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Emergency services in Madrid

Mallorcan arrested for the death of a man in Madrid

The incident took place following a concert by Colombian pop star Karol G.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma and Calvia taxis will be able to provide service in both municipalities from August

Starting August 1, Calvia taxis can pick up passengers in Palma, and vice versa.

MDB Digital

Can´t afford a home.

Life in a caravan for Mallorcans who can't afford the rent due to tourism

Anti-tourism activists in Spain say visitors drive up housing costs and lead to residents being unable to afford living in city centers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

People in Palma, Mallorca

While protesters press their demands, has anything been done to tackle tourist overcrowding?

There is a lack of patience allied to a lack of confidence in the government.

Andrew Ede

Car park in Palma, Mallorca

Twenty-six new car parks planned for Palma

Over 8,000 more parking spaces planned up to 2035.

Andrew Ede

Missing Briton in Mallorca found alive

Ross had traveled from Manchester to Palma in June to visit a friend and take a break from his legal studies.

MDB Digital

Banyalbufar Mallorca

Mallorcan municipality cuts the water off again

Water consumption over the weekend was excessively high.

Andrew Ede

Homeless person living by the port in Palma Mallorca

Homeless person living by Palma's port

He's been there for the past six weeks.

Andrew Ede

Tourism protest in Palma, Mallorca

Tourism protesters, with no confidence in the government, say "this is just the beginning"

"We have zero confidence in the roundtable for the pact for sustainability as we can already see in which way it is heading."

Andrew Ede

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"We love you": Residents launch platform to thank tourists amid protests in Mallorca

Members of the group personally handed out cards with heartfelt messages of appreciation for visiting Mallorca.

MDB Digital21/07/2024 21:43

Sculpture of Canadair firefighting plane in Puerto Pollensa, Mallorca

The tenderness of Pollensa (so many tenders)

The sunloungers sorted, there were still the sports centre bars while coming along is the Canadair.

Andrew Ede21/07/2024 12:47

Esporles, Mallorca

Another Mallorcan municipality introduces water restrictions

Municipalities in the Tramuntana area are experiencing particular problems.

Andrew Ede20/07/2024 15:54

Laptop seized by the Guardia Civil in Mallorca

Pro-Russian hacktivist arrested in Mallorca

The Guardia Civil arrested this person in Manacor.

Andrew Ede20/07/2024 15:10

Protest in Mallorca

More than one hundred groups will take part in Sunday's tourism protest

International repercussions are being sought in order to put pressure on politicians.

Andrew Ede20/07/2024 08:21

Here are our top stories in Mallorca this week.

Your seven days news round-up in Mallorca

These are the stories that made the headlines this week.

Andrew Ede19/07/2024 10:41

Arrest of one of 51 people in a huge drugs operation in Mallorca

Sentences totalling 442 years sought for Mallorca's largest ever drugs network

The massive police operation last October resulted in the arrest of 51 people who will go on trial.

Andrew Ede19/07/2024 08:37

Cooling down in Palma Mallorca

British and Americans least likely to return on holiday after experiencing heatwaves

A CaixaBank study has looked at the impact of heatwaves on holidaymakers from different countries.

Andrew Ede19/07/2024 06:48

Tourism protest in Mallorca - 'let's change course'

Government calls on Sunday protesters to "respect" tourists and other residents

Organisers hope the protest will be at least as large as the one in May when there were 10,000 or so people.

Andrew Ede18/07/2024 19:14

Another major protest is being held in Palma this Sunday.

Unions call for mass turnout in Sunday’s anti-tourism march in Mallorca

"We are not saying no to tourism, we are saying no to overcrowding."

Humphrey Carter18/07/2024 15:39

EU’s new digital border control system has ben delayed again.

New EU entry system for Brits delayed again

These two big changes will affect the UK’s most popular travel destinations like Mallorca.

Humphrey Carter18/07/2024 12:08