Etiqueta 'Mariano Rajoy'
Majorcan rapper-in-exile, Valtonyc

The week that was

A rap for Majorca's farmers

When one thinks about it, Majorca is something of a doughnut anyway. Most of the population and development is on the coast, while there is comparatively little in the centre.

Andrew Ede20/04/2020 09:26



“I would say that Spanish government policy on Catalonia has failed.”

Jason Moore15/10/2019 09:49

A boat for rent, Magalluf was still protesting, Mariano Rajoy stood down.


Mugging and Mariano: the week in Majorca

The Magalluf "prostitute" protests continued; tourists were damaging police vehicles; traffic saturation was being addressed; Mariano Rajoy resigned; and a boat was for rent.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/06/2018 00:00

Sánchez in, Rajoy out.


Rajoy falls, Sánchez is the new prime minister

Rajoy departed by saying it had been an honour to have created a better Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/06/2018 00:00

Mariano Rajoy with deputy prime minister Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría in Congress yesterday.


Rajoy facing possible no-confidence vote

The Partido Popular has been fined and Mariano Rajoy's credibility has been questioned by the Audiencia Nacional court.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/05/2018 00:00

Mariano Rajoy in Palma yesterday.


Rajoy attacks Balearic government tourism "demonisation"

People who oppose tourists are acting out of "ideological rage" and are unable to recognise reality.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/04/2018 00:00

Jesús Jurado of Podemos (third right) was among protesters when Mariano Rajoy arrived.


Rajoy tells Palma audience there will be no referendum

David Abril: "That the PP comes here to Palma to defend the unity of Spain simply seems to me to be a provocation."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/09/2017 00:00

Endavant telling Rajoy he's not welcome; makes a change from tourists anyway.


Demonstration against Rajoy in Palma today

Another and far bigger demonstration in support of the Catalonia referendum is due to take place on Friday next week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/09/2017 00:00

Mariano Rajoy, speaking after his meeting with King Felipe in Palma yesterday.


Rajoy attacks "extremists" who want to bash tourism

"I don't know if one needs to have a poster saying 'Welcome, Mister Tourist', but what one cannot do is bash tourists who enable many Spaniards to work."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/08/2017 00:00

Mariano Rajoy has been summoned to appear as a witness in the Gürtel corruption trial.


Spain’s PM called as witness in corruption trial

Rajoy will be the first Spanish prime minister to appear in court.

18/04/2017 00:00

Anti-corruption prosecutor Pedro Horrach on his way to court yesterday.

Nóos trial

Més accuse court of showing favourable treatment to Urdangarin

"To be sentenced to six and eight years in prison and to not enter prison for now is not normal."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/02/2017 00:00


Growth and austerity

Rajoy should practise what he preaches, especially on austerity.

Jason Moore09/12/2016 00:00


Not easy for Rajoy

The political stalemate in Spain is far from over. More political fallout expected.

Jason Moore01/12/2016 00:00

Mariano Rajoy is looking to secure backing for a new PP-led government.


Rajoy hopes to lead government

"I hope they at least let the party that won take office even though it would do so in difficult circumstances."

29/06/2016 00:00

Mariano Rajoy's PP gained seats at Sunday's election.


Rajoy seeks swift government deal, doubts linger

Spain's caretaker prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, said yesterday he would reach out to rivals in a bid to quickly form a government after his conservative party strengthened its lead in elections on Sunday, though still far short of a majority.

28/06/2016 00:00

Rajoy, in a speech before supporters today, scolded Sánchez for wasting time.


Rajoy renews push for coalition with PSOE

“This coalition would respect the will of the people. The first and the second (parties) plus, if we like, the fourth," suggested Rajoy.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/03/2016 00:00

Mariano Rajoy and acting tourism minister Soria right.


Rajoy stresses Spain’s tourism competitiveness ahead of Madrid fair

Tourism, Rajoy observed, is a model that exemplifies the improvement in the Spanish economy in recent years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/01/2016 00:00

Will Mariano Rajoy be hailing victory later today?

Election 20D

Spain votes

It is the most uncertain general election in Spain's post-Franco democratic era.

Andrew Ede20/12/2015 00:00

Prime Minister Rajoy in Palma last week.

Latest headlines

Bishop, Branson, Ryanair: the past week in The Bulletin

Leading Spanish politicians, a prominent return and an alleged affair involving a prominent figure in Majorca's society. Some of the stories from the week in the Bulletin.

Monitor13/12/2015 00:00