News of the day 30 July 2022
News / Latest headlines
Mallorca tourism demand for products "exceeding forecasts"
Tourism reactivation has meant that the season is going "very well".
Cigarettes the main cause of forest fires in Mallorca
A third of forest fires are deliberate.
Remove ties to save energy
Pedro Sánchez called for ties to be removed when they are not necessary.
"Physiological evacuation" at Can Picafort beach will be fined
Santa Margalida town hall has introduced new ordinance for the "correct" use of beaches.
Hotel worker arrested for theft
On two occasions, guests were in their rooms when he entered.
Time running out for Palma's newsstands
The concession for operating the newsstands runs out on August 17.
Bar owner threatened with a gun for not serving customer any more drinks
He had previously threatened to kill a woman's husband.
Palma stages its largest protest against horse carriages
Previous protests have typically only attracted 20 to 30 people.
News / Celebs
Holiday / Beaches
Beach bar owners intend fighting terrace closure decisions
Costas Authority decisions have affected beach bars in various parts of Mallorca.
Holiday / Travelling
"Trickle" of holiday rentals' cancellations because of strikes
Occupancy is nevertheless running at around 90%.
Weather / Temperatures
Island life / Paperwork
British residents hoping to drive again in Spain don't have to worry about fuel costs
Talks appear to be moving in the right direction.