Etiqueta 'Majorca'
 For Spain as a whole the number of unemployed fell by almost 300,000.

Employment

The Balearics outperforms national employment market

Unemployment in the Balearics for the third quarter was down by 13.6% (14,000).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/10/2015 00:00

Alcudia Maristany project is revived

Northern News Spotlight

Alcudia Maristany project is revived

Under the former ecotax, a plan that would have cost over nine million euros was developed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/10/2015 00:00

Traffic drones to come into operation.

Transport

Drones could be used to patrol traffic hotspots

Prototype is on schedule to be operational by next year.

22/10/2015 00:00

Want to star in new Motörhead video?

Music

Want to star in new Motörhead video?

British heavy metal band to shoot new video on the island with Majorcan director.

Humphrey Carter21/10/2015 00:00

Tourist tax money will go towards the environment.

Tourist tax

Barceló says tourist tax priority will be the environment

Maria José Ribas, a Partido Popular parliamentary deputy, asked the government to rethink its intentions.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/10/2015 00:00

Employment opportunities for Balearic youth increase

Employment

Employment opportunities for Balearic youth increase

In the Balearics, where there was one of the highest proportions of ni-nis last year, the number is down by six points.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/10/2015 00:00

Miquel Cifre and Yolanda Loeffler.

Tourist tax

Villa rental businesses fear tourist tax will be unfair

“There are a number of social realities that have to be looked at, but all properties have to abide by the same rules so that there isn’t any unfair competition.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/10/2015 00:00

Environment

Overcrowding in the Balearics: a top environmental worry

As to those who should solve these environmental problems, almost a half of respondents said that politicians should be responsible.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/10/2015 00:00

Crime

Briton arrested after car chase

Eventually the driver crashed into a number of large rubbish containers along Joan Miro.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/10/2015 00:00

Closing the pound.

Animal welfare

Felanitx dog pound closed because of its deplorable state

“No one in the town hall knew anything about the kennels nor about who was managing them."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/10/2015 00:00

Jet2 will be bringing thousands of British winter tourists to Majorca.

Winter flights

At last: winter tourism starts to take off again

British travel group introduces new low-season flights from Britain airports.

Jason Moore15/10/2015 00:00

Sport

Palma set to be the running city this weekend

“It is a sporting event, but at the same time it is a challenge for many people whose objective is personal achievement.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/10/2015 00:00

Vice-President Barceló, President Armengol and Finance Minister Cladera at the press announcement of the draft of the tax.

Tourist tax

Tourist tax will cost between fifty cents and two euros

Tourist accommodation charges between 50 cents and 2 euros per person and per day. Children below 14 years exempt. Residents will have to pay in tourist accommodation. If stay is for health reasons it can be reclaimed. Cruise passengers will also pay.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/10/2015 00:00

Laurence Laurendon: writer, coach and wellness consultant.

Health

Stressed out? Well here is an event for you

The seminar is directed at those who want to maximise their ability to manage and transform stress into something positive.

14/10/2015 00:00

Fears over the introduction of the tourist tax.

Tourist tax

Mixed reaction to the introduction of the controversial new levy

“If large Balearic hotel chains can be distributed worldwide and be in countries, 80% of which have some form of tax, why do they object in their homeland?”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/10/2015 00:00

British expatriates have some major concerns.

European Union

Cameron’s EU referendum unsettles some British expatriates in the Spanish sun

"What would happen to a lot of people like myself who haven’t got a home in England?"

Sarah Young13/10/2015 00:00

The bullfight in June this year.

Northern News Spotlight

Muro bullfight organisers face fines for admitting under-16s

Proceedings against the organisers of the June bullfight have been opened.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/10/2015 00:00

Record period for Spanish airports.

Tourism

Record period for Spanish airports in September

The airports of Son Sant Joan (Palma) and Ibiza both had record Septembers, with Palma having registered 3.1 million passengers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/10/2015 00:00