Etiqueta 'Prohibition'
The Balearic government wants to make these cups a thing of the past.


Plastic cups and plates to be banned from 2020

The sale and distribution of disposable plastic cups, plates and crockery are to be prohibited under regional legislation for the control of waste.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/05/2017 00:00

Mayor Hila (centre), who was not at this week's council meeting. Antoni Noguera to his left.

Holiday rentals

Palma administration divided over holiday rentals

Mayor José Hila has said that no decision has been taken about holiday rentals, while the tourism councillor has suggested that Noguera was talking out of turn.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter31/03/2017 00:00

The ban on holiday rentals would apply across the city.

Holiday rentals

Barceló has no objection to Palma wanting to ban holiday rentals

The tourism minister said it was understandable that the town hall should wish to prohibit rentals.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/03/2017 00:00

Antoni Noguera explaining his proposal for a holiday rentals' ban.

Holiday rentals

Palma looks to ban apartment holiday rentals

The deputy mayor Antoni Noguera intends that the ban should apply to the whole of Palma, meaning that it would include Playa de Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/03/2017 00:00

The Fornalutx bull-run will not be addressed in the new legislation.

Animal welfare

New legislation will not outlaw the Fornalutx bull-run

Animal-rights groups have given the government an ultimatum of ten days to set out measures by which it will ban the bull-run.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/03/2017 00:00

The Council of Majorca wants to reduce the number of plastic bags.


Majorca-wide ban on plastic bags to start from next year

The Council of Majorca is planning to start banning plastic bags from next year, when it will apply its new general plan for dangerous waste.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/01/2017 00:00

The Guardia Civil continued its inspections of party boats last summer.


Madrid says party boats cannot be banned in certain protected areas

Regional legislation on environmental evaluation includes provision for the banning of certain activities in the protected marine areas.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/12/2016 00:00

The Balearic government has hurdles to cross if it wishes to ban bullfighting.

Animal welfare

Government will ignore Madrid's warning on bullfighting ban

"The government has given its assent to the passage of the legislative reform. Maintaining such a position when it knows that this is contrary to law has a name."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/07/2016 00:00

Swimmers get their duck trophies.

Animal welfare

Santa Margalida still battling for the ducks' return

The annual duck release and swim in Can Picafort, postponed from 15 August due to rough sea, went ahead at midday today.

Andrew Ede23/08/2015 00:00