News of the day 28 December 2023
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EMT buses in Palma, Mallorca

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Pressure on Palma to make EMT buses free in 2024

Opposition parties say there is no excuse now that Spanish government funding has been approved.

Andrew Ede

A political session in Alcudia

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Alcudia and the transparency of payment decisions

If you ever look at the agenda for a council meeting, you will see that the order of the day is often littered with items regarding approvals of credit.

Andrew Ede

An EMT bus in Palma, Mallorca

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Town hall back tracks - Palma buses will be free in 2024

It hadn't appeared as if there would be an immediate change of mind, but there has been.

Andrew Ede

Area in Puerto Pollensa, Mallorca which is a dog beach

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Dogs dying from poison in Puerto Pollensa

The town hall has sealed off the area in Llenaire.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Thursday, December 28

Due to the hazy skies, now may not be the best time for making major decisions or having serious discussions

Aerial view of Palma's Club Nautico

Crew focus in Mallorca

I want to work on a superyacht. How do I get my first yacht job? Part Two

Remember: getting your first opportunity can take time and persistence and positivity are everything.

Erica Lay

Holiday / Airport
January peak holiday ground staff strike going ahead across Spain.


January airport strike going ahead in Spain

Previous strikes over Christmas were called off.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling
The Renaissance cruise ship is in Palma today


Find out which ships are in port today

There is only one cruise ship scheduled to visit the Port of Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Eurowings plane at Palma Airport, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Mallorca tourism concern because of increased German air tax

"The increase in the tax could make summer holidays considerably more expensive for many millions of Germans."

Andrew Ede

The green certificate is still valid.


The “green certificate” is still valid for British residents in Spain

While both the UK and Spanish government do recommend UK nationals exchange their green certificate or card for the TIE, there is no legal obligation to do so in Spain.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Attractions
New Year's Eve celebrations at Palma's Plaza Cort


Mallorca events: What's On from Friday to Sunday

The island welcomes the New Year with celebrations and parties, including a Festival of the Standard in Palma.

Andrew Ede

Weather / Latest news
Soller, Mallorca

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Friday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Friday, December 29.

Andrew Ede

Edition of 22 December 2023