News of the day 18 February 2020
News / Latest headlines

Science

University scientists develop method of extracting water contaminants

The method, developed at the university in Palma, could be used for extracting microplastics from the sea.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cinema

CineCiutat crowdfunding has raised 44,000 euros

Renovations are needed at the Palma cinema to avoid it closing.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Security

Doubling of the number of security guards at the Intermodal Station

Underage prostitution at the station is of great concern.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Decree Housing Law contains measures to prevent homelessness.

Property

New Housing Decree To Curb Homelessness

New property laws force banks to offer homeowners state housing if they're evicted for not paying their mortgage.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Employers publish photos of Palma shops closing early and with 'closed' and 'transfer of ownership' signs to highlight drop in trade.

Economy

Palma Small Business Owners Suffering

Small and medium sized businesses in Palma are struggling to make ends meet.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Graphic impression of the slope that will be built on each block as houses are demolished in Son Banya.

News

Lights Out!

Palma City Council has saved around 40,000 euros in electricity bills since the demolition of Son Banya.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Caroline Flack in Majorca

Celebrities

Suicide of "Love Island" host sparks demands for tougher UK media rules

Caroline Flack spent plenty of time on Majorca during the filming of the top ITV show which is recorded from a luxury villa on the island.

Reuters

Carnival gastronomy

Heritage

Majorca Gastronomy Carnival

Majorca celebrates the Gastronomy Carnival which is also known as Dijous Llarder.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Lance Armstrong & George Hincapie Majorca Cyclig Tours Sold Out

Tourism

Lance Armstrong Tours Are A Big Hit

Lance Armstrong and George Hincapie hit the jackpot with Majorca cycling tours.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Serra del Cavall Bernat

Tourism

Majorca's Secret Horse

Majorca's unique lighting reveals a secret image.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Child welfare

Government intensifying fight against sexual exploitation

Vox demanded that money for the Balearics Institute for Women should be used for improving the care of minors.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bylaws

More powers for Calvia police to act against noise

Dealing with sound equipment "irregularities", more intensive control of street sellers ... .

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pa amb Oli Combinations From Competing Majorcan Restaurants

Food

Pa amb Oli Competition Finalists Named

Two Majorcan restaurants have made it to the finals of the II World Pa amb Oli Championships.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Minister to explain tourism of excesses decree in London

Iago Negueruela is to meet Foreign Office, tourism industry and media representatives in London on Wednesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Animal welfare

Complaints about care for sick police dogs

Police union representatives say that the dogs are not receiving regular treatment.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Health

Letter of thanks from Briton who had coronavirus

"My health is good and I'm happy to be back home."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

The terrace saga goes on

Palma City Council has opened a can of worms with its crusade against terraces.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
The Spanish Galleon "Andalucia" at Palma's port

What's On

What's on and Films in English on Tuesday / Wednesday

The Spanish galleon Andalucia is visting this week Palma's port. Also arrives cruise ship Costa Smeralda this morning. Festival Jazz Palma continues with Toni Miranda tonight.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A misty Soller evening

News from your area

Valentines and Carnival

Soller is open for business and the Puerto Soller is buzzing.

Shirley Roberts

Carnival in Marratxi

Enjoying Majorca

Carnival: Bull dung and nettles

In Majorca, Carnival has never been a tourism event.

Andrew Ede

Sport / Other Sports
Event Poster

Sport

Man vs Horse

A man will race against a horse at Manacor Racecourse in April.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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