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Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter
Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fiestas

Cossiers defy the elements

The Cossiers of Montuiri will be dancing again this coming Sunday evening, 23 August (from 6.30pm).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 16/08/2015 00:00

Tourism

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 14/08/2015 00:00

Animal welfare

Blood tests for Palma’s horses

"The municipal vets are, in the meantime, carrying out three inspections a day, three days a week."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 14/08/2015 00:00

Terraces

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 13/08/2015 00:00

Roads

Environmentalists want slow lanes for Llucmajor-Campos road

GOB said that it had wanted to address the “urgent” matter of the road.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 13/08/2015 00:00

Police

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 12/08/2015 00:00

Soller tunnel

Call to scrap Soller tunnel toll

Topics discussed included the renewal of fleets through introducing electric vehicles, coaches run on gas and LPG

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 12/08/2015 00:00

Pollution

International action needed to tackle plastic pollution: GOB

The root of the problem of the waste has to be addressed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 12/08/2015 00:00

Air tariffs

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"

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 11/08/2015 00:00

Meteor shower

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 11/08/2015 00:00

Environment

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 10/08/2015 00:00

Renewable energy

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 10/08/2015 00:00

S'estaca

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.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 10/08/2015 00:00

Fiestas

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 09/08/2015 00:00

Historical memory

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 09/08/2015 00:00

Other Sports

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 09/08/2015 00:00

Cruise shipping

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 08/08/2015 00:00

Accidents

Man killed by Manacor train

A 42-year-old man was killed this morning by a train on the Palma-Manacor route.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 07/08/2015 00:00

Puerto Pollensa

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 07/08/2015 00:00