Barceló will impose standards for holiday apartment legalisation
Regional tourism minister, Vice-President Biel Barceló, has told hoteliers from Ibiza and Formentera that there will be no “massive” legalisation of private apartments for holiday rental.
Blood tests for Palma’s horses
"The municipal vets are, in the meantime, carrying out three inspections a day, three days a week."
Alternatives for Born terraces being considered
The problem along the Born is not one of overcrowding but of ensuring “emblematic spaces” are kept for the people of the city.
Environmentalists want slow lanes for Llucmajor-Campos road
GOB said that it had wanted to address the “urgent” matter of the road.
Body of man found near Felanitx
The Guardia Civil has launched an investigation into the death of a man found on the outskirts of Felanitx.
Call to scrap Soller tunnel toll
Topics discussed included the renewal of fleets through introducing electric vehicles, coaches run on gas and LPG
International action needed to tackle plastic pollution: GOB
The root of the problem of the waste has to be addressed.
Inter-island flat-rate air price proposal receives business support
“We believe, however, that this should go further and be extended to essential routes serving Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia"
Spanish skies to see best meteor shower in years tonight
Stay up late or even rise early as some of the best showings occur just before dawn.
Exceptionally high levels of waste in Balearic waters
Following the article on Sunday which highlighted how Andratx resident Elisabeth Ceulen and her family have taken to cleaning up rubbish not just on the streets but also on beaches.
300,000 euros for electric vehicle charging points in the Balearics
Announcement of subventions comprising 50% European regional development funds and 50% from the government itself.
The Douglas S’Estaca estate is better than ever
“If we sell it...I will be very sad as it has been part of my life. But I will still continue to come to Majorca.”
Upset at Can Picafort fair not going ahead
Mayor Martí Torres (Partido Popular) says that there has been insufficient time to organise such a "worthy" event.
Town halls lack funding for exhumations
There is a worry that there won't be the funding to permit exhumations called for by the law.
Glory for Quantum, BMW, Movistar, Ran and Mamma Aiuto in Palma
Quantum in the Transpac52class, the BMW in the ORC1 class, Movistar skippered by Pedro Campos in the ORC 2 class, Ran in IRC 0 class and Japan’s Mamma Aiuto skippered by Manu Weiler were proclaimed absolute winners of the 34th Copa del Rey Mapfre which finished in the Bay of Palma yesterday evening.
Balearic cruise ship passenger numbers increase by 17 per cent
In Palma the percentage increase was 20%, the highest percentage rise among the state ports in the Balearics.
Man killed by Manacor train
A 42-year-old man was killed this morning by a train on the Palma-Manacor route.
Pine tree falls in Puerto Pollensa
A pine tree in Puerto Pollensa's church square (Plaça Miquel Capllonch) yesterday evening fell onto tables at the terrace of the Bar Cultural.
Protest against Palma bullfight
Some one hundred demonstrators gathered outside Palma's bullring, the Coliseo Balear, yesterday evening.