News of the day 7 March 2020
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Weather

Good morning from Majorca

Miserable weather forecast for the whole of Majorca on Saturday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Emergencies

Fire brigade dealt with nine per cent more incidents in 2019

The Majorca Fire Brigade dealt with 5,754 incidents in 2019.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Society

Beer drinking and gender stereotyping

Beer "does not understand gender" but there are preconceived ideas.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bylaws

Online petition for repealing Palma public way bylaw

The Change.org petition seeks to restore terrace enclosures.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Thousands of students from France, Germany and Italy visit Majorca between March and June.

Health

4,000 French students cancel trip to Majorca

Thousands of student trips to Majorca have been cancelled.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The defendants reportedly contacted the woman in the Porta de Sant Antoni in Palma.

News

Alleged rapists could be jailed for 20 years each

Two men on trial in Palma for allegedly violently raping a prostitute.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The largest number of street artists in Palma are in Calle Sant Miquel Street.

Entertainment

Performers given the key to the city

Street artists will be allowed to perform anywhere in Palma by the end of April.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Eden Roc Apartments in Magalluf.

News

British PM backs calls for Magalluf investigation

British PM backs calls for an investigation into the death of a teenager in Magalluf.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Guardia Civil station in Andratx

Police

“I thought I was going to die" says kidnapped Briton robbed in Andratx

“It’s a shame, I know these stories don’t help Majorca’s image but I thought I was going to die ...”

Humphrey Carter

Mahón and Ciutadella ports closed as winds reach 70 kilometres an hour.

Weather

Minorca inaccessible by sea

Both ports closed in Minorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Students take it to the streets in Palma

Protest

Students take to the streets of Palma to mark International Women's Day

A conclusion is that this is because women “continue to assume domestic tasks”.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma International Women's Day March, 2019.

News

Sunday traffic restrictions in Palma

Traffic restrictions in Palma on Sunday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police

Eight more arrests in major drugs operation

Arrests were on the mainland and in Palma and Inca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Property

Value of mortgages in the Balearics second highest in Spain

The average mortgage in the Balearics in 2019 was 165,789 euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Agriculture

Tractor protest demands fair prices for farmers

Some 200 tractors took to the roads of central Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Terrace ban

“The city council need to rethink their ban on covered terraces..”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Bright lights, big city...

Spain is still having to tackle youth unemployment and a brain drain.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
XXXV Fira del Fang de Marratxí

What's On

What's on and Films in English on Saturday / Sunday

There ar several fairs taking place this weekend but Marratxi's is not to be missed! Check the video. Also plenty of markets and films in English on the big screen.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
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