Disney movie ‘Queen of Katwe’.


Disney Actress Dies

The Disney actress, Nikita Pearl Waligwa, has died at 15.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Prime Minister Sánchez visited Cala Ratjada to see damage caused by Storm Gloria.


Madrid spending 4.4 million on Balearics Storm Gloria damage

Emergency spending because of Storm Gloria totals 19.75 million euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Soller Tunnel will be closed in order to carry out safety work.


Soller Tunnel nighttime closure for four weeks

Work will last four weeks; the tunnel won't be closed on Friday and Saturday nights.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The court in Palma on Monday.


Businessman denies exploitation of workers at his finca

Two workers were living in poor conditions and working four times as many as hours as they were meant to.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


More civil servants than Scotland

Yes, according to the latest report, the Balearics employs more civil servants than Scotland.

Humphrey Carter

The former mayor of Palma Aina Calvo


Person of the week

The former mayor of Palma was officially named the new national government delegate in the Balearics.

Andrew Ede


A big boo...

He had lost total control and the car had vaulted into the briny.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Live jazz at the Blue Jazz Club in the Hotel Saratoga.

What's on

What's on and films to see in English on Monday / Tuesday

Sonic only being screened in Mahon (Minorca). Jazz Palma Festival at Blue Jazz Club tonight.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

England Training

My column

Four could win the Six Nations

Who is going to win the Six Nations championship and Bird woman of Majorca.

Donald Trelford

Humans of Majorca

Humans of Majorca

Horacio and Pilar are Humans of Majorca: Art for Arts sake

A new space in Palma where literature and art become one.

Shirley Roberts

Jorge Pardo "Andajaleo" 2019

What's On

Top tips of events in Majorca this week

Festival Jazz Palma continues this week, Carnival is in full swing on the weekend and George Sand Festival.

Andrew Ede

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca home match

Fan's View

Mallorca win 1-0 but still in bottom three

Mallorca fought hard to keep their noses in front.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 16 February 2020