News of the day 16 June 2016
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British girl in hospital after Santa Ponsa balcony fall

The girl's injuries proved to only be slight. She has been discharged from hospital.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Some balcony falls prove to be more serious than others.


Britons on holiday risking their lives on balconies

ABTA and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) are renewing calls to Brits heading off on holiday to take care and use their balconies safely.

The banner announcing the festival at Bellevue.


Alcudia promises "maximum control" for Bellevue student "festival"

Vallori said that if there is a repetition of problems, "measures" will be taken, stressing that there is to be "maximum control".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cars and other vehicles clearly contribute to pollution levels in the Balearics.


Air pollution in Majorca above recommended levels

Some 150,000 people (13% of the islands' population) live in areas where air pollution exceeds limits legally permitted in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Political uncertainty may be affecting Spain's holidaymaking decisions, but tourists from other countries don't have similar concerns.


Political uncertainty hitting Spanish tourism

The absence of a proper government is affecting Spanish tourism. There has been an 11% fall in the numbers saying they will go on holiday this year.

News / Comment


Spain's government going nowhere

"Spain is heading for a new stalemate in the general election."

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

More on Brexit: "There is no legal requirement on the Government to initiate the withdrawal immediately or indeed ever."

Edition of 16 June 2016